The MS Karlsruhe - pleasure boat

The MS Karlsruhe offers boat trips on the romantic river Rhine. Destinations include Germersheim, Speyer and Worms to the north, and Iffezheim Dam and Strasbourg to the south. The MS Karlsruhe sails from March to November, with regular sightseeing trips and excursions. The boat can also be hired for private functions.

As soon as the mooring lines are released, the quayside atmosphere sets in. The first stage on your trip on the MS Karlsruhe is a passage under the stately barrage gate before steaming out onto the river Rhine and sailing past the lovely Rheinaue wetlands.

Maximum number of passengers: 600

Destinations: Mannheim, Speyer, Karlsruhe, Iffezheim, Strasbourg, Worms.

Season: From March to December. Sightseeing tours, excursions, private functions (entire boat can be hired).

To find out more, visit the website of Rheinhäfen.


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Corona Virus

Important Information

Due to the official measures implemented by the State of Baden-Württemberg and the city of Karlsruhe to limit the spreading of COVID-19, Karlsruhe’s public life is currently facing severe restrictions. Cultural institutions, hotels and events are especially affected by this. Please refer directly to their individual websites for up-to-date information.

The City’s shopping facilities are also very limited at the moment. Only essential businesses such as grocery stores, pharmacies or banks remain open to the public. Opening times may vary from those advertised on this site.

Our tourist information office located on Kaiserstraße 72-74 is closed for the public as well until further notice. You can still reach us either by phone +49 721/602 997 580 or by email

The city of Karlsruhe provides up-to-date information on the corona crisis at or by phone +49 721/133-3333.

On a lighter note: if you feel like clearing your mind, go ahead and continue exploring the beautiful aspects of Karlsruhe through our digital offers at (only available in German).

Stay healthy, and stay tuned!

Best wishes from all the staff at KTG Karlsruhe Tourismus GmbH and KME Karlsruhe Marketing and Event GmbH