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Prague Boats 1-hour Cruise

  • Admire Prague’s sights from the water on a River Vltava sightseeing cruise
  • Prebook to secure your preferred time and date, and save hassle in Prague
  • See Prague Castle and other sights in comfort, from the inner or outer deck
Prague Boats 1-hour Cruise
From US$15.54
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Save vacation time while in Prague and secure your place by prebooking for this River Vltava sightseeing cruise.  Buy in advance to lock in your ideal time and date, and then travel independently to the dock. Settle on the inside or outside deck and admire the scenery as you glide by Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge, Kampa Island, and the city’s top sights. On-board snacks and drinks at own expense.
What to Expect
What you will see
  1.      Čech Bridge
  2.      Rudolfinum
  3.      Mánes Bridge
  4.      Charles Bridge
  5.      Kampa Island
  6.      Prague Castle
  7.      Straka Academy
  8.      Civic Swimming Pool
  9.      Prague Metronome
  10.   EXPO 58 Building
  11.   Štefánik Bridge
  12.   Na Františku Hospital

The cruise departs from the dock at Čech Bridge, pier No. 5 (recommended arrival 15 mins. before departure). You can choose from the inside or outside deck and order refreshments after boarding. During the cruise, you can listen to the audio guide of the cultural monuments passing by in eight languages.

First, the cruise will head upstream the Vltava River around the Rudolfinum and the Old Town. Then the boat will float under Charles Bridge, where you can have a close look at its 600-year-old stone pillars. After Charles Bridge the boat will turn back and you will have a spectacular view of Prague Castle. There is time for photo shoots of this iconic panorama. Your cruise will continue around Kampa Island with its picturesque architecture. The Straka Academy will be on the left, where the Czech Government Office is located. The view will continue with the classicist Civic Swimming Pool. Above your heads you can see Letná Park with the Prague Metronome and EXPO 58 Building. At the last turn you will pass by Štvanice Island. At the end of the cruise you will see the complex of historic buildings of the Na Františku Hospital and then return back to the dock.

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1 - 5 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago
Waste of money,

The one hour trip set off 10 minutes late and arrived back at 10 to the hour. 40 minutes. You could not hear the commentary at the prow of the boat, it seemed minimal. The leaflets explaining the trip were in every language except English....More

Thank gillsimpson10
Reviewed 5 days ago
A different perspective

The boat trip was part of our Hop-On-Hop Off sightseeing bus ticket so we decided to do this at the end of the afternoon, after a day of sightseeing on our own. It’s always interesting to see the sights from the water. The hour was...More

Thank andrewkyle
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Tourist trap

We took the one hour tour and felt it was not worth our time. The recording is in several different languages and hard to follow. Individual translating gadgets work better. The highlight was seeing all of the swans but we could have seen that by...More

Thank Lori S
Reviewed 1 week ago
Satisfying Boat Tour

My family took the one hour boat tour. I read some reviews on TA and was a little worried since it is one of the few companies who offered morning cruises. Turns out the tour was good. We spent 3 days in Prague already, so...More

Thank Andy L
Milan D, Public Relations Manager at Prague Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you, we´re glad you enjoyed the cruise!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
A good way to see the buildings along the river

Since we only had an hour before going to a concert, we opted for the 1 hour boat tour which was quite enjoyable. The description of the buildings that we passed was very informative, we were able to purchase drinks during the cruise and seating...More

Thank Stucolco
Milan D, Public Relations Manager at Prague Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for a lovely review!

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23 August 2018|
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Response from SylviaScribbler2015 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think there are nonsmoking boats. Smokers tend to sit in the open areas. There are usually enough unoccupied seats that you could move away if you find yourself near smokers.