WolfgangseeSchifffahrt Ferries: Extended Early-Season
Please note that the early-season has been extended until Friday, 26 June 2020. As of 27 June, the ferries will start operating according to the schedule of the high-season.
Affectionately known as the “Kaiser” by locals, this elegant side-wheeler has become an iconic fixture on the lake. With its massive paddles, white funnel, elegant awning and spacious wooden decks, this vessel is a real pleasure to sail on! The star of numerous films, the regally named side-wheeler was recently refurbished and now features its historic silhouette from 1908. Take a trip back in time and feel the charm of the Belle Époque.
Of course, you may also rent this classic vessel for exclusive events, such as weddings or corporate functions.
Capacity: 100 passengers on the open deck
The charming "Elisabeth" was named in honor of Kaiser Franz Josef´s wife. This cute little ship features two salons as well as two open decks. During the Advent season the vessel often runs shuttle services between Gschwendt and St. Wolfgang, while in the summer it normally is allocated to weekend support duties.
As a charter ship, the “Kaiserin Elisabeth” is ideal for small groups up to 40 people. Onboard catering and entertainment is possible.
Capacity: 100 passengers, including 40 seats inside
Since 1984, MS "Österreich" has been the largest ship on the Wolfgangsee. The vessel has a spacious top deck as well as a lounge with a bar and an entertainment system. Therefore it is frequently used for private parties, corporate functions or weddings. In the summer season the vessel works a large number regular sails during the day and then often doubles as a dance ship for specially-themed evening cruises.
Capacity: 365 passengers, including 120 seats inside
MS "Salzkammergut" was launched in 1973 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of passenger navigation on the Wolfgangsee. Fully refurbished in 2006, the ship now features a contemporary interior and exterior design. Due to the elegant and spacious deck cabins, this ship is especially well suited for large groups and therefore frequently used for corporate presentations or seminars on the lake.
Capacity: 300 passengers, including 70 seats inside
MS "Salzburg" was launched in 2008 and is the most modern vessel of the fleet. With its stylish design, panoramic lounge and onboard restaurant, the ship is often used on special cruises. MS “Salzburg” is handicap accessible and has an onboard entertainment system. 150 people can comfortably be accommodated inside.
Capacity: 299 passengers, including 150 seats inside
Launched in 1995, MS "Wolfgang Amadeus" is the smallest of our modern ships. Fully equipped with a salon, bar and onboard entertainment system, the vessel is frequently used by small groups and for family charters.
Capacity: 200 passengers, including 60 seats inside