Practical questions

Yes. At any age, children are accepted on board under the responsibility of the adults accompanying them. We ask the children to stay in the cabin and on the aft deck of the boat. Children under the age of 14 are not allowed to travel in the front of the boat. Life jackets are at your disposal if you wish for more safety.

To get on board you have to go down 2 stairs. The boarding of the passengers is done with the assistance of the skipper who is there to facilitate your boarding.


Seine Privée has taken out professional civil liability insurance for its personal transport activity with the Helvetia insurance company, which is specialized inter alia in inland waterway transport.

It is true that the Seine is not always a long quiet river! However, our boat weighs 12 tons and it is the best guarantee to ensure a good stability and a great comfort to our passengers.

Our boat has a heated interior cabin that will accommodate all passengers if the weather gets bad. From the cabin you can admire the buildings of Paris thanks to wide openings and a transparent roof.

If the weather conditions are very bad, you have the possibility to cancel your cruise at least 72 hours in advance or postpone it 24 hours before the boarding time without any charge.

Our “best of” cruise lasts 3 hours. This is the ideal time to go around Paris and discover all the historical monuments.

You wish a shorter or longer cruise, do not hesitate to contact us, we are there to organize with you the cruise which will seduce you.

Along the water, the skipper will tell you the historical secrets of Paris or remain discreet if you prefer to contemplate the landscape in silence.

During the cruise, a musical background is proposed to the guests. You want to listen to your favorite songs, connect your mobile or tablet to the boat’s music system.

The skipper has a long sailing experience and has all the passenger transport qualifications on the Seine : Inland waterway permit, first aid certificate PSC1, Special Passenger Certificate.

The boat also has all the necessary approvals, OCENI expertise, navigation title n° 00420PA issued by the DRIEA in charge of the safety of inland waterway passenger transport (Direction Régionale et Interdépartementale de l’Equipement et de l’Aménagement d’Ile de France depending on the Ministry of the Environment, Energy and the Sea).