🇬🇧 Jelgava Canoe Trip in Illuminated Canoes – Event Description


Jelgava 🛶 Canoes invites you to a romantic 💖 evening canoe trip in beautifully illuminated, amber-lit, elegant canoes with genuine mahogany finishes, wooden paddles, and a carpeted interior like on large cruise ships. 🚢

🌞 Onboard elegant, illuminated ✨ canoes, enjoy a peaceful evening 🌿, watch the sunset 🌅 with wild horses. In the heart of Jelgava, admire the city’s nightscape 🌉 with illuminated waterfalls, Jelgava Lighthouse, and the Tea House’s dazzling ✨ party ship. 🚢


✨ Evening Highlights:

  • Experience the unique ambience of paddling in beautifully ✨ illuminated canoes, enhancing the charm of the evening. 💝💕
  • Enjoy a peaceful evening watching the 🌅 sunset with wild horses.
  • Witness the city’s 🌉 nightscape in the heart of Jelgava, featuring lit waterfalls, Jelgava ✨ Lighthouse, and the Tea House’s dazzling party ship.

📋 Trip Plan:

  • Duration: 3 hours.
  • Starting and Ending Point: Pasta Island Rowing Base (Pasta sala 3, Jelgava).
  • Route Length: 7 km.

📌 Arrival:

  • Arrive 1 hour 40 minutes before 🌅 sunset.
  • 🚗  Parking: Between Liela Street and Pilssalas Street.
  • 🌍 Parking Location
  • 🚶🏻‍♂️  Walk: 350 m, 10 min to Pasta Island Rowing Base, towards the Open-Air Stage.
  • 🚾  Facilities: Café “Pilsētas elpa” at the end of the pedestrian bridge (toilet: €0.50). Free toilets are near the beach and sand sculpture area.

📌 Rowing Base Entrance:

  • From the Open-Air Stage side, before the tall grey tent, on the left, there will be a gate with a red coffee machine.
  • 🌍  Arrival Location
  • ✅ Preparation: 20 min for equipment distribution, technical briefing, and boarding the canoes.
  • A support boat with an experienced crew will accompany the trip.

📌 Route:

🛶 4 km, 1 hour: Canoeing around Pasta Island, past Jelgava Palace to Pilssala Viewing Tower.

🌄 20 min: Sunset viewing break with tea and cake at Pilssala Viewing Tower.

🛶 3.7 km, 1 hour: Canoeing from the Viewing Tower towards the Palace, through the canal to Governor’s Island. Returning to the Driksa River, pass the lit waterfalls, turn around at the Open-Air Stage, canoe towards Jelgava Lighthouse, and head right on Lielupe River to the rowing base dock.

📌 Conclusion:

  • ✅ 10 min: Return equipment, end of event, and walk back to the parking area.

🌦 Weather Forecast:

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✅ Registration:

🛶 Canoes Available: 6 canoes with 3 seats (up to 240 kg), 3 canoes with 4 seats (up to 320 kg). Slimmer individuals can sit together on the middle seats if the total weight limit is observed.

👉🏻 Registration Form: Fill out the form on the event page for the desired date.

📌  If all canoes are booked, join the waiting list, and we will notify you if a canoe becomes available.

📌 If you are booking multiple canoes, please fill out a separate registration form for each canoe. Before registering the next canoe, you need to reload the page to make the form available again.


Fees:

The participation fee for the event consists of a fee for the canoe and a fee per person.

  • Canoe Rental:
    • 3-seat canoe (up to 240 kg) – €25.
    • 4-seat canoe (up to 320 kg) – €30.
  • Participation Fee:
    • Adults – €6 per person.
    • Children under 12 – €3.

Payment:

  • By bank transfer.
  • Cash payments on-site will incur an additional €2 charge.

Bank Transfer Details:

  • Recipient: SIA “Purva Pasaule”
  • Reg. No.: 40203402974
  • Address: Uzvaras 7-30, Jelgava, LV-3001
  • Bank: AS “SEB banka”
  • SWIFT (BIC): UNLALV2X
  • Account: LV54UNLA0055003044733
  • Note: Include the name of the person the canoe is reserved for, and the location, date, and time of the trip.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Reschedule or receive a refund if you cancel at least 2 hours before the trip starts.

Contact Information:

  • Atis Luguzs, Jelgava Canoe Event Manager:

We look forward to welcoming you to Jelgava Canoes and sharing this wonderful experience with you. Let the beauty of Jelgava ignite your senses and create memories that will last a lifetime.