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See the spectacular sights of Copenhagen from the city’s picturesque canals on a 1-hour water cruise of the Danish capital that includes priority access to the Tivoli Gardens. Climb aboard your sightseeing boat and set sail on the winding waterways of the city; glide past the iconic The Little Mermaid statue and gaze at the regal resplendence of Amalienborg Palace as you pass. Capture photographs of the quaint Christianshavn district and then head to the immensely entertaining Tivoli park to make the most of your skip-the-line ticket. Ride on exhilarating roller coasters and gentle carousels and absorb the festive atmosphere of the carnival.
1-hour Copenhagen canal tour with skip-the-line same-day entry to Tivoli Gardens
See top Copenhagen attractions including The Little Mermaid and Amalienborg Palace, seat of Denmark’s royals since the 18th century
Glide through pretty Christianshavn, past gabled houses, cafes and bars
Listen to fascinating facts about the sights from an onboard guide
Gain skip-the-line entry to the world-famous Tivoli Gardens after your cruise
Enjoy white-knuckle rides, carousels and fun attractions independently
Stay at Tivoli as long as you want, with a ticket valid for the rest of the day
Climb aboard your sightseeing boat at a central docking point in Copenhagen and prepare to explore the captivating capital of Denmark. Listen to insightful commentary from your onboard guide as you cruise gently past iconic waterfront sights like The Little Mermaid statue; discover the cultural significance of the character created by Hans Christian Anderson and listen to tales of the author’s life in Copenhagen.
See, too, the Danish Parliament and the majestic façade of Amalienborg Palace, the residence of Danish royals since the 18th century. Catch a glimpse of the futuristic Black Diamond structure and hear of what the edifice houses inside its dynamic walls. Sail through the charming Christianshavn neighborhood to see a vibrant array of painted houses and blooming flower boxes.
After an hour of sightseeing, end your cruise at your original departure point and make your own way to Tivoli Gardens with your skip-the-line-ticket. Sail past the long entrances lines and immediately immerse yourself in the carnival atmosphere within; marvel at colorful carousels and exhilarating rollercoasters and take in a concert on one of the outdoor amphitheaters when you need a break. Remain in the park until closing time if you wish, and then make your own way back to your accommodation.
The tour was nice. The explanation was adequate. The architecture in the older part of town was very nice.
Some negatives: The Viator ticket doesn't get you on the boat. You still have to stand on a long line to exchange your Viator ticket for the real one. And if your ticket is date is off a bit because you changed your plans, you have to argue before they will honor it.
I got sunburned, as the tour boat was completely exposed.
Tivoli is one of those places you must see, but for a mature adult there isn't all that much to do. It is a very pretty place though.
Great tour! A little confusing upon arriving and seeing the first time wasn't until 10:00 & I had 9:30, but the boat showed up and off we went. Loved seeing all the things and learned a lot! Recommend it!
The boat ride was very good and worth seeing. Tivoli gardens was good also but please remember if you want to go on rides costs extra and get the ride package when you go in gate to book in also. We had a good day there and the rides were good.
Fun, family friendly and a great way to see the city!
, Apr 2019
We thoroughly enjoyed this tour and found the canal tour especially fun, informative and family friendly. Our little one loved it. My only complaint that was that the skip the line tickets were not actually skip the line tickets for Tivoli and we had to stand in the normal line, so I found that disappointing and misleading.
Thoroughly enjoyed the tour, it was a lovely overview of the city and the information really added to the land tours we had taken during the trip. Would highly recommend.
Also, Tivoli Gardens was a great added bonus, but be aware that the price of the rides is not included, they are bought separately.
The boat tour left on time, was comfortable, and covered many highlights. The only unfortunate part was that it was through a headset that was provided and these things tend to be cheap, uncomfortable, and often only one ear speaker works. However, the commentary was good. Entry tickets to Tivoli meant we could skip the line as advertised which was very good.
The canal tour and skip the line at Tivoli was excellent. However the daily bombardment of unsolicited emails from Viator is outrageous. I will NEVER book by viator again due to constant unwanted intrusions. VIATOR - LEAVE ME ALONE!
We turned in our voucher in return for tickets to a canal cruise and Tivoli Gardens amusement park. Both were wonderful. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the cruise, got to see the statue of The Little Mermaid along the way, and also learned about Hans Christian Andersen and saw his residences. We cruised by many important buildings, We saw one was the royal family's house when the are in Copenhagen. We saw the offices of the largest container company in the world, Maersk. There was also a submarine on display in the canal. We learned about the bridges which we sailed under, connecting each land side of the canal and the history of various landmarks. The hostess spoke in a microphone to explain the various points of interest. We were allowed to take photos. We particularly liked the many pastel colored homes along the canal. It was a wonderful trip! We celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary this way.We also were admitted to Tivoli and rode the Carousel. There were many attractions, rides and foods including an adjacent Food Hall.We thoroughly enjoyed both the canal tour and Tivoli Gardens.