Benefits & information about the visitors tax

Dear guests, welcome to the seaside resort of Warnemünde!

On this page, we would like to provide you with exact information about the visitor tax, which is payable in the Rostock seaside resort areas (as in all other German spa and health resorts). If you have decided on a holiday in the seaside resorts of Diedrichshagen, Warnemünde, Hohe Düne or Markgrafenheide, you will receive your visitory card from your landlord on arrival.

Visitors tax Rostock Warnemünde


The amount of visitors tax is calculated daily, for the duration of your stay. The days of arrival and departure are combined and count as one day. Children up to 16 years do not pay any visitors tax. The discounts apply to school pupils, trainees, students (until the age of 27) and severely disabled people. Guests who visit the seaside resort with their camper or caravan also have to pay visitors tax. The specific regulations are to be found in the current complete statute of visitors tax in the Tourist information office, Am Strom 59/entrance Kirchenstraße, 18119 Rostock-Warnemünde.

Visitors tax Rostock Warnemünde

Your contribution

You pay the visitors tax directly to your landlord, who then sends it to the tourist board for Rostock & Warnemünde.

This funds the following services amongst other things:

  • Cleaning and upkeep of beach and promenade
  • Lifeguard services
  • Safety on the beach
  • Cultural events

As a thank you for your contribution, you will receive the exclusive discount book from your landlord, with numerous coupons for retail, gastronomy or leisure facilities.

Visitors tax Rostock Warnemünde

Your advantages

Furthermore, your visitory card gives you free use of:

  • The beach from Diedrichshagen to Graal-Müritz
  • The spa concerts
  • The reading hall (spa library)
  • The spa park
  • AOK Active Beach Warnemünde

You also get discounted use of:

  • The public tour through Warnemünde and Rostock
  • Selected events of the tourist board for Rostock & Warnemünde
  • Selected events at "Haus des Gastes" in Graal-Müritz

Visitors tax per day

Visitors tax per day   regular reduced
Warnemünde HS € 2.25 € 1.50
Warnemünde NS € 1.50 € 1.00
Diedrichshagen HS € 1.50 € 1.00
Hohe Düne HS € 1.75 € 1.25
Markgrafenheide HS € 1.75 € 1.25




HS = high season (May - Sep), NS = low season (Oct - Apr)

You can find a list of partners with the relevant services here.

Important information

Families and children
We are a certified “family friendly holiday resort”. In summer, the pirate’s nest (beach entrance 11/12) awaits with exciting adventures for the little ones.
More information: tourist board Warnemünde, Phone +49 (0)381 5480020

Accessible beach entrances in Warnemünde (4, 6, 14, 18) and disabled-friendly accesses in Markgrafenheide (12, 19, 23, 34).
more information

From May to September, dogs are only allowed on identified dog beaches: Diedrichshagen (33 and 37), Hohe Düne (10 and 11), Markgrafenheide (from 36)

It is forbidden to feed the seagulls in the seaside resort of Warnemünde. Violations could be punished with a fine of up to € 5,000.
more information

If you have any questions about the spa card, please contact your landlord or the tourist board for Rostock & Warnemünde.

We hope you have a pleasant stay!
The tourist board for Rostock & Warnemünde


Tourismuszentrale Rostock & Warnemünde
Am Strom 59, 18119 Rostock-Warnemünde
Phone: +49 (0)381 54800 29
Fax: +49 (0)381 54800 30

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