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Killaloe River Cruises

Lakeside Drive | Ballina Killaloe Co. Clare, Killaloe, Ireland
+353 86 814 0559
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What a beautiful boat trip

We went up the Shannon on this beautiful boat and it boast fantastic views; the commentory on the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
Really fun

The boat has lovely views is wheelchair accessible and has a bar that does drinks and small snacks... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elsie B
Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
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Killaloe River Cruises offer daily one hour tours of the River Shannon and Lough Derg. The tour cruises north along the River Shannon and Lough Derg. A commentary is provided on all interesting sites as you cruise by. Our boats are suitable for passengers of all ages and are purpose built to maximise your view to make your cruise on Ireland’s greatest river more memorable and enjoyable. Daily departures, available all year round, private charter also provided.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Lakeside Drive | Ballina Killaloe Co. Clare, Killaloe, Ireland
+353 86 814 0559
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Reviewed yesterday

We went up the Shannon on this beautiful boat and it boast fantastic views; the commentory on the boat is good. The crew are friendly and make you feel very welcome. We were lucky as the weather was good so we could sit up top,...More

Thank Sara674
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The boat has lovely views is wheelchair accessible and has a bar that does drinks and small snacks. I would highly recommend this activity for all ages

Thank Elsie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although it was a rainy day, James and his crew did a great job at making us feel welcome and comfortable. In a time when we see poor hospitality in many places, Killaloe River Cruises did a great job. I strongly recommend this trip.

1  Thank adcrunch12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a boat trip that gives you history, the crew are very welcoming and if it starts to rain and you want to stay up top they provide umbrellas. Beautiful scenery. The trip lasts an hour and is relaxing just the right length of...More

1  Thank tamaraf2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a trip up the river to see the sights which was interesting on the way up with commentary however on the way back we'ld already seen what there was to see. The boys (18,14,12&9) seemed to lose interest became interested in was buying...More

1  Thank Thisisour0pinion
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

An absolute great way to spend the afternoon. James, Aoife and Charlie could not have done anymore for my family and I. A great history trip with beautiful scenery and the boat itself is immaculate. I wish them many more years of success.

1  Thank Gazob30
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We went on a 1hr cruise up to lough Derg with two small kids. They loved it and enjoyed listening to the history. Staff were lovely and boat was very comfortable.

1  Thank ee2x2
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Myself and my family went on this trip last week, the weather was wet and rainy, however on holiday in Ireland you have to expect the weather to be changeable. i had no hesitation taking the trip in the rain, I took the time to...More

1  Thank Audrey M
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This was a lovely cruise for our family. The weather changed mid way but there was ample room inside. We had some drinks. This is the only place it falls down a bit. The hot chocolate was one of the worst I have ever had....More

1  Thank mamisad
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The staff were very friendly and went out of their way to help me with bus timetables back to Nenagh. I would recommend this peaceful and informative tour.

Thank Amanda H
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20 January 2017|
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Response from James W | Property representative |
Hello, we aim to operate all year round, however we need to use the quietest time of the year to carry out essential maintenance. Our schedule is posted on our website. A reservation or a pre-purchased ticket is necessary... More
23 July 2016|
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Response from James W | Property representative |
Hello, there are two small steps down into the deck of the boat. You can see these if you take our virtual tour which is on Google Maps. Search for Killaloe River Cruises. Thank you.
18 June 2016|
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Response from tupac13 | Reviewed this property |
€14 per person and €12.50 for seniors but if u have a big group they only charge €10 per person. Great value.