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Water sightseeing adventure in the city centre! Get insight of Riga from a completely different viewpoint. Explore Riga while rowing in a two-seated and safe kayak through through Riga’s historical channel, cross the biggest river of Latvia and...more
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Eksporta iela 1A | Andrejosta, Riga 1045, Latvia
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

I had a great experience paddling with Riga Boats. The boats are great, safety and comfort equipment are right and staff is professional. Make sure you check the islands of Daugava river if the water is calm. Canal is just a pure pleasure to paddle...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank simasp2015
Kayaking_in_Riga, Front Office Manager at Riga Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks, Simas for your good words. We do try to provide good equipment and good service, we're happy to hear you had a pleasant experience!

Reviewed December 1, 2017

Amazing experience! I could not imagine myself getting in a small kayak late in November, but they've got all the equipment to keep the water away from sinking into clothes. Though it was almost freezing, we did not get cold as the paddling movements kept...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Karlina Anna R
Kayaking_in_Riga, Front Office Manager at Riga Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Such words inspire us doing what we do! Thanks so much for your review!

Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

We rented 2 kayaks and went around the channel circle tour in about 2 hours which was really nice and lots of fun. We were lucky with the weather, too. The communication with them was easy, they were really friendly and helpful! Great way to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank lindalu5886
Reviewed July 13, 2016

An hour (up the Daugava) or two-hour trips (to the gulf) will give you some rest after visiting old Riga. Reasonable prices and a good view to take pics, to chat to breathe air wile enjoing nice views of the old city and surroundings

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank AlexeySafonkin
Reviewed September 7, 2015

If the weather is not awfully windy and rainy you should try the boat trip on Daugava. It takes only one hour, but with friendly staff and possibility of some good drinks you do not even mention the time passing by. You can have a...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Märt K
Reviewed August 27, 2015

For 10 euros a person, we were allowed to take the kayaks out for as long as we wanted. The gentleman gave us a quick lesson and we were off! We paddled across the Daugava and around Kipsala, which is a great way to see...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Natalie A
Kayaking_in_Riga, General Manager at Riga Boats, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2016

Dear Natalie! Thank you very much fo your exhaustive review. We appreciate! We are now looking forward to our next season.

Reviewed August 19, 2015

Went down to the port to hire a kayak. Lovely chap told us it was 12 Euro for however long we wanted it for, no hassle or time pressure, we were given a map of a suggested good route to take along with a watertight...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Rich S
Kayaking_in_Riga, General Manager at Riga Boats, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2016

Dear Rich S, We are getting ready for our next season and I just read your review from August 19, 2015. Thank you for finding time to write the review, for all good words and making our day! :)

Reviewed August 3, 2015

Very pleased with the experience we had with Riga Boats. A lovely alternative way to see Riga. Friendly staff, easy booking and very good equipment. Highly recommend, would definitely come back.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank alibuli101
Kayaking_in_Riga, General Manager at Riga Boats, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2016

Thank you, alibuli101, for all these good words!

Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

Well organised by a team leader with a team building mission. Material was in adequate shape. Tour through canal and Daugava river took 2,5h. Made a lot of fun, the way besides the canal was well prepared, through the canal plenty of fountaines, guide took...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank af-holiday
Kayaking_in_Riga, General Manager at Riga Boats, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2016

Dear af-holiday, Thank you for your review about guided tour! I guess, other travelers will appriciate ir a lot.

Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Un plan genial para un par de horas , ida por el tranquilo canal y vuelta por el río Daugava. Si tienes algo de experiencia en kayak es un plan genial . Great plan for a trip in kayak. There are some diferent routes for...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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