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What a waste of an hour. Usual love a guided boat trip but this was a major disappointment. There was no commentary, the driver just sailed us along. Saw various prominent buildings but no idea what they were.
It was very hot whilst we were in Riga andd it was great to have a peaceful and relaxing cruise along the canal through the very pretty park and out onto the river. We picked up the boat below the Opera House and it cost...More
We took this narrated boat tour yesterday. The narration came through an app in a half a dozen languages including English. The pros: the boat was clean and the route was interesting. The cons:
-the app got interrupted often
-half of the time it played...More
There are many different options for taking a cruise on the canal, and they can be a bit pricey. Most of them offered rides for 20 euros a person for a hour, but when they get close to the scheduled time for leaving if the...More
The cruise itself is nice and you see Riga from a bit different perspective. However, you sit on the side of the boat, so you cannot easily look around and there is absolutely no commentary. So whatever is around you worth noticing, you must dig...More
Our first day in Riga we walked towards the Old Town around the canal. Young lady stopped us with an offer to take an one hour cruise on a smaller boat for Euro15 per person (usually Euro 18). We waited about 15 min and then...More
The cruise is nice, but you don't get ANY information from the guide. The guide spent his whole ride on his phone, and chatting to his friend. He didn;t tell us anything about the city and what we are seeing.
I would reccomend other provider,...More
Thank Dana V
Janis U, Owner at River Cruises - Canal Boats in Riga, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018
on what boat you was? And what pier was beginning ?