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About Rainer Abicht Elbreederei
We are the leading company of harbour boat trips in Hamburg. Our costumers can chouse between small traditional and mordern boats or passenger ships with up to 500 Persons. The departures are every 30 minutes in Summer (April-Oktober) and every 60 minutes in Winter (November - March). In the Summer the roof remains open on the small ships and at the big ships are the option to go on the 1 floor. The tours are spoken in german and ones a day in english 12 h.
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The Hamburg classic is the great harbor cruise with which one can experience the harbor uncomplicated.

With the small barges it goes into the Speicherstadt (insofar as the water level permits) through the Hafencity and then into the container port and locks, the musical tent and the Elbphilharmonie over directly to the jetties.

With the large passenger ships, you inquire about the entire container port, the Elbe beach, Firschmarkt and see the large container ships. Cruise ships are not uncommon.
We will also drive with you past the musical King of the Lions and the Elbphilharmonie to finish the journey at the jetties.

The trips last 1 hour each and are the absolute classic to discover the Port of Hamburg.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really wanted to do a harbor cruise after seeing about it on TV. This company was the only one offering english tour so we bought tickets from our hotel. We were told the cruise left from pier 1, then from pier 9 ( NOT...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large boat with in and outsideseats, snacks and drinks available, mostly german tours but ones or twice per day in english language.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MaaDoe
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There was an option as to which tour you could do at night one was more harbour focussed the other went to the Speicherstadt where you viewed the waterways and the opera house in the harbour. We chose the Speicherstadt - though we did finish...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank travellingjacko
Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

This is in the city end of Hamburg at the river elbe.Their is so many river boats/ships coming in and leaving at the docks..So its a bit confusing which ones yours to board.Managed to get tickets and just wait for the right Rainer abicht boat...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank tracycN3216MN
Reviewed June 9, 2019

if you think that the only crowds are on land, think again. They are also packed onto the tour boats going up and down the harbor. Try to sit next to a quiet couple who is also short and not fidgety, actually best to ask...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Bross24
Reviewed June 8, 2019

As part of a bus tour of Germany, two adults took this boat tour of Hamburg harbor in May. Was excellent. Lasted about 60 minutes and was in both English and German. Interesting sights and commentary. Since this was part of our bus tour, no...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Chris H
Reviewed June 8, 2019

Tides were right, so we were able to go through Speicherstadt which was great. Keep in mind that the Port of Hamburg is a large, working container and big ship port. It's not pretty and a little boring, but the aforementioned Speicherstadt made it worthwhile.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Joseph M
Reviewed May 3, 2019

We took this one hour harbor tour based on a recommendation from Rick Steves. We bought on tickets on line and walked to the boarding area. We were able to board a half hour before the departure time. Our boat was all enclosed except for...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Jim_atl
Reviewed April 29, 2019

Don't just book the first harbour tour you stumble into when getting to the waterfront. As we been on many tours in Hamburg we knew exactly what we were looking for this time. Speicherstadt, container terminal, massive ships, cruise ships, navy boats, custom made yachts...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Inkomo
Reviewed April 18, 2019

Really exiting tour (1 hour) with view and near at Fischmarkt, big-big cranes at loading/unloding container on HUGE freightships,neasr privat harbour, Elb-harmonie ect. And the weather was fantastic, clear sun, blue sky

Date of experience: April 2019
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