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Riga by Canal Boat Sightseeing Cruise

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    Pass By: Bastejkalna Park, Basteja bulvaris, Riga Latvia

    The park located right next to the Freedom Monument where boarding pier is located. The park sights from a different point of view and other popular sights as Latvian National Opera.

    Pass By: River Daugava, Riga Latvia

    Sights from Daugava River to the Old Riga like Riga Castle on one side and new time building like National Library of Latvia on the other side.

    Pass By: Kronvalda Park, Kalpaka bulvaris 12, Riga 1010 Latvia

    Yacht club Andrejosta, Freeport of Riga Authority, Latvian National Theatre where the state of Latvia was proclaimed and the park sights.
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    Departure Point
    Bastejkalna park, Central District, Riga, LV-1050, Latvia
    Departure Time
    5/1/2019 - 9/30/2019Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 07:00 PM

    5/1/2020 - 9/30/2020Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Riga City canal and Daugava River Sightseeing cruise.
    • Audio guide on board (please bring along the smartphone and headphones to listen the audio guide)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • With voucher You can travel on the date specified, a day earlier or a day later, if necessary, without rebooking, but please let us know by e-mail or phone, if possible.
    • If the wind speed gusts increasing up 18-20 meters per second, we will be closed. We can change the route or schedule in case of bad weather, rain, strong wind or high water levels.
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
    • Heavy luggage are not allowed on board.
    • Folding strollers are allowed on board.
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    If the weather is good i recomend this cruise i had a discount so it cost me ten euros trip takes about one hour.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Traveler612765
    RigaByCanal, Manager at Riga by Canal, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for the review and recommendation​! Our offer is for non-rushers to enjoy the city from a different point of view. Have a great next vacation!

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We had nice weather, sunny but a bit cool for this time of year. The views were quite nice. It was a full boat so seating was limited; we were lucky to have arrived early and picked a spot up front next to the skipper....More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Mark S
    RigaByCanal, Manager at Riga by Canal, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for your feedback! After a hot summer unexpectedly early cool, rainy and windy autumn has come. That's why many people want to enjoy sunny days. But the good news is that we also work during the rain, and even then the city has...More

    Reviewed September 11, 2019 via mobile

    A nice tour to look at nearly all relevant sightseeing objects in about an hour in Riga by boat. The guide was friendly.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Dhjgftjjgg
    Reviewed September 11, 2019 via mobile

    The first activity we did in Riga is this fantastic canal boat tour that lasted over one and half hours. Pick up point is from a pier at Bastion Hill just 100 mt from iconic Freedom Monument. Traveling in an historical art nouveau style boat...More

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    RigaByCanal, Manager at Riga by Canal, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thanks for the great feedback! We are glad that you liked the boat tour, enjoyed every aspect of it - the boat, the audio guide, and off course our beautiful city. And yes, we also have booklets on the boats where we also put information...More

    Reviewed August 15, 2019

    Great to take a break from walking and take a nice, slow cruise of the canal and river. Excellent views of the city. Highly recommend.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Lynette A
    RigaByCanal, Manager at Riga by Canal, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2019

    Thank you for your feedback and recommendation! We are glad that you took the opportunity and enjoyed the calm and peaceful boat trip to see the Riga city sights from the canal and the river. Have many more nice trips in the future!

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    October 1, 2019|
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    Response from Privoi | Reviewed this property |
    I am not running any tours. Please see their website for more info.
    August 16, 2019|
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    Response from Pétur Bjarni G | Reviewed this property |
    No, it is no stop.
    August 4, 2019|
    Response from kazza22 | Reviewed this property |
    Any age children can go on the boats I think under 5 year old is free
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