Experience the culinary cruises on Lakes Thun and Brienz
Glide across the water and enjoy fine culinary delights
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 brunch on Lake Thun or Lake Brienz. Enjoy a lavish breakfast brunch while you glide over the still waters of the lake. The popular Lake Thun brunch is available every Sunday all year round. You can also enjoy a traditional Alpine brunch on Lake Brienz on Sundays in July and August. On weekdays, fortify yourself with sumptuous breakfast delicacies for the eventful day that awaits you. 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 May 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 and a Mediterranean buffet. Spectacular sunsets included!
“Grill & Chill” or Burger Feast 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 a kebab skewer in your hand and lounge music in your ears. Add refreshing drinks and a light breeze to the mix and you have the perfect experience. The Swiss Barbecue Cruise takes place every Friday in July and August. 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 every Wednesday from July to 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
Every evening from May 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 in July and 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 April 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
“I admired the spectacular sunset on the Fajita Boat with a mojito in my hand and the fragrance of Mexican spices in my nostrils. The interplay of the colours on the glistening waters of Lake Thun was really beautiful.”