Popular Boat Tours & River Cruises in Cologne
Our most recommended Cologne Cruises & Boat Tours
1. Cologne Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Boat Cruise
Get to know Cologne from a different perspective. Experience a scenic cruise along the Rhine and admire the sights of the city from the water. See the modern Rheinauhafen district with its many historical crane houses, and discover interesting information about the monuments and buildings along the way. A ride on a double-decker open-top bus with fantastic views of the city makes this tour a real experience. The 1.5-hour ride takes you through the center of this bustling city. With the hop-on hop-off ticket you can get on and off the bus at any time and as often as you like in 24 hours in order to explore the best places in the city. Alternatively you can stay seated on the bus and learn all about Cologne with the audio commentary or live guide. Bus Stops: Kölner Dom / Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) / Trankgasse Excelsior Hotel Ernst Rathaus / KVB Haltestelle / Farina...
The bus trip showed most of the sites and drop off points were close to landmarks. The river cruise was excellent.
2. Cologne: 3-Hour Harbor Tour Cruise
Enjoy some of Cologne’s harbors and their facilities with explanations from a knowledgeable local guide in German on this 3-hour harbor cruise. The tour on MS Rhein Cargo, MS Rheinland or MS Rheinperle examines the history of the Rheinau Harbor, offers insights into the Deutz Harbor and Mülheim Harbor and takes you into the container harbor Niehl, one of Germany’s largest inland harbors. During the tour your guide will offer you useful information and exciting anecdotes about Cologne's harbors, their history, dates and figures and you can observe the work in the harbor Niehl, a unique insight in the city.
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What people are saying about Cologne
I definitely felt more than I paid for. The experience, organization, ease, everything was very good. Will definitely book again.
Great full day experience that didn’t become a chore. The boat was spacious and people well separated.
Everything could be viewed in one day without stress. Staff was very friendly and could always help.
It was a great ride. Weather good. Siebengebirge is worth a trip
Great trip, beautiful ship, good service and the meal was also very good
I can recommend this ride to anyone who is in Cologne.