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Budapest Dinner & Cruise on the Danube

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USD 60.73
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Enjoy a relaxing evening in Budapest with this scenic Danube River cruise. Sip drinks including wine, Hungarian Sparkling wine and buffet style dinner. You’ll be entertained by live music as you admire the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Budapest panorama, which includes the Buda Castle Quarter, the Chain Bridge (Clark Ádám Square), the Gellért Baths and Gellért Hill with its' Liberty Statue.

You’ll be awed by the sparkling city lights while enjoying dinner with live music entertainment, performed by three members of the Hungária Folk Orchestra.
  • Enjoy a special view of Budapest from an evening Danube cruise
  • Spot the Parliament and other attractions with ease, and see them light up
  • Enjoy two drinks and live music as you sightsee
  • Upgrade for a 4-course Hungarian dinner to make the trip extra special
What to Expect
Book your preferred tour option, meet your guide in central Budapest, and stroll to the Danube River dock to board your ship. Relax as you're served with two welcome drinks—a glass of sparkling wine, plus your choice of a wine, beer, or soda. Then, soak in the sights as you cruise by the UNESCO-listed embankments. Gaze at the Parliament, Buda Castle district, and Chain Bridge, and watch the sights light up with their evening illuminations. Enjoy the live onboard folk music from the Hungaria Folk Orchestra, and if you wish, head to the open deck to enjoy the views. If you’ve selected a dinner cruise, savor a traditional 4-course Hungarian buffet meal, made extra memorable by the glittering backdrop of sights. Your cruise finishes back at the original starting point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Please make sure to do the following:
• Be ready at the reception of your accommodation- 30-40 MINUTES PRIOR to the start of your activity and please note that the exact time of your pick up is based on the traffic and the popularity of the service on the selected date
• In case you are staying in an accommodation without a reception desk, please wait outside of your accommodation for your chauffeur
• Provide the exact address and name of your accommodation within the city limits of Budapest
• Provide your phone number for the organising company. In case you have not done it during the booking process please send it to the following address: frontoffice@hungariagroup.com
• Keep your phone charged and turned on, on the day of your activity. In case your phone does not have coverage in Hungary and roaming services are not enabled, please make sure to check your emails frequently for updates from the organiser.
• Answer your phone when our colleagues are calling you on the day of your activity or reply to the email sent in case you are not available via phone.
• In order you would not like to use the drop off service we are not able to provide a partial refund for the drop off part of the service.
• You are entitled to a refund in case your complaints reflect the errors of the organising company and in case you have made a phone call to one of the below mentioned phone numbers at the site and time of your issue.
• This service is NOT a private transfer, hence we are not able to guarantee exclusivity during your transfer. We are not able to take responsibility from any delays caused by other guests.
• Please note: Fulfilment of last minute pick-up, drop-off requests received on the day of the program are not guaranteed and based on the available drivers.

In the case of you not showing up for the pick-up in time and missing the performance as a consequence, we will reschedule your event for a later time if are able to, but without the transfer service.
If this is not a possibility or you leave Budapest, the organizer will not be able to refund money to you for any of these services.
Please note: In case the aforementioned conditions are not met, we are not liable to provide a refund
In case you have any queries regarding your pick up, drop off service please call the following phone number: +361 317 2754
Departure Time
7:00 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point at approximately 9pm
  • Professional host/hostess
  • Live entertainment
  • Buffet dinner (if option selected)
  • Drinks (including 1 glass of Sparkling wine and 1 glass of wine, beer or soft drink if option selected)
  • Transfer
  • Drinks only option does not include Dinner
  • Entry/Admission - Danube River
  • Additional drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Dinner not included unless the dinner option is selected
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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All reviews pick up and drop buffet style dinner live music hungarian folk music cab driver city at night danube river lovely touch illuminated buildings dropped off taking photos after dark free drinks beautiful evening hungarian goulash worth every penny beautiful sights
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a once-in-a-life-time dinner cruise on the Danube and was absolutely wonderful. Food was excellent and the boat dining room was most comfortable. The evening river setting was very special. I strongly recommend this as a special treat while visiting Budapest.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank dougjohns42
Reviewed 5 days ago

The magic view on the city and waves singing in your ear - you may have one of the most romantic dinners ever. If the food is not to your taste, don´t worry. Book the gourmet restaurant next time , however, to miss this chance...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank katritariq
Reviewed 5 days ago

if you don’t pay the price of the dinner, you are shunted trough the nice boat onto a small funky boat away from everyone else. you take off first and then literally circle the danube in a small area for 3 hours. if you like...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank whalemedicine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the cruise. Very leisurely and brilliant scenery, got a great view of the buildings near to the river . Last 90 minutes.

Thank jebuc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although we would reccomend a night time cruise as budapest lit up at night is amazing, this cruise was not a pleasant experience. We were ushered down into the depths of the boat into a musty airless room with no access to outside space. A...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Novia P
22 April 2019|
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Response from Kannan P | Reviewed this property |
I agree with all comments. Anytime after dusk when the sky darkens will be perfect to view the beautifully lit buildings along the sides of the Danube. And, yes I agree go up to the deck for the best views and have your... More
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15 February 2019|
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Response from Ian B | Reviewed this property |
The boat departs from the Quay which is just before Parliament Building, it's not far from Vaci Street which is just before the white bridge that crosses the river. Depends how far you are staying from the heart of Budapest... More
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