Culinary cruises

Experience the culinary cruises on Lakes Thun and Brienz

  • Thun

Glide across the water and enjoy fine culinary delights

Enjoy culinary highlights combined with a relaxing cruise on Lake Thun or Lake Brienz. The focus is on conviviality and enjoyment. Choose from a comprehensive selection of enjoyable trips offering unique experiences on the lake. Sunday brunch, a fajita evening, barbecue, burger feast or fondue experience – give your taste buds a treat.

Culinary experience cruises on the lake

Enjoy fine, regional cuisine and delicious gourmet delights on themed and special cruises at any time of the year. Embark on a delightful voyage of discovery on Lakes Thun and Brienz. The ship’s catering staff will spoil you with delicacies while you are captivated by the charms of the atmospheric ambience and the passing natural scenery. Discover the wide range of possibilities.

Breakfast ship and brunch experiences

Kick off your Sunday morning with an extensive breakfast on Lake Thun or Lake Brienz. Enjoy a lavish breakfast while you glide over the still waters of the lake. The popular Lake Thun brunch is available every Sunday all year round. From spring to autumn, a daily breakfast boat operates on Lakes Thun and Brienz.

Enjoy fajitas and the lounge atmosphere on Lake Thun

Viva Mexico! Fancy venturing into another world? In March and June, experience a little piece of Mexico on the Fajita Boat. Enjoy mouthwatering stuffed tortillas and crunchy nachos on board as you cruise across Lake Thun. On those warm summer evenings from July to September, the lounge ship “OaSee” offers you total relaxation, freshly barbecued culinary delights or tasty pizzas. Spectacular sunsets included!

Burger Feast and all you can eat Fajitas on Lake Brienz

In the evening, you can also take a boat trip and enjoy a delicious dinner on Lake Brienz. Sail towards the sunset with lounge music in your ears. Add refreshing drinks and a light breeze to the mix and you have the perfect experience. Enjoy a little nibble on deck before indulging in a delicious meal. Put your burger together just as you like it and discover the turquoise waters of Lake Brienz on the Burger Boat. You can experience the Burger Feast on selected Fridays in June and August. In autumn, the theme on Lake Brienz is “Viva Mexico”. All you can eat nachos, guacamole and fajitas will ensure that your trip is an experience.

Reliving the steamship era with good food

Tuesday to Saturday from June to September, the steamer Blümlisalp transports guests on a relaxing circular evening cruise on Lake Thun. Unwind on the deck with a glass of fine wine as you soak up the magical evening mood. Savour flavourful dishes or choose from the special Steamer Menu as you glide across the water. Evening steamboat trips are also offered on Lake Brienz, where the steamer «Lötschberg» operates round trips every Saturday evening from end ob June to August. Once aboard, guests are treated to regional specialities or a special menu. As the sun sinks, the shadows of the nearby mountains lengthen across Lake Brienz.

Convivial moments on atmospheric winter evenings

Choose between a range of culinary cruises, even in the winter months. A trip on the Chinese hotpot boat or the fondue boat is a special experience. Spend a leisurely evening on board and enjoy a fine Chinese hotpot or a delicious cheese fondue with friends or family. The fondue cruises take place on Lake Thun on selected Friday and Saturday evenings. The boat departs from the jetty in Thun. Check the departure dates and times in advance. From December to March, the restaurant ship “Ufem Fluss” is moored at the Interlaken Ost jetty. Treat yourself to some delicious Swiss specialities and experience the wonderful atmosphere on the River Aare.

Your highlights at a glance

  • Culinary cruises on Lakes Thun and Brienz
  • A wide selection of enjoyable trips is available all year round
  • Daily breakfast boat from Mai to October/November
  • Enjoy culinary delights while gliding past beautiful landscapes
  • Experience warm summer evenings and atmospheric winter evenings on the lake

To ensure that your trip is perfect in every way, please note

  • Places on culinary cruises are limited
  • Reservations are strongly recommended
  • Take the dates of the various cruises into account when planning your trip
  • Make sure you know where your trip leaves from and its departure time

BLS Schifffahrt AG

Seestrasse 9

3600 Thun


Phone: +41 58 327 48 11


Website: www.bls-schiff.ch/en

General information

Contact person

BLS Schifffahrt AG

Lachenweg 19

3604 Thun

Phone: +41 58 327 48 11


General Information
  • Bus stop available
  • Suitable for any weather
  • for Groups
  • for Class
  • Suitable for the Elderly
Payment Options
  • American Express
  • Cash
  • Debit Card
  • Mastercard
  • Visa
Other Furnishing/Equipment
  • Children Entertainment Corner (indoors)
  • Toilet
  • Baby Change
  • Handicapped accessible WC
  • Barrier-free access
Accessibility / Arrival
  • Parking available

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