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Hamburg: Urban Jungle Travestie Show at Pulverfass Cabaret

1. Hamburg: Urban Jungle Travestie Show at Pulverfass Cabaret

For four decades, the Pulverfass Cabaret has been entertaining guests from near and far with its colorful and fast-paced drag shows. Travel from Hamburg's past into the future, more precisely into the year 2073, the year that Pulverfass Cabaret turns 100 years old. Witness as in the future the weather changes and things become hot and wild. Watch in awe as the plants conquer the cities and the people in these tropical urban jungles go back to their roots and their original connection with nature. The Pulverfass presents a gripping show in which things get hot even without global warming. In this show we dance under palm trees, show acrobatics on lianas, fulfill dreams with live singing, and take you into the wilderness of tomorrow with imaginative costumes. Look forward to Pulverfass' steamiest travesty and queer variety show yet.

Hamburg: Walking Craft Beer Tour in the St. Pauli District

2. Hamburg: Walking Craft Beer Tour in the St. Pauli District

Explore the beer-scene in Hamburg's St. Pauli district on a guided walking tour. Sample 6 tasty beers along the way. Discuss Hamburg's facinating history with your local guide. Meet your guide at the activity provider's centrally-located office and begin your walking adventure in the city that was once known as the brewery of the Hanseatic League. Find out how beer culture has evolved over time in this vibrant district. Head to hot craft beer spots like industrial brick ÜberQuell brewery and quaint old beer pubs like Musikbar Eldorado. Delight your taste buds with a range of refreshing beer samples along the way.

Hamburg: Panoramic Streetkart Tour

3. Hamburg: Panoramic Streetkart Tour

After meeting with your group, you will receive a detailed and professional briefing on the functions of the karts, before starting your fun tour. You will set off from the south of Hamburg in the municipality Seevetal, driving in the direction of the Hamburger Hafen. The Köhlbrandbrücke takes you to the harbor, and after a short break you will turn off towards Elbuferstrasse, where you will be able to really accelerate your vehicle. The trip on the Elbe dike is extremely scenic, and will also provide you with some time for great photos. You can look forward to an exciting and fast-paced tour, which can be adjusted depending on weather or traffic conditions. Your tour will be discussed and agreed with the participants, allowing you to form the best tour according to your group's desires.

Hamburg: Party Harbor Cruise with Olivia Jones

4. Hamburg: Party Harbor Cruise with Olivia Jones

The port of Hamburg is one of the city's most-visited sights; the best views of the Hanseatic city can definitely be experienced from the water. However, if an ordinary harbor tour proves too boring for you, then fear not: there is an alternative. Climb aboard Olivia Ahoi! and experience a party tour with Olivia Jones. Onboard one of the traditional shipping company Abicht's boats, enjoy music, dance and sing along. Keep warm and content with a little taste of Landratten-Likör (an alcoholic spirit for those without sea legs!) served by Olivia and her family and learn more about the port of Hamburg en route. At the end of the 75-minute tour, snap some photos with your hosts. Disembark from the Landungsbrücken then continue the party on land at the Olivia Jones Bar.

Hamburg: Treasure Hunt Game through HafenCity

5. Hamburg: Treasure Hunt Game through HafenCity

Pass by top sights in Hamburg's hip HafenCity district on this treasure hunt game. Get a backpack filled with mysterious riddles and clues to solve. Uncover hidden facts about Hamburg and HafenCity in an exciting way.  Meet your host who will explain the backpack and its contents to you. Make your way through the HafenCity district by answering riddles and using your adventure book that will assist you if you get stuck on any of the riddles.  Complete puzzles as you pass by landmarks like the uniquely-shaped Marco Polo Tower, the Elbphilharmonie with its wave-like ceiling, and the red-brick Maritime Museum. Take a stroll long the popular promenade "Kaiserkai." Return to the meeting point at the end of the game. 

Hamburg: Private Pub Crawl Tour

6. Hamburg: Private Pub Crawl Tour

Discover the diverse and vibrant nightlife scene of Hamburg on a 4-hour private tour. Enjoy an exciting pub crawl with a friendly guide, and taste some refreshing drinks. Start the tour with a welcome shot before continuing your own private pub crawl tour. You will head towards the four hippest hotspots of the city without the stress of waiting in line. Meet your fellow travelers and play party games to break the ice. Enjoy free shots at various bars, clubs, and even a few along the way. See the hippest locations of Hamburg and gain exclusive entry to high spirits and great music. Whether a birthday party, bachelor or bachelorette party or a work outing, this private pub crawl tour of Hamburg promises an unforgettable experience. 

