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KD Day Cruises

Frankenwerft 35, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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USD 13.10*
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Cologne Sightseeing Cruise
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USD 41.41*
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KD Rhine Pass from Cologne
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USD 54.15*
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Rhine River Cruise to Königswinter with Sea Life Visit or Drachenfels Cliff
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KD, the White Fleet of the Rhine, is the most experienced river cruise company in the world. With a history going back more than 185 years, KD is the only shipping company to run daily services along the entire stretch of the Rhine between Cologne and Mainz. On the Romantic Middle Rhine between Rüdesheim, the Loreley in St. Goar and Boppard our modern ships cruise the whole year round. The 14 ship strong KD fleet gives guests a choice of countless ways to enjoy the sights.
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  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“top deck” (15 reviews)
“rhine river” (13 reviews)
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Frankenwerft 35, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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"enjoy the scenery"
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"hour trip"
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"chair lift"
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"nice scenery"
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We took this Cruise in late-Dec before Christmas. It lasted 2.5 hrs (3pm to 5.30pm) and costed roughly €17pp booked by my partner at the kiosk. Guy at kiosk was dull as dishwater n lack info sorry... Both myself n my partner naively thought it...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

The KD-Line Advent Cruise from Koln is a must do Christmas event. The cruise lasts two hours and includes live music and a visit from Father Christmas. Sailing out in daylight and back in twilight you can enjoy the scenery & changing light whilst listening...More

Thank Jackie R
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Cruise on the rhine. What we did was to take the train from Cologne to the quaint town of Linz, had a nice lunch and looked around then took one of the regularly scheduled KD boats back to Cologne, very scenic and quicker on the...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

We left early in the morning to find our boat, got there in time but still had the staff shouting at us to hurry up. We managed to get a nice seat inside by the window at the back of the boat and prepared to...More

Thank Stacey A
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

We took the KD cruise from Bingen to St. Goar. It was the most beautiful section of Rhine river with beautiful castles, mostly on the left bank of the river. So, if you like to have nice scene, go straight to the front part of...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

A wonderful way to see all the castles along the Rhine. We flew to Amsterdam to party a couple days and took the train from Amsterdam to Koblenz. Once we arrived at the Koblenz train station, we took a cab to the KD dock. There...More

Thank ChristinaFraley
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you thought you purchased the Cologne to Mainz hop on hop off, you didn't. Its Cologne to Linz with one stop in between. If you get off in Bad Godesburg then you have to wait 3 hours for the return trip. Or go on...More

1  Thank Wayne R
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

We purchased hop on hop off ticket that included a one hour cruise on the Rhine River. It was a beautiful cruise with show of the entire skyline of Cologne. We had done one complete cycle of Hop on Hop off so we knew each...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

If you have a spare hour then this is worth doing but if time is scarce for your cologne trip I wouldn't rate this as a must do activity. It's reasonably priced at just under £10 per person and it's always nice to see a...More

Thank LynsFrostee
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

We did two KD day cruises during our holiday. One from Koblenz down to Bacharach and back, the other from Linz to Bonn. The only reason we didn't do the trip from Bonn to Linz was that it was looking extremely busy with a long...More

Thank GarySau
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Melissa H
6 December 2017|
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Which cruises are you interested in? The Christmas Dinner cruise?
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Yes you can cruise the full stretch, but need min. 2 days. Your route can be as follows: day 1) 9.30 h from Cologne - Linz, then you can take the train from Linz to Koblenz. Overnight stay. day 2) 9.00 h Koblenz... More
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Yes, during the early season our KD ships leaving only one per day at 8.30 from Mainz. If you can manage to depart from Bingen which is on the same side of the river, you have a lot more choices (9.30, 10.30, 11.30, 14.30... More
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