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Berlin: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus with Boat Options

1. Berlin: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus with Boat Options

Discover the city at your own pace with the Berlin Hop On - Hop Off bus. Freely wander the city on well-equipped sightseeing buses. Explore Museum Island, amble down the Ku'Damm, the famed shopping street, and catch a glimpse of divided Berlin at Check Point Charlie. Visit the Brandenburg gate or the Reichstag with its marvelous glass dome. There are a wide variety of options, with buses traveling the entirety of the city. To get even more out of your trip to Berlin, combine your bus pass with a spree to your experience. You can redeem your boat ticket at any time and add a relaxing 1-hour river cruise on the Spree to your experience. During the summer, there is also a guided walking tour available, so you can learn even more in-depth, insider knowledge about the sights and landmarks. The stops for the bus tours are: Line 1 (Bus) • Alexanderplatz • Rotes Rathaus • Museum Island • Friedrichstrasse • Brandenburger Tor • Reichstag • Hauptbahnhof • Haus der Kulturen der Welt • Bellevue Palace • Siegessäule (Victory Column) • Kurfürstendamm • KaDeWe • Lützowplatz • Kulturforum • Potsdamer Platz • Mauerreste • Check Point Charlie • Gendarmenmarkt Line 2 (Bus) • Alexanderplatz • Frankfurter Allee • East Side Gallery • Ostbahnhof • Alexa • Rotes Rathaus

Berlin: Kayaking Tour Through the City

2. Berlin: Kayaking Tour Through the City

Set off on an exciting, unique kayak trip. The tour begins or ends in the Berlin Kreuzberg district at the docks of the van Loon boat restaurant. For the trip you'll have an expert on hand to greet you before the tour beings. The guide will then help you to deploy. While you warm up for the trip, you will have the opportunity to learn a little about the interesting history of the Landwehr Canal. The journey heads westward downstream along the legendary railway line of the U1. The first train line to be built in Berlin runs above your head up until the point where, above and below the ground, a number of different traffic routes cross paths. A reminder of the so called "Rosinenbomber" (Raisin Bombers) from the Berlin blockade of 1948/1949 can be found on the roof of the German Museum of Technology. Continue by following this unique, scenic route next to the Spree, past Potsdamer Platz and the Ministry of Defence. Learn about the poignant history of the area and Stauffenberg's failed execution attempt of Hitler. You'll then paddle further past Tiergarten and Zoologischer Garten. Next up, cross one of the best–known Berlin locks and the city's widest bridge, a fun part and unique adventure especially for older children. The Tour ends in here in Charlottenburg. Your belongings arrived with the kayak-truck and you are just a short walk away from Tiergarten Station from where you can reach your next Berlin adventure. During the afternoon tour, the sights will be toured in the reverse order.

Berlin: SEA Life Berlin and Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

3. Berlin: SEA Life Berlin and Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

Get to know Berlin with an underwater world twist by combining a classic hop-on hop-off city sightseeing tour with entrance into SEA Life Berlin. See the city at your own pace, and then discover the many creatures from the Spree River to the Atlantic Ocean. Start your city sightseeing tour by boarding the bus at any of the 24 stops. With so many, there's always one nearby. Sit down and listen to the audio guide as you pass by the most important monuments, and when you see something you like, hop-off and explore at your own pace. Get a full uninterrupted tour by hopping on board and staying seated for the full 2.5-hour bus tour. From the Brandenburg Gate to Potsdamer Platz and from the Berlin Zoo to the Reichstag, you’ll see it all. At SEA Life Berlin, discover the world under the water, with octopuses, jellyfish, clownfish, and 5000 other sea creatures. See how tropical reefs are formed and support life, or feel the tickling of cleaner shrimps on your skin when you hold your hands in the touch pool. Take an underwater journey by following aquatic life from the Spree river to the depths of the Atlantic ocean. You can watch as the animals are fed by supervisors and try to guess their favorite food and also learn how you can help prevent pollution.

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What people are saying about Spree River

Nice ride, I think one hour is enough for people to have a river view of the city. Great beaches and cafes can be seen from the river. I recommend people to try it.

All the major sites. Relaxed way to get an overview of Berlin and the canals.

Interesting. A good view of the old and new construction. Lots of housing

Wonderful relaxing boat journey with lots of sights and commentary!

Very informative commentary. You learn alot in an hour