Rhine Falls Tour from Zurich

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307 reviews   (4.12)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Zurich, Zurich

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Marvel at the Rhine Falls, Europe's biggest waterfall, on this half-day tour from Zurich. Travel to Northern Switzerland, a beautiful wine growing region with charming farming villages and scenic landscape near the German border. Admire the medieval Laufen Castle before reaching majestic Rhine Falls. Enjoy a full hour to admire and capture photos of the powerful falls, and in summer, take a thrilling boat ride to get a closer look at them (optional, summer only, subject to availability). The duration of this excursion make this scenic tour easy to squeeze into a tight schedule.

What's Included

Carbon offset through myclimate

Fully guided tour by professional multilingual guide

Transportation in comfortable coach with AC

Visit to Rhine Falls. Laufen Castle, Historama

What's Not Included

Food and drinks


Hotel pick up and drop off

Optional boat ride

Personal expenses

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 5
  • CHILD: Age: 6 - 15
  • ADULT: Age: 16 - 99

Additional Info

  • Optional boat ride: CHF 10 per adult / CHF 5 per child (subject to availability, to be paid on site)
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Optional boat ride: CHF 10 per adult / CHF 5 per child (subject to availability, to be paid on site)
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Specialized infant seats are available

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.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers

What To Expect

After pickup from Central Zurich (Sihlquai Bus Station), drive through the picturesque landscape with gently rolling vineyards and charming farming villages to reach the splendid medieval Castle Laufen!

• Admission Ticket Free

Rhine Falls
Enjoy approx. one hour of leisure time at the mighty Rhine Falls, one of Switzerland's major attractions. Delight in unique views of Europe's biggest waterfalls from the panoramic lift and see how an average of 700'000 liters of water per second plunge across a width of 150 meters into the basin below. A beautiful, short stroll on the Belvedere panoramic trail takes you to the viewing platform right above the falls where you feel the spindrift of the rumbling waters. Take an optional boat ride (summer only) close to the falls. Visit the Historama at the patriarchal castle to learn more about the interesting history of this unique place.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included


Beautiful trip
Katherine_G, 30-10-2022
It was very easy to walk to and from the meeting place from our downtown hotel. The bus was very clean and well appointed. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and spoke three languages- accommodating all language preferences in board. The ride was very scenic. The site of Rhine Falls was beautiful and definitely worth seeing. The castle at the head of the falls was also very interesting. The only criticism I can give is that the amount of time at the falls was not enough. By the time we got back from the boat ride we only had 20 minutes to explore the grounds and shops before having to get back on the bus. The time spent at the falls should definitely be longer.
Nice waterfalls tour!
TCK_S, 04-10-2022
Very nice experience. Travel by bus was good and the tour guide was excellent and very kind. Waterfalls, scenery, boat ride were great.
Worth it for a half day trip
Ally_F, 19-06-2022
Our guide Vladimir was great! Extremely knowledgeable. The group didn’t spend much time waiting in line and the falls were beautiful. Lots of steps but the water makes it feel cool on a warm day. The optional boat ride is also inexpensive and worth the views!
Amazing Rhine Falls
Ayodele_A, 19-06-2022
Great tour with a very knowledgable tour guide. Taking the boat into the falls was the highlight of the tour.
Way to get to the falls
Sharon_M, 12-08-2022
This tour offers a way to get to the falls from Zurich with a commentary along the way. We had ample time at the falls for pictures since we chose not to do the boat tour. You can get very close to the falls for pictures without doing the boat tour and since we have done the boat at Niagara Falls this would be underwhelming. The tour guide spent a lot of time upselling the boat and the directions he was giving us at the falls couldn't be heard if you weren't next to him.

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