The most beautiful boat trips in Berlin
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Berlin's boat tours in comparison
There is a large variety of boat tours that are available in Berlin. To make your choice easier, we have compared the most popular cruises along the Spree.
The biggest difference between most boat tours is the duration of the tour. Even on a 1-hour trip, you will experience Berlin's most beautiful sights - ideal for city-dwellers in a hurry. For tourists or those with more time, we recommend longer boat trips where you also see sights like the gigantic Charlottenburg Palace. A lot of exciting inside information about Berlin is available here.
One-hour cruise in Berlin
- From 19,90 €, Duration: 1 hour
- 1-hour boat trip along the Spree
- Guaranteed seating
- Audio guide in 12 languages
Do you want to discover a lot but have little time? This boat tour is perfect for you! The small sightseeing tour on the Spree offers you great views of Berlin's most beautiful sights (amongst other things); you will see the Reichstag, Bellevue Palace, the Victory Column, the Berlin Cathedral, and the Museum Island.
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2.5 hours cruise in Berlin
- from 26,90 €, duration: 2,5 hours
- 2.5 hours boat trip along the Spree
- Guaranteed seating
- Audio guide in 11 languages
Explore the variety of Berlin during this 2.5-hour boat tour along the Spree. Onboard you will have a great view of the Reichstag, Bellevue Palace, the Victory Column, the Berlin Cathedral, and Museum Island. You will also pass the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Charlottenburg Palace, Westhafen Canal, and Spandauer Schifffahrtskanal.
Evening boat trip with an aperitif
- from 49,00€, duration: 1.5 hours
- 1,5-hour boat trip in the evening
- Incl. aperitif, sparkling wine, or non-alcoholic drinks
Experience Berlin when the darkness falls and the lights are reflected on the Spree. On board the yacht you have the opportunity to discover Berlin's landmarks and from a very special light. Start the evening with a glass of aperitif and enjoy the view of the glittering Spree and the sunset reflected on the Spree.
What can you expect on a boat tour in Berlin?
A boat tour in Berlin is a particularly popular alternative to city tours. You will experience the unique history of Berlin like nowhere else. Since the Spree runs all the way through Berlin - from east to west - a Spree boat trip in Berlin offers a variety of views of the city.
As you travel along the Spree, you can expect not only wonderful views but also a wonderful culinary offer. Most boats offer a selection of drinks, coffee, and cake as well as small dishes.
An audio guide provides you with exciting information about Berlin in general, and of course about the sights and history of Berlin too. When the weather is nice, you can cruise on a boat with an open deck- ideal on hot summer days so that you can experience the cool wind blowing through your hair. But even on cold and rainy days the cruises are still magical- you will be cruising in closed and heated boats for your comfort.
On board a boat you will have a great view of many different sights of Berlin, such as:
The Museum Island is a unique architectural ensemble that brings together the five best museums in Berlin. The island is located in the center of Berlin, the place where Berlin was founded. Above all, the museums are known for their large collection of European art and cultural history. From the Spree, you will have a wonderful view of the buildings.
Our tip: The Museum Island is one of the most beautiful sights of Berlin. Especially on rainy days, a visit is a popular activity. Tickets for the various museums are available here:
The Berlin Cathedral is also located on Museum Island. The Berlin Cathedral is a Protestant church, which is famous for its magnificent architecture. It is also the largest Protestant church in Germany. On a boat tour through Berlin, you have a wonderful panoramic view of the Berlin Cathedral.
In addition, the political center of Berlin is located in an ideal position for a boat trip around the city. You will have a great view of the historic Reichstag building and the Federal Chancellery. You will also see the symbolic bridge known as the Band des Bundes. It runs directly over the Spree and thus connects East and West as well as modern architecture and German history.
Bellevue Palace is one of the most beautiful sights in Berlin. Bellevue Palace is located on the edge of the Tiergarten, with a spacious park around it. This park borders directly on the Spree. Because of this location, you have a unique view of the castle from the water. The current Federal President- Frank-Walter Steinmeier- has lived there since 1994. If you see the flag (Standarte) in front of the castle, you know that the Federal President is at home.
Of course, one thing should not be missing on a boat trip in Berlin: the famous Molecule Men figures. The Molecule Men, designed by Jonathan Borofsky, is a 30-meter high sculpture of three men in the Spree. During the boat trip, you have a perfect view of this fascinating sculpture.
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Of course, during a boat tour in Berlin, you will have many more great views of Berlin's most beautiful spots and sights. For example the Berlin Central Station, the East Side Gallery, and the Lutherbrücke. But we don't want to give too much away either! The great ticket reviews already let you know: A Berlin boat tour is an activity that must not be missed on your Berlin trip!