Water activity

Budapest: Evening Cruise including Drinks and Live Music

Activity provider: Hungaria Koncert Ltd.

Budapest: Evening Cruise including Drinks and Live Music

Activity provider: Hungaria Koncert Ltd.

From US$ 14.37 per person

Join a night cruise and discover the lovely Hungarian capital with your favorite drinks. Starting from the center, admire the UNESCO-listed banks of the Danube aboard the elegant Gróf Széchényi ship.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Sip your favourite drink while exploring the capital
  • Feast your eyes on Budapest at night from the open-air upper deck
  • Listen to live Hungarian Folk music onboard
  • Start and arrive in the city center
Full description

Cruise under all 6 of the main bridges of Budapest and explore many historically and culturally important sites on this city cruise. Customize your experience with your favorite drinks by choosing the option that suits you, including wine, beer, cocktails, and soft drinks. The unforgettable atmosphere will be guaranteed by live salon music performed by three musicians from the award-winning Rajkó Folk ensemble. Often cited as one of Europe's most beautiful cities, Budapest is even more stunning from the river. The Buda side is made of a string of World Heritage sites stretching from the Chain Bridge to the Technical University, and includes the Gellért Bath, Mt. Gellért with its Freedom Monument and the Citadella, the Buda Castle and the Fisherman’s Bastion. On the opposite side of the river, you can marvel at iconic buildings such as the House of Parliament and the St. Stephen’s Basilica. You’ll have plenty of time to enjoy drinks in the air-conditioned cabin and then head to the open-air upper deck to admire the panorama of Budapest by night. The performance also features a marvelous original Hungarian instrument, the famous “cimbalom”. The combination of string instruments and the cimbalom provides a uniquely Hungarian, unforgettable harmony and an outstanding atmosphere on-board. Wish to hear your favorite popular song in a whole new adaptation? During the performance, guests will have a chance to request their favorite songs.

  • Live Hungarian folk music performance
  • 1.5 or 2-hour sightseeing cruise (depending on starting time)
  • Drinks (depending on the ticket type)
  • Guide
  • Pickup and drop off service
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Meet your crew and boat at Ponton 1 at the Akadémia dock. Look for the boat that has the name Gróf Széchenyi written on the side.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • The cruise starting at 7:00 PM is 2 hours
  • The cruise starting at 10 PM is 1.5 hours
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 2001 reviews

Review summary

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Live music was inside with dining guests. Because I only booked a cruise with 1 welcome drink, I didn't get anything from the live music. Too bad that live musicians didn't play a few songs on the deck. Took quite a while before we left. 20 minutes late. And that while we were already present well in advance (before 6.30 pm).

August 11, 2022

We really liked the experience. The boat is spacious, the bathrooms are clean AND the tour is perfect. The view of the monuments is incredible. We were very lucky with the location because we went to the end of the boat, although I am sure that from the side you also have very good views. The only thing that I did not like is that we had problems with the meeting point, since what the GPS showed was wrong. Still we found it and everything went great The very nice musicians I would repeat

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July 31, 2022

lovely cruise and live music was a great touch, the band got a little close and personal. but it's a nice serenade for anyone wanting one for there otherhalf. it's a very romantic cruise lovely views and definitely worth the money. one criticism is the menu for just drinks is smaller if you want food reading a view we thought you might of got the full menu even if you didn't get the food plan this is mistaken. so if you want food on the cruise I would definitely recommend making sure you pay the extra with out food the menu is a lot smaller. other than that the cruise was a great experience and would definitely recommend to anyone want to see the sights in the evening.

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July 8, 2022

Product ID: 1745