Berlin has two large rivers - Spree and Havel - as well as lots of lakes and canals where ships and boats cruise. The Spree river flows in arches through the center of Berlin, south of it runs the Landwehr canal. Therefore, all boat tours through the inner city follow the same route over the Spree river and the Landwehr canal, only length and duration of the boat tours vary, depending on start and finish points. This page presents the most popular river cruises, tickets can be bought online.
Please note: From March 2021, river cruises and boat trips will again be available in Berlin to a reduced extent. Tickets can now be booked here. Please inform yourself before departure about the current restrictions and measures concerning Covid-19. Please wear masks when entering and leaving the ship.
Exclusive and environmentally friendly: Sightseeing tour on the river Spree with the stylish solar catamaran.
The combined tour includes a 2-hour bus tour and a 1-hour boat trip on the River Spree through the city's centre.
A boat trip for school classes is one of the most relaxed ways to discover Berlin and its famous sights.
Ideal for groups or school outings for ten people or more: Boat trips along famous sights in Berlin's city centre, bridge tours or boat trips to Potsdam.
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The East Side Tour focuses on the best-known sights along the river Spree in the eastern part of Berlin and includes some highlights in the government quarter as well.
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Short, interesting and informative: The City-Spreefahrt features the highlights of Berlin, including Berliner Dom, Museum Island and Reichstag.
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The boat tour through the centre of Berlin shows lots of Berlin's famous sights from the waterside.