Berlin: guided canoe | kayaktour

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Discover Berlin from a new perspective on this 2-hour guided canoe tour. See the remnants of the former GDR, including a Stasi prison and discover the history of the Spreepark theme park.


  • Visit Treptower Park and see the natural reserve island close to rummelsburg
  • Learn about the development of the Stralau peninsula from a fishing area
  • See the largest beer garden in Berlin
  • Hear the story of underwater tunnel which connects Stralau with Treptower Park
  • Discover the Stasi prison in Rummelsburg


Discover Berlin on this exciting canoe tour that is suitable for beginners. Before you get started, put on your lifejacket and the guide will lead a short paddling course. Then canoes are lowered into the water and the fun begins! Paddle closely together, as the tour guide tells you about interesting places along the river bank. The river Spree widens significantly a few kilometers southeast of the city center, with picturesque bays and small islands. Many remnants of the former GDR are still visible along the river banks. See how change and urban development intensifies as you paddle from the Funkhaus around the tip of the Stralau peninsula with the small village church in the Rummelsburg bay. Discover exciting information about the notorious Stasi remand prison which was once located there. On the opposite side of the river, See the remains of the Spreepark theme park and its Ferris wheel. Listen to the adventurous story of the fairground operator, Norbert Witte, who ran the park after unification. You also paddle past the almost 100-year-old Klingenberg power station. At the end of the tour you can relax at the milk bar, where drinks are still served in the original East German atmosphere. Tours of the large recording studio and other buildings of the radio station can be organized for groups.


Tour/canoe guide Canoe tour Paddling crash course Lifejacket Waterproof box for valuable items

Important Information

  • This tour is well suited for beginners. A barbecue party at the end of the tour can be organized for groups. Please contact the tour operator for further information. School groups: each student pays EUR 18; accompanying persons can join the tour for free. If you require a tour guide in a foreign language, please note that a minimum number of 5 participants are required. Advanced reservation is necessary to participate in the tour. At the beginning and end of this tour there is also a tour through the Funkhaus Berin available. You can find more information about this under 'Berlin: Tour through the GDR Funkhaus.'

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