The Caprice II is part of the most beautiful means of transport in Switzerland. It is the historic boat of the Vallée de Joux according to Swiss heritage, cruising on the local lake from June to September for 44 years now. This charming 40-seater boat let its passengers discover the beauties of the Lac de Joux shores, either by its regular cruises, or by privatizing the boat for groups.

Cruises

The starting point for the Caprice II is wharf the village of Pont, located at 100 meters of the CFF railway station. There are parking spaces available near the landing stage. After a stop at Le Rocheray, the Caprice II continues on to Les Bioux, for an optional stop depending on the weather conditions and the level of the lake, before returning to Le Pont.

Regular service timetable

June & September

Each Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays

Departure from Le Pont15h30
Arrival at Rocheray16h00
Departure from Le Rocheray16h20
Arrival at Les Bioux (Weather and lake level permitting)
Optional stop
16h30
Departure from Les Bioux16h35
Arrival at Le Pont17h00
Services are suspended in the event of very bad weather. No reservations possible on regular services.

July & August

Every day

Departure from Le Pont15h30
Arrival at Rocheray16h00
Departure from Le Rocheray16h20
Arrival at Les Bioux (Weather and lake level permitting)
Optional stop
16h30
Departure from Les Bioux16h35
Arrival at Le Pont17h00
Services are suspended in the event of very bad weather. No reservations possible on regular services.

Every Saturday & Sunday in July & August

Lower Lake Tour – Le Pont / Roche fendue / L’Abbaye / Le Pont

Departure from Le Pont10h30
Arrival at Le Pont11h30
Services are suspended in the event of very bad weather. No reservations possible on regular services.

Prices

AdultsChildrens
6-16
Le Pont-Le Rocheray6 .−3 .−
Le Pont-Les Bioux 8 .−4 .−
Le Rocheray-Les Bioux2 .−1 .−
Les Bioux-Le Pont5 .−3 .−
Complete Lake Tour12 .−6 .−
Lower Lake Tour10 .−5 .−

Children up to 6 years old are transported free of charge.

Holders of the Vallpass are transported free of charge. The CFF half fare and GA Travelcard are not accepted.

No reservations possible on regular services.

All prices are in CHF and payment is made in cash only on the boat. A BCV ATM is located at the CFF railway station, 100 meters from the landing stage of Le Pont.

Private trips

The Caprice II offers private on-demand cruises for groups. Why not take advantage of this famous boat for your school trips, friends & family gatherings or organize an unforgettable corporate event? Below some cruise possibilities we are offering. Don’t hesitate to contact us for other options. A catering service is available on request, in collaboration with the Hôtel de la Truite (+41 21 841 17 71).

AdultsSchool classes

Complete Lake Tour
Le Pont / Le Rocheray / Les Bioux / Le Pont (without stop)
(Duration 1 hour)
200 .−130 .−
Le Pont-Le Rocheray or Le Rocheray-Le Pont
(Duration 30 minutes)
150 .−100 .−
Le Pont-Les Bioux or Les Bioux-Le Pont
(Duration 25 minutes)
130 .−100 .−

All prices are in CHF and payment is made in cash only on the boat

Reservations for your private trips for 2021:

Epicerie – Magasin d’alimentation
Le Petit Marché
Sur-les-Quais 3
1342 Le Pont
Phone : +41 21 841 12 03
Email : lepetitmarche@bluewin.ch

Contact

Le Caprice II
Débarcadère
1342 Le Pont

Phone: +41 21 841 12 03
Email: lepetitmarche@bluewin.ch
Captains phone: +41 79 214 62 83