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Address: Tirgus iela / Ostas iela, Ventspils 

Telephone:+ 371 26353344






Excursion boat “Hercogs Jēkabs”

One of the city’s most popular tourism and leisure attractions is the pleasure boat Hercogs Jēkabs of the Freeport of Ventspils. From May to October it departs 5-7 times per day from the pier on the cross of Tirgus and Ostas streets. 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.


May ,june, july, august, 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: 4.00 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:

  • Tickets can be purchased only for the current day from 9.00 at the Box Office (located next to the pier on the crossing of Tirgus and Ostas streets).
  • 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: EUR 300 per 45 min.
Opening hours

/01.07.- 31.08./

08:00- 19:00 (1,2,3,4,5)

10:00- 18:00 (6)

10:00- 16:00 (7)

/01.09.- 30.06./

08:00-18:00 (1,2,3,4,5) 

10:00-16:00 (6,7)

10:00- 15:00  (National holidays)



Address: 6 Darzu iela, Ventspils, LV 3601
: +371 63622263, +371 29232226

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