Be a captain once (Vienna) – DDSG Blue Danube GmbH

"Be a captain once (Vienna)"

15.08.2020

The MS Admiral Tegetthoff, built in Linz 25 years ago, is named for the most significant admiral of the Austrian military navy. He claim his renown in the triumph over the Italian navy near isle Lissa near the Dalmatian coast on July 20th 1866.

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"Be a captain once (Vienna)" am 15.08.2020

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Program


You are looking for THE gift or you want to have an adventure yourself?
Be a captain once and navigate a 63 meter long ship of DDSG Blue Danube with your own hands!

The dream of being a captain and steering a huge ship can become true at DDSG. After an introduction onboard the 63 meter long MS Admiral Tegetthoff, you may take control of the ship under supervision. Participants receive a certificate and a photo. The adventure begins at Reichsbrücke in Vienna. After an introduction to the radar system the aspiring captains are taught how to navigate by real captain Thomas Graner. Then the participants may, under his supervision, accelerate the ship with two V8 engines of 650 HP each up to 22,5 kmh.

The cruise takes between 1 and 3,5 hours, depending on the number of participants. A maximum of 10 packages “Be a Captain once” can be booked per cruise. There is no limit in companions, so you can bring your entire family to share your experience with them.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
Booking the package “Be a Captain once” is possible for persons older than 15 years.
After the 3-hour cruise every participant receives a certificate, a souvenir photo and a ship’s bell.

incl. cruise incl. introduction to the radar
incl. short introduction to navigating
incl. 15 minutes of navigating the MS Admiral Tegetthoff under the captain’s supervision incl. surprise gift
incl. snack incl. certificate and souvenir photo

Cuisine


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Booking information


BOOKING & TICKETS

  BOOKING & TICKETS

BOOKING & TICKETS

Where to buy tickets?

You can purchase tickets at all our ticket offices in Vienna or Wachau Valley. You can also pre-purchase your tickets via the Online Shop and easily print them at home (print@home-ticket).

in person | at all ticket offices in Vienna & Wachau Valley
online-shop | https://ddsg-shop.at
by email | info@ddsg-blue-danube.at
by phone | +43 1 588 80
by fax | +43 1 588 80 – 440

SALES & LANDING PIERS

  SALES & LANDING PIERS

SALES & LANDING PIERS

VIENNA / REICHSBRÜCKE
Headquarter, Landing Pier & Ticket Office
1020 Vienna, Schifffahrtszentrum, Handelskai 265
U1 Vorgartenstraße
VIENNA / SCHWEDENPLATZ
Landing Pier & Ticket Office
1010 Vienna, Shipstation Vienna / City, Franz Josefs Kai 2
U1, U4 Station Schwedenplatz
MARINA WIEN
Landing Pier
1020 Vienna, Handelskai 343
U2 Station Donaumarina

BOARDING

  BOARDING

BOARDING

Boarding starts 30 minutes before departure.

DISCOUNTS

  DISCOUNTS

DISCOUNTS

Children accompanied by their (grand)parents
0 – 5 years free of charge, 6 – 15 years 50 % discount. Prices for theme cruises specificly designed for children are displayed on our webside.
Handicapped people
20 % discount (with handicapped ID), also for 1 accompanying person
Groups
Every 21. person free of charge.

DOGS

  DOGS

DOGS

Dogs are free of charge. Leash and muzzle mandatory! It is not possible to take your dog on cruises with bus transfer!

SMOKEFREE

  SMOKEFREE

SMOKEFREE

The restaurant is a non smoking area. Smoking is possible on the sundeck.

CANCELLATION POLICY

  CANCELLATION POLICY

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellation Policy: Theme Cruises
Bookings of 1 to 19 persons
free – until 2 Weeks prior to departure
50 % – until 48 hours prior to departure
100 % – within 48 hours prior to departure or No-show
Bookings of more than 20 persons
free – until 6 Weeks prior to departure
free – until 2 Weeks prior to departure up to 20 % of the number of passengers booked
50 % – until 48 hours prior to departure
100 % – within 48 hours prior to departure or No-show
Cancellation Policy: Midsummer Cruise in Wachau Valley
free – until 20 Weeks prior to departure
50 % – until 20 Weeks prior to departure
75 % – until 8 Weeks prior to departure
100 % – within 4 Weeks prior to departure or No-Show
Cancellation Policy: New Years Eve Gala & New Years Eve Brunch
free – until 8 Weeks prior to departure
20 % – until 4 Weeks prior to departure
50 % – until 2 Weeks prior to departure
100 % – within 2 Weeks prior to departure or No-Show

PROGRAMM CHANGES

  PROGRAMM CHANGES

PROGRAMM CHANGES

Programmes and schedules are subjects to change in case of unforeseeable events such as high or low water, or delays when passing locks or bridges. Force majeure (high water, ice, etc.) may entail any changes of services. Boats other than announced may be used.

Program changes are possible owing to unforeseen events (e.g. illness of artists).

WHEELCHAIR

  WHEELCHAIR

WHEELCHAIR

Ships accessible for wheelchairs: Ships: MS Admiral Tegetthoff, MS Dürnstein, MS Wachau, MS Vindobona, MS Wien. Wheelchairs have to be announced for all cruises. Please notice that there is no barrier-free access in every station (Tulln, Korneuburg). Electric wheelchair upon request. Unfortunately it is not possible to take cruises with bus transfer included with a wheelchair.

TABLE RESERVATION

  TABLE RESERVATION

TABLE RESERVATION

The booking of a theme cruise includes a table reservation. If you have wishes concering your seating we will attempt the best table for your reservation. We apologize for any inconvenience. Your wish can not be guaranteed and the table arrangement will be done on the day of departure upon entry of the bookings.

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