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Hamburg Discovery Tour
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Feel the heartbeat of Hamburg with this sightseeing adventure that includes a double-decker bus tour, a harbour cruise on the Elbe, and a boat trip on the Alster. While exploring the city, take a short walk from Landungsbruecken to St. Michael’s church and enjoy a complimentary cup of tea in the "Krameramt" behind Hamburg’s landmark.
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From $19.53 each  Children (11 & younger) *
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Discover how Hamburg's port and river have shaped the city's history, economy, and culture on these three tours.

Harbour Cruise
Soak up the hustle-bustle atmosphere of the city's commerical port on this guided cruise. Listen to your captain recount the history of the harbour as you meander around luxury boats, warehouse complexes, and ship tankers.

Alster Boat Trip
You'll sail across city center's breathtaking Alster Lakes, which give Hamburg its inimitable character.

Red Double-Decker Sightseeing Bus
You can explore Hamburg's historical sights and shopping districts with a day ticket that lets you hop on and hop off the red double-decker buses on Line A. Don't miss the shopping district of Mönckebergstraße, which boasts Europe's largest sports shop and the world's largest electronics store.

Inclusions :
  • Harbour Cruise
  • Boat trip on the Alster Lakes
  • Complimentary cup of tea
  • Day pass for the hop-on/hop-off double-decker sightseeing buses on Line A

Duration:
  • Harbour Cruise: 1 hour
  • Alster Boat Trip: 1 hour
  • Red double-decker bus (Line A): 100 minutes

    Departure time and location:
    Red Double-Decker Bus Sightseeing Tour (Line A)

    April – October:

    Monday – Friday

    9:30 AM–5 PM (tour departs every 30 minutes); from Hauptbahnhof/Kirchenallee (Central Station) and St. Pauli Landungsbrücken 1-2 (Harbour)

    Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays

    9:30 AM–5:10 PM (tour departs every 20 minutes); from Hauptbahnhof/Kirchenallee
    9:20 AM–5 PM (tour departs every 20 minutes); from St. Pauli Landungsbrücken 1-2

    November – March:

    Monday – Friday

    10 AM, 12 PM, 2 PM, and 4 PM; from Hauptbahnhof/Kirchenallee
    11 AM, 1 PM, and 3 PM; from St Pauli Landungsbrücken 1-2

    Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays


    9:30 AM–4 PM (departs every 30 minutes); from Hauptbahnhof/Kirchenallee (Central Station) and St. Pauli Landungsbrücken 1-2 (Harbour)

    1-Hour Harbour Cruise

    Daily, 12 PM (noon); from St. Pauli Landungsbrücken, pier 1 or pier 4
    April – October: cruise commentary is offered in German and English
    November – March: cruise commentary is offered in German only


    Alster Cruise

    April 1 – October 3:
    10 AM –6 PM (departs every 30 minutes); from Jungfernstieg

    October 4 – October 31:
    10/11 AM – 5 PM (departs every 30 minutes); from Jungfernstieg

    November 1 – December 31:
    10:30 AM, 12 PM, 1:30 PM, 3 PM, 4 PM, 4:30 PM, 5:30 PM, 6 PM ; from Jungfernstieg

    January 1 – March 31:
    10:30 AM, 12 PM, 1:30 PM, 3 PM; from Jungfernstieg

    A MultiVoiceSystem and a brochure in English are available from the captain on the Alster Cruise.

    Note:
    English commentary is available from April to October on the noon departure of the Harbour cruise only. From November to March, German commentary only is available. When taking the Alster boat trip, please ask for a MultiVoiceSystem and a brochure in English from the captain. The 1-day Discovery Pass entitles you to hop on and off the red double-decker sightseeing bus; the bus pass is valid for one day. Commentary on the sightseeing buses is available in English and German. The double-decker buses operate on a reduced timetable on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

    On the following dates, there may be disruptions on the tour due to special events in Hamburg:

    May 9–12, 2013
    June 21–23, 2013
    July 20–21, 2013
    July 28–30, 2013
    August 3–4, 2013
    September 8, 2013

  • Redemption instructions

    After booking your activities or services—3 easy steps:
    1. Print
    your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
    2. Take all vouchers with you.
    3. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; you must exchange one voucher per person.

    How to exchange your voucher(s):
    Please bring your voucher(s) to the departure locations below to exchange them for tickets:
  • Red double-decker buses: Any stop along the line or Landing Piers 1 and 2 at the harbour.
  • Terms and conditions

    Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to two days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is defined as your hotel check-in date, your departure date of the originating flight, or the date of the Activity if the Activity was booked without a flight or a hotel.