Pleasure boat āāHercogs JÄkabsā
One of the cityās most popular tourism and leisure attractions is the pleasure boat Hercogs JÄkabs 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 or 1 hour and 5 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 ā 167.
Due to the state-declared emergency because of the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19, the pleasure boat āHercogs Jekabsā will not run until June 9.
Hercogs Jekabs departure schedule
May and September
|workdays:||10.00 11.00 13.00 14.00 15.00 17.00 19.00|
|weekends and holidays:||10.00 11.30 13.00 14.30 16.00 17.30 19.00|
June, July, August
|workdays:||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|
11.00 13.00 15.00 17.00 18.00
Hercogs Jekabs ticket prices
|Trip 45 min||Trip 1h 05 min|
|Adults||EUR 2,00||EUR 3,00|
|Students, pensioners (with ID cards)||EUR 1,00||EUR 1,50|
|Preschoolers||Free of charge||Free of charge|
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 150 per 45 min. and extended route -EUR 170 per hour and 5 min.
Preliminary applications accepted only from tourism firms with guides: (+371) 26353344.
For additional information: (+371) 26353344; (+371) 63622586.