Copenhagen is the ideal turnaround port; it is conveniently located in the Baltic Sea with a well-connected international airport, flexible turnaround facilities at Ocean Quay, and an established network of local partners, which collaborate to offer a memorable experience for your guests. Copenhagen has plenty to offer for a pre & post-stay. The Danish capital is large enough for every kind of life philosophy but small enough to bicycle from one end to the other in twenty minutes. It is all there, the urban pulse in the cobbled streets, the castles and bell towers, the artists, makers and the green grass, the mothers, babies, and their strollers, the hipsters and their dreams, the prince and the queen. The Copenhageners excel in combining simple and sustainable solutions with a casually sophisticated lifestyle. A lifestyle based on tradition, history, and culture, yet constantly moving forward, giving Copenhagen a unique blend between the harmonies of old-world charm and the progressive beat of a truly cosmopolitan city. Photo cred: Claus Bentzen
Max LOA: 700 m Max depth: South part 9,1 m. North part 10,0 m Type of berth (passenger, cargo, bulk traffic): Passenger Fenders available (brand and type): V - fender Bollard strength: 50 ts Learn more
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Ocean Quay 331-334
Max LOA: 1100 m Max depth: 10,5 m Type of berth (passenger, cargo, bulk traffic): Passenger Fenders available (brand and type): V - fender Bollard strength: 125 ts/storm 200 ts Learn more
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Ndr. Toldbod 177
Max LOA: 240 m Max depth: 7,4 m Type of berth (passenger, cargo, bulk traffic): Passenger Fenders available (brand and type): -Bollard strength: 40 ts Learn more
COVID-19 requires special measurements for a safe return to cruising. Please find below an overview of the port's measurements. The document is a working document and is continuously updated to meet the current standards. (If nothing is shown, the port are not ready with their overview yet. Please contact them directly instead)
Port Reception Facilities
Number and maximum flow rate: 3 - 300 m3/hDirect downstream to municipal facilities: Yes - with pumpsMARPOL standard connections fitted: YesBarges available: NATank trucks available: NALearn more
Direct shore connections available: NABarges available: NATank trucks available: YesNumber and maximum capacity of Tank trucks (cubm): Up to 3 per ship, capacity 30 m3 per lorryMARPOL standard connections fitted: YesLearn more
Direct shore connections available: NABarges available: NATank trucks available: YesNumber and maximum capacity of Tank trucks (cubm): Up to 3 , capacity 30 m3 per lorryMARPOL standard connections fitted: YesLearn more
The Copenhagen Card is a tailor-made city card for tourists and entitles the cardholder to free admission to more than 80 museums and attractions and free transport by train, bus, harbor bus, and Metro in the entire Copenhagen Region – also from/to the airport.
Independent guest reception and help
We offer city maps and tourist information at Ocean Quay and Langelinie.
Local life and events with locals
At Langelinie pier, there is a mailbox located at the pier. At Ocean Quay, the closest mailbox is at Nordhavn Station, a 15-minute walk from the quay.
Signed walking route from pier to city centre and/or public transport
Public transportation available from Ocean Quay and Langelinie
Free city maps are available at Ocean Quay and Langelinie.
Money exchange in port area
Free Wi-Fi in port
Available at the terminals at Ocean Quay and in the shops at Langelinie pier.
CruiseCopenhagen: The network comprises more than 50dedicated partners working within all the key sectors, e.g. destination management, transportation, attractions, hotels etc. Read more about the network on the link.
The Association of Authorised Guides is a tourist guide association in Copenhagen. Tourist guides belonging to the Association of Authorised Guides wear an official badge/ID card. The emblem of authorization ensures the quality of services rendered and guarantees that visitors receive the correct information.
Reffen is a street food market that opened in Copenhagen in May 2018. A highly succesful food market and a great place to hang out, get a bite to eat and enjoy a drink with front row views of Copenhagen harbor.
Canal Tours offered by Stromma
A canal tour of Copenhagen is a wonderful way of seeing Copenhagen. Many locals take the tour to get an opportunity to see their capital from a different perspective. The boat sails approximately one hour through the idyllic harbors and canals of Copenhagen, where the guide will share stories and secrets of the passing sights and historical buildings.
