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This is most certainly 'Wow' engineering.

You just have to see this. An absolutely massive boat lift for anything from a pleasure boat to a... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Newquay, United Kingdom
German engineering

Really cool boat lift - worth stopping by to watch the elevators. There is also a small museum but... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
Centreville, Virginia
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Am Unteren Vorhafen, 21379, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

You just have to see this. An absolutely massive boat lift for anything from a pleasure boat to a huge commercial barge. Then, together with 100's of tons of water being lifted up over 100 feet to the upper canel. Its quite a spectacular sight,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Really cool boat lift - worth stopping by to watch the elevators. There is also a small museum but I didn't go in. Parking is just up the street, through the traffic circle and on the left. All the signs are in German and a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed July 6, 2017

Imposing on the horizon for miles is this impressive twin elevator structure lifting or lowering large ships 38 meters in just a few minutes ! Several ships were raised and lowered in water filled basins by the elevators during our time there. Totally different engineering...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed August 20, 2015

When we arrived, they were just about to lift up a large ship... Absolutely crazy engineering... Best way to describe it, is two large bathtubs that lift up to ships and boats. Must see, if you're a engineering buff...

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Lennart G
Reviewed August 19, 2013

We visited this twin ship lift in Saturday and were immediately struck by the immense size of this construction. What engineering! What design! A stupendous undertaking. We first visited the extremely interesting museum/interactive display of ship lifts. We were amazed and the variety of devices...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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