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Definitely Don’t Want To Arm Wrestle One Of These Guys!

I can’t imagine how difficult it must be to propel one of these boats with a full load of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tupelo010835
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Denton, Texas
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Old Fashioned Boat Ride

We were staying at the Grand Hotel Toplice and the boats were about a 20 minute walk away. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stevesol6718
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New York City, New York
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| Lake Bled, Bled, Slovenia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I can’t imagine how difficult it must be to propel one of these boats with a full load of overweight tourists the length of the lake. The arrival on the island is exciting but this is truly a case of “getting there is half the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at the Grand Hotel Toplice and the boats were about a 20 minute walk away. We arrived at the boat landing and we were directed into this old fashioned wooden boat by the oarsman. They are several of these boats and the...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Down the hill from Bled Castle we boarded a historic row boat called the Pletna Boat. There are various ways to take a trip across the lake or to the island. One of them includes a trip in this traditional boat made by locals in...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

I lucked out by getting a lift in a pletna that had been hired by a S. Korean group, but there very was room for one more. Despite the constant rain, it was a most pleasant trip. Alex, the rower, was very informative, and gave...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We spent about 2 hours in Bled. I was taken away with its surroundings and natural beauty. It is probably one of the nicest place I have seen during my 10 days tour in the Balkins. The lake didn't freeze when we were there, so...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

When in Lake Bled, you must experience a Lake Bled history with a Pletna ride!! I enjoyed my time in the Pletna as our oarsman skillfully navigated our way across Lake Bled to Beld Island and the monastery. We had an awesome blue sky summer...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

A serene boat ride on Lake Bled. The owner of our boat was 3rd generation owner/operator. Very safe, and enjoyable. They are called Pletna’s. And can pick them up on a regular basis. Nice way to get to the island and back. Highly recommended and...More

Thank sheri k
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Instructions were not clear enough. By default you get 40 minutes on the island for 14 euros. If you want to stay longer, you have to tell your driver, but they did not tell us this. If you miss your boat, you'll be stuck on...More

Thank KDori95
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