Great Extras

River Cruise

Big Bus Tours has partnered with renowned cruise operator Les Bateaux Parisiens to provide a 1-hour river cruise, showcasing the beauty of Paris from the River Seine. You'll observe the city's beautiful monuments and iconic bridges from a new angle, with live-guided commentary explaining their historical and cultural significance. Cruises are included with the following tickets:

Useful information:

  • A valid COVID CERTIFICATE is required to board the cruises. This means proof of full vaccination (2 doses + 14 days), OR proof of a negative PCR/antigen test no older than 48h, OR proof of a positive PCR/antigen test that demonstrates 14 days have passed since full recovery from Covid-19. Certificates can be provided on paper or digitally. In addition, Bateaux crew at the pier may ask for the passenger ID to match it with the Certificate.
  • Cruises depart from Port de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris (near Stop #1: Eiffel Tower)
  • Check in at pontoon No. 3.
  • 1 - 31 August 2021: Daily. Departures every hour between 12:00–21:00.
  • 1 - 19 September 2021: Daily. Departures every hour between 12:00–21:00.
  • 20 September - 24 October 2021: Wednesday - Sunday only. Departures every hour between 12:00–21:00.
  • 25 October - 7 November 2021: Daily. Departures every hour between 12:00–21:00.
  • 8 November - 19 December 2021: Wednesday - Sunday only. Departures every hour between 12:00–21:00.
  • 20 December 2021 - 2 January 2022: Daily. Departures every hour between 12:00–21:00.



Complimentary Headphones

Complimentary earphones are provided when you board the bus so that you can enjoy our pre-recorded commentary, available in your choice of 11 languages. You can keep the headphones when you disembark.