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Riga by Canal

| Bastion Hill Quay, Riga, Latvia
+371 25 911 523
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Could be so much better

The canal and river cruise,costing 18Euros a head could be so much better with a pre record... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Johncon13
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Barcelona, Spain
I did enjoy the trip

Navigating over the calm Canal of Riga is a good experience. Quite short but complete tour (1 hour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
roseglobe
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italy
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The historical* art nouveau style DARLING built in 1907 or the silent and secure ECO boats REBEKA, LAIMA and MARIA. During the ride on the canal and the River Daugava you will see the most popular sightseeing objects. * Favourite recreational boat of the Swedish pop band "ABBA". Length of the ride: ~ 1 hour Boarding: Bastion Hill (Bastejkalns) quay (specially equipped). 100 metres from the Freedom Monument.
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  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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| Bastion Hill Quay, Riga, Latvia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The canal and river cruise,costing 18Euros a head could be so much better with a pre record commentary. Our boatman had very limited language skills. A commentary could include history politics as well as the sights but just drifting slowly along just looking for sights...More

Thank Johncon13
RigaByCanal, Manager at Riga by Canal, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We have pre recorded commentary on our ships. They are available through your smartphone using our Wi-Fi. The guidance is on the ticket back side. We are sorry that you did not succeed in listening to them. But thank you for the review, we will...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Navigating over the calm Canal of Riga is a good experience. Quite short but complete tour (1 hour) to see the town from a different perspective, tightly liked to Riga's being a sea city. Frequent trips, one of the boats is historical. Very relaxing and...More

Thank roseglobe
RigaByCanal, Manager at Riga by Canal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback! We are glad, that you enjoyed the boat trip. Our boat Darling is historical. It was built in 1907. We are proud to be able to ride our customers with such a special boat.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The small wooden boats are quaint, sturdy, and have plastic flaps that can be pulled down if it is raining. The sun came out just enough to have an enjoyable hour on the water. Tour lasts about an hour and costs 18 euros. The staff...More

Thank Adam P
RigaByCanal, Manager at Riga by Canal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! And thank you for such a comprehensive description about trip with one of our boats. We hope, it will be useful to others.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This boat ride was part of a cruise of the Baltic Sea with National Geographic. I would have done it on our own. the ride through the canal was lovely and then we ended by our ship. Glad we did it.

Thank Susan E
RigaByCanal, Manager at Riga by Canal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice review! We're glad that you enjoyed the ride with one of our boats. Have a nice remaining summer!

Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We got on the canal boat early in the morning (not far from the Freedom Monument). We were the only people on the boat. It makes its way through the city and out into the main river, looping back into the city. There was no...More

Thank Ibbz89
RigaByCanal, Manager at Riga by Canal, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

In a boat ride in the morning You can see how Riga is waking up. And there is a greater likelihood that there won't be a lot of people onboard. Thank You for Your review!

Reviewed 21 June 2017

I wasn't offered any access to a commentary online, but the booklet was fine as I'd already explored on foot. It's a nice way to while away an hour on a hot day and to see the old town from the river. A bit on...More

Thank Liza W
RigaByCanal, Manager at Riga by Canal, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

We are always glad to have Your review, thank You! We are sorry that you didn't succeed in listening to the commentary, they describe interesting facts about the surroundings, but the most important we have included in the booklet. We hope You enjoyed the trip...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We usually would wander around town freely but i am currently injured so we opted for the canal trip this afternoon as the weather was lovely! Would recommend to anyone though, such a pretty canal and you get to see some of the main sights...More

Thank spannerwingnut
RigaByCanal, Manager at Riga by Canal, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

Thank You for Your review! We are very glad You liked the trip by one of our boats. We wish You a quick recovery!

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

The boat ride is a nice relaxed way of seeing the city. I love the water aswell and the cd that is played along with the ride is both informative and relaxing. Takes about an hour and is 18 euros each. Bring a jacket. Can...More

Thank lee1836
RigaByCanal, Manager at Riga by Canal, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank You for Your review! We are glad, that You enjoyed the trip with one of our boats.

Reviewed 22 January 2017

The best boat tour I took of the Canal. Beautiful boats and also Eco friendly! The captains are also lovely and will help you out if any problems or questions.

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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

There is no cometary but you are given a leaflet with all the main sites marked which was fine. We really enjoyed seeing Riga from the water at a relaxing and leisurely pace.

1  Thank Karen P
RigaByCanal, Manager at Riga by Canal, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

Thank You for Your time to write the feedback! We value Your thoughts on our boat trip and service. Have a nice trip in near future again to get to know new countries and cultures!

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