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Riga by Canal Boat Sightseeing Cruise
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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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| Bastion Hill Quay, Riga, Latvia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I nice relaxing way to see the different view of Riga. I wish that boat captain had interaction with the people on the boat. Ours was on his cell phone the whole ride. The better view is from the side that you enter the boat...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After lunch at the Funny Fox I wanted to sit and relax away from the crowds. A stroll in the park brought me to the canal and the small river boats. A single cost 18euros which I thought expensive.( groups get cheaper rates I believe)....More

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

We are offering group tours as well. In this case, the group preorder the entire boat for a cruise. The price per passenger will depend on the number of passengers and the selected boat. More about group bookings can be found on our website. Thank...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have been several times on Riga, but this times decided to try Canal Cruise. We took 'Darling' and She was beautiful also Captain was really nice and helpful.

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

Thank you for choosing us to take a Canal boat! We are glad you liked the tour. Hope to meet you soon again in Riga.

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Not worth 18 Euros each - sat in the front of boat connected to boat WiFi but unable to open audio tour on safari - annoying to say the least - so a quiet sight seeing tour without information about the sights - took 50...More

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RigaByCanal, Manager at Riga by Canal, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thank you for your time to write the review! We're sorry to hear that there was no opportunity to listen to the audio guide. We invite everyone to be an active customer and if there's an issue with audio guide, contact the ship's captain, we...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

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Hayley S
6 November 2017|
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Response from RigaByCanal | Property representative |
Hello! Thank you for the question. It is possible that all boat trips in Riga will not work in January, as it is very possible that it will be cold and the river and City canal will be covered with ice. We are sorry that we... More
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