Rhine Falls Tour From Zurich - Neuhausen Am Rheinfall

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Key Details

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  • Hotel pickup Available
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  • Duration: 3 Hrs 45 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    08:45 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Best of Switzerland Tours AG, Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

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.

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point

Know More about this tour

After pickup from Central Zurich or the airport, travel through the northern Switzerland countryside close to the German border, passing gently rolling vineyards. Pass quaint farming villages, admiring the traditional frame houses. You will have a photo stop at the medieval Laufen Castle.

Arrive at Rhine Falls, Europe's biggest waterfall at 450 feet (150 meters) wide and 75 feet (23 meters) tall. Savor an hour of free time to capture photos and admire the falls from different perspectives.

Take an optional boat ride (June to August only) to a large rock in the middle of the falls where you can appreciate their full grandeur.

Throughout your 3.5-hour Rhine Falls tour, your informative guide will tell you more about the sights you see and the history and culture of northern Switzerland. On your way back you will pass through Schaffhausen, where you can see the distinctive circular Munot Fortress, which was built in the 16th century.

Make your way back to Zurich, stopping at the airport where you may choose to end your tour. In fact, this Rhine Falls tour is a wonderful option if you need to return to Zurich airport for a flight departing after 2 pm. Check-in luggage is permitted on the coach and your airport arrival will be at approximately 12:15 pm.

This tour is also a great way to start your visit to Switzerland if you have an early morning arrival. You can finish your tour at Sihlquai Bus Terminal and easily travel to other locations in Zurich.

Inclusions

Air-conditioned vehicle

Fully guided tour by professional multilingual guide

Visit of Rhine Falls

Entry/Admission - Rhine Falls

Exclusions

Hotel pick up and drop off

Optional boat ride (CHF 10/adult, CHF 5/child, payable in cash on spot, subject to availability)

Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Not wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

Infant seats available

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 48 travelers

Traveler Reviews

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  • 30-Oct-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.

  • 04-Oct-2022

    Very nice experience. Travel by bus was good and the tour guide was excellent and very kind. Waterfalls, scenery, boat ride were great.

  • 12-Aug-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.

  • 19-Jun-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!

  • 19-Jun-2022

    Great tour with a very knowledgable tour guide. Taking the boat into the falls was the highlight of the tour.

  • 10-Jun-2022

    Amazing Rhine Falls Tour from Zurich. We left at 9 am in the morning and were back in Zurich at 12:30 pm. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. She also provided really fun facts about a lot of the locations. We were also brought near the Switzerland-Germany Border and then a surprise trip into a small town in Germany. Rhine Falls is a beautiful place. The boat trip was really cool and we were brought so close to the water fall as well. The boat trip is 10 swiss francs per person and payable in cash only. The tour guide sold us the boat ticket on the bus. Couldn't recommend this tour enough.

  • 17-May-2022

    Great tour with a fun itinerary and an easy way to get to and from the falls and we were able to do the boat trip which was 15 min and a lot of fun

  • 15-May-2022

    Our tour guide Peter - the pinnacle of service!!! His attention to detail, genuine care and his humor made this full day tour very pleasant. We enjoyed this day so much that we asked Peter to assist and connect us with a private chauffer to Konstanz for the very next day at the end of this tour and he went above and beyond our expectations. Best of Switzerland Tours, should feel very fortunate to have a guide as pleasant, hard working and caring for customers as Peter was. . Well be sure to ask for him when we return next year. Thank you Peter for your warm and genuine spirit of hospitality.

  • 15-May-2022

    The waterfall itself was incredible, very beautiful and the whole area looks like a painting. The tour guide, Angela, was very informative and friendly, really made the tour a great experience.

  • 19-Apr-2022

    Very timely departure and arrival. Freedom for everyone to self explore. Very good guide. Excellent tour. Highly recommended!

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