Stockholm Boat Tours

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Book a boat tour in Stockholm !

Join a boat trip in Stockholm. Book a lunch, dinner or brunch at sea. You can choose between several different boat trips out in the Stockholm Archipelago. There are also several different trips to different islands and castles. Stockholm has 30,000 islands and some of them you can go to with a boat trip.

For those who love seafood, there is the popular shrimp cruise where you can eat as much shrimp as you can handle on board the shrimp boat. During the summer, boat trips in the archipelago are very popular and then the offer increases. How about the short trip of 30 minutes from town to the island where you can swim at Fjäderholmarna. Like cruises to castles around Mälaren, small islands in the Stockholm archipelago and Birka Viking City. But even during the winter it's really cozy with a boat trip in Stockholm. Step into the warmth and watch a wintry Stockholm pass by outside the window.

When Christmas is just around the corner, you can go on a Christmas table cruise in the archipelago. Stockholm has several different archipelago boats that take you out to sea. So take the opportunity to go on a boat trip in Stockholm when you're here! You find more Food Cruises on this page.

Book a trip to a castle or to an island in the Stockholm archipelago. We work with Strömma.

Winter tours in Stockholm

Below are some trips by boat that you can take during the winter in the Stockholm archipelago.

Lilla Skärgårdsturen Stockholms skärgård

Archipelago Tour - All year

This tour takes you out into the Stockholm archipelago. On board there is a guide who tells about the areas you pass outside the window. On board there is a cafeteria and dining room. This trip is cozy to join both summer and winter.

Included in the ticket: boat trip with guide

Season: all year around - 2024
Departs: Strandvägen, Kajplats 15 and 16 Time: approx 3 hours

Book Royal Canal Tour in Stockholm

Royal Canal Tour

On this tour you will be guided with a pre-recorded guide - how about Markoolio or Hasse Alfredsson. You pass central Stockholm through the Djurgård Canal and then back towards the center again. You pass the Vasa Museum and Waldemarsudde. You can buy coffee on the boat.

Season: March 28 - Dec 15, 2024
Departs: Strömkajen Time: 50 minutes

Buy Tickets to Brunch Cruise in Stockholm

Brunch Cruise in Stockholm

Book a tour on a cozy brunch cruise aboard S / S Stockholm. On board is served a delicious brunch buffet with goodies such as herring, meatballs, to crisp salads, deli meats, cheeses, vegan dishes and bread etc. After the good food, the dessert table awaits, so don't forget to leave some room for these yummies. S / S Stockholm is a boat with cozy lounges, a large dining room and nice walking deck. When you eat, the archipelago passes beautifully outside the window.

From the month of December, the brunch will be served with elements of Christmas food.

The ticket includes boat trip and brunch buffet.

Season: Feb 10 - Dec 31, 2024
Departs: Sat-Sun. Tid: 3 hours

Book Winter Tour in Stockholm by boat

Stockholm Winter Tour

Join this boat tour during wintertime in Sweden. You will get a guided tour along the city's quays, out to and around the islands of Fjäderholmarna. On upper deck you can borrow fleece blankets and skin rugs to keep you warm. You can buy warm beverages in the cafeteria.

Season: Jan 19 - March 31, 2024
Depart: Strömkajen Time: 1 hours & 15 minutes

Summer tours in Stockholm

Below are some trips by boat that you can take during the summer in the Stockholm archipelago.

Book a boat tour to Boat trip to Vaxholm from Stockholm

Boat trip to Vaxholm from Stockholm

Travel to Vaxholm by boat. Visit this picturesque place by the water. Here you will experience history from 1500's. Don´t miss to visit Vaxholms Kastell. King Gustav Vasa founded the citadel in the beginning of the 16th century. Walk around and visit the harbour and sit down and take a coffee and a Swedish "bulle" bun. In Swedish we say "Fika". A Swede never miss his "fika". You can choose from two different tours. One that is a little shorter and one that is a little longer. The longer trip is with the Cinderella boats

Season: all year around
Depart: Strandvägen Time: 50 minutes - 3 hours (depending on which tour)

Book Shrimp Cruise in Stockholm

Shrimp Cruise in Stockholm

Where better suited for a shrimp chill than on board a ship with the world's most beautiful archipelago gliding past outside the window? On board M / S Strömma Kanal, shrimp are served in long courses - eat as much as you want. When boarding, a glass of bubbly is served and then it's time to take your seats. In addition to shrimp, two types of sauces are served, bread and whipped Västerbotten cheese butter.

