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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great experience and superb way to enjoy magnificant lake and visit island in the middle of it. Polite rowman and nice ride.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank a1eksandar
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We (family of 4) just took a pletna (traditional row boat tour) to go see the church in the middle of the lake in Bled. The boat operator never told us at what time we needed to come back or that we needed to come...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Slinky21
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Aljaz our boat operator was very pleasant, this added to the experience. Do not pay more than 14 euros. Also, expect to pay 6 more to visit the church, rip off but got to do it. The charge includes the church and bell tower, you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Keith H
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Our boatman did not introduce himself nor say anything before our boat ride started. The only words he mentioned after reaching the Bled Island were regarding our departure time: that we should all be back at the boat at 12:00 p.m. After the ride was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 31 August 2018

WE had thought this might be too expensive but the 14 euro cost for us was worth it. The chap who rows you across in an old fashioned way was friendly and gives you 40 mins on the island which is enough time although several...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank WidleyTraveller
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Nice to look at the traditional boats but at 14 euros per person return trip for a 10 minute boat ride and 40 minutes on the island and 10 minutes back this is a little on the expensive side. The guys work hard and depending...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Kep70
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Pletna boat ride was AMAZING. There are several places to try this but I chose the one that departs near Kavarna cafe (Hotel Sava). I had just enjoyed a lovely (original) cream cake. 14 euro (you pay prior to the return journey) but I ended...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stefanie K
Reviewed 15 June 2018 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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed 12 June 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank stevesol6718
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

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 522pattik
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