photo: Joachim Donath
Berlin Shipping Tours
Berliner Wassersport und Service GmbH (BWSG)
Discover and enjoy Berlin on its waters. Jump aboard one of the passenger or cabriolet ships and have a closer look at this vibrant city.
Tour 1: City-Spreefahrten (one hour)
Travel on the river Spree to experience the old and new Berlin; Eastern route: Berlin Cathedral, Mühlendammlock, turn and back again; Western route: Nikolai Quarter, Museum Island, Friedrichstraße, Government Quarter, Reichstag (seat of the German Government), Berlin Main Station, German Chancellery, House of World Cultures, turn and back to the shipping pier "Station Dom" (Berlin Cathedral).
Due to restoration works of the Spree riverside in Berlin-Mitte the shipping pier "Alte Börse" is currently out of order. All tours start from the shipping pier "Station Dom" (Berlin Cathedral), situated on the Spree riverside between Friedrichsbrücke and the Berlin Cathedral.
Tour 2: EAST-SIDE-TOUR (2,5 hours)
Tour of the old and new Berlin on the river Spree; Eastern route: Berlin Cathedral, Mühlendammlock, Media-Spree, O2-World, East-Side Gallery, Oberbaum Bridge, Osthafen, Elsen Bridge, and back on the Western route: TrepTowers, Molekular Man, Bathing Ship, Mühlendammlock, Nikolai Quarter, Museum Island, Friedrichstraße, Government Quarter, Reichstag (seat of the German Government), Berlin Main Station, German Chancellery, House of World Cultures, turn and back to the shipping pier "Station Dom".
Further information: BWSG
Stern und Kreisschiffahrt GmbH
Berlin has more bridges than Venice. The exciting metropolis is surrounded by numerous waterways which are used by traditional shipping companies. Leave the hustle of Berlin's busy streets behind and enjoy the most beautiful view of the city as you cruise along riverbanks of Havel, Spree and picturesque lakes.
Tour C 1: Berlin Bridge Cruise
With live explanations, in English on demand. Experience the variety of architectural styles and discover that Berlin has more bridges than Venice.
Highlights: Oberbaum Bridge, Science Museum, Palace Charlottenburg, Spreebogen, Bellevue Palace, House of the world cultures, Government Quarter, Reichstag (Seat of German Governemnt), Charité, Museum Island, Berlin Cathedral, Nikolai Quarter, Palace of the Republic.
Tour C 3 to C 5: Historical Sightseeing (one hour)
Don’t think twice. Take a shopping break and relax one hour on our city cruise.
Highlights: Mühlendammlock, Palace of the Republic, Berlin Cathedral, Museum Island, Seat of the German Government, Government Quarter, House of the world cultures.
S-Bahn Sales Point (S-Bahn-Kundenzentren in German)
Further information: Stern und Kreisschiffahrt