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2-Hour Harbor Cruise in Hamburg with Live Commentary in German

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Embark on a 2-hour comprehensive cruise through Hamburg's historic port, navigate iconic landmarks, and enjoy live commentary from seasoned captains!


  • Navigate the heart of Hamburg with this 2-hour harbor boat tour, showcasing major sights in the Port of Hamburg, including the Elbphilharmonie, and the Port Waltershof.

  • Guided by experienced captains, immerse yourself in live on-board commentary as you sail past architectural gems and active shipyards.

  • Marvel at the architectural intrigue of the Warehouse District, and feel the pulse of the port at the Waltershof, home to giant container ships.

  • See the Harbor City, the Elbphilharmonie concert hall, and admire the grandeur of the St. Pauli Landing Bridges.

  • Did you know? Hamburg port is Germany's Gateway to the World and among the world's busiest ports, housing 9 million containers annually!


  • 2-hour harbor cruise

  • Live commentary in German

  • Captain & barge guides

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 5 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.


3 reviews
Eric Milkereit



Dec, 2023

Easy ticketing and really enjoyable cruise. Easy to take pictures and really cool to get so close to the enormous shipping containers.
robert schmude



Dec, 2023

Everything was explained very well. Captain was funny.
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Apr, 2024

A nautical adventure through time & tide

Embark on a riveting 2-hour journey with the Hamburg Harbor boat tour, commencing at the historic St. Pauli Landing Bridges. As you cruise past the breathtaking Warehouse District, marvel at its unique architecture, a testament to the port's rich 830-year-old history. Journey deeper into the Harbor City, and catch sight of the Elbphilharmonie, one of the world's largest and acoustically advanced concert halls. As the tour progresses, bypass the sophisticated locks and canals system, a marvel that keeps this 'Germany's Gateway to the World' functioning smoothly. Admire the shipyards and bustling container terminals, handling an astounding 9 million containers yearly.

Experience Hamburg's heartbeat

As you reach Port Waltershof, notice the gargantuan container ships dotting the landscape. On your return journey, experience the port’s edge via Övelgönne, a charming beachfront neighborhood. The comprehensive narration by seasoned captains and barge guides, who've been at the helm since 1973, will leave you enriched with fascinating insights about this active port.

Important Information

  • It’s recommended to wear weather-appropriate clothing.

  • The following are allowed: guide dogs, pets, and photography.


  • This experience is not suitable for wheelchair users.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please arrive at the boarding point 15 mins before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the boarding point.

Boarding Point

  • Board your cruise at Landungsbrücken Brücke 3.

  • Address: 20359 Hamburg, Germany.

  • Landmark: Please proceed directly to the pier 3 and the company "Kapitän Prüsse" to reach the correct boat.

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