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  1. Germany
  2. Berlin
  3. Spree River

Berlin: Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour by Bus and Boat

Product ID: 19993
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Explore Berlin by bus, before taking in the city's sights with a riverboat tour on the Spree.
About this activity
Duration: 1 day
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Explore Germany's capital and discover the stunning sights with a city tour on an open-top double-decker bus.
  • Take in the city's highlights with a boat tour along the River Spree
  • Enjoy live commentary on the bus, in both German and English
Full description
This city tour through Berlin, which you can enjoy from an open-top double-decker bus in summer, starts with the first bus leaving daily at 09:30 on a two-hour loop through the city. Jump on at the time and stop of your choice. Your day ticket allows you to tour the city all day, getting on and off at as many stops along the route as you'd like.

During your journey, enjoy live commentary in German and English.

The stops:
01 - Kurfürstendamm 231 (in front of Karstadt, a large German department store)
02 - KaDeWe (main entrance)
03 - Lützowplatz
04 - Philharmonic / Kulturforum
05 - Potsdamer Platz (at Kollhoff-Tower)
06 - Linkstraße
07 - Topography of Terror
08 - Checkpoint Charlie (Zimmerstraße / Friedrichstraße)
09 - Gendarmenmarkt (Markgrafenstraße / Taubenstraße)
10 - Nikolaiviertel
11 - Alexanderplatz, Neptunbrunnen (the Neptune Fountain)
12 - Karl-Liebknecht-Straße (in front of the Aquadom, Museum Island / Lustgarten - to the boat)
13 - Humboldt University
14 - Unter den Linden 36 / Friedrichstraße
15 - Unter den Linden 74, Madame Tussauds Berlin

To take in the city's highlights from a different perspective, this tour also includes a boat trip on the River Spree. At Hop-On Hop-Off stop 12 (Karl-Liebknecht-Straße), disembark from the bus, and climb aboard a boat. From here, continue your tour on water. Once on board, you can listen to commentary in German.
  • 1 day ticket for a city tour by bus
  • 1 boat ticket

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

You can start your Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour at any of the stops mentioned.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
Between 01.04 and 31.04, busses run at least every 15 minutes until 19:00.

Between 01.11 and 31.03, the last bus departs at around 15:00. The tour ends at approximately 17:00. On Saturdays, busses run every 15 - 20 minutes, or every 20 - 30 minutes during the week.

The boat tour runs from 01.04 to 31.10, and takes approximately one hour. The boat departs between 11:00 and 17:00 daily, in 30-minute intervals. From 24.10.2016, the boat will only run between 11:00 and 16:00, in 30-minute intervals.

If the boat tour is not possible due to restrictive weather restrictions (for example, ice), the cost of your ticket will be reimbursed.

Once aboard the boat, live commentary is only available in German.
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Tempelhofer Sightseeing

Product ID: 19993