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Berlin: 1-Hour City Sightseeing River Cruise

Berlin: 1-Hour City Sightseeing River Cruise

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From US$ 17.64 per person

Likely to sell out Booked 12 times yesterday

Learn about the fascinating history of Berlin on a relaxing boat cruise on the River Spree.

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Duration 1 hour
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German, English
Audio guide included
Spanish, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Polish, Russian


  • Discover the highlights of the historic center of Berlin by boat
  • Learn about the sights you see with an informative audio guide provided in 8 different languages
  • See important Berlin landmarks such as the Reichstag, Berlin Cathedral, and the Marstall concert hall
Full description

Join a 1-hour round-trip boat tour that starts close to Hackescher Markt. Sit back and relax as you learn about the captivating history of Berlin from the onboard audio guide commentary. First, cruise along the River Spree to the Eastern part of the city, where you will see the Berlin Cathedral, the newly inaugurated Humboldt Forum, and the Marstall concert hall. Turning in front of the Mühlendammschleuse head back westwards past the oldest part of Berlin, the Nikolaiviertel. A little bit further down the river, learn more about Museum Island before cruising past Friedrichstraße before entering the Parliament district. See the Reichstag building, the Berlin Central Station, as well as the Federal Chancellery. At the House of World Cultures, the boat will turn around again and bring you back to the pier.

  • 1-hour River Cruise
  • Audio commentary in 8 Languages (German/English board speakers, other languages via audioguides)
  • Architectural sights from the River
  • Views of East Berlin
  • Views of Museum Island
  • Views of Reichstag
  • Food and Drinks (available for purchase onboard)
  • Transfer to and from the departure point
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles

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Meeting point

Alte Börse Pier, opposite Burgstraße 27, 10178 Berlin (near Hackescher Markt Station).

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Not allowed

  • Food and drinks
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Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 856 reviews

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It was a nice river tour but I'll never take another uncovered boat ride in a city. We had things thrown on us twice from two bridges. One thing got a guy's coffee cup sending it everywhere and the next bridge I saw the guy under the bridge throw, what turned out to be a half eaten Carmel apple with the pointed stick pushed through the end of the apple. It landed right next to my husband. I hate to think of that had hit someone. the staff are at risk!

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September 25, 2022

It was impressive to get to know Berlin from the water side and to get a completely different view of the city. All sights were explained in German and English in a way that was easy to understand. With a duration of 1 hour, the journey was entertaining and varied. Everyone was given a comfortable seat and refreshing drinks were offered at fair prices. The staff was polite, well organized and exuded that nice Berlin charm. An all-round beautiful tour that we and our relatives from Canada had a lot of fun and enjoyed.

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August 23, 2022

Very informative and good value for money. The online booking system also works perfectly and unbureaucratically, at least with prepayment. In the heat (35 degrees), an awning on the upper deck would have done a good job. For US that was ok, but for others sensitive to heat there was only the alternative of extreme sun or sitting in the lower part of the boat.

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August 19, 2022

Product ID: 397018