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Address: Staldzenes iela 70, Ventspils

Info phone at the boathouse: +371 22000509

Working hours:

  • Every day - 5.00-22.00 (May 1st - July 31st)

  • Every day - 5.00-21.00 (August 1st - September 30th)

Būšnieku Lake

Būšnieku lake

Būšnieku lake has become a wonderful place for fans of leisure activity, whose natural beauty now can be enjoyed not only by the swimmers and boaters but also by cyclists, runners, someone who enjoys walks and ornithologists.

Today, the "Infrastructure improvment  of the "Būšnieku lake bank" conservation area" is fully implemented, which allows the the city's residents and it's guests to go on a 8 km long cycling route around the Būšnieku lake - a pedestrian and cycling path has been built around the lake from the boat base in Staldzenes street to Talsu street (3,424 km long), 187 m long foot-bridge with a bird watching platform at the end, which has two benches and a informative plaque with images of of the nesting and passing birds found in Būšnieku lake. Informative stands about the conservation area and its flora and fauna. Active lifestyle enthusiasts are also joyful with the built health trail with 10 exercise stands for all age groups.

The newly biult foot-bridge with a viewing platform will be a great benefit for ornithologists. There are around 34 bird species around the lake which during the nesting time focuses on the SW part of Būšnieku lake.

Opening hours

08:00-18:00 (1,2,3,4,5);

10:00-16:00 (6)

10:00-16:00 (7)

Contacts

VENTSPILS TOUR.INF. CENTRE

Address: 6 Darzu Street, Ventspils, LV 3601
Telephone
: +371 63622263, +371 29232226
Email: tourism@ventspils.lv

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