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River Seine Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Cruise

Explore Paris at your own pace with a one or two day hop-on, hop-off river shuttle pass. Enjoy views of the world-famous landmarks lined along the banks of the River Seine and the freedom to hop off at any of the convenient stops along the route to explore, sightsee or visit attractions before boarding the next boat to continue on your journey.

With more historic monuments than most other cities put together and many of these world-famous museums, art galleries and cathedrals lining the banks of the River Seine, what better way to explore Paris than a hop-on hop-off sightseeing cruise?

With 9 stops on the route, Batobus shows you a different view of Paris and is an original way of getting about in Paris.

With your River Seine Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Cruise ticket, you can remain on the boat for an entire loop (roughly 1.5 to 2 hours) or you can hop-on and off at any of the stops along the Seine River to explore Paris’ countless delights.

Jump off at any of the stops to see sights such as the Louvre, Eiffel Tower, or Notre Dame and enjoy the panoramic views whilst on board the glass covered boat. This is the perfect way to get about and explore the many famous sights of this amazing city.

Stops include:

  • Tour Eiffel
  • Invalides
  • Musée d'Orsay
  • St-Germain-des-Prés
  • Notre-Dame
  • Jardin des Plantes
  • Hotel de Ville
  • Louvr
  • Place de la Concord

Times (subject to change)

  • Low Season (November to March): Monday to Thursday - 10am to 5pm; Friday to Sunday - 10am to 7pm (Boats every 40 minutes)
  • Medium Season (April, September, October): Daily - 10am to 7pm (Boats every 30 minutes)
  • High Season (May to August) : Daily - 10am to 9.30pm (Boats every 25 minutes)

Experience Includes

  • Hop-on hop-off River Seine Sightseeing Cruise
  • Explore the sights of Paris at your own pace with a choice of a 1-day or 2-day ticket
  • Jump off at any of the 9 strategic stops to see sights such as the Louvre, Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Enjoy panoramic views from the comfort of a glass covered boat
  • Tickets can be used within 2 weeks either side of your chosen date giving you flexibility

Experience Excludes

  • Entrance to attractions
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenirs


Daily, from 11.40am to 6.30pm.


1 or 2 days, dependent on type of pass purchased.

Terms & Conditions

  • From August 9, 2021 visitors aged 18 or over will be required to present a valid health pass* (mobile or paper) to access this services containing: - a complete vaccination course - or proof of a negative RT-PCR or antigen test less than 48 hours old - or proof of a positive RT-PCR or antigenic test result demonstrating recovery of Covid-19.
  • Ticket does not include entry into any attractions.
  • 2-day tickets are valid for two consecutive days, not 48 hours.
  • The stop Jardin des Plantes is closed during Winter season (September to March).
  • Commentary is not included on board the boats.
  • Large bags and rucksacks are not allowed on board due to security reasons. A systematic bag control has been introduced and jackets and coats must be opened at the entrance. It will no longer be possible to bring bulky baggage more than 16 litres in size (small backpacks, handbags and computer cases not included) on board.
  • Please note that because of the many steps leading to the quays and/or the boats, only the Eiffel Tower stop has wheelchair access.
  • Cancellation Policy: Once your Batobus Paris Tickets are booked, they cannot be cancelled, amended or rescheduled