A Maritime Circle Line "hop on, hop off" shuttle boat
visits the Ballinstadt Emigration
A huge containership is loaded at the Tollerort freight
A floating crane cruises down the Elbe.
Shipyard workers are dwarfed by a massive ship's hull.
A smaller vessel appears to levitate inside a dry dock.
These two photos were taken during a nighttime harbor tour
aboard the vintage boat Kapitän Prüsse.
Downtown Hamburg, as seen from a harbor ferry during the
day. (The city has few skyscrapers, so the Fernsehturm or TV tower and
one of Hamburg's signature church towers rise high above the surrounding
HADAG's harbor ferries are the best sightseeing value on the
You can ride the HADAG harbor ferries with a standard HVV
ticket. (This easy-to-use ticket machine is at the Altona-Fischmarkt landing,
When you've had your fill of salt water, head for the
Inner and Outer Alster, where "hop on, hop off" boats offer tours of the lakes
and connecting waterways.