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Leipzig: Guided Motorboat Sightseeing Cruise

Activity provider: Bootsverleih am Wildpark

Leipzig: Guided Motorboat Sightseeing Cruise

Activity provider: Bootsverleih am Wildpark

From US$ 17.91 per person

Explore the waterways of Leipzig during a guided river cruise. See its industrial heritage and historic architecture as you sail through Plagwitz, Schleußig, White Elster, and the Karl-Heine Canal.

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Duration 80 minutes
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  • See the sights of Leipzig as you cruise along the river
  • Marvel at the architecture of historic industrial buildings
  • Experience the former industrial culture of Leipzig
  • Meander through the Karl-Heine Canal and industrial district
  • Immerse yourself in the local flora and fauna of Leipzig
Full description

Cruise along the waterways of Leipzig and admire the city views from the water aboard a motorboat. Sail the Karl-Heine Canal, travel through Plagwitz and Schleußig, and see historical buildings along the way.

Begin the journey with a ride to the White Elster to see Germany's first mail order business and the Wilhelminian industrial buildings in Plagwitz.

Leave the White Elster and sail down the Karl-Heine Canal. Then, turn around at the stilt house and sail past the starting point, along the palm garden weir, and into the Elstermühlgraben. Round off your trip by sailing back to the starting point.

  • Guide
  • Motorboat tour
  • food and drinks

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Meeting point

Meet at the boat dock on the river, where the guide will be waiting for you next to the boat. The landing stage is at the Scheibenholz racecourse (not at the wildlife park).

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What to bring

  • Weather-appropriate clothing
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Sehr schöne Kanalfahrt. Informativ, kurzweilig und sehr schöne Natur. Vielen Dank an unseren freundlichen und spontanen Guide. Würden wir ( 5 Freundinnen) auf jeden Fall wieder buchen.

September 18, 2022


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