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BLS Schifffahrt

Seestrasse 9, Thun 3600, Switzerland
+41 58 327 48 11
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A great way of combing lake and alp sightseeing

We took the boat from Thun to Interlaken. The ride takes about 2.5 hours and crosses the lake a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
johan6688
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Switzerland
Nice, neat, friendly

The ships are clean and nice and everybody is very friendly. You can buy the tickets also on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LeeKimFah
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Thun, Switzerland
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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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Hours Today: 09:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Seestrasse 9, Thun 3600, Switzerland
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+41 58 327 48 11
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the boat from Thun to Interlaken. The ride takes about 2.5 hours and crosses the lake a couple of times to make stops. The ship is large and very well maintained. You have several options of seating: In the restaurant, in the cafeteria...More

Thank johan6688
BLS_Schiff, Leiter Gästebetreuung at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear johan6688 Thank you 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 4 weeks ago

The ships are clean and nice and everybody is very friendly. You can buy the tickets also on the ships. Worth a ride!

Thank LeeKimFah
BLS_Schiff, Leiter Gästebetreuung at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear LeeKimFah Thank you for your kind Feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your boat cruise with this beautiful weather. Best wishes and enjoy your holidays in Switzerland Diana Batista

Reviewed 29 September 2017

Lake Thun is in a superb location, surrounded by mountains & pretty villages. On the south side of the lake, there are numerous vinyards. Nothing better to relax than a 2 hour trip to Interlaken on a sunny day, with a nice drink or two.More

Thank irj52
BLS_Schiff, Leiter Gästebetreuung at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear irj52 Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the trip on the Lake Thun. It is one of the view possibilities in the area to relax and still see the landscape, nature and of course the high mountains. We would...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We took the boat around Lake Thun. While it was a bit pricey, it was worth the cost. We got off in Spietz and Thun and walked around for about an hour in each city. Brought wine, cheese, meats and bread for picnic on each...More

Thank Beth T
BLS_Schiff, Leiter Gästebetreuung at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Good day Beth T 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 Daniela Oertle

Reviewed 6 August 2017 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 8 August 2017

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

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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 18 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

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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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