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Killaloe River Cruises

Lakeside Drive | Ballina Killaloe Co. Clare, Killaloe V94 F974, Ireland
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Absolutely fantastic and not to be missed!

My partner and I booked to go on a cruise with his mum who was over from England. We were excited... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
Littlen90
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The river of Killaloe has otters swans ducks to name a few wild animals. As part of wedding... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
Mags K
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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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  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Lakeside Drive | Ballina Killaloe Co. Clare, Killaloe V94 F974, Ireland
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

My partner and I booked to go on a cruise with his mum who was over from England. We were excited and looking forward to seeing the Shannon. We stopped for coffee beforehand at Flanagan’s which was lovely, staff very friendly and headed to the...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

The river of Killaloe has otters swans ducks to name a few wild animals. As part of wedding package the bride and groom organized a cruise down the river for the guests. What a delight it was. Securely place in the hull of the boat...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Booked a trip last minute for a group of eight for my Dad's birthday. The owner, James, was extremely helpful and friendly in arranging a time for us. On the day Jame kept us thoroughly entertained with his amazing knowledge and stories of the area...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

When we went, mid week in September, there was a one hour cruise taking in the Shannon River and lower reaches of Lough Derg. Cost was €14/adult and in my opinion, well worth while. Minimum numbers are required but the day we went was quite...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

My husband and I with our 4 year old enjoyed a very lovely trip on the Shannon last wend. The driver / captain of the boat (i'm sorry I never got your name!) was very informative and we had a great guided tour of the...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Great way to spend an hour! Very interesting and beautiful scenery. Our guide was very knowledgeable and great fun. I'd definitely recommend it - well worth going out of your way to do it!

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We took a short cruise on the Spirit of Killaloe on the river Shannon while staying in Killaloe recently. The boat was comfortable and the tour was informative. The staff were very courteous and friendly. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely trip up Loughman Derg . Boat is clean and modern and lovely little bar on board for food and snacks. Views are spectacular and overall very enjoyable. Book early to get a seat .

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

As part of a hen party last Saturday we did a lake cruise! Weather was a bit miserable but we didn't even notice! Enjoyable from start to finish, drinks on board were really reasonably priced, was expecting it to be expensive! Lovely crew and so...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

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

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amag4523
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
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CorkDoug
24 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.
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