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Boyne Boats Adventure

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About Boyne Boats Adventure
Welcome to Boyne Boats Adventure Experience the Boyne Valley like never before in Ireland’s answer to Game of Thrones – the Battle of the Boyne! Take a trip back in time and learn how the Battle of the Boyne shaped Ireland’s future. Enter the Boyne navigation system and propel yourself through history. As you paddle along in the newly restored Boyne canal, you will hear and feel the sounds of battle. Is this Ireland or Westeros? Along the boat adventure you will hear the story of the battle of the Boyne that happened over 325 years ago, but still resonates today. Will you be able to separate fact from fiction? Ireland’s Ancient East meets Westeros as the currach you travel in has starred in the hit TV show – Game of Thrones. Find out how the icon of Irish symbolism – the currach – has become part of the Game of Thrones scenery and hear stories from those who were there. As a crew of up to eight, you will come together and learn to paddle like a true Iron Islander. Who knows this may also be the way our ancestors helped transport the building blocks for Newgrange just 4 km upstream. Enjoy the thrill of southern Ireland’s first Game of Thrones boat experience whether you are a cultural tourist, a heritage tourist, an adventure tourist or a Game of Thrones fan this will appeal to you all.
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Drogheda, Ireland
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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a relaxing, informative and enjoyable 2 hours on the Boyne with Boyne Boats. Ross was very nice and a great host. Would highly recommend for people of all ages.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We all loved this adventure. The owner couldn't have done enough to help us and make our experience as enjoyable as possible.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pamela G
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

As an american tourist is was great learning about the irish history of the local area the guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. He was also a cast mem ber of the game of thrones! Great time Go with at least 4 people so you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

We took the battle of Boyne tour last week. We were surprised by how interesting the tour was, Ross was amazing, really attentive and helpful!! We had a brilliant time! I would go again!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank queziars
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Met up with good friends last weekend and thought we would do something a little different as a prelude to the inevitable eating and drinking that we'd be doing later on. The Boyne Boat tour really hit the mark, Ross made the history of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Traveler755850
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Really delighted I went along for the Boyne Boats tour along the Boyne canal. Ross was great. The trip was nicely informal with a mixture of chats alongside lots of info on the Battle of the Boyne and the history of the canal and surrounding...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Whatsthatisee
Reviewed 29 August 2018

One of the highlights of our trip! We had our tour after a visit to the Battle of the Boyne Museum. Two weeks later I remember many of Ross's facts and almost nothing of the museum. He made the story come alive and the people...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 4rebeccaharrisson
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Took the Battle of the Boyne boat tour last week. We had a lovely inclusive family activity. Children really enjoyed the few hours we had on the canal rowing. Ross the business owner was our guide had a lovely manner and delivered the historical facts...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jen M
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic Trip on this famous old stretch of water. Would highly recommend you to do this tour if you can, you won't be disappointed. Ross is a very hospitable and knowledgeable host. Very family friendly.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MartinB3659
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This is a must experience to include alongside a trip to newgrange or the battle of Boyne visitor centre. My girlfriend and I were very lucky to have caught Ross (our guide) on a quiet morning and had the boat and canal to ourselves. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Boyneboats | Property representative |
Hi, Both tours operate on the same stretch of canal. The King's Tour is 1.5 hours (3km) and Paddle like an Iron Islander 1 hour (2km) Both start and finish at the same point. Parking is nearby at Oldbridge house/Battle of... More