Hamburg: Elbphilharmonie and St. Pauli Combo Tour

7. Hamburg: Elbphilharmonie and St. Pauli Combo Tour

Your tour will begin with your exploration of the newest landmark of Hamburg, the impressive Elbphilharmonie. Your tour guide will explain the specifications of the building to you, as you are drawn under the magic spell of this monument. The tour includes free access to the plaza, as well as a magnificent view over the city and its harbor. You will be amazed by the stories and the knowledge surrounding this unique building as told by your certified tour guide. After the guide has finished the tour, you can spend spare time on the plaza before your next walk starts. You will take the subway U3 towards St. Pauli, where you will meet your motivated and good-humored guide for the evening stage of your tour. The Reeperbahn will slowly wake up, and you will be able to listen to insider-stories about the milieu of St. Pauli's everyday life and history. In order to provide you an even more special experience, you guide will take you to the cult local bar "Zur Ritze". You will be immersed in the authentic atmosphere of the famous boxing cellar, and indulge in some liquor to round up the tour, which could just be the start of a legendary club night in St. Pauli.

Hamburg: Old Town Wine & Food Tasting Walking Tour

8. Hamburg: Old Town Wine & Food Tasting Walking Tour

Explore Hamburg's food and wine offerings with a private guide on this walking tour through the Old Town. Visit chic boutique wine bars and restaurants for a wine and food tasting. Go to two different wine bars that specialize in German wine and try four different wines paired with snacks. Learn interesting facts and anecdotes about Germany's wine regions and wine making traditions. Find out how to pick out a good bottle at the store. Combine your wine tour with a walking tour of Hamburg’s Old Town (optional) and learn about the city's history and culture. See the stunning Hamburg State Opera, the Jungfernstieg Promenade along the urban lake and Alsterarkaden, a historic Venetian-style arcade. Upgrade your tour further to include a food tasting featuring regional dishes, including a sweet dessert. Visit 4 venues, including 2 wine bars, 1 restaurant and a pastry shop as well as more of the Old Town, including the Town Hall. Try 6 different wines selected by your guide. Dine on a main course including appetizers, a soup and a traditional dish such as Birnen, Bohnen, und Speck (green beans cooked with pears and bacon). Finish your exploration of German cuisine with a dessert, such as Apfelstrudel (apple strudel), a soda drink, and a cup of tea or coffee.

Hamburg: Speicherstadt Quest Smartphone App Game

9. Hamburg: Speicherstadt Quest Smartphone App Game

Discover the largest warehouse district in the world on a smartphone scavenger hunt in Hamburg's Speicherstadt and the Kontorhaus district Solve puzzles and riddles as you make your way thorugh buildings that stand on timber-pile foundations. Complete tasks to uncover information about the city.  Download the tour and make your way to the starting point by Miniatur Wunderland to begin playing. Press 'start' to be introduced to your mission and receive your first location-based task. Have the freedom to play by yourself or with friends. Pause and resume the game whenever you wish.  Challenge yourself with minigames as you make your way to sights like the red-brick Chile House or the German Customs Museum. Admire the Brick Gothic architecture of St. Catherine's Church and the waved roof of the waterside Elbphilharmonie. Complete each task to find out exciting information and stories about Hamburg. Once you have completed all the tasks, receive a summary of your game and a code to collect your award. Compete with Sir Peter Morgan's other contenders on the leaderboard.

Hamburg: St. Pauli Walking Tour with Live Music

10. Hamburg: St. Pauli Walking Tour with Live Music

Acquire unique insights into a historic neighborhood, home to the clubs and concert halls that have been melting pots for all kinds of musical genres over the decades. Join your guide on a walking journey through St. Pauli and feel the essence of this eccentric district. Stroll through the side streets to visit the places where international stars like Prince, the Beatles, and Jimi Hendrix have played. Sense the bustling atmosphere where famous swing, rock, pop, and hip-hop artists took important steps in their careers. Hear fascinating stories about the famous Reeperbahn and the Große Freiheit streets, and iconic clubs such as Star-Club, Top Ten, Große Freiheit 36, Indra, Mojo, Molotow, or Grünspan. Take in each spot as you enjoy live performances of many popular songs by your musician-guide.

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What people are saying about Hamburg

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 444 reviews

Was really fun. The two of us needed 2.5 hours and found the treasure. The puzzles are tricky but easy to solve. Great round through the Hafen City. Absolutely recommendable, also suitable for older children and otherwise any age. Very friendly and helpful employee. Highly Recommended. Really well done. Those who like exit games will get their money's worth here. :-)

Our kart ride was awesome!!! Heiser Touristik took us on an adrenaline pumping ride that we will remember forever!!

Eventful tour with interesting views of Hamburg. Varied and sometimes with sections where you can accelerate.

An amazing experience and a exciting drive. Would 100% recommend to anyone visiting Hamburg

Great tour, beautiful locations, friendly guide, delicious beer - what more could mam want?