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Hamburg harbor tour: Heligoland and back in a high-speed catamaran

For all those who want to make more out of their harbor tour: with the FRS Helgoline you will experience many Hamburg sights from the water. Afterwards, you'll pass next to the lock to the Kiel Canal and head out to sea - and at high speed towards Heligoland, Germany's only high-sea island. An unforgettable day trip for your vacation in Hamburg.

Harbor tour XXL

Boat trip through Hamburg's harbor and day trip to Heligoland together

High-speed catamaran

at 36 knots from Hamburg to Heligoland

Die Hamburger Landungsbrücken.

Comfort for the whole family

Comfortable seats and delicious food on board

Experience Hamburg and Heligoland

Big city and high sea island as a combination package

Hamburg harbor tour XXL

In the morning, the catamaran "Halunder Jet" departs from the Hamburg Landungsbrücken. From the deck you will experience many Hamburg sights - for example the Hamburg fish market, the world-famous Blohm & Voss and the fantastically located district of Blankenese.

Der Fischmarkt in Hamburg.
Oliver Bauer The "Halunder Jet" in Hamburg harbour

Old land and thick pots

Your harbour cruise Hamburg XXL is far from over: Through the Elbe River you will head towards the Altes Land - the largest contiguous fruit-growing area in Northern europe. contine past the the lock of the Kiel Canal. Enjoy the great views and encounter imposing container ships on your way to the North Sea or the Port of Hamburg.

At high speed across the North Sea

On the open sea the "Halunder Jet" unfolds its full potential: With 36 knots (approx. 67 km/h) the catamaran almost flies over the sea. Enjoy this unique experience completely relaxed. Thanks to excellent sea-kepping and a computer-controlled stabilization system, the ride remains almost jerk free despite the high speed.

Martin Elsen Luftaufnahme des "Halunder Jet" auf See.
The "Halunder Jet" driving to the jetty

Arrival at the port of Heligoland

Even from a distance you can see the typical red rocks of Heligoland. The "Halunder Jet" docks directly at the harbor. Without disembarking you can easily reach all the sights of the island. Spend 3,5 hours with duty-free shopping, an excursion to the seals or the Lange Anna. In the late afternoon you go back on board and head off in the direction of Hamburg.

the entire island Heligoland from above

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Heligoland Island

Comfort on board

During the 3.5 hour crossing from Hamburg to Heligoland and back you will enjoy the greatest comfort on board. Move freely between open decks and interior area. Panoramic windows provide a great view. Comfortable seats with plenty of legroom, gastronomic service at your seat, free Wifi and on-board entertainment make the crossing maximally relaxing.

bridge deck of the Halunder Jet
The "Halunder Jet" at the jetty in Hamburg

Evening hours in Hamburg

In the summer months you usually arrive accompanied by a great sunset back in the port of Hamburg. A dreamlike experience for all Hamburg fans.

Martin Elsen Luftaufnahme des "Halunder Jet" auf See.

Purchase tickets

Whether by phone, on site or here online: There are various ways you can purchase tickets for a ride on the high-speed catamaran "Halunder Jet".

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Seitenansicht des "Halunder Jet" auf See.

"Halunder Jet"

Der "Halunder Jet"

Wide seats, panoramic windows, large open decks: enjoy a comfortable crossing. "Halunder Jet" impresses with modern design and a top speed of 35 knots!

"Halunder Jet"
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Here you will find everything about the different fares per seat category, the season times and vouchers. Information on the senior fare and the family ticket is also available here.

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Get information about the current departure times in the direction of Heligoland from Hamburg, Brunsbüttel and Cuxhaven here. The high seas island with its many facets is waiting to be discovered by you!

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