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One of the city’s most popular tourism and leisure attractions is the pleasure boat Hercogs Jēkabs of the Freeport of Ventspils.

During the 45-minute long trip you have the chance to see the estuary of the river Venta, the old city, the industrial area of Ventspils Freeport and the sea gate. Seats on the boat – 150.


From 10.05.2023. / May to September:

  • Working days: 10.00;12.00; 14.00; 16.00; 18.00; 19.00
  • Weekends and holidays: 10.00; 11.30; 13.00; 14.30; 16.00; 17.30; 19.00
  • !Boat rides may be cancelled or altered due to unforessen weather conditions, strong wind or fog.


  • Every day:11.00; 13.00; 15.00; 17.00; 18.00


Trip 45 min.

  • Adults: 5.00 EUR
  • Pupils, students and seniors: 2.00 EUR
  • Preschool children: For free
  • The tour will be cancelled if the number of passengers is less than 5!

Ticketing and conditions:

  • Children under 10 years of age are allowed to use the boat only accompanied by adults.
  • Organized trips can be submitted at schedule breaks. Fee for one trip booked by a group: EUR 300 per 45 min.
  • Advance applications for excursions are accepted only from tour companies with guides by phone + 371 26353344.
+371 26353344

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