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Sachsische Dampfschiffahrt

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Georg-Treu-Platz 3, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Innere Altstadt
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Even though I lived in Dresden for a short while i had to come back for a holiday, where I did the 90min cruise along the Elbe river and Elbe castles. We came on board last minute so we had to sit inside but that...More

3  Thank lovelife1981
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I booked a Royal Palaces tour, which was about 3 hours total. I didn't get off at the Blue Bridge, or at Pillnitz Castle. The boat was absolutely packed. Many, many elderly and infirm which is great, but it took an age to get us...More

2  Thank new_horizon1
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

We were disappointed by our 1 1/2 hour paddle steamer cruise along the Elbe. At 28 euros per person, this is not inexpensive and for the first 37 minutes there was no narration -- probably because there was so little to see, but perhaps a...More

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Katja N, Verkaufsleiter at Sachsische Dampfschiffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

That is not true. The water ride (duration 90 min.) cost 18.50 € per person. The route explanation begins with the start of the ship and is controlled by a GPS signal, so that in the appropriate places also information about the history and the...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were on a tour of Classic Germany and stayed in Dresden a few days. A boat cruise on the Elbe was recommended so we went to the Sachsische Dampfschiffahrts ticket office. The lady at the front counter told us about various...More

Thank Wendi R
Katja N, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Sachsische Dampfschiffahrt, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018
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Wir verstehen Ihre Enttäuschung, dass die Schiffe nicht mehr da waren, als Sie zu den Anlegern kamen. Wir möchten aber...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018

A must do thing in Dresden. If you are traveling to Dresden then you must make a plan for this trip. It is suitable for anyone including families with kids. You will love it. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful historic paddle steamers cruising the Elbe in timeless fashion. Great food, service, and very reasonable prices. My 2nd trip, and just as enjoyable.

1  Thank DonaldA154
Reviewed 24 March 2018

In the off-season there are very few trips. I took a Sunday morning Dresden trip, up to the Blue Wonder bridge and back. Pleasant environment, table service for beer and snacks and a good English commentary

1  Thank Oramsmeal
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Nice trip across the river Elbe. Check the hours of the different ships. Not all ships are powered by steam. Check in advance the pier of departure; they often change at the last moment.

Thank Wim L
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We booked a river cruise on the Elbe river from at home. This reservation worked flawlessly and we could give our reservation form to the ticket office to receive our tickets for the reserved time. The trip lasted 1,5 hours and started downstream. We went...More

Thank Leon Z
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I travelled from Dresden to Stadt Wehlen. The steam boat was a very romantic way to travel, although take warm clothes, because it can be chilly sitting outside for 3 hours! Buying the combi-card enabled me to take the boat to the Saxon Switzerland, spend...More

Thank JenMcKinnon
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Although many people travel on these ships from Dresden, we took the opportunity to take to the water from Bad Schandau to Kurort Rathen. A pleasant 2.5 hour trip with an hour in Kurort Ratten. The boats are comfortable and offer meals and light refreshments....More

Thank lizith
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Sailing on the Elbe adds another layer of romance to this romantic city. Notice how many couples are lined up, hand in hand. Families are there, too. The ride is so relaxing and refreshing on a summer day or evening. The details are all told...More

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BrendaKH
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Response from Wim L | Reviewed this property |
I booked my trip on the steamboat at the booking office in Dresden.
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Response from Sandyretriever | Reviewed this property |
The address is Brühlsche G. 1, 01067 Dresden, Germany which is a 5 minute walk downriver from the Augustus Bridge. The photo from my TripAdvisor review of 18th June shows (in the lower left corner of the photo) a paddle... More
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