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A river cruise is Sabarmati Riverfront’s latest attraction

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A new attraction will be available at the Riverfront from Wednesday onwards- a river cruise. The cruise will offer visitors a chance to spend 20 minutes on a cruise boat on the Sabarmati river.

The cruise will also give visitors a glimpse into the heritage city that is Ahmedabad. At present, the boating facility is available from two points on the Riverfront in the city.

About the cruise

The newly launched river cruise boat, brought from Denmark, can carry 60 people. The river cruise will cost Rs200 per person and tickets for the same will be available at the counter in Vallabh Sadan. It can also be booked online on the Sabarmati Riverfront’s website.

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As of now, due to the pandemic and prevalent COVID guidelines, the cruise will only ferry passengers at 50% of its actual capacity. The cruise ride will be available every half an hour.

The cruise also has a high-quality sound system to give passengers a feel of being in a theatre. The cruise will ferry passengers from Vallabh Sadan to Ellisbridge and back.

The boating facility at Riverfront had been closed due to COVID but was resumed from January 1 onwards.

 

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