What are the Bateaux-Mouches rates?
Bateaux-Mouches or Bateaux Parisiens?
Few know this before booking an excursion on the Seine, but there are several cruise companies in Paris. The first difference between the Compagnie des Bateaux Parisiens
and the Compagnie des Bateaux-Mouches lies in the place of embarkation in Paris. Board Rive Gauche in the port of Bourdonnais at the foot of the Eiffel Tower for the Bateau Parisiens and Rive Droite on the port of the Conference under the Pont de l'Alma for the Bateaux-Mouches. The Bateaux-Mouches and Bateaux Parisiens offer is relatively similar in the choice of formulas: the two companies each have floating restaurants with spectacular panoramic views, the Bateaux Mouches Club and the Bistro Parisien
of Bateaux Parisiens; as for the cruises, both offer one-hour scenic tours, lunch cruises and dinner cruises, at 6 p.m. for early meals and 8:30 p.m. for others. If the best prices are similar, the biggest difference is in the prices of the VIP services: up to 205 euros for the Premier service of the Bateaux Parisiens when an Excellence dinner cruise does not exceed 140 euros at Bateaux-Mouches. For more detailed information see our complete guide to the best Seine River dinner cruise in Paris
How should you dress on the Bateaux-Mouches?
There is no dress code for the panoramic tour on the Seine. For restaurant cruises, proper attire is strongly recommended. No need to wear an evening dress or a tailcoat, but shorts, flip flop, Bermuda shorts and overly sporty clothing will be refused. For men, dress sneakers, a pair of jeans and a shirt will do the trick.
What are the Bateaux Mouches opening hours?
The Bateaux Mouches promenade cruises leave from the Port de la Conférence approximately every thirty minutes for a duration of 1h15. Lunch cruises leave at 12:30 p.m. with a return to the quay at 2:15 p.m. The 6 p.m. dinner cruise lasts 1:15, while the 8:30 p.m. dinner cruise is longer with a return to the quay at 10:45 p.m.
Where is the Bateaux Mouches pier?
The Bateaux Mouches boarding pear is located on the right bank, in the Port de la Conférence just at the foot of the Pont de l'Alma in the eighth arrondissement of Paris. When you are on Place de l'Alma in front of the bridge of the same name, an access ramp to the left of the bridge will take you to the Bateaux Mouches reception area.
Do I need to book the Bateaux Mouches in advance?
It is not necessary to book a Bateaux Mouches river cruise in advance. By booking online in advance, however, you can avoid losing the next boat and skip a long line at the ticket offices. For cruises with dinner or lunch, reservations are essential because they are often sold out.
How to offer a Bateaux Mouches cruise?
Choose the formula you wish to offer between a sightseeing cruise, a dinner or a lunch, click on "offer a gift valid for 6 months". After payment, you will receive the gift voucher by email and the person will have 6 months to connect to our site and validate the chosen date.
How to book the Bateaux Mouches for a group?