Outdoor Activities

Planten un Blomen Park

Planten un Blomen (plants and flowers) is the name of the green belt stretching alongside the city center all the way down to the harbor, and incorporating the Wallringpark. Features include a Japanese garden, an apothecary's garden, lakes and...  Read More

Museumshafen Oevelgönne

This naval museum houses several historic sailing vessels as well as memorabilia from the marine and shipping industries of the region's past. The museum sits in the port and offers sweeping views and walking tours of the Elbe. The museum offers...  Read More

Airport - Ham

This natural stretch of water is a local favorite for outdoor activities and water sports. Aussenalster is perfect for a refreshing dip in the summer or a picnic during the warmer months. This area is also popular for canoeing and boating. It's...  Read More

Airport - Ham
Alster Lakes

These lovely lakes within the city provide a peaceful escape from the bustle of the day. Paths along the water's edge provide a wonderful natural landscape for outdoor activities, walks and picnics, and boat rides on the reservoirs showcase the city.

Airport - Ham

These guided, one-hour steamer tours showcase the city from the vantage point of the surrounding port waters. The cruises are a great way to view the city and grasp the importance of the waterways to its growth and development.

Airport - Ham
Hagenbecks Tierpark

Opened in 1848, this popular zoo set a precedent for allowing its wild animals to move about freely in spacious outdoor corrals. Among the residents are many zoo-born baby animals, including lion cubs, camels and elephants. For an additional...  Read More