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Evening mood at Badeschiff
Evening mood at Badeschiff © visitberlin, Foto: Philip Koschel

Badeschiff an der Arena

Europe's most unusual beach bar

The Badeschiff is one of the most extraordinary beach bars in Berlin and is a symbol of the modern, creative city. The large pool floats on the Spree in front of Arena Berlin and guests enjoy the panoramic views of the city centre. A wooden footbridge with hammocks connects the barge containing the pool to the river bank where guests can play beach volleyball or enjoy the sun on fine sand. The bar offers a variety of summer cocktails and barbecue for a long, relaxing stay.

Swimming in the Badeschiff pool

The Badeschiff is ideally suited for a refreshing dip in cool waters on a warm summer's day. The combination of outdoor pool and beach bar draws many sun-seekers to relax on the banks of the River Spree. The sky-blue swimming pool with fresh water is a converted 30 metre barge with a water depth of 2.05 metres under the watchful eye of a lifeguard. For children, there is an additional area where they build sandcastles and play in the splash pool.

SUB Yoga near the Badeschiff

The Badeschiff proves once again that Berlin truly is a sports town and offers wide range of sports across the city. The Stand Up Paddle Berlin offers SUB Yoga classes. In addition, massages and other sports courses are on offer.

Beach parties at the Badeschiff

If you take a look at the Badeschiff events calendar, you'll quickly discover that, in addition to relaxed swimming opportunities and stand up paddeling, the Badeschiff is home to a lot of parties. As the temperatures climb, the Badeschiff becomes a venue for weekly open air concerts, sometimes starting as early as 2 o'clock. Additionally, there are also monthly concerts, so called Badeschiff sessions. Come put your feet in the sand, have a cocktail in hand, and spend a whole day enjoying the views of the Spree on board the Badeschiff.


Day Passes:

  • Adult: €6,50
  • Concessions*: €3
  • Child (ages 6-12): €2
  • Children under 6 years: free

Regular guests can purchase a season pass for just €98. 

*Concessions are available for students and the disabled with appropriate ID.

Additional information:

  • The pool is 2.05 metres deep and is open only to those who can swim.
  • Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
  • No outside drinks or food.
  • Dogs and bicycles are not allowed.
  • No reservations accepted.

Opening hours (additional information)

Reservations not possible. Changed opening times in bad weather or at closed events.