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  2. Hamburg
  3. Hamburg Port

Hamburg: 1-Hour Harbor Cruise

Product ID: 41367
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Enjoy an exciting 1-hour harbor cruise and explore the city of Hamburg from the water. Learn interesting facts about Hamburg as you cruise past the Speicherstadt, HafenCity, the numerous bridges over the Elbe River, and the busy container terminals.
About this activity
Duration 1 hour
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
German, English
Audio guide/headphones
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover HafenCity with the Elbe Philharmonic Hall
  • Admire the famous Blohm + Voss shipyard
  • Discover the Fish Market and the Harbor Museum Oevelgönne
  • See the busy container terminals
  • Explore the interesting cruise terminals in Altona and HafenCity
  • Cruise through the historical Speicherstadt (warehouse district)
  • Discover interesting facts about the sights in Hamburg
Full description
A visit to Hamburg without a tour through the harbor is almost unthinkable. No other city in Europe has more bridges than Hamburg, not even Venice. Approximately 2,400 structures cross over the waterways, canals, and harbor basin.

Climb aboard the boat and explore the various attractions in the city, depending on the tide and the time of day. Admire the historical Speicherstadt (warehouse district) with its narrow waterways, the modern HafenCity, the numerous bridges over the Elbe River, busy locks and container terminals, the large Blohm and Voss shipyard, the Köhlbrand Bridge, and much more.

Along the way, learn interesting facts about the city and its history as well as the incoming and outgoing ships. Simply sit back and enjoy the fantastic views from the water.
Includes
  • 1-hour harbor cruise
  • Live commentary in German
  • VAT
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks (available to purchase onboard)
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
Important information
Know before you go
Each day, the barges and passenger ships depart about once an hour between 11:00 and 15:00 from the St. Pauli Landing Stages, at Bridge 2 or at Bridge 6.

Tours of the Speicherstadt (warehouse district) are subject to water level. It is not possible to cruise through the narrow waterways when the water is at a high or low level. The tour operator will let you know when the water level will be ideal.

You need a smartphone to use the English audio guides. The free version of the app is available from the App Store and Google Play.

This tour is suitable for wheelchair-bound participants.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.5 / 5
based on 624 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.3/5
Organization
4.3/5
Value for money
4.3/5
Safety
4.6/5

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