Lake Zurich boat tour for an afternoon !

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Pricing Info:

Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Zurich, Zurich

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Half-day afternoon tour on Zurich lake!

We’ll tour the northern part of the lake, close to Zurich: we’ll start off in Wollishofen and head towards Enge and the Old Town.

First, we’ll pass the Lion statue by Enge harbor, then we’ll stop by the famous Aquaretum fountain to take some photos.

10 minutes later we’ll enter the Limmat river by going under the Quaibrücke before reaching the Grossmünster on the right and the Fraumünster on the left, our half-way mark.

On the way back to Wollishofen we’ll enjoy the astounding views of the Alps in the south and go ashore for a coffee-break in Kilchbergs Mönchhof.

Other stops are possible anywhere so you can jump-off the boat, swim or tan or just relax.

If you are interested, you can experiment steering the boat, both at low and high speeds and learn about boatmanship.

-water sports package (wakeboarding, tow-surfing, kneeboarding, tubing)
-transfers (else, please make your way to our base in Wollishofen)
-Time Extension (1hr)

What's Included

Parking and ramp fees, permits and licences


Trip customisation

What's Not Included


Private transportation

Your accident and liability insurance

Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Lake Zurich
3pm: start of tour

Total time on the lake is about 2.5 hours and can be adjusted up or down depending on other stops & activities.

Lake Zurich. Formed by the river Linth and itself originating from meltwater of Glarus Alps glaciers in the South, the water exits through the river Limmat in Zurich. Fun fact: lake Zurich last froze up in 1963 and this happens only three times per century on average. Its water is so clean and potable that it is fed into the Zurich city water system after only minimal purification.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Wasserspiel Aquaretum
Stop by Lion statue at Enge harbour
Stop by large fountain just outside Enge harbour

Aquaretum. The fountain just outside Enge harbor was designed by artist Andres Bosshard and built by Fischer Architects in 2019 as an update to the previous fountain. It consists of 12 tilted nozzles arranged in a circle producing jets reaching up to 35 m. The jets are directly driven by the weather and by seismic activity worldwide as recorded by ETH Zurich. At dusk and on public holidays LED lights give the fountain a special accent.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Limmat river. It starts in Zurich and flows in a northwesterly direction for 35 km where it joins the Aare. It is a popular bathing spot for locals. In history, travels from Zurich to Koblenz took place as far back as the 12th century.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Navigate up the Limmat and stop in front of the Grossmuenster

Grossmünster. This is one of the four largest churches in the city and forms part of Evangelical Reformed Church. It was inaugurated in 1220 and commissioned by Charlemagne.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Optional stop at Moenchhof in Kilchberg for coffee

Kilchberg. A small town just south of Zurich. It is famous for its favorable tax regime, its high wealth resident and the Lindt & Sprüngli chocolate factory. We like Kilchberg because of Mönchhof am See, a cozy water-front café/beer garden/restaurant that is just perfect to relax.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Fantastic afternoon on Zurich Lake !
865selmae, 30-09-2022
I came several times to visit Zurich and i wanted this time to make a different outside activity with my friends ! I wanted to do an activity that changes everything I knew so i started to search online and i found very quickly this boat trip organised by My Swiss Lake Tour. After reading all the nice comments on the services offered, we decided to entrust them with the management of this tour.
It was a sunny day so the boat tour sounded like a perfect idea !
Everything was spotless! We had a memorable afternoon! the skipper was super nice, smiling and caring. We were welcomed on a very nice boat, clean and comfortable.
The boat handling was very professional with adequate safety rules in place. Even life jackets were proposed to us.
We made stops to swim, we relaxed having a drink between friends with the possibility of putting music on board it was excellent !!
The afternoon spent on the boat seemed almost too short, we had so much fun!
I can only recommend this beautiful boat trip for an affordable price regarding to its high quality!
Go for it!
great & affordable lake tour
mevienne, 11-09-2022
we had a wonderful time on the boat and lake Zurich! Our kids (11 and 5 y) in particular were super excited about the trip. Great service and experience we highly recommend to anyone who wishes to spent a few hours on the lake.
Relaxing boat trip
Philippe M, 25-07-2022
Erik is a very friendly and easy person , you decide what you want to do and that’s all !
The boat is new clean and perfect for 3 / 4 persons

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