Port of Hamburg Lightning cruise in the evening by Rainer Abicht Elbreederei
Cruises and boat tours

Port of Hamburg Lightning cruise in the evening by Rainer Abicht Elbreederei

Availability: All year round
Duration: up to 1 hour
Language: English , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • See the highlights of Hamburg and its port during the fascinating evening hours
  • Enjoy the romantically-illuminated Speicherstadt, the Zollkanal and HafenCity
  • Marvel at the Marco Polo Tower, the Elbe Philharmonic Hall and the museum ships
  • Experience the harbour and its activities around the container terminals
What to expect

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.

See the Zollkanal, the Wasserschloss and the International Maritime Museum. 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. You'll be able to breathtaking views 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 activity around the container terminals.

Live commentaries are in German. English audio guide commentaries can be accessed through the Rainer Abicht app on your mobile phone. (You have to download the app before and get the access code on site.)

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What's included
  • 1-hour cruise at sunset time with live commentary
What's not included
  • Food and drinks (available for purchase on board)
  • Headphones
Reduced price
  • Children (4-14 years): reduced
  • Infants (0-3 years): free
Where

St. Pauli Boarding Bridge 1, Hamburg, Germany

Meeting point:

Please be at the "Ticket Pavillon" of Boarding Bridge 1 at least 15 minutes before the chosen starting time in order to be informed about the starting point.

What to remember
  • Seats are not assigned with the purchase. You can freely choose where to sit
  • Live commentaries are in German. English audio guide commentaries can be accessed through the Rainer Abicht app on your mobile phone. (You have to download the app before and get the access code on site.)
  • For the audio guide in English: before undertaking the cruise, you'll have to download on your phone the free Rainer Abicht app. (Open Google Play Store and search for "Rainer Abicht Audio Guide Hamburg" then click on the green "Install" button. It is recommendable to do this some days in advance taking time and having a stable internet connection.) On site, before the start of the cruise, you will then get from the tour operator the code you need to access the audio guide commentaries
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When
  • The cruises take place every day (except on Christmas Eve), but departure times vary depending on sunset and tides (please check the calendar)
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Provider
Rainer Abicht Elbreederei GmbH & Co. KG
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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