Water activity

Hamburg: Harbor Cruise

Hamburg: Harbor Cruise

From $1,155.58 per group up to 40

Enjoy an exciting harbor cruise and explore the city of Hamburg from the water. Learn interesting facts as you cruise past the Speicherstadt, HafenCity, the numerous bridges over the Elbe River, and the busy container terminals.

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Duration options: 1 - 2 hours
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Live tour guide
German, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, English, French, Italian, Japanese
Optional audio guide
Private group available


  • Live tour guide
  • Transport for activity duration: Sightseeing cruise
    • Learn about one of the largest ports in Europe
    • Pass through locks and travel right into the heart of the harbor
    • Enjoy Hamburg's skyline from the water during the day
    Full description
    Explore one of the biggest and most significant ports in the world by boat. Lean back and enjoy the view of the passing landscape as you learn about the fascinating stories of Hamburg and its historic port. If the water levels allow it, you’ll go through the picturesque warehouse district or Speicherstadt, which is a recognized UNESCO world heritage site. Admire its narrow waterways and intricate canals. Discover the modern HafenCity quarter, a growing center of novel architecture and public spaces on the River Elbe. Sail past the Cruise Center, a modern terminal, and see Hamburg busy's container terminals and locks, Along the journey, hear entertaining stories and interesting facts about the city, its port, and the amazing number of incoming and outgoing vessels every day. Learn all about the importance of this bustling port, not just for the city of Hamburg but for the entire world's trade. Experience this gateway to the world up-close onboard a ship.

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    Meeting point

    Landungsbrücken between bridges 5 and 6. Meet at a little building with a Fischbrötchen sign on it, by a parking place just before the old Elbe Tunnel.

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • The route is dependent on water levels. It is not possible to cruise through narrow waterways when the water levels are too high or low.
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 / 5

    based on 3483 reviews

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    amazing tour guide

    We booked this private harbour tour for a company Event. Everything worked out great. Meeting point was close to the boat. We could take drinks from the kiosk to the boat. Our Tour guide Angela is a true Rockstar Tour Guide! Hamburg Charme, informative and entertaining. Everyone loved the boat trip and had a really good time. Thank you!!!

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    January 14, 2019


    July 24, 2020

    Great tour, although it would be great to have an English-speaking tour guide or at least get headphones to be able to listen to their English online-guide.

    June 17, 2020

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    Product ID: 183956

    VA ID: 397247