The ticket includes a boat trip, shrimp and a pre-drink.

Season: April 24 - Oct 27, 2024
Time: 3 tim

Royal Canal Tour & Hop On - Hop Off

Royal Canal Tour & Hop On - Hop Off

Hop on the Hop On - Hop Off bus that takes you around Stockholm for 24 hours. The tour we start the Royal Opera and stop at various popular sights. You pass the robbery of central Stockholm through the Djurgård Canal, around Djurgården in the national park, past historic buildings, etc. You also pass the Vasa Museum and Waldemarsudde.

Season: back 2024
Time: 2 hours & 30 minutes

Book combination ticket bus/boat in Stockholm

Hop On – Hop Off Bus & Boat

See sights in Stockholm both from the water and by bus. You can choose between a ticket that is valid for 24 or 72 hours. Decide at your own pace by jumping on and off the boat and bus at the stops along the routes. Eat easy way to discover Stockholm.

The ticket is valid for 24 hours or 72 hours.

Season: June 1 - Sept 15, 2024
Time: 24 hours, 72 hours

boat trip along Stockholm's quays

Stockholm City Harbour Boat Tour

On this guided boat tour, you travel with the mahogany boat M/S Stegeholm built in 1950. You pass by the Old Town, the Södermalm district and also along the Djurgårdkanalen and along Stockholm's parade street Strandvägen. You are welcome to bring your own coffee on the boat. The tour is guided live in Swedish and English.

The ticket includes boat trip + guide.

Season: June 29 - Aug 1, 2024
Time: 50 min

Boat trip Stockholm City Canal Tour

Stockholm City Canal Tour – Boat Sightseeing

For those of you who want to get to know Stockholm via the water. You pass open water and narrow canals around the Kungsholmen district. Online guidance via your own mobile phone, free WiFi on board. During the tour, you pass: Karlberg Military College, the City Hall with the three kroner spire, the inner city island of Långholmen, Birger Jarl's tower on Riddarholmen and more sights.

Bring your own charged phone and headphones!

Season: June 29 - Aug 18, 2024
Time: 55 min

Hop off City sight to the ABBA museum in Stockholm

ABBA The Museum & Hop On – Hop Off bus

See Stockholm with Hop on / Hop off buses. The ticket also includes entrance to ABBA The Museum at Djurgården. Easy to jump on and off as much as you want for 24 hours.

The bus has a stop at ABBA The Museum.

Season: 24 Feb - 31 Dec, 2024
Depart: Kungliga Operan and 22 other stops. Tid: 24 hours

Book Hop on/Hop off boat tour in Stockholm

Hop on/Hop off Boat (24 hours / 72 hours)

A good way to travel in Stockholm is from the water surface. Jump on and off as often as you like. The boat ride begins at the Royal Palace and passes by Gröna Lund, Vasa Musum and other popular places in Stockholm. Choose between 24/72 hour ticket.

Ticket is valid for 24 hours or 72 hours. 8 different stops.

Season: June 1 - Sept 15, 2024
Depart: Royal Palace and 8 different stops. Tid: 24 hours, 72 hours

Fun boat trips in Stockholm!

Experience Stockholm with a different boat trip. Here you get two tips!

Stockholm Ocean Bus
Amphibious bus in Stockholm
Central Stockholm | 2024

Ocean Bus takes you around Stockholm both on land and water. It starts as a bus which then drives straight into the water and becomes a boat.

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Sightseeing by electric boat in Stockholm
Sightseeing by electric boat in Stockholm
Central Stockholm | 2024

See Stockholm on board the first 100% electric boat. You travel silently on the water and come close to famous places. Feel free to bring your own coffee and cake (fika) on board.

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Book a boat tour to Cinderella boats to Sandhamn

Cinderella boats to Sandhamn

Travel quickly to popular Sandhamn. You can sit on the sun deck and get a nice view of the surroundings. Feel free to walk along the promenade and visit the small interior design and clothing stores as well as several different artist galleries. There is also an ice cream kiosk, bars and restaurants on the island. You can get a fantastic view of the sea if you go up to Kvarnberget. Feel free to bring swimwear and visit the beach.

Also choose if you want to eat food on board, you can book lunch or dinner cruise.

