3B — Big Tour

3B

Big Tour

Climb aboard for 70 minutes of pure enjoyment on the river. After a spectacular tour of the Rhine Falls basin, you will learn more about the history of the landscape around the Rhine and the local beaver directly from the boat guide along the 7-kilometre-long «Rhenish Amazon». An exciting experience!

Line boat trip highlights

14 km river trip along the «Rhenish Amazon»
Enjoy the Rhine Falls up close
Information directly from the skipper
Exit option in Rheinau
Duration: 1 ¼ hours

A walk along the Rhine (riverside path), returning by boat, is also worth a trip for families with children. Bicycles can also be transported by boat if there is space.

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3B - Big tour in detail

Climb aboard for the impressive Rhine Falls basin tour. Learn more about the history of the landscape and the local beaver directly from the boat guide along the 7-kilometre-long «Rhenish Amazon». The boat stops briefly in Rheinau. You can visit the baroque monastery church 15 minutes away or return directly to the Rhine Falls. The monastery church was built in the 18th century and is a cultural asset of national importance. Return to the Rhine Falls with another tour of the Rhine Falls basin.

Important information

  • Depending on the number of guests and weather conditions, all journeys can be extended, reduced or cancelled completely.
  • Dogs can travel (free of charge) provided they are well socialised and kept on a short lead. The dog must have a dry hair and must not sit on the seat.
  • The current departure times can be found in our Online-Shop .
  • If you are travelling from Schloss Laufen, please allow sufficient time (approx. 15 minutes) for the crossing to Schlössli Wörth. The crossing is included in the ticket price.
  • This trip can also be booked as a group trip. Please ask us for the group discount code (for tour operators). If the desired departure time is no longer available, please contact us. We will check the capacity utilisation and can increase the contingent with another ship if necessary.
  • Line trips are carried out from one booking. Cancellations will only be made if there are no bookings.

Further information and frequently asked questions can be found here.

Departures

Sundays and public holidays from 24 March to 13 October 2024, Saturdays from 4 May to 31 August 2024 and daily from 29 June to 1 September 2024.

You can find the exact timetable under «Mooring points & timetable».

Depending on the number of guests and weather conditions, all journeys can be extended, reduced or cancelled completely. You will find the current times on the day of travel in our Online-Shop.

Cancellation rules

The ticket you have purchased is only valid for the date and departure time you have selected.

Changes to the reserved journey can be made to Ernst Mändli AG up to 48 hours before departure at the latest.

Changes or cancellations on site at the Rhine Falls are not possible!

Tips and preparation for a successful boat trip

We recommend that you arrive at the Schlössli Wörth landing stage (no. 3) 10 minutes before departure time.

Mooring points

The Big Tour departs from the Schlössli Wörth landing stage. If you are travelling from Schloss Laufen, the boat trip to Schlössli Wörth is included in the ticket price.

A stopover is made at the Rheinau mooring point. You have the option of leaving the boat or travelling back to the Rhine Falls.

Arrival

We recommend travelling by train to "Neuhausen Rheinfall". From there, you can reach the landing stage in a leisurely 15-minute walk (also suitable for wheelchair users).

Alternatively, we recommend travelling to "Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall", from where you can walk to the boat landing stage in approx. 5 minutes. Please note that this route is not wheelchair accessible. The crossing to Schlössli Wörth is included in the ticket price.

If you are travelling by car, parking spaces are available at the Rhine Falls for a fee.

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