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Bateaux Mouches boat tour & Dinner cruise: prices, hours, review

by stillinparis

The Bateaux-Mouches company offers many boat trips, cruises, and dinner-cruises in Paris. It’s the most famous riverboat company in the french capital. These huge boats welcome many tourists but also Parisians who like to see Paris from the Seine river.

There are several options:

Bateaux Mouches Cruise in Paris by Night
Bateaux Mouches Cruise in Paris by Night

The 1-hour Bateaux-Mouches boat tour

Board a boat owned by the most famous boat company for a trip on the Seine and enjoy an amazing view of the most beautiful monuments of Paris.

You can also enjoy an audio guide during your trip.

Departures are from the Conference port located between the Pont de l’Alma bridge and the Pont des Invalides.

Prices for Bateaux-Mouches sightseeing tours

  • Adult price: €15
  • Child price: €6

>>Book your Bateaux-Mouches Trip

You’ll cruise past many sights in the city of light such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Orsay Museum, the Conciergerie and Notre Dame de Paris… You’ll also sail very close to the Ile de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis and under the Pont Neuf, the Alexandre III bridge and the Pont des Arts.

Paris Bateaux Mouches Lunch Cruise route
Paris Bateaux Mouches boat tour route

Timetables for  Bateaux-Mouche 1-hour tour

From 1st April to 30th September: every 30 or 45 minutes

Departure times:

  • 10:15am -11:00am – 11:30am – 12:15pm
  • 1:00pm – 1:45pm – 2:30pm – 3:00pm
  • 3:30pm – 4:00pm – 4:30pm – 5:00pm
  • 5:30pm – 6:00pm – 6:30pm – 7:00pm
  • Then every 20 minutes (approximately) from 7:00pm to 10:30pm

In summer, you can take a trip on a Bateaux-Mouches at night as the last departure is at 10:30pm.

From 1st October to 31st March: every 45 minutes or 1 hour

Departure hours:

  • 11:00am – 12:00noon – 1:00pm – 1:45pm  – 2:30pm
  • 3:15pm – 4:00pm – 4:45pm – 5:30pm
  • 6:15pm – 7:00pm – 7:45pm – 8:30pm – 9:20pm
  • Additional departures at the weekends from 10:15am

As night draws in fairly early in winter, you can enjoy the illuminations from 5:00pm in December.

A lunch cruise on the Paris Bateaux-Mouches

Bateaux Mouches lunch cruise
Bateaux Mouches lunch cruise

On weekends and public holidays, Bateaux-Mouches offers “Douce-France” lunches in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

The cruise lasts 2 hours and starts at 1:00pm.  Boarding is from 12:00noon

Prices for lunch cruises on the Bateaux-Mouches

  • Adult price: €69
  • Child price: €34

>>  Book your Bateaux-Mouches lunch cruise

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Bateaux Mouches Dinner cruises in Paris

Dinner cruises offered by the Bateaux-Mouches company take place in the ideal setting for a romantic dinner with a view of the Paris illuminations.

Also, take this opportunity to enjoy a gourmet meal with friends or family.The company’s boats offer a 360° view of the capital.

You need to be dressed smartly for the dinner cruises (sportswear isn’t acceptable).

There are 3 dinner menus on board the Bateaux-Mouches

  • The 6:00pm dinner cruise – price: €75 (not available now)
  • The Prestige dinner – departs at 8:30pm – price: €105
  • The Excellence dinner with champagne – departs at 8:30pm – price: €139

>> Book your Bateaux-Mouches dinner cruise



Port de la Conference, 75008 Paris

Metro Alma-Marceau or Invalides

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View our guide to choose your trip or cruise on board these lovely Paris boats.

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