In addition to being the oldest and largest steamboat on the Vltava River, the Vyšehrad steamboat is one of only two remaining historical paddle steamers in the whole country. It was built as a boat intended for personal transport during the interwar period, when steamboats were in vogue.
The Vyšehrad is used mainly as a restaurant steamboat for sightseeing cruises in Prague and beyond. You can, for example, use it as a ferry to get to the Prague zoo, or for an all-day trip to Mělník or a cruise to Slapy.
About the boat:
- first launched in 1938 from the dock at the Usti shipyards, making it the oldest steam paddler in the Czech Republic
- the boat has undergone three refurbishment, the last of which was a complete refurbishment in 1992 that restored its original character
- on some cruises it is possible to tour the engine room
- in 2013 the boat was declared a cultural monument and is therefore protected
- the main salon is air-conditioned and the boat also has a lower salon and open sundeck
- you will find a restaurant, café, wine bar and bar on board
- barbecuing possible on the large open deck
Capacity & technical parameters:
- the steam engine power is 165 kW (220 k)
|Seated capacity - dinner||Max. capacity||Capacity - cocktails||Length||Width|
|200||350||200||62 m||6 m|
Steamboat Vyšehrad Exterior