Steamer

Once-in-a-lifetime experience as a steamboat captain

In the wheelhouse on Lake Thun and Lake Brienz

Make your dream come true of standing in the wheelhouse of a steamboat. In the wheelhouse of one of our two historic paddle steamers, you can learn the secrets of commanding such a vessel from an experienced ship’s captain. We look forward to welcoming you aboard.

Timetable

Travel schedule on Lake Thun aboard the PS “Blümlisalp”

 

Daily, from 11 May to 13 October 2018

12.40 hours: Depart Thun aboard the PS “Blümlisalp”
14.49hours: Arrive at Interlaken West

Meeting point by the boat landing stage 15 minutes before departure.

Subject to change without prior notice

The PS “Blümlisalp”

This venerable lady is a historic two-deck saloon steamer dating from the Belle Epoque era.

Travel schedule on Lake Brienz aboard the PS “Lötschberg”

 

Daily, from 18 Mai to 28 June and from 2nd to 22 September 2019

12.07 hours: Depart Interlaken Ost aboard the PS “Lötschberg”
14.53 hours: Arrive at Interlaken Ost

Daily, from 29 June to 1st September 2019

11.07 hours: Depart Interlaken Ost aboard the PS “Lötschberg”
13.53 hours: Arrive at Interlaken Ost

Daily, from 2nd to 22 September 2019

12.07 hours: Depart Interlaken Ost aboard the PS “Lötschberg”
14.53 hours: Arrive at Interlaken Ost

Meeting point by the boat landing stage 15 minutes before departure.

Subject to change without prior notice

The PS “Lötschberg”

There is no steamboat in Switzerland restored with greater historical accuracy than the jewel of Lake Brienz. Here you will personally experience romance and nostalgia.

Rates

Price, all-inclusive offer

  • CHF 490.00 Adults
  • CHF 440.00 Half-Fare travelcard
  • CHF 390.00 GA travelcard

Included in the price:

  • Travel in the steamboat's wheelhouse
  • Viewing of the engine room 
  • Description of the steamboat with its history and key figures 
  • Welcome drink with appetisers
  • Commemorative certificate
  • Commemorative gift
  • Guidance from an experienced “seaman”, who will introduce you to the world of navigation during the trip and draw your attention to highlights around the lake.

Reservation required. Bookings taken no later than seven days before the trip. Only one guided tour a day.

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Would you like to give this package as a gift? 
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