Season: May 3 - Oct 16, 2024
Depart: Strandvägen Time: 2 hours & 15 minutes

Book a Canal Tour Sandhamn in Stockholm

Canal Tour Sandhamn

Travel to Sandhamn by boat in Strömma Kanal. You will travel through several passages on the way to Sandhamn. You can sit on the sun deck and have a nice view of the surroundings. On board there is a guide that informs you about the canal tour and also of Sandhamn.

If you want have lunch or dinner do not forget to book a table. When you reach Sandhamn, the guide will take you on a tour of Sandhamn.

Season: May 3 - Oct 16, 2024
Time: 8 hours

Book a boat tour to Grand Canal Cruise to Artipelag in Stockhoms Artipelag

Grand Canal Cruise to Artipelag

The boat trip goes through Skurusundet to Värmdö. You arrive to the art gallery in Stockholm´s archipelago. Walk around the beautiful area, for example the 1 km long beach walk. You can buy designer goods in the gift shop. Note! entrance to the museum not included in the ticket.

Season: May 4 - Sept 22, 2024
Time: 1 hours & 35 minutes

Book a trip to Fjäderholmarna with Strömma

Boat trip to Fjäderholmarna

Make a visit to Fjäderholmarna. A short boat trip from Stockholm city. Spend a whole day or only a few hours there. Bring your swimsuit and take a dip in the water, visit a museum, stroll around and visit the small shops were you can buy handycrafts. Maybe also try the Swedish beer in the local Brewery.

Season: May 4 - Sept 15, 2024
Departs: Strandvägen Time: 30 minutes

Book a boat tour to Sigtuna

Lake Mälaren Cruise to Sigtuna

Travel to Sigtuna by boat. Sigtuna was the first real city in Sweden, and was founded year 980. The first Christian king, Olof Skötkonung lived here and he decided that the first Swedish coins should be made here. You will travel on calm water through lake Mälaren to Sigtuna. In Sigtuna you can see old churches, rune stones, and ruins. Many object are from between the Viking and medieval ages. Your guide will also show you the nicest spot in Sigtuna.

On board there is an cafeteria.

Season: June 26 - Aug 18, 2024
Depart: Klara Mälarstrand Time: 8 hours & 30 minutes

Cinderella boats to Gallnö in Stockholm

Cinderella boats to Gallnö

Go to Gällnö during the summer a quiet island in the middle archipelago. You can swim here and you can also stay overnight at their hostel. It takes about 1.5 hours with the boat. The island is approximately 500 hectares and consists mostly of mixed forests, pastures and cultivated fields. The cows graze in the big gardens. During the summer there is a trade fair and a cafe.

The boat has a cafe on board.

Season: May 3 - Oct 16, 2024
Time: 1 hours & 30 minutes

Book a tour to Thousand Island in Stockholm artipelag

Thousand Island with lunch/dinner

This long boat tour will take you to many different places in Stockholm archipelago. You will make a visit to three Islands (Strindbergs Kymmendö, Bullerö naturreservat & Sandhamn) and you will get a guided tour on every place. All meals are included but not the drinks. You will travel in the bot M/S Waxholm III that was built in 1903. A nice choice when you like to spend a whole day in Stockholm archipelago. The boat departs from the quay in Nybroviken.

The ticket also includes morning coffee, lunch, afternoon coffee and dinner (two-course dinner) with a glass of sparkling wine and guided tour. Don't forget to bring some different clothes for the weather before your trip!

Season: June 28 - Sept 1, 2024 (book before April 30 and get a 20% discount!)
Time: 11 hours

Book a chanal tour to Gustavsberg

Grand Archipelago Canal Tour to Gustavsberg

On this trip on the ship "M/S Gustafsberg VII" you pass through Skurusundet and Baggensstäket passages. There will also be a stop at Hålludden, where the famous art gallery Artipelag is located, before you arrive at Gustavsberg harbor about 2 hours after the start. You have both time to find glass and porcelain in outlet stores in the harbor as well as visit the porcelain museum and the art gallery. Feel free to book today's lunch or eat well in the café on board, which serves coffee, sandwiches and other drinks.

Season: June 24 - Sept 1, 2024
Time: 5 hours & 30 minutes

Boka en tur till Birka

Boat trip to Birka

Take the boat from central Stockholm to Sweden's first city, the Viking city of Birka on Björkö in Mälaren. The price includes a return trip, entrance to the museum and a guided tour of the archaeological site. On the island you will see the archaeological site, visit the Viking museum and walk around the reconstructed Viking village. Birka was a Viking Age community that was established around 750 and was inhabited until around 975 and excavations have taken place since the 17th century.

