Tour de Fish
Experience the Fishery Harbor and travel back in time!
Why is Bremerhaven called the "largest refrigerator in Europe"? Where was the first German fish steamer built? Where are almost 10 million fish sticks made every day? All this and much more can be found on a two-hour trip by bus through the Fishery Harbor. A visit to the historical fish trawler "Gera" should not be missed.
The start and end point of the new route is the German Maritime Museum. Right after leaving the starting point, we start off with the theme: On the Kennedy Bridge the bus guests are asked to look to the left, because there, before the Historical Museum Bremerhaven, began the history of the German deep sea fishing. The guide tells of the clever Friedrich Busse, his observations and ideas. These not only led to the first fish auction in Germany, but also to the construction of the first German "Sagitta" fish steamer, which began its first journey in 1885. This laid the foundation stone for "Fischtown" Bremerhaven. A visit to the Historical Museum is definitely worth it here!
But we continue to the Fishery Harbor, the focus of our tour with the Shop Window Fishery Harbor. It goes along the Europe-wide major companies of the fish processing industry as well as the former moorings of the fishers, auction halls and frozen storage. See where the high-speed steamers used to be loaded with ice and the bunker stations supplied the coal for the steam engines on board. Our guests guide you on this "fishing trip" from the past to the future. Enjoy this entertaining and interesting bus tour. During the half-hour visit to the FMS "Gera" the hard life on board a fishing vessel is mediated. On the way back you have the possibility to get off at the stop in the Shop Window Fishery Harbor (Hoebelstraße), to stroll and eat fresh fish. Or you will accompany us back to the Harbor Worlds Bremerhaven, where the bus tour ends again at the Old Harbor.
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Period Charter Tours
28th March - 08th November 2020
Saturdays at 11 a.m.
Period Charter Tours
27th March - 31st October 2021
Saturdays at 11 a.m.
From/to the stop in front of the German Maritime Museum. Premature exit at the Shop Window Fishery Harbor possible.
Driving time approx. 120 minutes from / to stop German Maritime Museum
The journey and the visit on the FMS "Gera" takes place in all weather. Please pay attention to the weather.
The regular tours are in German language. Other foreign languages are available upon request.
For wheelchair users the tour is unfortunately not suitable, since the FMS "Gera" is not suitable for wheelchair users.
Dogs are not allowed.
*No online booking, only via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tickets available in the tourist information at the latest 30 minutes before departure or directly on the bus from 25 minutes before departure! We recommend a timely booking.
Due to the current situation the maximum number of participants is 30.
The group receives a introduction onboard the FMS "Gera". After the introduction the group will be seperatet into two. The first group visits the FMS "Gera" on its own while the second group receives a guided tour through the Show Window Fishery Harbor. After 25 Minutes the groups change positions.
There will be no snacks.
- Adults € 13,00
- Reduced [Children (from 4 years) and teenager (up to 17 years) as well as the disabled] € 10,00
- further Children € 3,90
- Children (aged 0-3) free
- Families (2 adults + 1 children) € 30,00
- Families (2 adults + 2 children) € 38,00
(each additional child € 8,00)
- Groups more than 15 10 % discount
Attention: Due to the current situation there will only be charter tours
Book and pay your tickets online:
- Charter of a standard public bus (max. 40 pers., up to 2 hrs.) € 349,00
- each additional started charter hour € 199,00
- in own bus with guide € 175,00
Online Inquiry Charter
2-hour bus trip with city guide incl. 30-minute visit to the FMS "Gera" and
small tasting bag
Minimum number of participants: 0 persons
Maximum number of participants: 30 persons
ATTENTION: Due to the current situation there are currently no tasting appetizers.
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Mon. - Thur. 8 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.
Fri. 8 a.m. - 3.30 p.m.