Who does not long for distant lands.
the desire to leave the usual shore behind.
To let oneself faithfully go into the “infinite lightness of being”.
As noble and genuine as the Wachau World Heritage Site, which the ship passes through respectfully during the season.
The decks of the MS Austria are lovingly prepared for your little “time out” – away from the usual terrain.
Experienced, competent and friendly. They will fulfill your wishes with pleasure.
“Joie de vivre” is program on board – in the middle of a region of sensual pleasure.
Our offer for you
Enjoy the Cruise through the World Heritage Site aboard the MS Austria, the Queen of the Wachau, from Wednesday till Sunday.
Sensual compositions of River Cruises aboard the MS Austria and culinary delights or regional attractions.
Our winery, with its surrounding vineyards, offers a unique view of the blue tower of Dürnstein.
Mag. Barbara Brandner
CEO of BRANDNER Schiffahrt
There are various parking facilities available in the immediate vicinity of the Danube stations.
You can find a detailed overview here: Arrival and parking
Tickets are available at our ticket stations in Krems, Dürnstein, Spitz and Melk as wekk as directly on board when boarding in Weißenkirchen. If you already have an online ticket, you can use it to board directly.
Our MS Austria departs from Krems at 10:05 am. Boarding is already possible from 09:00. Our ticket office Krems is open from 08:30.
In case of combined tickets (boat trip incl. gastronomic service – e.g. “Culinary River Cruise”) and for
a la carte bookingswe reserve a table for you.
For all other cases you can chooses any seat you like.
Bicycle transport is possible with a valid ticket. (Also in the private bus shuttle on the return trip Spitz – Melk)
- Adult bicycle: € 2,00
- Children’s bike (10-15 years): € 1,00
- Children’s bike (up to 10 years): free of charge
- Bicycle trailer: € 2,00
NEW: Charging stations for e-bikes are on board
BICYCLE RENTAL nextbike
Lower Austria: 918 nextbikes | 201 rental stations | 62 municipalities
The bikes can be rented/returned via app or hotline call. It is possible to return bikes elsewhere then loaned out.
You can find all nextbike locations here: https://www.nextbike.at/de/niederoesterreich/standorte/
Fee € 1,00 per hour | max. daily fee (24h) € 10,00
TIP: Discounts with NÖ.CARD, ÖBB
and VOR annual ticket