Depending on where you leave from, it takes between 15 minutes - 2 hours by boat to go out to the island of Björkö. On board the boat there is a café where you can buy simple dishes, coffee, snacks and cold and hot drinks. Time at Birka between 3-3 hours 30 min.

Inkl: The price includes a boat trip, entrance to the museum and a guided tour of the area

Season: May 4 - Oct 27, 2024 (depending on where you leave from)
Departs: Stockholm, Hovgården, Mariefred, Härjarö and Södertälje Time: it takes different time with the boat depending on where you are going from. On site 3-3 hrs 30 min.

Book Vaxholms Kastell in Stockholm

Boat Tour to Vaxholm

Take a boat trip to Vaxholm. If you want to explore the historic Vaxholm Citadel, you can during the summer jump off at the fortress or disembark at Vaxholm and then take a boat across to the citadel Vaxholm's fortress is an exciting place for the whole family.

Entrance to Vaxholm's Fortress Museum: For those who want to experience several attractions in Stockholm for a few days, one is suitable Go City Stockholm Pass nice. This city card also includes free entry to Vaxholm's Fortress Museum. .

The ticket includes a boat trip.

Season: all year around, 2024
Time: 50 min

Excursion by boat to various castles in Stockholm

Below are some tours by boat that you can take to various castles in Stockholm.

Book a tour to Skokloster Castle in Stockholm

Skokloster Castle

The present castle was built in 1654-1676 by Count and Field Marshal Carl Gustaf Wrangel during the Swedish superpower era's most flourishing period. On your boat tour to the Castle a host talks about the sights you pass along the way. Visit the castle and experience unique furniture, paintings and room interiors from the 17th century. Entrance to the castle included.

Season: June 26 - Aug 18, 2024
Time: 8 hours & 45 minutes

Book Trip to Gripsholm Castle

Cruise on Lake Mälaren to Mariefred/Gripsholm Castle

Unfortunately, there is no trip to Gripsholm Castle in 2024 !

Take a boat trip to the cozy town of Mariefred and visit Gripsholm Castle which dates back to 1537. This royal castle is from the time of Gustav Vasa and there are things here that have been unchanged since the 16th century. Gustav III's theater is also nearby. The castle is very beautifully located by Mälaren. You go with the "Steamboat S/S Mariefred". There is a cafeteria on board and you can also have lunch and dinner.

Please pre-book an entrance ticket to Gripsholm Castle
When you book your boat trip to Gripsholm Castle, you can also supplement your booking with an entrance ticket to the castle.

Season: Note ! no trips during 2024!
Time: 10 hours


Boat to Drottningholm Palace in Stockholm

Boat to Drottningholm Palace

Make a boat trip to Drottningholm Castle. It is Sweden's best-preserved royal palace. It is from the end of the 17th century. The castle is located on Lovön in Lake Mälaren. In the castle area you can see the Chinese pavilion, Drottningholm's court theater, Little China, the Gothic tower, the canton and several areas. Several different options when booking.

Season: May 18 - Sept 22, 2024
Time: 1 hour

New Year's cruise in Stockholm

Below is a tour you can book during the New Year in Stockholm.

New Year Cruise in Stockholm

New Year Cruise in Stockholm

Go on a New Year's cruise in 2024!

Strömma | dec 31 2024 - Jan 1, 2025
Celebrate the new year together with others on a New Year's cruise in Stockholm. It will be a slightly different way to celebrate the New Year. On board the beautiful S/S Stockholm and M/S Gustafsberg VII, a fantastic New Year's menu is served that has been composed especially for this evening. The evening begins with a glass of champagne and at twelve o'clock you stand on the first floor for the twelve o'clock fireworks over Stockholm!

Popular boat trips in archipelago in Stockholm
May 4 - Sept 15, 2024
Strandvägen, Stockholm
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April 24 - Oct 27 2024
Nybrokajen, Stockholm
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Jan 2 - Dec 31, 2024
Strandvägen Stockholm
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18 May - 22 Sep 2024
Klara Mälarstrand Stockholm
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Mar 28 - Dec 15, 2024
Strömkajen Stockholm
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Feb 10 - Dec 31, 2024
Strandvägen Stockholm
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June 1 - Sept 15, 2024
Kungliga slottet Stockholm
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May 4 - Oct 27, 2024
Klara Mälarstrand Stockholm
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June 26 - Aug 18, 2024
Klara Mälarstrand Stockholm
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