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Hamburg: Evening Illumination Cruise through Harbor

Product ID: 63724
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Enjoy an evening journey from the illuminated Speicherstadt and travel through the Hamburg port. Take a look at the HafenCity, the Elbe Philharmonic Hall and the St. Pauli Piers.
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Duration 1 hour
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  • Enjoy a romantic boat trip through the illuminated Speicherstadt and the Hamburg port sea of light
  • Enjoy fascinating panoramic views of the entire city and take a look at the famous highlights of Hamburg
  • Marvel at the illuminated ocean liners and container cranes, see the Elbe Philharmonic, HafenCity and museum ships
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Experience a beautiful evening cruise from the historical and romantically-illuminated Speicherstadt through the sea of light that is the Hamburg harbor. Enjoy a great boat tour through the canals of the historic Speicherstadt and discover the highlights of Hamburg from the water. Listen to your expert live German commentator to hear the history behind this intriguing city.

See the Zollkanal, Wasserschloss and the International Maritime Museum and cruise along the modern HafenCity, the newest district in the beautiful Hanseatic city. Take a look at the HafenCity University, the Marco Polo Tower, the Elbe Philharmonic Hall and the panorama of the district. Also have a breathtaking view of the St. Pauli Piers all the way to Überseebrücke with the museum ships Rickmer Rickmers and Cap San Diego.  

Sail through the port's sea of light again and be amazed by the activty around the container terminals.
  • Evening cruise - Speicherstadt section subject to water levels
  • Detailed and specialized port statement
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink

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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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What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• Please note that additional ships that do not enter the Speicherstadt can be used
• The ship will be assigned to you on site
• Trips take place every day (except Christmas)
• Departure times vary depending on sunset and tidal calendar. You can see the exact departure times on your ticket in the booking confirmation
• Please note that tours to the Speicherstadt (warehouse district) are dependent on the water levels. It is not possible to cruise through the narrow waterways during high and low water levels
• Note that there is limited outdoor seating, you can freely choose the places

From US$ 24.16 per person

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