River Cruise "East Side Tour": Through the East on the River Spree

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River Cruise "East Side Tour": Through the East on the River Spree

Oberbaumbrücke und Spree
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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 highlights in the government quarter.
This 2.5-hour-cruise on the river Spree starts in the city centre near Hackescher Markt S-Bahn station and follows the Spree towards the east. The tour can also be booked in two parts.

Route section 1: From pier "Alte Börse" to East-Side-Gallerie

On part 1 the tour leads in 75 minutes from the pier "Alte Börse" in eastern direction, past the Humboldtforum and the Nikolai quarter through the Mühlendamm lock, past various embassies, through the Oberbaumbrücke, through the Osthafen with bathing ship and Molecule Man to the port of Treptow. In front of the peninsula Alt Stralau the ship turns around and sails through the Oberbaumbrücke to the landing stage "East-Side-Gallerie/Ostbahnhof".

Route section 2: From East-Side-Gallerie to pier "Alte Börse"

The section (2) of the berlin river cruise starts at the landing stage "East-Side-Gallery". The tour leads back to the centre of Berlin and into the Nikolai quarter, passing the Humboldtforum and the Museum Island. Afterwards the tour takes you through the Parliament and Government Quarter with its Reichstag building and the Federal Chancellery. After the House of Cultures and in front of Bellevue Palace, the ship turns again and after a total of 75 minutes reaches the "Alte Börse" pier again.

Measures against the corona virus on board

  • always seats on the upper deck
  • free choice of seat for each passenger, so the distance to other guests can be chosen at any time
  • disinfection equipment on board the ship

What if the ship tour is prohibited and cancelled due to the Corona measures?

If boat tours are prohibited and therefore the "East-Side-Tour" is not possible, we will refund the full ticket price.

The sights on this boat tour are explained in German and English via the on-board system. For the languages Russian, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish and Hebrew, audio guides are available to the guests on board free of charge. The online ticket is sent by e-mail immediately after booking and can also be shown on the smartphone (a printout is not required).
River Cruise "East Side Tour"€25.00Timetable & Booking

Tour details

  • Departure and return point:
  • Season:
    March to November
  • Length:
    2.5 hours
  • Cost:
    25 Euro per adult, 12.50 Euro for children from 7-14, groups from 15 persons 20 Euro per person
  • Highlights:
    East Side Gallery, Oberbaum Bridge, Nikolaiviertel, Museum Island, Government Quarter, and more
  • Voucher:
    In addition to timed tickets, vouchers can be purchased for this river cruise - perfect as a gift or for flexible date requests.


River Cruise "East Side Tour"€25.00Timetable & Booking

Additional information

  • E-ticket
  • Audio guide (German, English)
  • Seat guarantee
  • Refreshments on board
  • Payment by credit card
  • Payment by Paypal
  • Immediate transfer

River Cruise "East Side Tour" on the map:

Unfortunately, the route is not available at the moment.

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