Waterways - Head Into The Blue

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Take a family break and enjoy a cruise on our Waterways. Visit places filled with great and memorable experiences. With maps to guide you and a variety of itineraries as your inspiration, discover all our inland waterways have to offer. Experience kayaking, canoeing, great walks and cycle routes. Along with an abundance of great food, superb accommodation and the potential of many great adventures.

Now is the time for you and your family to Head into the Blue.

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  • Save 30%

    Discover the South Shannon with LeBoat

    Book your last-minute cruise departing between now and 21 July and save 30%!

    Discover the South Shannon with LeBoat, you'll lock wits with wily pike, brown trout and coarse fish on beautiful Loug Derg, enjoy all kinds of watersports in Dromineer, and go cycling to villages, castles and cathedrals. Ancient Celtic ruins definitely caught your imagination! It will deliver exactly what you were looking for - a mix of varied holiday pleasures to long remember.

    Book or call our sales team on: 02031 313 275

    Shannon

    T&Cs apply

    Offer valid until 21 July 2018. Offer excludes Horizon boat models.

  • Save 50%

    Picnic at Portumna Forest Park

    Save 50% on selected one-way cruises if you start within the next 60 days.

    Take the boat from one base to another and see more of your destination. Departing from Portumna you pull up to the ancient monastic site at Clonmacnoise, truly an impressive remnant of the Shannon's storied past and a highlight of barge holidays in Ireland. The stones seem to speak to you, sending a message through time. From your sundeck, you admire Birr Castle Demesne, and you cruise into Lough Derg and stop for a picnic at Portumna Forest Park... It's all waiting for you with Le Boat

    Book or call our sales team on: 02031 313 275

    Shannon

    T&Cs apply

    Offer valid until 30 June 2018.

  • €550

    River Shannon Adventure

    Explore and captain your own cruiser for 4 nights on the River Shannon...

    Enjoy 4 nights on the River Shannon with the whole thanks to Silverline Cruisers. Step aboard the Silver Crest ( 6 berth) class cruiser for just €550.

    Offer valid March 17th - April 28th.

    Shannon

    T&Cs apply

    Offer subject to availability and not combined with any other offer Subject to our terms & conditions Offer only available directly with Silver Line Cruisers

  • €400

    Romantic 3 Night Break

    Enjoy a 3 night romantic break on the Shannon just €400

    Enjoy 3 nights on the board the Silver Stream ( 2+2 berth) thanks to Silverline Cruisers. Take the trip of a lifetime as you explore Ireland's longest river.

    Offer valid March 17th - April 28th

    Shannon

    T&Cs apply

    Offer subject to availability and not combined with any other offer Subject to our terms & conditions Offer only available directly with Silver Line Cruisers

  • €770

    River Barrow Barge Trip

    Explore the Grand Canal & River Barrow on board a traditional-style barge

    SAVE 15% with Barrowline Cruisers when you spend 7 nights exploring the beautiful waterways of the Grand Canal and River Barrow. Hire of a 2 berth narrowboat incluing bike hire only €770.

    Offer valid March - May 2018. Call 087 9887241 and quote 'Waterways Ireland Spring Campaign 2018' to book.

    River Barrow

    Grand Canal

    T&Cs apply

    Offer subject to availability and our T&Cs

  • €1,400

    Family Barge Trip

    Explore the Grand Canal & River Barrow for 7 nights with the whole family

    SAVE 15% on a 7 night hire when you book with Barrowline Cruisers. Enjoy the trip of a lifetime on a 5/7 berth wide beam barge and explore the Barrow Way marked way with bike hire, ONLY €1400.

    Offer valid March - May 2018. Call 087 9887241 and quote 'Waterways Ireland Spring Campaign 2018' to book.

    River Barrow

    Grand Canal

    T&Cs apply

    Offer subject to availability and our T&Cs

  • €16pp / €36pp

    Bike the Barrow

    Cycle the ancient towpath along the Grand Canal and River Barrow

    SAVE up to 20% on day hire of quality mountain, hybrid and electic bikes with Barrowline Cruisers. • Ladies & Gents hybrid and mountain bikes only €16 • Dutch Gazelle electric bikes only €36

    Offer valid March - May 2018. Call 087 9887241 and quote 'Waterways Ireland Spring Campaign 2018' to book.

