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Hamburg: River Elbe Small Group Cruise by Sailing Yacht

Product ID: 151787
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Climb aboard a 13-meter yacht and sail along the River Elbe in Hamburg. Travel with the wind in a small group of no more than 11 people on a private or group sailing experience, available as a half-day, full-day or sunset option.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English, German
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Experience the maritime culture of the River Elbe
  • See the sights from on board a 13-meter sailing yacht
  • Travel with the wind to the border of Schleswig-Holstein
Full description
Experience Hamburg from a different perspective on a guided sailing trip by 13-meter yacht. See the large dry docks and container ships in the port area as you head towards Övelgönne. Marvel at the monumental glacial rock of Der Alte Schwede along the way.

Pass the Teufelsbrück (Devil's Bridge) area at the mouth of the Flottbek stream and admire the Airbus factory in Mühlenberger Loch. See the pretty district of Blankenese with its amazing Treppenviertel area of winding alleys and old mansions facing the magnificent beaches of Schweinesand.

Travel with the wind and sail towards Wedel and along the Falkensteiner Ufer riverbank to arrive at the Willkom-Höft welcoming station. Head for the state border of Schleswig-Holstein before making your way back to Hamburg to end at the marina.
  • Sightseeing sailing trip
  • Small group or private activity
  • Professional skipper and guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
What’s Not Included
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at City Sporthafen Hamburg, Vorsetzen 1, 20459 Hamburg. It is best to arrive by public transport and get off at the Baumwall U-Bahn station. Alternatively, you can travel by car to Vorsetzen 1, 20459 Hamburg. The Red Lightship (Das Rote Feuerschiff) is located at the docks. Walk along the pier, and then go to the right, following the narrow curve around the bow of The Red Lightship. Follow the floating pontoon in the direction of the Elbphilharmonie concert hall. The sailing yacht is the 2nd to last boat on the left-hand side.

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Important information
Know before you go
• The guide may need to use the engine in calm conditions or if there is too much wind so that the trip can be completed within the fixed time frame
• This is a small group activity of 1 to 11 people. Most trips are in groups of no more than 9 people
• Children aged 0 to 6 years old are welcome to take part if accompanied by their parents. Guests aged 14 to 18 can take part with signed authorization from a parent or guardian
• Bring waterproof clothing, clean shoes with light soles, and a hat and sunglasses, depending on the weather. Wear trousers that don't have any rivets (jeans with rivets on seat pockets are not suitable)
• The sailing trip will not take place in the event of thunderstorms, strong winds or other force majeure. The trip may also be interrupted or terminated in the event of thunderstorms or stormy weather. Otherwise, the sailing trip will take place in all weather conditions
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Product ID: 151787