CPH Icebar is Copenhagen's only ice bar and a perfect place to cool down on a hot summer day. Visitors will get the chance to enjoy the beautiful sculptured art made of ice, while they sip their signature cocktail from an ice glass. A winter poncho is provided at the entrance.
Copenhagen the local way
Copenhagen is consistently ranked among the world’s top biking cities, with more than half its population biking every day. Whether there is snow, rain, or sun, locals bike to work, to school, to bring the kids to kindergarten, to shop for groceries, and to social gatherings. It is simply the way of life, and if your guests are looking to experience Copenhagen the local way, you have to recommend them to jump on a saddle.
Copenhagen has a wide variety of world-class attractions and something for all ages and interests. Below is just to name a few shore excursions, but we recommend to contact the local tour operators for more information, as there are plenty more to see and do in Copenhagen.
Please find a list of local tour operators here: https://www.wonderfulcopenhagen.com/cruise/travel-trade/incoming-agents
Selected Shore Excursions in Copenhagen
Copenhagen City & Canal Tour
Pass by the major sights of Copenhagen like the winter residence of the Royal Family, Amalienborg Palace, the magnificent Gefion Fountain, Nyhavn, and the famous square Kongens Nytorv, where you can see the Royal Theatre. Go on a canal tour through the idyllic harbor and canals of Copenhagen passing many historical buildings and popular sights of the city. The tour ends up at the world-famous amusement park Tivoli Gardens, which has something to offer for all ages and interests.
Castles of North Zealand
Explore Copenhagen's royal heritage on this tour, where you get to visit three different castles located just North of Copenhagen. Visit Kronborg Castle, the setting for Shakespeare's tragedy Hamlet, located in the beautiful town of Helsingor. Enjoy the beautiful baroque gardens at Fredensborg Palace, the spring and autumn residence of the Danish royal family. And lastly, explore the largest Renaissance castle in Scandinavia, Frederiksborg Castle, which has housed The Museum of National History since 1878. The beautifully decorated rooms with portraits, history paintings, furniture, and decorative art invite visitors on a journey through Danish history and culture from the late Middle Ages to the present.
Sightseeing of Copenhagen including Dragør village
Explore the major sights of Copenhagen and end the tour in the idyllic fishing village Dragør, just 30 minutes from Copenhagen.
The tour starts at the Town Hall square and continues with a visit inside the world-famous Tivoli Gardens. Then, visit Christiansborg Castle, the home of the Danish Parliament, stop and take a selfie at the Little Mermaid, before the tour ends at Dragør, the cutest little fishing village originally settled by the Dutch in the early 16th Century. In Dragør, you can stroll through the cute cobblestoned streets of colorful houses and enjoy the genuine harborside “hygge”.
Copenhagen by bike
Copenhagen is built for bikes and you will see more bikes than cars in the city. The city is filled with bike lanes, making it the most convenient form of transportation and the best way to explore the sights and delights of Copenhagen. Better yet, everything is so close so you get to see a lot of the city even on a short biking tour.
Visit the old capital located 30 kilometers from the port. Viking ships museum, see the original longships dating from the year 1000 found in 1962. Roskilde Cathedral with the Royal Burials. Since 15th-century kings and queens last resting place. It is said that Harald Bluetooth, who died in 987, was the first king to find rest in the church.
New Cruise Terminal
Scope of Project: Construction of new 10,000 m2 Cruise Terminal. The terminal will be built to meet the needs of Cruise Industry anno 2021. The building 3-times as big as the current 3 terminals constructed 2013Advantage for Cruise Lines: Ideel for handling Turn Arounds for the largest Cruise Vessels. At present land is reclaimed, terminal operating from season 2021. Picture 1 Location af Terminal 4. Picture 2 show Cruise Terminal 1.
Est. date of completion: 2021
Scope of Project: City, CMP and By & Havn partnered to get more green solutions in the Port of Copenhagen and limit emissions from Cruise Ships. First step is design of a land-based power plant in Nordhavn. Advantage for Cruise Lines: Greater Passenger satisfaction. Initiative help Cruise Line reduce their impact on environment. And thereby live up to demands from customers.Est. date of completion: The aim for reducing impact on invironment is an ungoing process.