Ventspils Excursion Boat “Hercogs Jēkabs” Begins Its 25th Season on June 10

10.06.2020 - 13:12
Due to the emergency situation in Latvia to limit the spread of the Covid-19 virus, for the first time in 25 years, the season of Ventspils Freeport Authority’s excursion boat “Hercogs Jēkabs” was postponed for more than a month from the traditional May 1. On Wednesday, June 10, "Hercogs Jēkabs" will be waiting for guests again to take a trip along the river Venta from the sea gate to Venta arches at the rowing base "Dampeļi".
Ventspils Excursion Boat “Hercogs Jēkabs” Begins Its 25th Season on June 10
On the day of the start of the season, June 10, the first commercial trip, for which everyone will be able to buy tickets, will take place at 16:00. It will be an extended trip to the rowing base, during which you can see the terminals of Ventspils Port, as well as ride under 3 bridges and enjoy the green banks of the river Venta in private house building area of Ventspils. From June 11, the boat will offer trips according to the usual schedule.

At the same time, passengers must take into account that passengers will only be allowed on the boat, as in public transport, with face covers.The excursion boat leaves from berth No. 18 (intersection of Tirgus and Ostas streets). Tickets can be purchased at the box-office next to the berth. Children under the age of 10 are allowed on the boat only with adults. Ventspils Freeport Authority informs that boat trips may be canceled or schedule times changed due to unforeseen circumstances, strong wind or fog.
The excursion boat "Hercogs Jēkabs" in Ventspils has been operating since 1995.
All information about schedule, ticket prices and reservations for group trips is available here