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Danube Sunset Cruise
Activities in Budapest

Danube Sunset Cruise

9.10 / 10
4,007 reviews
This cruise is worth doing at dusk. Knowing Budapest Illuminated from the Danube is priceless. I recommend it a thousand percent.
10 Ana
  • English English
  • 1 hour

Budapest is magnificent when the sun disappears and its grandiose monuments are beautifully lit up. Take a 1-hour cruise along the legendary Danube River and enjoy panoramic views of its waterfront landmarks.

Danube Sunset Cruise

Embark at Pier 11, near Petőfi Bridge and relax while the boat sails all the way to Margaret Island’s first bridge, exploring all of Budapest on the way.

You’ll float under some of the city’s most celebrated bridges like Chain Bridge, Elisabeth Bridge and Liberty Bridge. You’ll also enjoy impressive 360º panoramic views of numerous attractions on both sides of the river, Buda and Pest.  

Some of the highlights include the Hungarian Parliament Building, Gellért Hotel, Buda Castle, Fisherman’s Bastion and Matthias Church.

During the one-hour cruise, you’ll also learn about this fascinating city with individual pre-recorded commentary in English. A drink is also included, to choose between a glass of champagne, wine, beer, soft-drink or mineral water.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.


Boat cruise
Adults Students Children 10-14 years old Children less than 10
US$ 21.60
US$ 17.50
US$ 11.30

Boat cruise

  • Adults

    US$ 21.60
  • Students

    US$ 17.50
  • Children 10-14 years old

    US$ 11.30
  • Children less than 10


More Information


1 hour.

Language English

The tour is carried out with an audio guide in English.


1 hour cruise along the elegant Danube River.

Individual audio guide with prerecorded commentary in English.

One welcome drink: either champagne, wine, beer, soft drinks or mineral water.

Free wifi.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (6:00 PM local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Is it possible to buy additional drinks on board?

    A - Unfortunately not, the boat doesn't have a bar.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

US$ 21.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

Vigadó tér 7.


Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.