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The Greif steamboat is the oldest and only passenger ship in Switzerland fired with coal. It operates on Lake Greifensee, the second largest lake of the canton of Zurich.
Sunday round trips and individual cruises
The Greif steamboat offers public round trips on Sundays and holidays between end of April to mid-October. It may also be booked for individual cruises during the week (e.g. for birthdays, family celebrations, company events).
The Greif steamboat offers space for a maximum of 24 people (no toilets available).
Please find further information, contact and reservation forms on the website
The Greif steamboat was especially built for Lake Greifensee by Escher Wyss & Cie. in Zurich in 1895. It has been restored in the years 1986-1988 according to the original plans and has been equipped with the original steam engine. It is owned by the Foundation for the Operation of the Greif Steamboat and is operated by employees of the foundation.