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Dublin Discovered Boat Tours
A 45 minute boat tour is the perfect way to see Dublin from a new angle and get a general introduction to the city, its history and the attractions.
Kids will love the thrill of the adventure on the waters of the River Liffey right through central Dublin and you can all enjoy the informative guide. The adventure begins by boarding the boat near O’Connell Bridge at Bachelor’s Walk not far from Trinity College.
The entertaining and well informed guides point out Dublin landmarks as you cruise along the river.The guides have been awarded a Certificate of Excellence by Trip Advisor for their fun and captivating explanations during the tour. In fact reviews of the guides are constantly positive.
Previous passengers rave about the entertaining delivery by the guides, their knowledge, sense of humor and the way they manage to bring Dublin history alive. The Irish are known to have a knack for storytelling and the boat tour guides prove this point.
Along the way the boat passes by famous sites like the Ha’penny Bridge, Famine Memorial, Custom House, the Convention Center designed by Kevin Roche and the Jeanie Johnston Ship among others. You’ll see rows of Georgian homes along the river bank and pass underneath many picturesque and modern bridges.
The tour route will take you from Bachelor’s Walk down river to the Docklands and then return to the starting point where passengers disembark. The boat has an enclosed seating area with extra large windows and a glass ceiling so you can see all the sites from the comfortable, warm and dry interior. Thanks to the enclosed boats the tours can be enjoyed in almost all weather conditions.
Where: Bachelors Walk, Dublin 1, Ireland
When: Daily departures from 10:30am approximately every hour until 4:15pm. Times are seasonal so check the website and book online.
Contact: +353 (01) 473 0000
Website: Dublin Discovered Boat Tours
Price: Adults €14 (online price €12.6), Youths 13yrs-17yrs €10, Seniors and students €12, Children 4yrs-12yrs €8, Families (2 adults + 2 children) €30, under 3yrs go free but their place needs to be booked. For a discount price, adults, students and seniors can take a 10:30am weekday sail for only €10.5.
Note: Purchase tickets online, over the phone or at the red kiosk next to the mooring at Bachelor’s Walk. The boats are pushchair and wheelchair friendly. Dublin Discovered Boat Tours was formerly known as Liffey River Cruises. There are no toilets on board and no sale of food.