About Us

Family Timeline

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1865

Great-grandfather runs a freight trading company

1888

Expansion of the company for excursionists with horse-drawn carriages and so-called breaks for up to 20 persons

1919

Motorization of driving operation and founding of the travel agency "Reisebureaux Bucher & Co." in the 5-Star Hotel National

1927

Grandfather Josef Bucher acquires a modern ship with 60 seats, the *MS LUCERNA* for distinguished guests.

1947

Thanks to the good relations with foreign countries - especially to England - the company continued its operation after the Second World War. The business is being expanded with new ships that meet the rapidly changing requirements.

Aktuell

Today the company with its powerful fleet is operated and managed by the 3rd generation. Day tripers, excursionists, wedding parties, jubilees and companies are among our guests and experience unforgettable trips on the unique Lake Lucerne.

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Services

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Boat excursions

Company events, group tours, cocktail ride, the swimming meeting room, representative press conferences, company trips, wedding or family celebrations, birthday celebrations, transfer trips, sightseeing tours, day trips with mountain or museums visits or simply a trip by boat to a restaurant by the lake.

We are happy to organize mountain excursions for groups of 20 or more.

We also take care of the culinary part of your boat trip (from the snack to the 5-star meal). Of course, you are free to organize your own catering.

You define the route and time of this unique boat excursion.

Ships

  • <h2>MS-Taras</h2><h3>96 Seats / 80 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Taras</h2><h3>96 Seats / 80 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Taras</h2><h3>96 Seats / 80 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Taras</h2><h3>96 Seats / 80 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Taras</h2><h3>96 Seats / 80 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Boreas</h2><h3>56 Seats / 40 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Boreas</h2><h3>56 Seats / 40 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Boreas</h2><h3>56 Seats / 40 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Boreas</h2><h3>56 Seats / 40 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Boreas</h2><h3>56 Seats / 40 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Stanserhorn</h2><h3>56 Seats / 42 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Stanserhorn</h2><h3>56 Seats / 42 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Stanserhorn</h2><h3>56 Seats / 42 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Stanserhorn</h2><h3>56 Seats / 42 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Stanserhorn</h2><h3>56 Seats / 42 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Pegasus</h2><h3>60 Seats / 50 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Pegasus</h2><h3>60 Seats / 50 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Pegasus</h2><h3>60 Seats / 50 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Triton</h2><h3>40 Seats / 36 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Triton</h2><h3>40 Seats / 36 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Triton</h2><h3>40 Seats / 36 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>MS-Triton</h2><h3>40 Seats / 36 Upper Deck Seats<br>Connection for MP3, iPod and Radio | Microphone over speakers in- and outside | WC | Board Bar | Fridge / 230V</h3>
  • <h2>Galibu</h2><h3>11 Persons<br>Radio | Radar | Fridge</h3>
  • <h2>Galibu</h2><h3>11 Persons<br>Radio | Radar | Fridge</h3>
  • <h2>Galibu</h2><h3>11 Persons<br>Radio | Radar | Fridge</h3>
  • <h2>Galibu</h2><h3>11 Persons<br>Radio | Radar | Fridge</h3>
  • <h2>Silas</h2><h3>Boat School Ship / Cat. A / 7 Persons<br>Radio | Radar</h3>
  • <h2>Silas</h2><h3>Boat School Ship / Cat. A / 7 Persons<br>Radio | Radar</h3>
  • <h2>Silas</h2><h3>Boat School Ship / Cat. A / 7 Persons<br>Radio | Radar</h3>

Locations

Pier «A» Office
Pier «B» Palace
Pier «C» KKL

Routes

Range

with an average speed of 15 km/h departing Lucerne

Images

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Contacts

Contact Addresses

Coordination Point at the lake
Luzernerhof-Steg Ph +41 41 410 20 55 | Fax +41 41 410 42 22
Daily from 08:00 hours info@charles-bucher.ch
Administration
Haldenstrasse 11 | 6006 Lucerne Ph +41 41 410 17 37 | Fax +41 41 410 42 27
Monday till Friday info@charles-bucher.ch
08:30 - 12:00 hours
14:00 - 17:00 hours
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Seefahrten AG

Haldenstrasse 11 | CH-6006 Luzern | P +41 41 410 20 55 | F +41 41 410 42 22

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Boat School

Category A

Learn the fascination of driving a ship with us.

On our school ship "SILAS" you can accomplish the category A boat test with our experienced captains. Please contact us for further information.