Dockyard tour
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Dockyard tour

Our retired boat captains will take you on a dockyard tour, and show you sights which the public normally never sees – for example, the inside of an engine room and a visit to a boat wheelhouse. They'll be happy to share their experiences with you. And also tell a sailor's tale or two. (in German only)


All year round from Monday to Saturday

  • May to September (fewer ships in the yard)
  • October to April

Meeting point is directly in front of the Reception at the ZSG dockyard in Wollishofen.

Dockyard tour

Duration (approximate) Content
15 minutes Short film presentation on the Lake Zurich Navigation Company
85 minutes Tour of 2 or 3 boats, including one steam vessel
20 minutes Tour of dockyard hangar
120 minutes Total

Culinary offer

As part of your visit we invite you to an informal get-together. For example, to an aperitif before or after the tour.
Or – aboard a Unique Cruise – a delicious fondue (cheese or chinoise) or hot stone grill specialities.

General conditions

Parking is not possible at the dockyard. However, we are easily accessible by public transport – by train to Zurich-Wollishofen station (directly opposite our premises), by tram (nr. 7) or bus (nr. 161 or 165).

Group sizes
Adults up to maximum 45 persons
School classes up to maximum 25 persons

Minimum age
10 years

Time frame
Guided tours take place between 8h and 19h.

Between 70 and 100 minutes (depending on group size).

Guided tours are conducted in German only.

A part of the tour takes place outside – and at times the weather can be quite fresh. In addition, it can be dusty in the dockyard hanger and on the boats. We therefore recommend suitable clothing and footwear.

Insurance is the responsibility of the tour participant. The Lake Zurich Navigation Company can accept no liability. Please note in particular that the tours take place near water.

Number of people Costs
up to 15 persons CHF 350
16 - 25 persons CHF 500
26 - 35 persons CHF 650
36 - 45 persons CHF 800

If a reservation for a Dream Cruise is made at the end of a tour, we will offer a discount of CHF 100.


Discuss your culinary requirements with us. Our catering partner, Lake Zurich Gastronomy, will be happy to provide you with a customized offer: / Phone +41 44 487 13 13

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