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Bunthäuser Spitze – Experience the two Elbes

At the Bunthäuser Spitze the Elbe River is divided into Norder- and Süderelbe to flow around Europe’s biggest stream island Wilhelmsburg. You can park your car at the Freiluftschule Moorwerder and walk along the beautiful linden alley to reach a little wooden lighthouse at the very end. But this spot is also well-integrated into a bike or inliner tour. It’s wonderful to sit on the bench around the lighthouse, watch the stream and have a little picnic! Kids always find something to discover, to climb or to build.

Climbing the lighthouse staircase you reach a small viewing platform to watch over the streams, the orchards of Vier- and Marschlande and the reservation area Heuckenlock. The best time to visit this hidden and untouched spot is on a weekday morning, not on holidays – so you don’t have to deal with wanderers or school excursions. Try to come on a day without windy weather, as at those times it can be pretty cold and nasty out there.

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Details about this spot



Moorwerder Hauptdeich 31, Hamburg

Opening Times

24 hours daily


Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)