Hamburg evening cruises

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Cruises in HamburgEvening cruise

Go on a magical Hamburg evening cruise, where the shimmering waters of the Elbe River and the dazzling cityscape of Hamburg make up for an unforgettable experience! Setting sail into the evening, these cruises offer a unique journey through the heart of Hamburg, blending relaxation, sightseeing, and pure enjoyment.

Keep reading to discover ticket options, city insights, and more for an enriching Hamburg Evening Cruise experience!

Navigate your Hamburg harbor evening cruise guide

  1. Why go on a Hamburg evening cruise?
  2. Things to know before booking your Hamburg evening cruise
  3. Hamburg evening cruise options
  4. Find your best Hamburg evening cruise match here
  5. Plan your Hamburg evening cruise
  6. Top sights to see on your Hamburg evening cruise

Things to know before booking your Hamburg evening cruise

  • If you desire flexibility in choosing the type of vessel for your cruise, you can opt for the 1 or 1.5-hour Hamburg Evening Lights Cruise ticket. This ticket offers you the option to choose between a traditional barge or a spacious passenger ship.
  • Opt for a barge if you want to cruise through Speicherstadt, Hamburg's historic warehouse district. The bridges in this region are too low for the large passenger ships to navigate through.
  • Unfortunately, Hamburg evening cruises are not suitable for wheelchair users due to limited accessibility on board.
  • While food and drinks are available for purchase during the cruise, they are not included in the ticket price. Be prepared to buy them at your personal expense.

Hamburg evening cruise options

Hamburg Harbor Cruise Tours

1.5-Hour Grand Harbor Evening Lights Cruise
Suited for:
 Travelers seeking a comprehensive yet concise tour of Hamburg harbor in the evening.
Why go for it?

  • Experience the magic of Hamburg's harbor illuminated by the evening lights.
  • Enjoy live commentary in German, enriching your understanding of the city's history and landmarks.

1 or 1.5-Hour Hamburg Evening Lights Cruise
Suited for:
 Travelers seeking flexibility in the duration of the cruise and/or type of cruise vessel.
Why go for it?

  • Choose between 1 or 1.5-hour cruises, allowing you to customize your evening adventure.
  • Enjoy live commentary in German and the option of boarding on a barge or passenger cruise ship, adding a layer of customization to tailor the experience to your preferences.

Find your best Hamburg evening cruise match here

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1 or 1.5-Hour Hamburg Evening Lights Cruise
St. Pauli Landungsbrücken, Brücke 3
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1.5-Hour Grand Harbor Evening Lights Cruise
St. Pauli Landungsbrücken, Brücke 3
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Plan your Hamburg evening cruise

Boarding points & getting there
Best time to go on a cruise

Boarding point: St. Pauli Landungsbrücken Brücke 3
Address: Bei den St. Pauli-Landungsbrücken 8, 20359 Hamburg, Germany
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Best time to go on a hamburg cruise

The best time to go on Hamburg cruises is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. During these months, the weather is mild and pleasant, boasting clear skies and vibrant colors throughout the cityscape.

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  • Firearms or sharp objects are prohibited onboard.
  • A valid passport or ID card is mandatory for boarding.
  • Generally, outside food is not permitted.
  • Guide dogs, pets, photography, and baggage are allowed onboard.
  • Hamburg evening cruises are not suitable for wheelchair users.
  • The boat's glass roof configuration, whether open or closed, will be adjusted according to prevailing weather conditions.
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  • Book your cruise tickets online: Secure your spot by booking your Hamburg cruise tickets online in advance. This not only saves you time but also allows you to score some deals or discounts.
  • Review your ticket voucher: Each cruise experience is unique, and your ticket voucher serves as your guide. Take a moment to carefully review the details, including departure times, meeting points, etc.
  • Don't forget your ID: Hamburg cruises require ID verification, especially for discounted tickets. Be sure to carry your ID with you to avoid any unexpected issues during boarding.
  • Dress for comfort: Even on sunny days, the breeze off the water can be chilly. Remember to bring along a light jacket or sweater to ensure your comfort throughout the cruise.

Frequently asked questions about Hamburg evening cruises

What is a Hamburg evening cruise?

A Hamburg evening cruise offers a captivating voyage along the stunning Hamburg Harbor along the Elbe River, offering panoramic views of the city's illuminated skyline and waterfront attractions.

Where can I book Hamburg evening cruise tickets?

Hamburg evening cruise tickets can be conveniently booked online.

How much does a Hamburg evening cruise cost?

Prices for Hamburg evening cruises typically start from €24 per person, varying based on the duration and inclusions of the cruise package.

How long does a Hamburg evening cruise last?

Hamburg evening cruises typically last between 1 to 1.5 hours, allowing ample time to enjoy the sights and unwind amidst the scenic beauty of the harbor.

What are the main attractions seen during the Hamburg evening cruise?

Highlights of the cruise include panoramic views of the Speicherstadt, Elbphilharmonie, Landungsbrücken, and the bustling activity of Europe's second-largest port.

Do Hamburg evening cruises operate year-round?

Yes, Hamburg evening cruises operate throughout the year, offering visitors the opportunity to explore the harbor's charm in every season.

Are Hamburg evening cruises wheelchair accessible?

Unfortunately, Hamburg evening cruises may not be wheelchair accessible due to the layout of the vessels.

Can I bring my pet on board a Hamburg evening cruise?

Yes, Hamburg evening cruises welcome pets on board, allowing you to enjoy the experience with your furry companion by your side.