See Paris from the Seine
Cruise along the beautiful Seine River on one-hour boat tour! Depart from the base of the Eiffel Tower and enjoy a leisurely one-hour loop through the city. See the famous sites such as the Louvre, Notre Dame, the Eiffel Tower and more!
You can enjoy your cruise anytime from 10am-10pm. The boat tours depart every 30-60 minutes depending on the season. Upon purchase, you will receive your boat ticket via email. This ticket can be used at any time during operating hours; no reservations required.
Good to Know
Boat Departure Point
Your boat tour starts and ends at Bateaux Parisiens, located along the river near the base of the Eiffel Tower. The exact address is Port de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris. The closest metro station is Bir-Hakeim (line 6).
The boat cruise is about an hour long. It departs from and returns to the same location. You can use your boat ticket at any time; boats depart every 30-60 minutes depending on the season. We recommend arriving 15-20 minutes earlier than your desired departure time.
Frequently Asked Questions
Questions About the Boat Cruise
How often do the boats depart?
The Seine River Cruise is available at the time of your choice between 10am-10pm. Departures are every 30-60 minutes depending on the season. We recommend you arrive approximately 15-20 minutes before your desired departure time.
How do I get my ticket?
Once you purchase your Seine River Cruise ticket, you will receive an email with a QR code. Simply have this code available on your mobile device or printed out, and you can scan the code at the boat departure point. Due to the instant delivery nature of the boat tickets, they are non-refundable.
How long is the cruise?
The Seine River Cruise is about one hour long. It departs and returns to the same location, just near the base of the Eiffel Tower. We advise that guests arrive approximately 15-20 minutes before their desired tour departure time, which is every 30-60 minutes between 10am-10pm.
Can I bring my own food or drink onto the boat?
Water bottles and snacks are permitted, but glass bottles will be confiscated at security.
Can I bring my bag/backpack on the boat?
Small handbags/backpacks are permitted, however they will be inspected by security before boarding the boat. Larger bags & suitcases are not permitted on the boat.
How do I access the boat?
The boat departure point is located at Bateaux Parisiens, Port de la Bourdonnais, 75007. The closest metro station is Bir-Hakeim (line 6).
Are their toilets available on the boat?
Yes! Upon boarding the boat you will have access to the toilets. There are no toilets available on the dock; before boarding or after disembarking.
When's the best time to enjoy the boat cruise?
There’s no right answer to this question! It depends on how you want to visit Paris. The boats are less crowded first thing in the morning, but you can enjoy a beautiful sunset later in the day. We recommend planning your boat cruise in conjunction with a visit to the Eiffel Tower.