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Rhine River Dusseldorf

Rhine River Dusseldorf: Our most recommended tours and activities

Düsseldorf: Boat Cruise on the Rhine

1. Düsseldorf: Boat Cruise on the Rhine

Düsseldorf has a lot to offer – not just the carnival. Get to know the sights in Düsseldorf aboard a superb river cruise. Discover Germany's city of fashion at its best as you relax on board. Admire the ruins of the city and be impressed by the panorama of the picturesque Old Town. Located at the cultural and commercial heart of the Rhineland, you will see plenty of life on the river banks as you cruise by. Sail from a central location in the city center, and see the lovely banks of the Rhine River in comfort. During the trip on the Rhine, you will get to admire some of the city's major landmarks and sights from the water. On board the boat, you can grab some snacks and drinks from the bar at reasonable prices.

Düsseldorf: 24h-Ticket HopOn HopOff

2. Düsseldorf: 24h-Ticket HopOn HopOff

Hop on the sightseeing bus and enjoy the highlights of Düsseldorf! The open-top double-decker bus will make exploring the city easy and comfortable. The tour route takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete, but your ticket is valid for a full day. Travel around and through the city center of this vibrant metropolis on the Rhine River. With the tour’s hop-on hop-off feature, get off at any of the stops along the route and explore your favorite spots at your own pace. Learn more about each attraction and the history of the city through earphones (commentary available in 10 languages).

Düsseldorf: 2-Hour Evening Rhine River Cruise with Live DJ

3. Düsseldorf: 2-Hour Evening Rhine River Cruise with Live DJ

See Düsseldorf light up as the sun goes down on this 2-hour Rhine River cruise. As twilight envelops the city, experience the charm of the ruins and Old Town from the comfort of a gentle cruise ship. Relax with a live DJ, commentary from your guide, and immaculate views of the historic German city. See the striking buildings in the state capital shine in the soft light and hear from your guide about Düsseldorf’s rich heritage. Watch the sunset on the horizon and witness the city’s vibrant nightlife awaken. Enjoy music from the onboard DJ throughout your 2-hour journey for a perfectly chilled-out atmosphere. Check out the bar and barbecue for a selection of cocktails, beers, or tasty snacks.

Düsseldorf: Altstadt Guided Tour

4. Düsseldorf: Altstadt Guided Tour

Discover the longest bar in the world on a 1.5-hour tour of the Düsseldorf Altstadt (Old Town) with an expert guide. Stroll through the lively entertainment area, where more than 260 bars, restaurants, cafés and breweries add to the flair of the historical city center. Venture along the pretty lanes and take a look behind the scenes to make surprising discoveries you wouldn't find on your own. Marvel as history is brought to life and find out why the landmark Renaissance-style Basilica St. Lambertus has a twisted tower. Hear why the equestrian statue of Jan Wellem from the Wittelsbach dynasty was erected and see where the poet Heinrich Heine was born. Listen to how the play Wibbel the Tailor, set in the city, gained fame and enjoy great views of the River Rhine and city skyline from the riverside Rhine Promenade.

Düsseldorf: MedienHafen Tour

5. Düsseldorf: MedienHafen Tour

This tour of the MedienHafen will show you that Dusseldorf is developing at a fiercely dynamic rate. As recently as some twenty years ago, the area was dominated primarily by warehouses. Today, the district is in a state of permanent change. Home to numerous media and advertising companies, the MedienHafen is one of the liveliest places in Dusseldorf. Part of the tour's attraction is also the various examples of outstanding architecture: the twisted buildings designed by the American Frank O. Gehry are as spectacular as the open design of the Landtag (state parliament) is symbolic, while the Rhine Tower is a cut above the rest.

Düsseldorf: 2-Hour Segway Tour along the Rhine

6. Düsseldorf: 2-Hour Segway Tour along the Rhine

Discover Düsseldorf's green heart on a Segway tour along the beautiful banks of the Rhine. Drive across the Rhine promenade to the old town, pass the Burgplatz and Rhine Tower (Rheinturm) and get a glimpse of the picturesque breweries and their outdoor gastronomy. Visit Düsseldorf's house brewery Uerige and refresh yourself tasting a traditional Altbier. Make your way through the beautiful Rhine Park, which is not only a green oasis but also home to public buildings like the public service broadcaster. Glide across the Theodor Heuss Bridge to the other side of the river. Get a glimpse of the harbor and see the place where industry, trade and logistics come together. On this tour, you will also see the Rhine Tower (Rheinturm), the marina and the building of the federal state parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia before heading back to the starting point.

Düsseldorf: Classic City Segway Tour

7. Düsseldorf: Classic City Segway Tour

Discover the sights of Düsseldorf on a Segway tour through the old town and along the banks of the Rhine. Drive across the Rheinkniebrücke to the other side of the river to discover the rhine meadows. Marvel at the skyline und enjoy a fun Segway-ride. Cross the bridge Oberkasselerbrücke to get back to the other side of the Rhine. Visit the Tonhalle that is known all over the world due to its breathtaking architecture of expressionism times.  Afterwards, discover the old town of Düsseldorf. Drive through the world's longest bar und enjoy a short stop and Altbier tasting at the house brewery "Uerige". Pass the picturesque Burgplatz close to the Rhine and head to the Medienhafen. Get a glimpse of the Federal State Parliament of Northrine-Westphalia, pass the architecturally interesting Medienhafen and finally reach the world-famous Königsallee.

Düsseldorf: Old Town Interactive Crime Tour

8. Düsseldorf: Old Town Interactive Crime Tour

Embark on a 3-hour interactive crime tour, where you will hunt for clues in multiple locations of Düsseldorf's well-known breweries to solve the mystery of the adulterated altbier. Help the police catch the suspects who have tainted Düsseldorf's famous beverage, find and decrypt these clues. Together with your tour guide, who will be playing a role the entire time, learn about the history of Düsseldorf as well as intriguing stories about the famous breweries of the city. Enjoy an interactive tour and try some samples of various beers as you try to solve the mystery.

Düsseldorf: Old Town Smartphone Scavenger Hunt Game

9. Düsseldorf: Old Town Smartphone Scavenger Hunt Game

Discover the vibrantly colored-buildings, charming shops, and trendy cafes of Düsseldorf's Old Town as you play your way through the cobbled streets with this smartphone game. Turn your visit into an adventure as you interact with the sites by completing a diverse set of tasks.  Download the tour and make your way Düsseldorf's Old Town to begin your adventure. Press 'start' to be introduced to your mission and receive your first location-based task. Visit the Hofgarten park and enjoy a stroll on the banks of Rhine while you follow clues.  Finish each task to find out exciting information and stories about Düsseldorf. Once you have completed all the tasks, receive a summary of your game and a code to collect your award. Compete with Sir Peter Morgan's other contenders on the leaderboard.

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What people are saying about Rhine River Dusseldorf

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 1,168 reviews

Tour guide is considerate of our needs, knowledgeable about the history of the area. Speaks excellent English for those who cannot speak German.

Easy to book, good value, free headphones so you can listen to guided tour, QR codes in pamphlet very useful, enjoyed it.

Beautiful tour with an interesting audio guide on your own mobile device (via QR code). Don't forget headphones!

We had fun and especially children are enthusiastic! Booked online in 2 minutes and paid with PayPal.

Good experience, we rode for 50 minutes. Enjoyable