on the Wolfgangsee

Exclusive tours for
Individuals & groups up to 80 people

Ship ahoy!

Board one of our passenger ships together with your family, friends, work or club colleagues and let yourself be enchanted by the legends, sagas and sights around lake Wolfgangsee.

Our passenger ships can be booked exclusively for your excursion – for individuals and groups of up to 80 people.

For the duration of the tour, our ship is all yours.

On board you will find interesting facts about the Wolfgangsee, about the passenger ships and the surroundings around the “Mozart village” in 22 languages.

Relax during a time-out on the water and enjoy the countless impressions during the round trip – with refreshments from our small, fine range of beverages.

We will be happy to create a tailor-made offer for you and your group for your boat trip on lake Wolfgangsee.

Would you like a boat tour?


Wedding on lake Wolfgangsee

Your wedding will take place in the Salzkammergut? Then a round trip on the turquoise blue Wolfgangsee, surrounded by the lake and mountains of the Salzkammergut, should not be missed. You would like to give your YES – word on the ship? Read more here:

Did you know that it depends on the exact location of the wedding ceremony at the lake which registrar is responsible?

You decide where, and we will help you find the legally correct registrar from St. Wolfgang, St. Gilgen or Strobl.

Looking for extra romance?

We will pick you up with one of our passenger boats at the pier of your hotel and take you to exactly that photo hotspot on the Wolfgangsee where the ceremony will take place.


Boat tour - exclusive experience for group travelers

Are you organizing a company or corporate outing, a retiree or club outing?

We have a highlight for you! Book a round trip or transfer on one of our passenger ships, exclusively for your colleagues or team!

Wolfgangsee Advent

Wolfgangsee Advent

Enjoy the Christmas atmosphere and approach the Peace Light Lantern, one of the special features of Wolfgangsee Advent, from the lake.

A cruise on lake Wolfgangsee is the perfect complement to your visit to the Advent Market in Strobl, St. Gilgen or St. Wolfgang!

Our round trips and transfers:

One way trip

From St. Gilgen to St. Wolfgang (or vice versa)

Duration: about 40 minutes

Short tour

Start and end in St. Gilgen

Start and end in St. Wolfgang

Duration: about 40 minutes

Long round trip

Start and end in St. Gilgen

Start and end in St. Wolfgang

Duration: about 60 minutes

You want an individual solution
for yourself and your trip?

We are looking forward to your call!

Our ships
exclusively for your trip!

Ship “Zwölferhorn”

Capacity: 80 people

Should the weather not cooperate, you can spend the time of your tour under the roof. We can transport up to 45 people in this way – protected from the weather.

There is also room for up to three strollers on board. The “Zwölferhorn” was built in 1927, is 18 meters long and has 160 hp on the lake.

By the way! We also look forward to welcoming your animal companion.

Ship “Falkenstein”

Capacity: 35 people

The “Falkenstein” is a canal ship built in Holland in 1971, just under 14 meters long and 3.20 meters wide.

Since July 2021, the canal boat has been sailing on lake Wolfgangsee. Small pets are also allowed on board our “Falkenstein”. And we will be happy to help you with the boarding of the stroller.

Stories & Myths around lake Wolfgangsee

According to an old legend, the oxen on lake Wolfgangsee weighed only 4 pounds. Can this be?
Do you want to know who is the evil Marthe?

Or why St. Gilgen is also called the “Mozart Village”? You will learn all this and much more during your stay on one of our ships.

Monika Ratz boat trip on lake Wolfgangsee
Wedding cross
Ochsenkreuz boat trip on lake Wolfgangsee
Ship Falkenstein boat trip on lake Wolfgangsee
Feedback from
our customers

"For exactly 38 years now, my tour guides and I have been working with you - to our complete satisfaction. Punctuality, friendliness, flexibility - absolutely professional! There have never been any complaints from my guests (several thousand). Thank you, keep it up."

Tourguide Austria

"Dear Fam. Ratz, thank you so much for conducting yesterday's cruise - I received very positive feedback."


"Dear Monika, on behalf of the hen party I would like to thank you again very much for yesterday's incredibly great boat trip.

Everyone enjoyed it sooo much and we will surely recommend you to others.

Thank you so much!"

Mrs. Reif

"We have been coming to Lake Wolfgangsee with our groups for many years now and every single guest enjoys the wonderful boat trip.

We thank the Ratz family and their entire team for the great and uncomplicated cooperation. Please stay as you are!!!"

D. Langhammer


asked questions

You want to know much more or something completely different?

Then contact us at the following telephone number:

+43 664 55 47 431

You would rather write to us?

How much does a round trip on the Wolfgangsee cost?

The price for the boat trips on the Wolfgangsee depends on the booked boat as well as the number of persons and if necessary also on individual wishes. That is why we would like to provide you with an offer that is based precisely on your requirements.

Request price here →

What are the payment options?

You pay either in cash on the spot or through your voucher (when booking through a tour operator).

Payment by credit or debit card is unfortunately not possible.

Is there a timetable of the shipping on the Wolfgangsee?

Trips on Wolfgangsee are individually timed according to your wishes. There is no fixed timetable.

We drive for you from 15 March to 31 January.

How to get to the boat trip on the Wolfgangsee?

Arrival to St. Gilgen on the Wolfgangsee ...

... by car: From Salzburg - highway exit (A1) Thalgau (21 km) and from Vienna - highway exit (A1) Mondsee (15 km) to St. Gilgen.

... by train: From Vienna to Salzburg, from there by public bus or cab via Hof and Fuschl to St. Gilgen. From Germany via Munich to Salzburg, from there by public bus or cab to St. Gilgen (train station Salzburg to St. Gilgen - 28 km).

Where is parking available?

Chargeable parking is available in St. Gilgen (near the lake promenade "Parkplatz Excelsior", shortly after entering St. Gilgen) and in St. Wolfgang (Zentrumsparkplatz P3).

Where is the dock?

Landing stages are available in:

Saint Wolfgang
Market 200, Doktorsteg

Saint Gilgen