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Reviewed 22 October 2018

The tour takes a couple of hours and meanders across various waterways around the city. The guide only narrates in German (i guess that's not that surprising) and clearly kept the local audience educated and amused. Would have been helpful to have some form of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gipsona1
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Went on boat tour and was interesting to see the sights from the water with various languages spoken by guides. Most interesting tour in Hamburg.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SydneysWest
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Really relaxing, one-hour scenic boat ride on the water along the Inner Alster and Outer Alster. It is a must activity when you visit the city! Ticket you can buy directly on site, no need to reserve it in advance. It costs 20 EUR and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The guide only speaks in German and made no attempt to address other non-german speaking guests. Disappointing! The views (inner city tour) were better in the middle and towards the end of the ride. It was also stifling hot on the boat in this weather....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Laura T
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We took Alster Kanalfarth and the boat captain was only speaking german. And telling all the time to keep quite. Totally useless for non german speaking tourists. A big dissapointment!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Andrė A
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

The 1 hour tour was nice for a sunny afternoon. The boat looks good but I was really disappointed to find out that the guide is speaking only German and my husband and I couldn’t understand a word. Sometimes during the tour, others were laughing...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ralucac186
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The sun was really high - a very rare thing in Hamburg - and we took a canal trip along the Alster and its side canals. The views were pretty, the seats comfortable, and the German guide exhaustive. Unfortunately, inside the boat it was stifling...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank opossumd
Reviewed 25 July 2017

... but as the tour is primarily in German language, it might not be "it" for the tourist from abroad. If you take it, go for the tour including "Stadtparksee". Aside of visiting the "Djungle of Hamburg" (narrow canal with plenty of green) it allows...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Torsten_Kr
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The canal trip is much more nicer than the sea trip. There are some beautiful scenes to see, several families with younger kids were also rafting along the river Time spent 1-2 hours

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank mohamed g
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We did the 1 hour trip during the winter months. It was interesting to see the city from the water and the boat had a self service bar for coffee and soft drinks. The tour guide was in German and it was informative but my...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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