Wrocław is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Poland, with many great attractions. The city is known for its stunning architecture, delicious food, and rich history. It has won many awards, including being named the European Capital of Culture in 2016.
The city is situated on the Odra river and made up of several islands. It is sometimes referred to as “the City of Bridges”, and rightfully so, because there are over 200 bridges in Wroclaw.
And with all those rivers & bridges, the best way to see & explore the city is by boat!
Whether you’re looking for a boat party to get your dance moves into the night or a romantic cruise for two, or you want to go sightseeing or organise staff integration, there are plenty of options available. We have put together a list of the very best!
- The Best Boat Cruise for Sightseeing
- The Best Boat Party for Stag & Hen Parties
- The Best Boat Cruise for Couples
- The Best Boat for a Wedding
- The Best Restaurant Boat in Wroclaw
- The Best Boat for Corporate Events
The Best Boat Cruise for Sightseeing
Steam Boat Cruise
If you’re looking for a fun way to explore Wroclaw, look no further than a steamboat cruise on the Odra river. The boats depart from the island in the centre of Wroclaw’s old town at the dock Przystań Kardynalska. You’ll spend just under 1 hour cruising up and down the river with a stop halfway at Wroclaw Zoo.
This is the perfect way to see some of Wroclaw’s most historic buildings from a different perspective and get an up-close view of some of its famous landmarks such as Ostrów Tumski (Cathedral Island).
Tickets are only 35 PLN / 7.50 EUR per person and can be purchased before boarding, check out the timetable here!
City Boats (1-6 people)
City Boats are the perfect way to get up close and personal with Wrocław’s beautiful Old Town. A cruise with City Boats is not only intimate and relaxing but also green—they’re the only solar-powered catamaran and eco-friendly watercraft on the Oder River in Wrocław.
They cruise around the Old Town, where the catamaran can easily slip beneath low bridges (most other boats can’t fit), and towards the Wrocław University of Technology. They have Polish, English, German, French, Spanish and Italian audio guides. These audio guides allow you to learn more about the city’s history and landmarks.
Tickets start from 40 PLN / 8.50 EUR for a 50 minute cruise and can be purchased on their page.
Private Sightseeing Boat Cruise (Groups 1-14)
If you’re looking for a sightseeing cruise in Wroclaw, you can’t go wrong with [company name]. They offer three different catamarans to meet your group size and budget, so your experience is sure to be amazing.
The smallest of their boats is a compact 12-seater that starts at 500 PLN / 105 EUR per hour. It’s perfect if you have a small group and want a more intimate experience on the water.
Their largest boat is a large 14-seater double-decker 11-metre comfortable catamaran—the only one of its kind in Wrocław. If you’re looking for something unique and special, this is the boat for you!
Each of the three catamarans is equipped with a sound system so you can listen to your own music, or the captain will enchant you with stories from Wroclaw’s vibrant past.
There is no fee to bring your own food or alcohol so you can make the most of the time on the water or they drop you off at one of the many restaurants & bars on the water. Find out more here.
The Best Boat Party for Stag & Hen Parties
When you’re looking for a party that’s truly like no other, look no further than the Wroclaw Boat Party.
The Wroclaw Boat Party is for those who want to admire the magical sights of Wroclaw but still want to dance the night away. You and 150 other party people will enjoy a DJ on the open-air deck, while there’s a photo-booth, open bar & drinking games on the lower deck. There is also a Photographer onboard to capture the evening. After the cruise,you’ll be taken on a pub crawl to three nightclubs in the old city with VIP entry and a welcome shot!
The Wroclaw Boat Party operates on Saturday nights. Tickets are 180 PLN / 38 EUR and can be purchased on the Wroclaw Boat Party home page.
Private Boat Hire for Stag & Hen Parties
When you’re planning a stag or hen party, you want to make sure it’s one for the books. But if partying with 150 other people on the Wroclaw Boat Party is not your style and you would rather have a private party, then you will not be disappointed with the range of smaller private ships for hire.
