Leipzig, Germany
Paddling to the Cospudener Lake

Canoe Trip Leipziger Auwald

With our canoe tours we would like to bring you closer to Leipzig and its waters. The Stadthafen Leipzig, located directly in the city centre, is the ideal starting point.


  • River map
  • Introduction to canoe techniques
  • Modern canoes incl. paddles

Meeting Point

Stadthafen Leipzig, Schreberstr. 20, 04109 Leipzig

Start Time

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3.5 Hours

The start of the tour is the city port of Leipzig, the exit is at the Hacienda, on the North Beach, Cospudener Lake. After entering the city port of Leipzig, the tour leads through the Elster to the racecourse. There we continue into the Pleißeflutbett. After the Connewitz lock paddle to the Leipziger Forest, which offers fascinating natural experiences along the two-kilometre-long ditch. Besides the kingfisher, which breeds on the shore, one can marvel at a large fish variety in the water, from tench to carp, pike and also catfish can be discovered in the clear water.


After the trip over the lake, the route passes through the landscaped Cospuden Park, a project of Expo 2000, to the sluice at Cospuden. The tour ends at the Hacienda on Cospudener Lake.


Return transfer to the starting point with public transport or own car possible.


Attention: This tour can also be booked Monday to Thursday on request. In addition, children up to the age of 12 only pay half of the regular price. For more information, call + 49 (0) 8032/988 975-6.

Further Information

Degree of Difficulty

Suitable for beginners


Stadthafen Leipzig, Leipzig


9 km

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