River Cruises aboard the MV „Geestemünde"

The "Dicke Pötte" tour on the river Weser with MV "Geestemünde" along the docks of Bremerhaven to the seal banks at the border to the North Sea

Enjoy a two hour cruise on board the two decks of the passenger ship MV "Geestemünde", to the place where the saltwater of the North Sea mingles with the freshwater of the Weser River. Departure takes place from the New Harbor-West side, this way the passengers can experience a lock passage. Then the cruise passes by the new Kaiserschleuse, travels along the longest river quay of Europe at the container terminal all the way to the wadden sea at Land Wursten. Depending on the weather and tide levela stop to the seal banks can be made. On the return journey guests can also have a view of the Weser Islands Langlütjen 1 and 2 from the reling.

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Mooring: MV „Geestemünde"

27568 Bremerhaven
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Travel Times 2020

From 28th of March till 1st of November 2020, daily at 2 p.m.


From 29th June 2020, journeys will again take place daily at 2 p.m..
From 27th June to 06th September 2020, also at 11 a.m. on weekends.

The number of persons is limited to 50 and when booking, first and last name and telephone number must be given.

During the restrictions due to Covid-19 the seats on the MS "Geestemünde" are fixed. This happens when entering the ship.

Standing places are not allowed. The instructions of the ship's personnel must be followed. Please listen to the announcements at the start of the cruise.


Trip duration approx. 2 hours, ship boarding 30 minutes prior to departure
Departure location: Bremerhaven, New Harbor, West side, H.-H.-Meier-Str.

Drinks on board are not allowed and there is no seating requirement.

Accessible toilets available on board.

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Prices 2020

- Adult € 12,00
- Children (4-15 years) € 6,00
- Pupils, students, trainees* € 6,00
- Families (2 adults + 2 children 4-15 years) € 28,00
- Dog € 0,00 (no seat entitlement)

- Group and charter prices on request

*with proof of entitlement




Online bookings are only possible up until 1 hour before the event starts.


Mooring: MV „Geestemünde"
Weserfähre GmbH
Zur Hexenbrücke 11
27570 Bremerhaven
27568 Bremerhaven
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 0049 (0)471 - 30 03 600
 0049 (0)471 - 30 03 109


Reservation/booking via

Erlebnis Bremerhaven GmbH
Bremerhaven Touristik & Tourist-Infos
H.-H.-Meier-Straße 6
27568 Bremerhaven


 0049 471 - 80 93 61 00
 0049 471 - 80 93 61 90

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Opening hours

Mon. - Thur. 8 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.
Fri. 8 a.m. - 3.30 p.m.

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