    River Barrow

    Grand Canal

    T&Cs apply

    Offer subject to availability and our T&Cs

  • from €710

    7 Night Shannon Cruise

    7 nights cruising on the majestic River Shannon for a family of 4 in Limerick

    Take the family for an adventure on the River Shannon from the Carrickcraft marina in Banagher with the Limerick class cruiser (4+2 berth) from €710! With so many opportunites for walking, cycling, fishing or just relaxing, this will be a holiday to remember. All tuition and instructions are included. The boat is well equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay on board, including bed linen, life jackets and rowing dinghy.

    Shannon

    T&Cs apply

    Offer subject to availability and our T&Cs

  • from €763

    River Shannon Escape

    Short break on a 6 berth cruiser on the Shannon from €763

    Take the family for an unforgettable weekend break on the River Shannon on Carrickcraft's Clare class cruiser (6+2 berth) from €763 No experience necessary as all tuition will be provided. The boat is well equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay on board, including bed linen, life jackets and rowing dinghy.

    Shannon

    T&Cs apply

    Offer subject to availability and our T&Cs

  • from €299

    Start your Shannon Adventure!

    Self-drive cruises on the Shannon river from €299 with Locaboat Holidays

    Cruising on Ireland's waterways is the best way to make some special memories for you and your family! Explore the marinas and the lough while they are buzzing with activity. Our original model Penichette is perfect for first timers; Classic P.935W: a one cabin boat which can accommodate 2 to 5 people, easy to maneuver. From as little as €299! Inluding one bike, towels, bed linen and crockery!

    Shannon

    T&Cs apply

    Several dates are available, either for short stays or one-week cruises. Please check here to see all availabilities and prices The hire price includes:

    • - One bike
    • - The towels
    • - The bed-linen
    • - The crockery

    Additional cost to be paid on base :

    • - Fuel (indicative price): from €4.70 to €5.95 / hour
    • -The damage deposit: €1500 ; Or damage waiver : €85 to €100
    • - Guide map: €15

    Optional services available such as: bike rental, dinghy rental, cleaning service

  • from €299

    Chart your own Shannon Adventure

    Explore the Shannon river from €299 with Locaboat Holidays!

    Cruising on Ireland's waterways is the best way to make some special memories for you and your family! Explore the marinas and the lough while they are buzzing with activity. Our premium model Penichette Flying Bridge P.1020FB: a 2 cabins boat from 2 to 5 people, with double steering position and deck on the Flying Bridge. From as little as €299! Inluding one bike, towels, bed linen and crockery!

    Shannon

    T&Cs apply

    Several dates are available, either for short stays or one-week cruises. Please check here to see all availabilities and prices The hire price includes:

    • - One bike
    • - The towels
    • - The bed-linen
    • - The crockery

    Additional cost to be paid on base :

    • - Fuel (indicative price): from € 4.70 to 5.95 €/hour
    • -The damage deposit: €1500 ; Or damage waiver : €85 to €100
    • - Guide map: €15

    Optional services available such as: bike rental, dinghy rental, cleaning service

  • 10% off

    Discover the Shannon-Erne Waterway!

    10% OFF a week long family cruise on the Shannon-Erne Waterway

    Enjoy carefree cruising on the Shannon Erne Waterway, known for its tranquility. Make yourself at home on a trafitional barge 8 berth 'Legend' class barge.

    10% Discount available on Weekly bookings from 9th June to 18th August 2018. Quote "Waterways Ireland Spring Campaign 2018" to book - call 00353 71 96 44122 or email: info@riversdaleholidays.com

    Shannon-Erne

    T&Cs apply

    Offer subject to availability and our T&Cs

  • €40

    Leinster Aqueduct Boat Trip

    Enjoy a 1 hour cruise on the Grand Canal with the whole family

    Join bargetrip.ie for a 1 hour trip on a lovingly restored canal barge to the Leinster Aqueduct. This trip is suitable for all ages and there's a stop on top of the Aqueduct where you'll learn a little about the history of this impressive structure spanning the river Liffey, and of the Grand Canal.

