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Berlin river cruises

Experience Berlin from the waterside. Enjoy a relaxed boat cruise on the Spree river in Berlin

Berlin river cruises
River cruises in Berlin
Cruise on the Spree river in Berlin

1-hour cruise

This 1-hour river cruise on the Spree takes you through the historic city center and the government district of Berlin. A highlight of every trip to Berlin. With an onboard bar and commentary in many languages.

From € 11

Boat trip in Berlin

2,5-hour cruise

Discover the highlights of Berlin on an amazing river cruise through Berlin's center, further towards Charlottenburg Palace and via canals back to the city. Audio guides in many languages available.

From € 15

Spree river in Berlin

3-hour cruise

The classic tour among the river cruises in Berlin. Experience not only the sights of the city center of Berlin, but also the lively district of Kreuzberg. With catering on board. Tour is with German commentary only.

From € 17

Evening river cruise in Berlin

Evening cruise

Relax and enjoy the lights of the city on an evening river cruise through Berlin's city center. Enjoy a delicious meal and a cool drink from the onboard bar. Audio guides in many languages available.

From € 15

River cruise from Berlin to Potsdam

Cruise to Potsdam

You will be able to experience the beauty of Berlin's lake landscape on this boat cruise between the Wannsee in Berlin, the Peacock Island, the Glienicke Bridge and the Potsdam city center.

From € 9

Private cruise in Berlin

Private cruise

A ship just for your group is the perfect idea for company events or private occasions. Enjoy a river cruise through Berlin's city center and, if desired, with music, food and drinks on board.

Group package

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Sightseeing Berlin

River cruises in Berlin - discover the city from the waterside ( year 2024 )

By boat on the Spree through Berlin

Enjoy a relaxing time on a river cruise in Berlin and watch the numerous sights along the Spree pass by. Listen to interesting information from audio guides or a live commentary, and enjoy the culinary offerings on board. Boat trips in Berlin last between 1 and 3 hours . Boat trips start and end either centrally at the Friedrichstrasse pier or near the TV tower at Alexanderplatz. All Spree trips go through the government district , through the historic city center, as well as along the Museum Island and the Nicolai Quarter. In addition to the classic boat trip in Berlin, we also offer an evening trip with gastronomy on board. Larger groups who want to stay among themselves for professional or private reasons can also rent an entire boat and choose from an extensive buffet and gastronomic catalog. On every boat trip in Berlin, you will have a boat at your disposal that either has an inside and outside deck or, alternatively, a glass roof that can be opened when the weather is nice.

Where do the boat trips start?

There are numerous boat piers in the city center. The most popular pier is in the Nikolaiviertel opposite the Berlin Cathedral and near Alexanderplatz. There are other piers near Friedrichstrasse station on both sides of the Spree. From there, several shipping companies offer river cruises through Berlin's city center.

When can you take a boat trip in Berlin?

The season for river cruises in Berlin begins in mid-March and ends at the end of October. During this time, the full range of river cruises in Berlin is usually available. However, in the off-season in winter, there is a limited range - you should always check the current timetable online in advance.

What is the most popular river cruise in Berlin?

The most popular route for boat trips is on the Spree through Berlin's city center. This is the best way of sightseeing in Berlin from the waterside. This river cruise usually lasts an hour and goes between the Nicolai Quarter in the eastern city and Bellevue Palace - the seat of the Federal President - in the western city. On this route, the trip goes through the government district and past the Museum Island, among other places.

What can you see on a Spree cruise?

All Spree cruises go through Berlin's city center. The most popular sights on this route include the government district with Bellevue Palace - seat of the Federal President, the Federal Chancellery and the Reichstag building, seat of the German Bundestag . The cruise also goes along Museum Island - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - with beautiful views of the Bode Museum and the Old National Gallery. Another highlight is the cruise along the Nikolaiviertel - the oldest district in Berlin. Depending on the tour booked, the cruise also goes through the Mühlendammschleuse and further east to the East Side Gallery - the longest surviving strip of the Wall. Heading west, the tour can also go along Berlin's Tiergarten and on to Charlottenburg Palace.

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