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BLS Schifffahrt

Lanzenen 1, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
+41 58 327 48 11
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Interlaken Cruise Day Pass on Lake Thun
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Ahoy there - and welcome aboard! Turquoise blue waters, mountain peaks capped with eternal snows, and a cool breeze in your face - high time for a cruise on Lake Thun or Lake Brienz! So switch off and come to life! Leave your everyday worries behind, let your thoughts soar, and relax and unwind. A cruise on Lake Thun or Lake Brienz takes you past picturesque fishing villages and castles steeped in history. So whether it's Mediterranean flair on Lake Thun or a cruise through crystal-clear glacier waters on Lake Brienz, on every steamer the ship's kitchens are there to cater to our guests' well-being. What are you waiting for? "Cast off and set sail!"
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  • Average5%
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Lanzenen 1, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The BLS cruise on Lake Brienz was good but it is not meant for young people. The boat was nice and the crew helpful. Young people will find it boring though. There are multiple stops and the most famous of them is Geissbach See where...More

Thank harsh a
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We would recommend a trip on the BLS boats any day, but the paddle steamers Blumlisalp and Lotschberg - operating on Lake Thun and Lake Brienz respectively - are really something special. The day we went from Thun to Interlaken on the Blumlisalp was cloudy,...More

Thank j1954g
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Unfortunately the previous two days had been very wet and this day was overcast and misty though it did improve. We decided on a leisurely trip to Thon. Access the pier by either going into the Interlaken West station and walking down the stairs ..it...More

Thank Ralph R
BLS_Schiff, Leiter Gästebetreuung at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Dear Ralph R We are glad that you are pleased with a cruise on Lake Thun. It is always a pleasure to travel, enjoy your lunch and look at the mountains and the region. Maybe we will see you on of our boats when you...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Of course the lake is nice and a boat trip is always a good experience.... that is until you travel on the BLS steam boat on Brienz. The staff were rude and insulting. Asking a couple of questions about the right travel ticket to which...More

Thank julie d
BLS_Schiff, Leiter Gästebetreuung at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Dear Julie Thank you very much for your message. We do appreciate any kind of feedback either if it is negative or positive. Due honest manifestation we do have the possibility to improve and dilate our services as well qualities. We would be grateful if...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017

Whilst in Interlaken took this trip one afternoon on a lovely sunny and calm day. Fantastic views. Comfortable ship. Approximately two hours from Interlaken to Thun. Approximately half a dozen stops at towns around the lake edge. Caught the train at Thun station. Boarding area...More

Thank franciscan45
BLS_Schiff, Guest Relations Manager at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Dear Franciscan45 Thanks for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed the cruise on Lake Thun. By the way a day pass costs CHF 70.00 but as you experienced most rail passes (eurail, swiss travel pass, interail) offer free travel. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017

Fun on any day, absolutely georgeous on a sunny day. Enjoy lunch enroute, service is good. Plan to to stop in one of the delightful lakeside towns for an hour or two.

Thank Kevin D
Andreas_Haesler, Guest Relations Manager at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hello Kevin D Thanks for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoy our service on board. Best wishes Andreas

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Travelling by boats of lakes in Swiss is amazing experience, the lakes are very beautiful and clear. Views from the boat are excellent, natures beauty, snowy mountains and small villages on our way from Thun to Interlaken were just so beautiful. While the lake changes...More

Thank siddhant k
Andreas_Haesler, Guest Relations Manager at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Hello siddhant k Thanks for your review about our boat trips. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the trip on Lake Thun. As you mention one of the big advantages of a boat is that you can wander around and enjoy the views...More

Reviewed 28 September 2016

We regularly take cruises on Lake Thun and Lake Brienz when in Switzerland. We like first class because less busy in high season. Scenery is beautiful on both lakes. Boats are comfortable and catering is varied and worth sampling!

Thank maggiehorswell
Andreas_Haesler, Guest Relations Manager at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Hello maggiehorswell Many thanks for your comment. We always enjoy to hear that people love to be on our boats. We hope to see you on board soon. Best wishes Andreas

Reviewed 18 September 2016

Either by the MS Brienz or the Lotschberg paddle steamer, lovely to sail across the lake for an hour and come back!More

Thank Hellonophile20
Andreas_Haesler, Guest Relations Manager at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Hello helonophile20 Thanks for your comment. Besides the boats on Lake Brienz, we have some on Lake Thun as well (including the paddle Steamer Blümlisalp). We hope you will find the time to explore them next time when you are in the area. Best wishes...More

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The Lake Brienz boat tour was really nice. We had heard Lake Brienz was more local-oriented, while Lake Thun was more tourist-oriented, so we opted for Lake Brienz. There was a lot of German spoken on the boat, although I also heard French and English....More

Thank SFBayTravelSensei
Andreas_Haesler, Guest Relations Manager at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Hello SFBayTravelSensei Thanks for your comment. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your trip on Lake Brienz. Our passengers are mixed tourists as well as local people like travel with us. Lake Thun is more open and gives views to castles and manors...More

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21 April 2017|
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Response from BLS_Schiff | Property representative |
Hello Liz Thanks for your question. I suggest this to trips out of Interlaken OST Pier (near Interlaken Ost trainstation): Interlaken Ost dp. 9.07 / Interlaken Ost arr 11.53 or Interlaken Ost dp. 11.07 / Interlaken Ost arr... More
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MKOMAN
26 March 2017|
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Hello MKOMAN Thanks for your interest in a boat ride. On 29th April the last boat for Lake Brienz leaves Interlaken Ost at 14.07 (2:07PM), being back there at 16.53 (4.53pm). There is a possibility to catch the 15.04... More
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