Water activity

Hamburg: Evening Lights Cruise

Hamburg: Evening Lights Cruise

From $24.22 per person

See the highlights of Hamburg’s harbors old and new on a evening cruise around the Speicherstadt and container terminals. After sundown, see Hamburg’s dreamy city silhouette and twinkling lights from the waters.

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Free cancellation
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Duration options: 1 - 2 hours
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Live tour guide
German
Highlights
  • Enjoy a dreamy evening cruise through the illuminated Speicherstadt and Hamburg port
  • Gain unforgettable views of the city skyline from the water
  • Take a look at Hamburg’s famous highlights accompanied by guided commentary
  • Marvel at the illuminated ocean liners and container cranes, and even take a peek at the Elbphilharmonie
Full description
Hop aboard a city cruise to see Hamburg’s Speicherstadt and harbor twinkle in the evening light. Enjoy the city silhouette as you navigate the city’s canals and the Elbe. Your onboard guide will be on-hand to point out all its hidden nooks and crannies. Get to know Hamburg’s historical warehouse district located within the old port. Find out how Hamburg became such a powerful harbor city in times gone by as you cruise. Contrast the old city with the new port and container terminals as they’re all lit up at night. Even glimpse the Elbphilharmonie as an added bonus for your evening jaunt around Hamburg’s waters.
Includes
  • Live tour guide
  • Transport for activity duration: Sightseeing cruise
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users

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    Traveler requirements
    • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
    • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
    Meeting point

    St. Pauli Piers, Bridge 1. Please meet at the tour operator's, Rainer Abicht, sales pavilion on the promenade, not at the water's edge.

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    Overall rating

    4.4 / 5

    based on 4175 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.4/5
    • Transportation
      4.3/5
    • Value for money
      4.2/5
    • Safety
      4.6/5
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    It was a bit difficult to find the right meeting place and the small boat that we had booked on wasn’t running due to high water levels. We were lucky that another larger paddle wheeler was accepting our tickets . The tour was all in German which we knew ahead of time but it was not the route we had bought tickets for. So instead of the canal we got the the shipping port . It was a good evening activity but not what we expected.

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    March 15, 2020

    I got there quite early so I could get some food and drink at a restaurant before boarding. You can check at the kiosk the exact departure time and dock that it leaves from. The boat actually comes in about 1 hour before it departs so you can board early and get a good seat and a beer. The tour is very lovely with views of the old and new harbour. Even though I understand little German intuitively you can get a sense of what is being said and the host is quite funny! Would definitely recommend.

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    November 26, 2019

    We were in Hamburg for work with a client. This Illumination tour that we booked through Get Your Guide was to close our few days work and was a lovely experience. The tour is well organised, a good length and lots of interesting local information shared by the guide. The booking experience in Get Your Guide was very intuitive, easy, fast and efficient. Great online travel service.

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    November 13, 2019

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    Product ID: 63724

    VA ID: 397244