    Our barge has a spacious comfortable interior with a wood burning stove, on-board bar service and outdoor seating areas. With lunch-time departures at 1 pm and 2.15 pm and 3.30 pm you can combine your trip with a meal in one of the waterfront restaurants in Sallins before or after your cruise. Family ticket only €40 (2 adults & 2 children) March - October (Additional 10% discount applies to cruises taken in March and April)

    Grand Canal

    T&Cs apply
    • • Discounted Family Ticket covers 2 Adults and 2 Children.
    • • Additional tickets may be purchases when booking.
    • • Book online at www.bargetrip.ie/buy-tickets
    • • Cruises operate from March to October
    • • Additional 10% discount applies to cruises taken in March and April.
    • • Booking terms and Conditions apply.
  • €74

    Digby Lock Boat Trip

    Relax on a 2.5 hour cruise through the Kildare countryside ascending a 233 year old canal lock.

    Get close to nature on a 2.5 hour morning cruise as you make your way through the Kildare countryside ascending a 233 year old canal lock. After a quick stop at the Leinster Aqueduct you'll ascend through the Digby Lock which operates exactly as it did when first installed in the 1780s. Bargetrip.ie operates with a lovingly restored traditional canal barge with a spacioius interior. Family tickets only €74 (2 adults and 2 children) Offer March - October (Additional 10% discount applies to cruises taken in March and April)

    Our barge has a spacious comfortable interior with a wood burning stove, on-board bar service and outdoor seating areas. With lunch-time departures at 1 pm and 2.15 pm and 3.30 pm you can combine your trip with a meal in one of the waterfront restaurants in Sallins before or after your cruise. Family ticket only €40 (2 adults & 2 children) March - October (Additional 10% discount applies to cruises taken in March and April)

    Grand Canal

    T&Cs apply
    • • Discounted Family Ticket covers 2 Adults and 2 Children.
    • • Additional tickets may be purchases when booking.
    • • Book online at www.bargetrip.ie/buy-tickets
    • • Cruises operate from March to October
    • • Additional 10% discount applies to cruises taken in March and April.
    • • Booking terms and Conditions apply.
  • from €640

    Bike and Boat on the Shannon-Erne

    "Crusie the Erne, Shannon-Erne Waterway and Shannon in Ireland's most modern fleet of of luxury crusiers form €35 per person for 4 nights and €19 per person for 10 nights with free bike hire included"

    Bookings only by email info@abcboats.com must quote offer "SPRING18" subject to availability

    Boat Guests 4 Nights 7 Nights 10 Nights Base
    Prince 2/4 €640 / £515 €750 / £595 €835 / £685 Belturbet / Lisnarick
    Princess 4/6 €815 / £705 €999 / £875 €1090 / £940 Belturbet / Lisnarick
    Duke 4/6 €960 / £825 €1,100 / £950 €1,280 / £1,100 Lisnarick
    Queen 4/6 €1,155 / £975 €1,400 / £1,185 €1,540 / £1,300 Lisnarick
    Countess 6/8 €1,155 / £975 €1,400 / £1,185 €1,540 / £1,300 Lisnarick
    Empress 6/8 €1,200 / £999 €1,450 / £1,199 €1,600 / £1,355 Belturbet
    Lady 10/12 €1,645 / £1,395 €1,995 / £1,695 €2,195 / £1,895 Belturbet / Lisnarick

    Shannon Shannon-Erne

    T&Cs apply

    Subject to availability and our T&Cs

  • from £469

    Lough Erne Getaway

    Lough Erne has it's share of dramatic landscapes and historical treasures, explore it all with Manor House Marine!

    Whether you're looking for a long weekend or a week long cruise Manor House Marine have something for you. Explore the monastic round tower at Devenish Island, the ruined remains of Tully Castle or the picture postcard image of Enniskillen's medieval castle. With luxury cruisers from 2 berth to 8 berth from as little as £469 - there really is something fro everyone!

    Lough Erne

    T&Cs apply

    Offer subject to availability and our T&Cs