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Private Boat Tour in Paris – from 1 to 12 passengers!

Far from huge crowded boats, this private boat tour is a once in a lifetime experience! You will be boarding from Paris Center (location depending on stopping points availability). Firstly you will go right next to the Eiffel Tower, Grand Palais, Pont Alexandre III, Musée d’Orsay the Louvre, then we will go right next to Notre Dame to enjoy a one of a kind experience. Lastly we will turn to go back and relish the Seine, its bridges and monuments from the other side of the river.

You will have your private pilot and guide to answer all the questions you may have about Paris and France.

About the boat:

Unique boat built especially for our company in 2022, our Riverlounge is the perfect boat for a small group tour on the Seine river in Paris.

A large deck with 12 comfortable seats, all the room to move and enjoy the cruise, a large table for your aperitifs, drinks and meals, 9 speakers, a fridge and a full size toilets on board.

You can come with anything you would like to drink and eat on the boat (dishes, cutlery and glasses are not provided), a catering service is available on request.

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Hear From Our Happy Guests

Santa Rosa, California

Axel is the man! The boat tour was extraordinary. We went at 1pm and enjoyed beautiful weather. Worth every penny! It was a great way to see Paris. Book it!

Jackson, Wyoming

Axel’s boat trip is a MUST and I do not say this lightly… A MUST DO activity when you are in Paris. Many Parisians will not ever experience the type of special boat trip my friends and I experienced. Will do this again soon.


Wonderful experience! We already know Paris quite well but nothing matches being on a boat on the river with some wine and food while watching the beautiful sights go by. Axel is calm and knowledgeable and gave us a lot of new insight without being intrusive.(…)

Seattle, Washington

This was by far the next experience we had in Paris. Having been there before it was a unique way to discover the visit. Axel and Eduard were fantastic, very hospitable and fun. Highly recommend this activity for anyone ( including kids) visiting Paris.

Who are we?

Boat in Paris’s proud background started a few years ago when Axel bought his first boat. Realizing that there was not a single place to rent boats in Paris, he decided to invest in one and to make it available for locals to rent. Demand grew quickly, but many locals and tourists didn’t have the specific licence to operate boats on French Inland Waters, so the boat had to be certified as a passenger boat to make a commercial use of it with a captain (note: this proved to be an administrative headache!).

Now with the correct certifications, he was able to have guests on the boat and quickly gained a reputation as being the only small boat cruising Paris, delivering an amazing travel experience for tourists and locals. The first boat was replaced by a brand new one in 2019, and the fleet now keeps growing to make tours with very small groups. Other pilots joined the team in 2020, handpicked due to their enthusiasm for Paris. We always want to keep things small and simple, away from the huge crowed boats and closer to our passengers, sharing stories and laughs with everyone while bringing the most personalized experience there is on the river. The company keeps growing on a human-scale as we feel that private experiences are more exciting than mass tourism operations, making the quality of our tours a guarantee.