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Budapest: Night Cruise with Welcome Drink & Audio Guide

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Budapest: Night Cruise with Welcome Drink & Audio Guide

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Budapest dazzles at night, so get a romantic new perspective on the Hungarian capital with this popular evening cruise. Glide down the Danube River past illuminated landmarks like the impressive Parliament Building, sparkling bridges, lively Pest promenade, and Buda Castle. Kick off the festive, hour-long voyage with a welcome drink of sparkling wine, and learn about passing sights through recorded English commentary.
  • Float past glowing monuments and bridges on a Danube River night cruise
  • Learn the history of landmarks like Buda Castle with audio commentary
  • Includes a welcome drink, with more beverages and snacks available for purchase
  • Cruise earns 5-star reviews for ambience, views, and friendly service
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Welcome drink on board (a glass of Hungarian sparkling wine or orange juice)
1 hour night cruise in downtown Budapest (50-55 min cruising time)
Recorded English audio commentary
Guaranteed seats - not assigned
Breathtaking view of the Hungarian Parliament building
Assigned seats
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Night Cruise Budapest | Danube Boat Tours , Budapest, Budapest Batthyány tér, Pier 1, 1011 Hungary

Budapest, Batthyány tér, Pier 1 (Buda side, on the opposite side of the Parliament). For navigation search for Night Cruise Budapest in Google Maps.

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • No alcohol will be served to anyone under age 18. Proof of age may be required.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 80 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Night Cruise Budapest
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on sanitization during Budapest: Night Cruise with Welcome Drink & Audio Guide?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Budapest: Night Cruise with Welcome Drink & Audio Guide.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Budapest: Night Cruise with Welcome Drink & Audio Guide?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Budapest: Night Cruise with Welcome Drink & Audio Guide.

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  • "or if you prefer lower deck is toasty and warm, The views are stunning so doing this night cruise is a must!" See review
  • "Grab your camera, go for the fantastic view and enjoy." See review
  • "Seeing the Budapest landmarks at night was a very worthwhile activity." See review


208 Reviews
2 stars

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Budapest Night Cruise
, Dec 2021
Budapest Night Cruise is a must when visiting for the first time. The city glows at night. So beautiful! This cruise is just right! Not too long and the blanket provided is perfect during winter.
Great sightseeing cruise!
, Nov 2021
This is a just right cruise. Sat on the upper deck, they provided blankets for the cold. Budapest at night is beautiful and this cruise shows you all the great spots. The crew is very warm and welcoming. I highly recommend this cruise!
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
Dear Brian_B, Thank you for recommending us. We're really glad you had a great sightseeing cruise with us :) Have a good day!
, Nov 2021
Fun times had by all. Thanks for the good times. Memories to treasure for a lifetime. Would Recommend
icon Response from Host , Dec 2021
Dear Charlotte_D, Thank you for this excellent review. We're happy you had fun times and great memories of our Night Cruise.
Beautiful evening on the Danube!
, Nov 2021
Enjoyed the beautiful lights of the buildings in Budapest. The most enchanting city at night! Was able to take many quality pictures of the buildings.
icon Response from Host , Dec 2021
Dear Kim_H, Thank you for the review. We're so happy you had a beautiful evening on the Danube with the enchanting lights of Budapest. Have a nice day!
Beautiful Night for a Cruise
, Oct 2021
Great way to see the city lit up at night. Can recommend this cruise company. Beautiful experience on a great night.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
Dear Julie_P, Thank you for your review. We're so happy you had a beautiful experience on our Night Cruise. We really appreciate you recommending us. Have a good day!
Nite to remember
, Oct 2021
Directions were very easy. Though located on buda side we were able to use public transport to arrive right at pier. Staff was very helpful and friendly. Very cold nite, but they provided lots of blankets to keep warm. Just the right amount of time to view and take pictures. Narrative was in English and informative. Recommend for any visitor to budapest
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
Dear robert_K, Thank you for the nice review. We're so happy you liked our Night Cruise :)
, Oct 2021
The view of the parliament enlighten from the very start with the drink Contributed to an outstanding atmosphere. Well done
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
Dear Francesco_C, Thank you for your review. We're happy you liked our Night Cruise. Have a great day!
Great Experience!
, Sep 2021
Clear commentary given by a pre-recorded fluent English speaker. As the cruise progressed the buildings of interest at each point were discussed in great timing. Smooth cruising with a refreshing glass of sparkling champagne to start you off. A bit breezy and cold on the top deck at 8pm as the weather was not particularly good for September, but I got well wrapped up and was fine. There’s an option to sit downstairs inside if you felt cold. A few late comers delayed the start of the tour but only by 10 minutes. It took one hour and went under all the main bridges across the Danube and discussed all the main attractions. I learnt some very interesting fun facts (Erno Rubik who invented the Rubik Cube was Hungarian and went to Budapest University). I also learnt some fascinating historic facts about the area which I wouldn’t have found out had I not been on the cruise. Great tour and great value for money. Highly recommend.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
Dear Mixhelle_D, Wow! What a great review! Thank you so much for your kind words and this awesome rating. We're so happy you had a great experience :)
Nice Budapest
, Sep 2021
Everything perfect, for that money its the better cruise ! You must do this if you go in Budapest…..
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
Dear Pirlog_T, Thank you for the feedback. We're really glad you were satisfied with our service, Budapest is nice indeed :) Have a good day!
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Beautiful cruise
, Dec 2019
It was a beautiful cruise. The blankets are very appreciated if you are outside. You have time to take pictures and appreciate the landscape. Why not offer different languages ​​for the history of monuments...
icon Response from Host , Dec 2019
Dear Bamelieb, Thank you for the great rating. We're happy you enjoyed our Night Cruise. Kind regards, Gergely

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