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

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

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Explore Berlin by bus, before taking in the city's sights with a riverboat tour on the Spree.

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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
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You must fill out a travel information form
    • 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

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

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    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card

    Know before you go

    • Extra hygiene precautions are being taken due to the COVID-19 virus. All vehicles are thoroughly disinfected, requiring passengers to disembark from the bus at the stop Kurfürstendamm, we apologize for any inconvenience
    • Due to the ongoing COVID-19 virus measures, on the advice of local authorities, all participants will be required to provide their names, place of residence and telephone number upon attendance. This data will be destroyed as soon as these measures are no longer in place
    • The first bus starts at 9:45 AM at Kurfürstendamm 231. Thereafter, at least every 40-minutes
    • Please start no later than 1:00 PM for the bus/boat combination
    •  Dogs are permitted
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    4.4 /5

    based on 373 reviews

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    Great personal support

    A well-run and planned tour. Steffi made the individual points very lively with small incidents. A big difference to city tours with headphones. Really beneficial. We would always choose this personal variant. The boat tour would also be great. The guide was awesome and totally entertaining. Great. We would have loved to stay seated longer. A big compliment to both of them.

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    May 18, 2019

    Great price / performance. Interesting tour with great explanations.

    Interesting explanations from the original Berlin guides. The bus stopped at 22 stations, all of which were located directly at the sights. Unfortunately the stations were not marked as such. You always had to remember exactly where the descents were. However, there was usually a service employee standing around for better orientation. Buses were getting a bit old, drove every 15-20 minutes. Spree trip was also very informative. Friendly staff with catering on board. The ships left Station 11 every 30 minutes.

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    October 11, 2018

    Alles in allem gut !

    Am Abend wären wir die Tour gerne nochmal gefahren. So gegen 19:30 Uhr ist der Bus ab Haltestelle Hauptbahnhof nicht mehr gestartet. Berlin am Abend wäre bestimmt sehr schön gewesen obwohl es heißt man kann die Tour den ganzen Tag fahren..... Naja, jeder will mal Feierabend

    June 18, 2019

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