Witness the setting sun as you sail through the heart of Hungary's capital on this relaxing evening cocktail cruise.

• Cruises depart at 19:00 and include 2 large cocktails.

• Witness Budapest's famous riverside landmarks.

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

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


New Afternoon Times Available: The sunset cocktail cruise is now also available at 14:00 (check-in 13:30) and 16:00 (check-in 15:30).

About The Sunset Cocktail Cruise:

This 2 hour cruise starts at 19:00 and includes 2 large cocktails, which you may choose from the menu below. Boats depart from the middle of Budapest's riverside promenade and pass beneath all the capital's six main bridges, providing breathtaking views as day slowly turns to 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. Please note that the time of the sunset depends on the current season in Hungary.

Cocktail Menu:

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


  • All Year Round, Daily.

Except February 14, August 20 and December 24 & 31.


  • Non-applicable.

Departure Time:

  • Check-In: 18:30.
  • Cruise Departs: 19:00.

Departure Point:

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


  • 2 Hours.

Cruise Facilities:

All sunset cruise 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 Sunset 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 info@cityxplora.com.

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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