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KD Day Cruises

Frankenwerft 35, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 2088318
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Cologne Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Rhine River Sightseeing Cruise
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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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Frankenwerft 35, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 2088318
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have a few hours spare in Cologne, I recommend you take a short one hour cruise on the Rhine. At €10 per person the cruise is well worth the cost; you get a good view of the city from the river and a...More

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We finished our long weekend in Cologne with a day cruise on the Rhine. The person at the ticket office recommended we go to Konigswinter and it was an excellent recommendation. We left Cologne at 9:30 and got to Konigswinter at 13:30. On the way...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

You can enjoy a one hour cruise along Rhine river in Cologne with your family or friends for a really afordable price while drinking a hot cup of tea or coffee on the board. There is also English/German guide explaining the history if the city.

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

did the one hour rhine boat tour and thought it was really good value was able to sit on the deck as the sun shined just as we left plenty to see from a different angle well Worth it

Thank bas t
Reviewed 31 July 2017

10euro for a quick journey up and down the Rhine wasn't too expensive.. Very busy and noise level meant you couldn't hear the guided tour recording! Food and drink average price for Cologne, Done once wouldn't do again

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We were staying in Cologne and decided to take a day trip to Bonn. Opted to take the train to Bonn and the cruise back....it is faster going from Bonn to Cologne (current). Really enjoyed our day in Bonn and our cruise back!

Thank 59EJW
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Cologne is on the border of the river Rhine. So, it is nice to have a boat trip, especially on a Sunday morning. You sit in the sun, hear some German comments, and see the mixture of old and new building. You can walk, sit...More

Thank Cint55
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18 April 2017|
Response from Luisa Z |
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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3 April 2017|
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Response from Luisa Z |
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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2 February 2017|
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Response from Luisa Z |
Yes, KD cruise season starts on 8th Aptil until 22nd Oct. There is a daily departure at 9h30 from Cologne into the direction of Bonn - Königswinter - Linz (depending how much time you want to spend on board). Just check KD... More
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