Enjoy amazing views of Paris from the water with a Seine River Cruise and pass by top attractions such as the Musee D'Orsay, Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame.

Begin your trip down the Siene at the Eiffel Tower and drift down the river while taking in a unique perspective on Paris from the water's edge. Glide past Notre Dame and under the famous Pont Neuf bridge while learning about Paris' history with the Seine river during a relaxing 60-minute boat trip.

Bateaux Parisien's all-weather, all-glass sightseeing boats have open-air observation decks offering fantastic views of the capital's iconic riverside sights as well as individual audioguides in 14 languages provided inside the boat. 

Tours depart every 30 minutes between April-September, and every hour October- March and tours last for 60 minutes.


Enjoy beautiful views of some of the most iconic landmarks in Paris:

  • Eiffel Tower
  • Notre Dame Cathedral 
  • Musée de Louvre
  • Musée D'Orsay
  • Tuileries Gardens
  • Grand Palais

Did you know:

  • The Seine is the second longest river in France, measuring over 480 miles, it flows from Burgundy through Paris and Normandy before joining the English Channel at Le Havre.
  • There are more than 30 bridges that cross the Seine in Paris
  • Joan of Arc's ashes were scattered into the Seine at Rouen
  • The banks of the river was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1991
  • The Seine has inspired some of history's greatest artists including Matisse, Money, Dufy and more

Where to hop-on, hop-off:

Eiffel Tower
Pier 3 near the Eiffel Tower is the main starting point for Seine River Cruise. Enjoy a one hour cruise on a Bateaux Parisiens, learn about the city’s secrets and fascinating history and stay entertained with an audio guide in 14 languages to choose from.

Please note: Bateaux Parisiens are holding systematic bag checks and passengers will be required to open their coats and jackets for inspection upon entry. Large luggage of over 16 litres, excluding small backpacks, hand bags and laptop cases, will not be accepted within the establishments, including in the cloakroom.

How to get there:

- Champ de Mars-Tour Eiffel (RER C) 5

Using your Paris Explorer Pass

Show your Paris Explorer Pass at the main ticket desk at Pier 3 to enjoy a free Seine river cruise

The Paris Explorer Pass is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility. Choose to use your pass for a free Seine Rive Cruise, then look to the list of other top attractions for your other Explorer Pass admission choices!

October to March
Monday 10:30AM to 10PM
Tuesday 10:30AM to 10PM
Wednesday 10:30AM to 10PM
Thursday 10:30AM to 10PM
Friday 10:30AM to 10PM
Saturday 10:30AM to 10PM
Sunday 10:30AM to 10PM
April to September
Monday 10AM - 10:30PM
Tuesday 10AM - 10:30PM
Wednesday 10AM - 10:30PM
Thursday 10AM - 10:30PM
Friday 10AM - 10:30PM
Saturday 10AM - 10:30PM
Sunday 10AM - 10:30PM


Please check our Closure & Notices page for changes in opening hours and closure dates.

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Port de la Bourdonnais, 75007, Paris 7e Nearest metro: Trocadero; Bir-Hakeim


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