Rīga Waterways

With a smile through the city!

rīga waterways

€ 18

Rīga Waterways

Take a riverboat cruise on the Daugava and enjoy unique views of Old Riga and the left bank. Riga transforms at night. It’s especially noticeable from Daugava river and the city canal when traveling along the waterways. We offer a unique opportunity to see Riga from the water. See the historic panoramic view from Daugava, travel underneath the countless bridges of the canal and Daugava and observe colorful lights in the parks and the lit architectural monuments. During the tour you will also get a chance to see places rarely included in to tourist tours such as the President’s Castle, Andrei island and the Central Market.”

on request

on request


Activities, By transport

1 h

5 km


€18 *

* Starting from 4 persons

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Tour price
€ 18
Tour start time
on request
Duration of the tour
1 h
Starting from
4 persons

Highlighted points

  • Riga cannal and bridges,
  • Opera House,
  • Central Market,
  • Bastejkalns,
  • The freedom Monument,
  • Latvian University,
  • Central Station,
  • Central Market,
  • Daugava.
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  • Guide service

Tour rules

  • Due to objective reasons, our excursions may experience route changes.
  • Walking tour should be booked at least a day in advance. (Does not apply to regular tours.)
  • From 01.04 to 01.10, 12.00.PM; from 1.10 to 1.04, 11.00.PM.
  • Day trips should be booked at least two days in advance. Guide/driver in one person.
  • Art Nouveau excursion at 15.00 will be available from 01.04. to 01.10.; from 1.10. to 1.04. is possible at 13.00 on request.
  • Meeting point – Townhall square 7, guide agencys „Smile line” office in the House of Black Heads.
  • Daily excursions are available in 4 main languages – EN, RU, LV, DE, languages available on request – SV, NO, PO, ES, PT, IT, JA, FR.
  • During bad weather we offer umbrellas.
  • Children under 6 can join excursions for free.

Tour starting point



1. Is it possible to book a tour for a single person?

Yes, it is. We do tours also for individual travellers. 

2. How long in advance can I cancel a tour?

You can cancel a tour 24 hours before it. 

3. Are there any discounts for children?

For pre-school children the tours are free of charge, for schoolchildren- half-price.

4. Can the guide pick me up at the hotel?

Yes, it can be arranged on request

5. How far from the city centre is Smile Line office?

It’s about 5-10 minute walk from the city centre

6. How can I get to the Smileline office?

Just look for the Blackheads’ House on the Town Hall Square. Our office is situated right  inside the building, the door on the left. 

7. What is the address of your office?

The address is Rātslaukums 7, Riga, Latvia

8. What are the office' s working hours?

Every day from 9.30 am – 3pm

9. Is it possible to confirm/cancel a tour just during office hours?

No, you can reach our office by phone or Whatsapp out of working hours till 20.00 pm 

10. Is it possible to have a coffee or lunch break during day tours?

Yes, it is. The guide will recommend the best places to have a coffee or lunch during the tour.

11.Is it possible to confirm/cancel a tour just during office hours?

No, you can reach our office by phone or Whatsapp out of working hours till 20.00 pm

12. What is the difference between morning and evening tours?

You will get more detailed information on the 2-hour tour and have more time to ask questions.


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