MS MERIAN boat

Parameters:

Capacity:max. 300 pax
Staff:crew of 5
Halls:2 halls (heated, open-air), cca. 150 m2 each
Open decks:3 (front and back on the middle level) – cca. 30 m2 each, large sundeck of cca. 150 m2 on the top
Length x width:38 meters x 7 meters
Recommended for:cruises, events, parties, stag parties and hen parties, dinners, business meetings, press conferences, tours, concerts and other high volume events
Equipment:bar, sound system, music, 220V/400V, FREE WI-FI, heating, opean air, kitchen, hall reconfigurable, open decks, decks reconfigurable

MS Merian just arrived to our fleet during summer 2023.

Our boat rental Budapest services are available not only within the city of Budapest!

Rental fee starts from EUR 500 / hour (cca. HUF 200 000).

You can contact us regarding your boat rental inquiries with this form. Feel free to check the FAQs on boat rental, a short summary is below

Can we bring our food and/or drinks on-board?

No. The same way you can not bring your food or ingredients into a restautant. The boat has a bar, drinks are available on-board, drinks menu is on drinks menu klara link. Various type of foods can be pre-ordered as an extra, in case you need that.

Can’t find the port / Can’t locate the dock / Where is the port?

On our sightseeing boat cruises the port of departure (and port of arrival arrival – are the same), that is located at Szent Istvan park pier, Dock 42, here:

The port, Dock 42 can be found with various applications:

also likely available on your phone’s map provider, check for ‘Portum Lines’ OR ‘Dock 42’. See the detailed access information also on your ticket. When you don’t have (or you don’t want to use) data connection, then we recommend you to use offline map application like Maps.Me.

Public transport services in the vicinity are trolleybus (lines 75 & 79), bus (lines 115 & 15) and the metro (line M3), tram (line 2, 4-6) and BuBi docking station at Szent Istvan park. Please note that Szt. Istvan park is fenced, no pass through is possible.

Natuarally the port is acessible by car – there is a parking area in front on the pier – or by taxi. Should you go for a taxi, please read our article on the taxi scams and preferred taxi provider.

You can also try to chat with our bot, Anna on t.me/portum_bot, she is also happy to send you the dock location and even tell your distance from the dock.

What happens in rain, cold or bad weather?

The boat has covered deck that provides all of you comfort in any weather conditions and it is really nice in heavier storm, colder weather, etc. Rain or bad weather is not a special circumstance that allows you to change your ticket. Our policy is simple: no-show no-refund.

What routes do you suggest?

The suggested route is basically dependant on your time and preferences. Example routes are listed at the boat’s page.
A trip to Szentendre is usually 3 hours, 2 hours to Szentendre and 1 hour to return to Budapest. (In case of the MS Klara boat, the total sum is 4 hours.)

Can I eat or drink on the boat?

Naturally, there is a bar on-board, we are happy to serve your preferred drinks during the cruise. You’ll find the prices on our drinks menu. Also we serve light snacks on certain cruises. Providing cooked food is not possible on our sightseeing cruises for legal compliance, though in case of boat rental even a dinner for 2 is possible.









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