Day Cruises on Göta Canal with M/S Kung Sverker from Motala


Day Cruises on Göta Canal with M/S Kung Sverker

With M/S Kung Sverker, you will experience a guided tour along the most beautiful part of the canal. During the trip, which takes 5 hours we pass 12 locks and the steepest lock combination steepest lock combination throughout the whole canal system.

We will pass historical landmarks such as the Grave of Baltzar von Platen, Motala Ström, Charlottenborg castle and the old Motala Verkstad factory area.

After the amazing five interconnected locks in Borenshult at a height difference of over 15 metres, we take a ride on Lake Boren to Borensberg, where we´ll stop a while before turning back.

Daily tours 
12/6 - 21/8 2021

Motala - Borensberg - Motala

Dep. Motala harbour 10.30
Arr.  Borensberg       12.30
Dep. Borensberg       13.10
Arr.  Motala harbour  15.30

Prawn cruise on Lake Vättern with live music

Fridays in jun-aug 2021

Dep. Motala 19.00
Arr.  Motala 22.00

Price: SEK 600
The price includes the boat ride and as many prawns as you can eat.

Our troubadour serenades us throughout the delicious meal, and on the way home there´s usually a sing-along.

If the weather is too windy, we cruise on the Göta Canal instead.


Price information

Price 2021
Day cruise:

Round trip SEK 550
One way SEK  500

Children 0-6 free, 6-12 in parent´s company, half price

Lunch SEK 200

Schrimp cruise jun-aug
Price: SEK 600 (incl. trip and food)

Minimum 20 passengers.  

All trips pre-booking. +46 70 626 02 49

Public transportation


Number of passengers: 75 Fully licensed restaurant. Our ship's kitchen is known for its good food. All food is being prepared onboard.  In the restaurant, which seats 60 guests, you can enjoy a delicious lunch or just a coffee.
The ship was built in 1907 as a tug of Paul Wahl o Co in Finland. She was converted to a passenger boat in 1974 and  has operated the canal since 1989.


  • Fully-licensed restaurant