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From Hamburg: Day Trip to Heligoland

Product ID: 283562
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Escape the hustle and bustle of the city with a 3.5-hour cruise down the Elbe to the island of Heligoland. Spend the day among the stunning cliffs with marvelous views over the North Sea.
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Duration: 11.5 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Live tour guide
English, German
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Danish, English, French, German
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Soar across the water on Germany's largest and fastest Catamaran
  • Enjoy free time on the tranquil island of Heligoland
  • Catch insights into the island's history with an audio guide, available in 5 languages
  • Hamburg

  • 3.5 hours

  • Heligoland (shopping, walk)

  • 3.5 hours

  • Hamburg

4.5 hours

Meeting point
Main stop
Full description
Take an exciting day trip from to Heligoland, Germany's only island not in the vicinity of the mainland. Over 40 miles off the coast, the island is known for its spectacular red cliffs, upon which sit the white sands of sprawling dunes, surrounded by unspoiled nature.

The boat departs from Hamburg early, with the ride lasting approximately 3.5 hours. Zip down the Elbe river and out onto the North Sea on a sleek, ultra-modern catamaran, passing the ports of Cuxhaven and Wedel. Enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, gazing out across the vast waters from the open-air deck, or from the comfortable cabin. A complimentary audio guide is available during the cruise, teaching you fun facts about the Elbe, Northern Germany, and the North Sea.

Arriving on Heligoland, wander the stunning island for approximately 4 hours. Gaze out over the dunes and onto the north sea, before doing some shopping — all tax free because of the island’s duty-free laws. Soak in the idyllic charm of the area, before hopping back on to the comfortable boat for your trip back to Hamburg.
  • Roundtrip Jet Class tickets for the boat
  • Onboard entertainment and complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Audio guide in 5 languages (must be played on personal device)
What’s Not Included
  • Activities on Heligoland
  • Food or drink, which are available to purchase
  • Headphones for the audio guide

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Meeting point

Please head straight to the FRS Heligoline Ticket Office on the morning of your tour. The ticket office is located at St. Pauli Landungsbrücken, Brücke 3/4 on the water side. Please arrive at 8:30 AM.

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What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)
Know before you go
• Children must be accompanied by an adult. There is complimentary digital entertainment onboard for children.

From US$ 100.92 per person

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