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Ride on the Gauja River Tram

A peaceful ride on the Gauja River Tram is a great way to relax and enjoy the landscapes on the shores of the winding river!

The Gauja River Tram awaits passengers at the Valmiera Old Town boat dock. It is an unusual type of water transport on board which you can enjoy the quiet flow of the river and the wonderful nature around you.

Durign the ride you will see the historical architecture of the Valmiera Old Town and the incredible untouched nature of the Gauja River banks.

The skilled tram driver is also a guide who will share interesting stories about the vicinity of the Gauja and tourist attractions found here.

On board the Gauja River Tram you can enjoy your snacks and drinks as you leisurely watch the beautiful landscapes slide by.



  • For adults — EUR 4.00, for pupils, students and pensioners — EUR 2.00 Free of charge for preschoolers
  • Group rides are available for booking. Starting at EUR 50.00 for the first hour. More information on the Active Tourism Centre "EŽI" website www.ezi.lv/en.
  • Life vests for babies and blankets in cold weather free of charge.

Type of payment

  • Cash
  • Wire transfer


  • The ride is 45 minutes long. The tram is run by an engine
  • The tram can accommodate 22 adults. The maximum number of passengers including children is 30

Additional services

  • Musical performance during the ride. Starting at EUR 50.00. Prior booking required
  • Picnics on board the Gauja River Tram. Grill, disposable tableware available; snacks can be ordered. More information on the Active Tourism Centre "Eži" website
  • Celebrations, wedding rides and other activities on board the Gauja River Tram available with prior booking

For your convenience

  • Free parking near the dock
  • Restroom
  • Accessible to people with disabilities

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