Check out our list of the best boats for private stag or hen parties below:
The best Catamaran for a stag & Hen Party
If you’re looking for a luxury catamaran experience, A catamaran is the right choice for your boat party. The catamran, can accommodate up to 14 guests and have fully-equipped bars and bathrooms perfect for longer cruises.
It also has leather sofas and high-end audio systems that can connect via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, large screen TVs mounted inside so you can play funny videos specially prepared for this occasion, and LED lights all around the boat to complete the party atmosphere.
If you want an all-inclusive package boat party, Wroclaw Boat Party will organise a full catering menu with cold snacks and a grill. 1-hour rental starts from 690 PLN / 146 EUR. Check out their full offer stag & hen
The best Pirate Boat hire for a stag & Hen Party
The pirate ship is an extraordinary vessel modelled on 18th-century boats that once sailed on the Odra river. This wooden pirate ship for up to 12 people who can comfortably spend time during a private cruise. It has two spaces: open and covered. Inside are two long wooden tables with four benches covered with soft cushions.
The ship has a multimedia projector and screen, a professional sound system and party lighting. The front, open section, is an ideal place to dance until dawn under the starry sky. The ship is equipped with a toilet, so longer cruises are not a problem. It is also possible to rent a barbecue. Prices for 1-hour start at 650 PLN / 140 EUR, contact Wroclaw Boat Party for more details.
The Best Boat Cruise for Couples
When it comes to romance, Wroclaw is the place to be! Our beautiful city has a number of unique locations for you and your loved one to explore together.These options are perfect for you if you’re looking for a great way to make some new memories:
If you’re looking for something memorable and unique, a motorboat cruise could be for you. You can hire a small 4-person motor boat and cruise along the river at your own pace with no need for a licence or driver due to the small engine size prices start at 110 PLN for 1 hour.
If you want more space and to sit back the entire cruise while the captain take you from one stunning location to the net you can hire a small motor yacht, prices start from 350 PLN / 74 EUR for 1 hour and can be booked here.
Paddle Boat & Gondola
If you’re looking for a romantic, low-key way to enjoy your time in Wrocław, look no further. This 2-person paddle gondola is a great way to see the sights at your own leisurely pace or keep your hands free to drink and eat if you use the 2 person foot pedal boat.
Prices start from 40 PLN / 8.50 EUR for 1 hour. At these lower prices it’s a great option if you’re on a budget or simply want to take your time and hire for a full day on the water! Find out more here.
If you’re looking for a romantic, nature-filled experience that’s not too far from the city,, then a houseboat on the river might be just what you need.
Lemuria is a mobile, self-sufficient apartment on the water that allows you to move freely without the need to have a motorboat helmsman license. The house boat is moored 6.4 km from the city cente. If you want more peace and privacy from the marina, you can quickly sail to the next quiet bay where you can spend a night or two without any restrictions. The shallow waters of the bay will also allow you to go ashore without any problems.
The boat itself is fully equipped with a shower, toilet, double bed, living room with leather fold out and sofa bed. Outdoors there is a front and rear terraces secured with railings with a ladder to enter the water. Two relaxing foldable loungers and on the upper terrace a large comfortable corner couch.
Prices start at a very modest 550 PLN / 117 EUR per night and can be booked on there website.
The Best Boat for a Wedding
There’s nothing quite like a wedding on the water. Your guests will be wowed by this truly unique space that is the largest inland passenger ship in Poland. It has 3 decks, which can accommodate up to 250 people on its spacious decks. The lower deck was turned into a spacious hall, which serves as a place to organize weddings and other events.
On the middle deck there is a restaurant “Z NURTEM” and a bar operating daily from 12:00 to the last guest. The upper deck, called the sunny lounge, is a comfortable place from which you can enjoy the beauty of Wrocław landscapes or indulge in blissful laziness.
