Water activity

Hamburg: 2-Hour City Cruise to Blankenese

4.5 / 5

19 reviews

Hamburg: 2-Hour City Cruise to Blankenese

From US$ 33.86 per person

Jump onboard a modern passenger ship to discover the skyline of Hamburg. Travel along the picturesque banks of the Elbe and Blankenese. Pass by Köhlbrandbrücke and the Elbphilharmonie.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
German
Audio guide included
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Relax onboard a cruise as you make your way through the harbor of Hamburg
  • Admire at impressive landmarks such as the Elbphilharmonie
  • See the Airbus plant and the container terminals
Full description

Enjoy an unforgettable cruise through the harbor of Hamburg. Explore the industrial side and see the highlights as you make your way to Blankenese. Admire one of the richest and most lavish areas in Hamburg from the boat and spot its impressive architecture. Furthermore, you will see the Airbus plant, where all planes are built, the container terminals and the Elbphilharmonie.

Includes
  • 2-hour port tour
  • Commentary in German
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks (available to purchase)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 18 years old must present either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months. Participants who cannot be vaccinated must present proof of medical complications and a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts. Participants who are under 18 years old must present a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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Date

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Meeting point

Board the boat by the docks at Brücke 1. Please arrive 20 minutes before the activity start time.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Headphones

Know before you go

  • Small dogs are allowed onboard only with a leash and a muzzle
  • An audio app with commentary in English can be downloaded once the tour is booked
  • Please bring your own headphones
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 19 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5

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Good, but certainly not excellent. Good is the long ride on key landmarks along the river. But, if you are a tourist with little knowledge of German (i.e., international traveler), you get stuck with a very limited audio guide. It works using an app the either crashes or does not align with how the boat is moving along the river. This while native speakers enjoy funny jokes form the live guide. To make it worth 30 Euro, you need a better audio app.

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October 23, 2021

Great ride with an entertaining and competent moderator. We saw the harbor with buildings on the banks as far as Blankenese, we were up to the Airbus company and on the way back we made a detour to the container terminal, where we also learned a lot of interesting facts. The only negative thing I have to say was that you specified Landungsbrücke 1 as the meeting point, but the departure was at 9 at the other end. Otherwise a great ride.

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September 27, 2021

We can highly recommend this beautiful trip to Blankenese. Great big ship and great explanations. The 2 hours are worth it.

October 1, 2021

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