Rhine Falls Schaffhausen with Boat Tour to the Rock Private Tour from Zürich

Rhine Falls Schaffhausen with Boat Tour to the Rock Private Tour from Zürich

On a short train ride from Zürich to Schaffhausen, you arrive in the mediaeval town of Schaffhausen, the northernmost city in Switzerland. Walk through the old town with its painted facades of the guild houses from Baroque times. You continue the tour to the castle Laufen, where you visit the interactive exhibition about the Rhine Falls. On the adventure trail along Europe’s largest waterfall, you feel the force and vibration of the water before exploring the boat tours. First, cross the river to the other bank on calm water. The second boat tour will take you safely and as close as possible to the mighty waters of the Rhine Falls and the basin. The third tour will take you to “the rock”, the rock in the midst of waterfalls to stand above the waterfalls. After so much adventure, things will get quieter again with a walk along the shore before crossing back to the castle. By train you will travel through a lovely vineyard area back to Zürich.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Zuerich HB, Bahnhofpl., 8001 Zürich, Switzerland

You will start the tour with the 45 minutes train ride to North-East Switzerland to the city of Schaffhausen.

Stop At: Altstadt Schaffhausen, Schaffhausen 8200 Switzerland

The old town has many fine Renaissance era buildings decorated with exterior frescos and sculpture, as well as the old canton fortress

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Schloss Laufen, Laufen am Rheinfall, Dachsen Switzerland

You arrive at the castle Laufen, which is overlooking the Rhine Falls. The castle now serves as a tourist attraction, and contains a restaurant and a youth hostel. You will visit the exhibition about the importance of the Rhine river in former times.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Rhine Falls, Rheinfallquai, Neuhausen am Rheinfall 8212 Switzerland

From the castle, a walkway will take you to several scenic spots closed to the Rhine waterfalls. Enjoy stunning views of the waterflow, before boarding the boat, which takes you to the other side of the shore.

From the castle "Wörth", you will have two different tours on by boat: The first one takes you as closed as possible to the waterfall for spectacular views. The second boat tour will lead you to "the rock", the scenic platform accessible by stairs in the middle of the waterfall.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Schloessli Woerth, Rheinfallquai 30, Neuhausen am Rheinfall 8212 Switzerland

After your boat tours, you have time to spend on the shore along the castle "Wörth", just to enjoy the view and to relax along the waterfall.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Schloss Laufen, Laufen am Rheinfall, Dachsen Switzerland

You return from one to the other side of the shore by boat, before returning to the Laufen castle. From there, you will board the train heading back to Zürich, where the tour ends.

Duration: 30 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"a minimum of 2 people per booking is required"
"children must be accompagnied by an adult"
"tour not wheelchair accessible"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"

Hora de Inicio: 09:30 AM
Duración: 6 To 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered


  • Zurich Airport, Zurich 8058 Switzerland

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • all taxes, fees and handling charges
  • three different boat rides at Rhine waterfalls
  • entrance fee for castle Laufen
  • private tourguide for your own party
  • Entry/Admission - Schloss Laufen
  • Entry/Admission - Rhine Falls

No Incluye

  • food and drinks
  • personal expenses during the tour


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