Family Port Tour

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Family Port Tour

From £8.51 per person

Experience Hamburg’s port from an individual perspective. Discover how Hamburg became one of the biggest ports in the world through a family activity with a visit of the old Elbe tunnel and a ferry trip along the spectacular waterfront.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Take a 2-hour guided tour along the waterfront aimed at kids aged 6-12, and their parents
  • Visit many of the locations that were of foremost importance for the development of the modern port
  • See spectacular buildings and areas like the historic Deichstraße, the Speicherstadt, the Elbphilharmonie, and the Landungsbrücken
  • Go on a short trip by ferry and go underground for a little stroll in the old Elbe tunnel
  • Receive expert explanations of the fascinating workings of a modern port enriched by pictures, samples of spices, and anecdotes
Full description
Throughout this tour you will receive the answers to your questions about Hamburg’s port, such as why are the merchants’ houses standing in the water? What is inside the famous warehouses in the Speicherstadt? How do the huge ships get into a dry-dock? And what is an “English closet”? Explore Hamburg’s waterfront on foot and by ferry and hear fascinating stories of merchants and pirates, spices and goods from all over the world, and of old ships and modern container vessels. Take a guided walk along the canals and waterways of the historic port area in the Speicherstadt and Hafencity, as well as in the historic Deichstraße. You can also see the famous Elbphilharmonie and the Landungsbrücken and enjoy impressive harbor vistas. Throughout your tour you will be able to enjoy the maritime atmosphere along the canals and the river Elbe, taking in stunning views along the way.
  • Walking tour for children with a qualified guide
  • Tickets for public transport (required for the tour)
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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    The meeting point is on the corner of Deichstraße and Steintwiete.

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    • Children have to be accompanied by an adult
    • Group bookings can be arranged for individual dates of choice (group tours are also available in English)
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    Interesting, child-friendly, varied ... not only for the "little ones" a great guide. Nicole did a great job!

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