Surprise your kids with a private 2-hour sailing trip on the Alster Lake in Hamburg. Enjoy a tour for the whole family and explore the sights in the heart of the city. Try out steering the boat yourself under the supervision of an experienced skipper.
What to Expect
Surprise your kids with an afternoon on the Alster Lake. Whether as part of your vacation, a weekend trip, or a birthday celebration, you’ll have a fantastic experience on this sailing tour. You and your children can even have a go at steering the boat under the supervision of the experienced skipper.
Enjoy the natural environment and a cultural experience in the heart of the city. Discover interesting and fun facts about the sights around the Alster as well as the maritime history of Hamburg. The skipper will provide interesting information, and let you pull the sails and steer the boat yourself. You can also admire Hamburg from a unique perspective from the boat.
This sailing tour offers everything you need for a perfect afternoon in Hamburg. The skipper can also customize the tour to suit your interests. You can decide how much time you want to allot to water sports, entertainment, and information.
You’ll sail on a Centaur dinghy, equipped with a ballast keel which prevents the boat from capsizing even in high winds. Despite the sturdiness, the boat can reach high speeds and you may need to use your body weight to keep the momentum going during high winds. The boat can accommodate up to 6 people (including the skipper).
The sailing tour takes place come rain or shine. There is no bad weather for real Alter sailors, only inappropriate clothing. If required, you’ll be provided with an oilskin jacket free of charge to protect you from the water. The sailing boat only remains on land if there is no wind at all (wind speed 2) or when the weather is so bad that your safety cannot be guaranteed.
This trip takes place on an uncapsizable Centaur keel dinghy. All skippers are experienced sailing instructors, and have completed first-aid training. You can get information on the current weather conditions before each tour. The Alster Lake has an efficient storm warning system. Life jackets are provided if required.
- Sailing tour
- Life jackets
- Safety instructions
What's Not Included
- Pick-up and drop off
- Food and drinks
Know Before You Go
• Your safety is always guaranteed – All skippers are trained in onboard safety and children will be given life jackets
• Please note that you will spend around 1.5 hours on the water