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BLS Schifffahrt

Seestrasse 9, Thun 3600, Switzerland
+41 58 327 48 11
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The boats run pretty much on schedule like the trains. Easy to get a timetable from the ticket... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TheLongLongTrailer
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Hartsburg, Missouri
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Must do trip

Well it was raining and quite windy. we had just reached Interlaken from India. Rushed to catch the... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Gurbinder
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Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
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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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Hours Today: 09:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Seestrasse 9, Thun 3600, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The boats run pretty much on schedule like the trains. Easy to get a timetable from the ticket booth on board to plan your day. Free with Swiss travel pass. Smooth sailing, nice dining area if there is one on your boat. Lake Thun is...More

Thank TheLongLongTrailer
BLS_Schiff, Leiter Gästebetreuung at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear TheLongLongTrailer Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed the cruise on Lake Thun. We wish you nice holidays at Switzerland with an interesting experience! Best Daniela Oertle

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Well it was raining and quite windy. we had just reached Interlaken from India. Rushed to catch the boat. Had plans to get down at Spiez but changed the idea due to rain. went up to Thun and returned by train. the view is mesmerizing.if...More

Thank Gurbinder
BLS_Schiff, Guest Relations Manager at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Hello Gurbinder Thanks for your review. You are right: Even when it rains or snows - a boat trip is always a good choice. You can sit inside and have a tea or coffee while you can enjoy the landscape passing by. We wish many...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017

This was a birthday treat and an unforgettable experience. We were blessed with clear blue skies and the lake, mountains and scenery were spectacular, The boat makes its way slowly to Interlaken, stopping at a number of towns and villages, giving you time to relax...More

1  Thank nics218
Andreas_Haesler, Guest Relations Manager at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Hello nics218 Thanks for your review and a delayed Happy Birthday! We are glad you enjoyed the trip. Best wishes Andreas

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

What an unforgettable experience. We boarded it at 9.40 and arrived at Interlaken West two hours later after calling at 10 different villages or piers on both sides of the lake. It was so pleasant and no noises at all. The ship sailed so gracefully...More

Thank Mercedes D
Andreas_Haesler, Guest Relations Manager at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Hello Mercedes D Thanks for your review. We are always happy that our customers enjoyed the trip. I hope you have as well seen the five main castles along the lake. If not, we are always happy to have you back on our boats. Best...More

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Unforgettable experience of the boat trip from Thun to Interlaken. Amazing views of the beautiful villages, mountains with top covered with snow and awesome scenery. We were just lost in the nature's creation. This was the best time ever on a boat trip, and best...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. We are glad that you enjoyed the trip on one of our boats. It is one of the view possibilities in the area to relax and still see the landscape, nature and of course the high mountains. Looking...More

Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Love the boats on Thunersee. Beautiful scenery, friendly staff especially Marko who works in the engine room. Took my son up to see the captain 5 stars!!

Thank Tim R
Andreas_Haesler, Guest Relations Manager at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2016

Hello Tim I am glad you enjoyed your rides on Lake Thun. We are looking forward to see you and your son many times on our boats. Best wishes Andreas

Reviewed 17 November 2016

Christmas Lunch 2015 - a great way to spend an afternoon on the Lake of Thun in Switzerland. The service is friendly, attentive and experienced. The food is good and the wine just right, it's a rather different way to enjoy Christmas Day. To round...More

Thank Mike E
Andreas_Haesler, Guest Relations Manager at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2016

Hello Mike E Thanks for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your Christmas Lunch on our boat last year. Maybe you are here as well in 2016 for your Christmas Lunch? Or you might enjoy a dinner on our Christmas Special Cruise in the...More

Reviewed 10 October 2016

BLS Schifffahrt was wonderful boat ride. We got the first class tickets. More expensive but seats were on the top deck. The advantage being you could see more than lower deck. I went inside after a while. It was very sunny and warm day but...More

Thank sandy12
Andreas_Haesler, Guest Relations Manager at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Hello sandy12 Thanks for your comment. We are glad you enjoyed your trip on our boat. It is true it can become quite chilly on our boat. A good idea to have a hot drink inside. Another possibility is to stand at the rear (Stern)...More

Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is one of the small lakes in Switzerland, Lake of Thun. Peaceful boat ride with a deep blue water color. A half hour tour on the lake shows you the wonders of the mountains and little town.

Thank FranceGlobetrotter
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This area is sometimes called, the “Riviera of Lake Thun”. It is surrounded by fabulous mountain scenery, cozy villages, castles, vineyards, medieval churches, gorgeous old residences. We went from Thun (across from the train station) to Interlaken and then took the train back to Thun....More

Thank KimberlyKunz
Andreas_Haesler, costumer care at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Hello KimberlyKunz Glad to hear you enjoyed the trip on our boat. Enjoy your holidays in Switzerland. Best wishes Andreas

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Brian H
7 April 2017|
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Response from Mike E | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can Brian - some tickets are point to point or return. The Swiss Travel passes are also valid. The staff have perfect English so you'll have no problems.
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Hipnz
24 January 2017|
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Response from BLS_Schiff | Property representative |
Hello Hipnz Thanks for your post. I am sorry to hear that you had problems to find our prices. The easiest way of travelling will be the Day-Pass which offers free travel on our scheduled boats on Lake Brienz AND Lake... More
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