You’ll have all the time you need to dance and eat (or both) during your wedding—all while cruising along the Odra river taking in its magical surroundings! Find our more here or book a tour with them.
Imagine: you and your new spouse, dressed to the nines in the most beautiful wedding attire, dancing under the stars on a boat. Or maybe you’re not much of a dancer and you’d rather just sit back, relax, and toast your new life with friends and family as you cruise past one of the most beautiful views in all of Europe.
Rusałka can accommodate up to 140 guests on their luxury ship for any type of wedding.From an intimate affair to a full-scale wedding and after party. They even arrange for you to arrive on the ship on a speedboat.
The Best Restaurant Boat in Wroclaw
If you are looking for an elegant and classy restaurant that rivals some of the best in the city, look no further than “Z NURTEM” Restaurant. Located on the middle deck of the Wratislavia Ship is a restaurant that offers gourmet dishes that will delight even the most demanding palates.
You can enjoy the menu while docked or book a table during one of the ship’s five hour long crises, which occur throughout the day. Once you have finished your meal, head over to the bar for a relaxing drink—or if you’re feeling more adventurous, mosey on to the upper sun deck for a relaxing afternoon taking in the city and its beauty on one of their deck chairs.
The Best Boat for Corporate Events
When it comes to corporate events, nothing wows more than a memorable boat cruise.
From team integration events, to the end of your celebration for a successful year, or even just trying to impress a client, there is no better way to show off your company’s style and culture than on the open water.
Are you looking for a venue that will be the talk of the town? Then look no further than the Wratislavia ship! This majestic vessel is the largest inland passenger ship in Poland, with three decks and a capacity to accommodate up to 250 people on its spacious decks.
The lower deck was turned into a spacious hall. It serves as a place to organise events and can hold up to 130 people. On the middle deck there is a restaurant space and bar that holds 120+ guests. The upper deck, called the sunny lounge, is a comfortable place from which you can enjoy the beauty of Wrocław landscapes.
When you’re looking for a space to impress some clients or treat your staff? Look no further than Z Nurtem Restaurant, located on the middle deck of the Wratislavia Ship.
At Z Nurtem, you’ll find gourmet dishes that will delight even the most demanding palates. Open daily from midday till the last guests, you can enjoy your meal while docked or book a table during one of the ship’s five-hour long crises. Once you’ve finished your meal, head over to the bar for a relaxing drink—or if you’re feeling more adventurous, mosey on up to the upper sun deck for a relaxing afternoon.
With its stunning views and excellent service. Z Nurtem is sure to be an unforgettable experience.
If you want to host a party that’s truly one of a kind, consider booking a catamaran your next corporate event.
Each catamaran can accommodate up to 14 guests, and have have fully-equipped bars and bathrooms, so it’s easy to keep your guests happy while they’re on board. They also have leather sofas and high-end audio systems that can connect via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, large screen TVs mounted inside so you can play videos specially prepared for this occasion, and LED lights all around the boat to complete the atmosphere, contact Wroclaw Boat Party for more details.
Wroclaw Boat Party
Whether you want to organise a 2 person lunch on a Gondola or a 140 person party that lasts all night, Wroclaw Boat Party is here to help you.
With 12 different boats available, there’s definitely something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a 12 person wooden pirate ship, a 140 person ship, 2 person speed boat, or something more luxurious, we’ve got it covered.
All of our boats are fully equipped with anything you could need for your event. We have catering services, entertainment and anything else you may need to put on a special event for your guests! See more on our corporate events page.
So there we have it, a complete list of all the boats in Wroclaw. Everyone knows that the best way to experience a city is by boat, be it as part of your stag weekend, a romantic getaway, corporate integration or just as a tourist visiting Wroclaw. Regardless of your reasons or needs, the boats outline in this guide will provide the best way to enjoy everything this picturesque city has to offer.