The 1.5-hour Night Cruise blends panoramic sightseeing with a relaxing and sophisticated nightlife experience.

• Depart at 19:00 or 22:00 and get 2 large cocktails.

• See riverside landmarks by night and hear live music.

• Optional hotel pick-up and drop-off available.

• E-tickets are sent straight to your mobile device.


About The Night Time Cocktail Cruise:

This 1.5/2-hour cruise runs at 19:00 and 22:00 and includes 2 large cocktails, which you may choose from the menu below. Boats depart from the middle of Budapest's riverside promenade and sail beneath all the capital's six main bridges, providing breathtaking views of the city by night.

It's an all-weather cruise that can be enjoyed from the boat's heated or air conditioned interior, or the open-air upper deck.

Inside you'll be serenaded with live music by four members of the Rajko Folk Ensemble playing popular favourites and local classics. Grab your favourite drink, sit back, and let these professional musicians provide an acoustic backdrop to your journey down the Danube.

Cocktail Menu:

  • Cuba Libre.
  • Old Fashioned.
  • Mojito.
  • Pina Colada.
  • Sex on the Beach.
  • Tequilla Sunrise.
  • Gin Fizz.


  • All Year Round | Except Feb 14, Aug 20, Dec 24 and 31.


  • Non-applicable.

Departure Time:

  • All Year Round: 19:00 (Cruise Departs) | 18:30 (Check-In).
  • Yearly With Exceptions: 22:00 (Cruise Departs) | 21:30 (Check-In).

Departure Point:

  • Check-In: Hungaria Koncert Office at Danube Palace (Zrinyi u. 5, H-1051).
  • Cruise Departs: Danube Promenade.
  • Hotel Service: See Above.


  • 19:00 Cruises: 2 hours.
  • 22:00 Cruises: 1.5 Hours.

Cruise Facilities:

All night time cocktail boats are equipped with:

  • Heated and air-conditioned decks (season dependant).
  • Passenger toilets.
  • Panoramic windows.

Select your ticket type(s)

Helpful ticket usage instructions are listed below.

Important Information & Usage instructions

Upon booking your Night Time Cocktail Cruise you will receive an electronic ticket voucher immediately via email. Exact usage instructions vary depending on your ticket type:

• WITHOUT Hotel Pick-Up:

Print or present your ticket voucher on a mobile device to staff inside Danube Palace (Hungaria Koncert Office). You should arrive at the meeting point at least 30 minutes before your cruise is due to depart.

• WITH Hotel Pick-Up:

If you choose the hotel pick-up and drop-off service then a chauffeur will drive you straight to the mooring station and return you once the cruise is over. Please provide a mobile number during the booking process, then email your hotel name and address plus booking reference to

On the day of your cruise check-in with hotel reception 1 hour before the boats are set to depart. This is so the chauffeur has a direct point of contact from which to collect you more easily.

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