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1.5-Hour Sunset River Cruise on a Historical Boat in Gdansk

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    Experience a stunning sunset on a Galar boat replica on this 1.5-hour cruise. Explore the Gdansk shipyard and the Old Town's vibrant buildings!


    • Enjoy a scenic cruise on the Motława River and admire the charming Old Town along the waterfront with a bilingual guide.

    • Set sail from the Gdansk Shipyard, one of the largest in Europe, on a 12-seater replica of the historic Galar boat.

    • Witness the sun melt into the sea with the city's famous port cranes in the background. Spot the massive 15th-century wooden derrick on the Long Quay.

    • Learn about Gdansk's rich maritime and cultural heritage as you pass by the new buildings on the islands of Ołowianka and Granary.

    • Fun Fact: Due to a massive number of amber stones washing up on the beaches of Gdansk, the city is often termed the amber capital of the Baltic region.


    • 1.5-hr sunset cruise on Motława River

    • English and Polish-speaking guide

    • Blanket

    • Life jacket

    • Bottled water

    Cancellation policy

    These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

    Gdansk is the principal seaport of Poland on the coast of the Baltic Sea. Gliding through the shipyard towards Old Town during the golden hour is an ideal way to soak in the sights of this city.

    Explore Gdansk Shipyard

    Discover the Gdansk shipyard that was inaccessible to visitors for over 170 years. Built on the site of former German shipyards, the Gdansk shipyard was once the workplace of about 18,000 people. Get the opportunity to see port cranes, the quay of the Port of Gdansk, and specialized ships up close.

    Ride on a Traditional Galar Boat

    Embark on an intimate cruise aboard the replica of the 18th-century Polish boat, Galar. Enjoy the English and Polish-speaking guide's personalized attention as you explore Gdansk from the waters of the Motlawa River and reach places inaccessible to larger vessels.

    Discover Gdansk from Water at Sunset

    Admire Gdansk in the sunset glow from the water and learn about the rich past of its monuments from your guide. Unwind as you sail along the Motława River, passing by the Old Town. See the grounds of a former Teutonic castle that the people of Gdansk dismantled, disobeying the Teutonic Order. Catch sight of the Long Embankment with grand water gates leading into the city. See the charming facades of Flemish-style tenement houses with gabled roofs. Discover monuments and new buildings on the banks of Ołowianka and the Granary Islands.

    Important Information

    • You may bring your own food and drinks during the cruise.

    • It is allowed to consume alcohol on board the boat with the consent of the helmsman.

    • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessibility, Pram/Stroller Accessibility.

    • Bring along your passport, a hat, jacket, and sweatshirt.

    • Calm pets are allowed on board. A muzzle is required for dogs. The owner is fully responsible for any damage caused by the pet.

    • Cruise participants under the age of 18 are required to wear life jackets.

    • Children and school youth up to the age of 18 must be under the care of a parent or guardian.


    • This tour can accommodate a maximum of 12 people in 1 group.

    • Large items of luggage are not allowed on this tour.

    • Note that smoking tobacco and other intoxicants is not allowed during this experience.


    The timings of the cruise are subject to change. Please check the calendar to see the timings on your intended day of visit.

    • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

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

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

    Boarding Point

    • Board your cruise at Galar Gdański - Tourist Cruises

    • Address: ul. Dokowa 1, 80-863 Gdańsk, Poland (Imperial Shipyard).

    • The marina is located in the former Gdask shipyard, industrial area, next to a large white tent in the shape of a hemisphere, next to red containers and next to the Yard Cafe bar.

    Get Directions to the Boarding Point

    Getting There

    By Bus

    • The closest bus stop is Rybaki Górne 02. It is a quick 6-minute walk to the boarding point.

    • Board buses #106, or #166 to get you there.

    By Tram

    • The closest tram stop is Plac Solidarności 01. It is a 13-minute walk to the boarding point.

    • Board trams #3, #7. #8, #10 to get you there.

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