Cruising is convenient and in many ways the most advantageous and unique way of sightseeing compared to the traditional tiring walking method. Budapest, by far, is one of the most beautiful cities on the Danube with its special atmosphere and diverse architectural styles, so a sightseeing tour in the area is a must-do activity.
Various cruises at Silverline
Silverline Cruises Ltd. is one of the largest shipping companies in Hungary offering Danube river cruises in the Hungarian capital, Budapest. Other services include harbor operations, ship service, sales of new and used yachts, custom shipbuilding and water taxi. Due to the company’s diverse range of shipping services, Silverline owns custom-built boats, the most popular of which are catamarans. These luxurious boats feature music programs on the Danube, accompanied by evening dinners every day of the year, where the curious guests can explore the most beautiful parts of Budapest. The Silverline Budapest Sightseeing program has only been available since 2013, but within a short period, it has taken the lead in the Sightseeing & Dinner Category. In addition to boating memories, the guests have enriched with cultural experiences and tastes of Hungarian cuisine thanks to the successful programs. Silverline programs offer the following: Sightseeing Boat Tours, Cruise Dinner and Piano Show, Boat Dinner and Folklore Show, Piano Battle Show, Valentine Day’s Danube river cruise, New Year’s Eve cruise, Budapest-Szentendre regular shipping, Sightseeing Tour with Pizza and Unlimited Beverage Packages. The starting-off point for SilverLine Sightseeing Tours is right at the foot of Elizabeth Bridge at Dock 11.
About the programs
Silverline operates popular sightseeing cruises on the Danube. During a sightseeing boat excursion, you can enjoy the breathtaking panorama of the city for 75 minutes. The boats also have a snack bar, so you can drink ice cold beer in the summer whereas heat or warm yourself up with some good hot tea in the cold winter. Excursions depart every 2 hours, the price of the adult ticket is 4400 HUF, and the child ticket is 3800 HUF. These luxury sightseeing boat excursions are ideal for those who want to get to know Budapest in details and are looking for more than just a monotonous sightseeing tour. On the board of a Silverline Danube river cruise, visitors have a great opportunity to see the most fabulous parts of the Hungarian capital. Budapest has a unique panorama of the Danube, divided by a series of graceful bridges across the river. The Hungarian panorama of the Danube from Margaret Bridge to Freedom Bridge is a World Heritage Site. During the sightseeing trips on the Danube, tourists can admire the wooded mountains of Buda, the unique Matthias Church, the Fisherman’s Bastion and also the world-famous building of the Hungarian Parliament. The onboard audio guide is available in 11 languages with which you can get detailed information on the city’s landmarks. River cruising on premium quality boats can be a real fun with both open terraces and closed glass boats providing a pleasant atmosphere in all weather conditions.
River cruise with pizza and beer
Those who want more on a Danube river cruise should choose the Silverline sightseeing cruise with pizza. This also guides visitors on the Danube for 75 minutes and offers unlimited beer along with a selection of pizzas. The boat departs from Elizabeth Bridge and goes up the Margaret Bridge from the north of the Danube to the Rákóczi Bridge. Departures and points of arrival are at the same location. The price of this enjoyable tour is 9200 HUF per person.
Special and luxurious cruises
Silverline Danube river cruises have more elegant events on board. The Budapest dinner cruise with piano is perfect for couples or for those who like to combine good quality food with a romantic atmosphere. This program consists of a 3-hour-long tour on the Danube, a welcome drink, a candlelight dinner, a private table, a 4-course dinner and, of course, a live piano play. The price ranges from 19900 HUF per person for a simple dinner, to 27900 HUF for dinner and beverages and 44900 HUF per person for dinner with unlimited drinks. The boat makes 2 rounds throughout the evening in the downtown area, during which the guests can enjoy a 4-course dinner and focus on the elements of the program. Two talented pianists and a captivating singer attract the attention of guests during the enjoyable dinner. They not only provide nice background music for dinner, but they entertain the guests with exciting show elements. This offer is more than just a cruise, a sightseeing tour, a dinner or even a piano show in Budapest. Out of these four components, Silverline has created the most exclusive items to its unique piano evening boat dinner program, which is available all year round.
Due to the popularity of these programs, it is recommended to book tickets in advance. Tickets for sightseeing tours can be booked directly on the website (https://silver-line.hu/shop/) or even purchased on site. Have you purchased yours yet? No, then what are you waiting for?