Start: Nikolaiviertel Pier

Your berlin boat tour 1 hour

Berlin Boat Tour – Overview

Do you want to see as much of the capital as possible in a short amount of time? Then experience Berlin’s main attractions from the water in this one-hour city tour and relive many of the city’s exciting stories with an audio guide available in 13 different languages.

Berlin Boat Tour 1 Hour - Reichstag

Your Berlin Boat Tour 1 Hour – Details

Which route does the tour follow?

The berlin boat tour 1 hour starts either at the Nikolaiviertel or Friedrichstraße Piers and takes you through historic Berlin. You will pass the Parliament Building (Reichstag), through the Government district to the House of World Cultures (Haus der Kulturen der Welt). Before turning around at the Luther Bridge (Lutherbrücke), you have a chance to view the Bellevue Palace (Schloss Bellevue), also known as the “Official Snake” (Beamtenschlange) or and the Victory Column (Siegessäule). On the return trip, you can observe other landmarks, such as the Central train station (Berliner Hauptbahnhof), the Berlin Cathedral (Berliner Dom), Museum Island (Museumsinsel) and the Nikolai District (Nikolaiviertel), Berlin’s oldest residential area all from a new perspective.

What our guests are saying

“The tour was just the right thing for us. We received a great impression of Berlin in a short amount of time, especially with the interesting explanations of the buildings. We will definitely do it again!” Franziska from Paderborn, Germany

“A fantastic and informative boat ride and an excellent starting point for a city-trip. The on-board catering was also great. Thank you for the wonderful time on the water!” Andreas from Mölln, Germany

“We had a wonderful time on the water. The length of the tour was perfect for us and the information on the sights and the on-board service were also great. Highly recommended!” Maria from Dortmund, Germany


  • Important details regarding the Berlin Boat Tour 1 Hour

    • Price: starting at 18.00€ for adults, children receive a discount > all prices are per person and do not include food and drinks.
    • Please think about a mouth-nose guard
    • Important for groups: Parties of 10 or more must book tickets online in order to ensure seats are reserved for each guest.
    • Duration: 1 hour
    • Audio guides (headphones) are available in the following languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, Polish, Swedish, Hebrew, Dutch, Portuguese, Finnish, Chinese and German.
    • Guaranteed seating
    • Coffee and cake as well as other drinks are available on board.
    • Dogs on board: You are welcome to bring your dog on board. Please remember to have a leash and a muzzle. For dogs 5kg (11 lbs) or more, please book a children’s ticket.
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  • Highlights

    • Nikolaiviertel (Nikolai District, Berlin’s oldest residential area)
    • Berliner Stadtschloss (Berlin Palace)
    • Berliner Dom (Berlin Cathedral)
    • Fernsehturm (TV Tower)
    • Museumsinsel (Museum Island)
    • Reichstag und neues Regierungsviertel (Parliament Building and the new Government District)
    • neuer Hauptbahnhof (New Central Train Station)
    • Siegessäule (Victory Column)
    • Haus der Kulturen der Welt (House of World Cultures)
    • Schloss Bellevue (Bellevue Palace)
  • My tip for you section reads

    To ensure that you get the most out of the wonderful Spree River tour and also out of Berlin, begin the tour with an audio guide or choose this option when booking. I wish you a pleasant trip.

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  • Berlin Boat Tour 1 Hour - Piers

    Berlin Boat Tour 1 Hour from Friedrichstraße

    The pier is close to the Friedrichstraße S-Bahn station, on the south side of the river. (Corner of Friedrichstraße and Weidendamm) > Reserve your seat now!

    Berlin Boat Tour 1 Hour from Nikolaiviertel
    Across from the Palace’s construction site, on the other side of the river, you will find a “Stern-und Kreis” boat tour company ticket booth. The river tour from Nikolaiviertel begins here. > Reserve your seat now!

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