Hamburg Hop-On Hop-Off Tour and Harbor Cruise Shore Excursion

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See the best of Hamburg while you’re in port on an easy and convenient hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour including a harbor cruise! The perfect (...)

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Overview Location: Hamburg, Germany
Set your own itinerary and explore Hamburg at your own pace when you’re in port on this convenient shore excursion. The hop-on hop-off bus tour allows you to simply hop off at the stop you want and return to any stop to continue your tour! Board one of the red double-decker buses at the St Pauli port landing piers, and begin your sightseeing adventure, hopping off at Town Hall Square, the main train station or at any other stop on the route. Your ticket is valid for the whole day.

Then, get another perspective of Hamburg on your included one-hour harbor sightseeing cruise with English or German commentary. The boat leaves from the landing piers of the Hamburg port. Cruise along Hamburg's impressive container ship terminals and the picturesque warehouse district in the heart of town to Hamburg's Harbour City, one of Europe's biggest urban development projects with the new concert hall, Elbphilharmonie, built on the roof of a storehouse. Sit back and relax while you enjoy these architectural highlights of Hamburg.

See the Itinerary section below for a list of hop-on hop-off tour stops.

This excursion is located within a 10-minute walk to the St Pauli cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in Hamburg. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy.
  • Excellent value for money
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
What you can expect See the best of Hamburg while you’re in port on an easy and convenient hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour including a harbor cruise! The perfect do-it-yourself combination shore excursion in Hamburg, the hop-on hop-off tour allows you to see Hamburg’s top attractions at your own pace aboard a comfortable double-decker bus, while the one-hour Elbe River cruise provides great views from the water. See all the major attractions, including St Michael Church, the newly built Hamburg Harbor City and the infamous Reeperbahn red-light district!

Practical information


What's inside

  • Live commentary on board (German) / audio guide commantary ( English, Spanish, Russian, Mandarin, French, Japanese, Danish, Italian, Arabic and German.
  • 1-hour harbor cruise with English commentary at 12pm (April to October)

Hop On Off Tour Stops - Departure port landing piers

• Port landing piers 1-2
• Auf dem Sande - Hamburg Dungeon
• Shanghaiallee - Maritime Museum
• Tube stop Steinstrasse
• Spitalerstrasse/Monckebergstrasse - Shopping mile
• Main train station - Kirchenallee
• Ferdinandstor
• Holzdamm - Hotel Atlantik
• Fonteney - Hotel Intercontinental
• Hallerstrasse
• Rothenbaumchaussee
• Johnsallee
• Moorweidenstrasse - Hotel Elysee
• Marseiller Strabe - Hotel SAS Plaza
• Bei den Kirchenhofen
• Sievekingplatz
• Gansemarkt
• Dammtorstrasse - Hotel Oper
• Esplanade - Hotel Baseler Hof
• Neuer Jungfernstieg - Hotel Four Seasons
• Town hall square
• Rodingsmarkt - Hotel Steigenberger
• St Michaelis Church
• Seewartenstrasse - Hotel Hafen Hamburg
• Reeperbahn
• St. Pauli Fishmarket
• Port landing piers 1-2

What's NOT inside

  • Gratuities
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy

Additional info

  • Refundable up to 4 business days prior to the travel date minus a 7% administrative fee.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Confirmation for this tour will be received at time of booking
  • Children between 0-14 years are free on the bus tour if accompanied by an adult. A child ticket for the harbor cruise can be purchased directly from the shipping company.

Departure point:

Hamburg, Hamburg

Duration:

Flexible

Frequency:

Seasonal
April to October
Daily

Departure time:

Hamburg Hop-On Hop-Off Tour:

April to October: Monday - Thursday 9:30 am to 17:00 pm every 30 minutes

Friday, Saturday, Sunday between 9:30 am to 17:10 pm every 20 minutes from St. Pauli Landungsbrücken 9:15 am to 16:55 pm every 20 minutes

November to March - Monday to Thursday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm 

Every hour Friday / Saturday / Sunday 09:30 am to 4:00 pm


Harbor Cruise
:
November-March:
montay-friday: 10.00am und 6.00pm Uhr, every 30-45 min (only german commatary)
saturday-sunday: 10.00am und 6.00pm Uhr, every 30min (only german commatary)

April - October: 12pm only (English commentary)

Return details:

Returns to original departure point

Reviews & ratings

  • Hamburg Shore Excursion: Hamburg Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Harbor Cruise | . | 2013/01/19
    "Hop on hop of tour great Harbour curuse was good had a great day "

  • Hamburg Shore Excursion: Hamburg Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Harbor Cruise | . | 2012/09/16
    "well done! "

  • Hamburg Shore Excursion: Hamburg Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Harbor Cruise | . | 2017/07/07
    "The HOHO tour and Harbour tour were excellent! There are many different HOHO bus companies and we were not provided clear instructions so that we could find the (...) "

  • Hamburg Shore Excursion: Hamburg Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Harbor Cruise | . | 2017/09/29
    "THE BOAT RIDE WAS RIDICULOUS. WHY WOULD I GO TO HAMBURG TO SEE ALL THE CONTAINERSHIPS IN THEIR PORT. WHAT A WASTE OF TIME AND MONEY. THE BUS RIDE WAS FINE. MY WIFE (...) "

  • Hamburg Shore Excursion: Hamburg Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Harbor Cruise | . | 2015/05/05
    "At first when we boarded the bus the guide asked if there was anyone who spoke English. He was on the top of the bus and we were on the bottom. Despite our yelling (...) "

  • Hamburg Shore Excursion: Hamburg Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Harbor Cruise | . | 2012/09/14
    "I'm sorry to say that if you don't understand German, forget this trip particularly the harbour cruise. We sat there like idiot on the harbour cruise while all (...) "