Ostas Street Promenade in Ventspils and boat "Hercogs Jēkabs"

Ostas Street Promenade or Ventmala delights the visitors thanks to several outstanding tourism objects – Livonian Order Castle, tour boat "Hercogs Jēkabs", monument to Kr. Valdemars . Flower beds and flower sculptures gladden the eye of Ventspils people and visitors.

  • Hercoga Jēkaba kuģītis
  • Ziedu paklājs pilsētas svētkos

During the shipping season a small boat "Hercogs Jēkabs" departs from the pier every day taking tourists on a ride along the river Venta. This is a really excellent opportunity to watch the city of Ventspils, Ventspils free port as well as the sea gate.
Boat rides may be cancelled and the scheduled departure times may be changed due to unforeseen circumstances, strong wind or mist.
Number of seats on boat – 150.

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  • Languages spoken: 
    • English
    • Latvian
    • Russian
  • Admission fee: 
  • Payment methods: 
    • Cash
  • Guide service available
Working Hours: 

Boat ride schedule:

May - September: Monday – Friday,  10:00 - 19:00 hourly.

June - August: Monday – Friday,  10:00 - 19:00 every 2nd hour.

October every day, 11:00; 13:00; 15:00; 17:00; 18:00.

Last updated: 03.09.2014