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Daytrip to the maritime lock town of Brunsbüttel

Experience the unique charm of the port city of Brunsbüttel, thanks to its special location at the junction of the North Sea, Elbe River, and the Kiel Canal. Renowned for its intricate lock systems, Brunsbüttel offers a distinctive glimpse into Germany's maritime history. Not only will you find giant ships up close, but also kilometers of dikes, a leisurely stroll through the official's quarter, and much more.

Your day trip begins in the early morning at the Hamburg Landungsbrücken, where the "Halunder Jet" will take you to Brunsbüttel every Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. During the two-hour journey, you'll enjoy impressive 360-degree views of the Elbe River and numerous sights along the way. Sit back, relax, and indulge in one of our delicious breakfast options on board - the perfect way to start your day feeling energized. Around 10:30 a.m., you'll arrive in Brunsbüttel, ready to disembark and explore the city and its surroundings.

Jörg Reichert Ein Schiff passiert die Schleusenanlage in Brunsbüttel.

Brunsbüttel is renowned for its lock systems, which are among the largest in the world and attract numerous visitors annually. This unique experience is one you shouldn't miss during your visit. From the free viewing platform, you'll have the best view of the Kiel Canal, the Elbe River, and of course, the impressive ships passing through the locks. If you want to learn more about this fascinating spectacle, you can join a lock tour and have the opportunity to ask the knowledgeable staff questions. Additionally, you can visit the Lock Information Center exclusively. Guided tours are available year-round.

Would you like a little more?

Brunsbüttel not only impresses with its maritime flair on the Elbe and the Kiel Canal, the town center is also definitely worth a visit. There is plenty to discover on an extensive tour of the town, whether on your own or on one of the many guided tours on offer.

How about a stroll along Koogstraße, for example? It borders directly on the promenade and boasts a variety of local boutiques, delicatessens and other stores. Here you will find everything your heart desires, be it souvenirs and keepsakes for home or a small snack for in between.

The civil servants' quarter and the historic town center take you on a journey into the past and impress with their imposing architecture. If you want to find out more about the history of the town of Brunsbüttel, the local history museum invites you to visit free of charge.

Jörg Reichert Frontale Sicht auf die Jakobuskirche in Brunsbüttel.
Jörg Reichert Blick auf die Schafe auf dem Elbdeich in Brunsbüttel

Wrap up your day trip in Brunsbüttel with a leisurely stroll along the dike - an ideal opportunity to soak in the impressive scenery, feel the wind on your face once more, and listen to the gentle lapping of the waves as you slowly make your way back to the pier. At 6:45 p.m., it's time to set sail back to Hamburg. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere on board the "Halunder Jet" with a delicious dinner before disembarking at the Landungsbrücken around 8:45 p.m. - carrying unforgettable memories of your day in Brunsbüttel with you.

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