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Historic Boyne Canal Experience provided by Boyne Boats Adventure

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Historic Boyne Canal Experience

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Oldbridge, Co. Meath, IrelandWe are located 1km from the carpark at the Battle of the Boyne visitor centre.
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    Oldbridge Estate/Battle of the Boyne Visitors Centre
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
    Visitor centre experience with battle site exhibition and information related to the Battle of the Boyne. On site living history demonstrations, toilets, cafe, etc.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Oldbridge, Co. Meath, Ireland
1h 30m
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Entry/Admission - Oldbridge Estate/Battle of the Boyne Visitors Centre
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved from the nearest car park to the launch site (approx. 1km)
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please remember a currach is a traditional boat. Those who choose to take part will be required to be active with paddling the boat and as such require a basic level of fitness to comfortably enjoy the experience
  • Any medical conditions which may restrict an individual's ability to participate must be brought to the attention of the boat helm.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Edel wrote a review Feb 2020
Dublin, Ireland3 contributions
We had a brilliant experience on Boyne Valley. The whole tour was very enjoyable and interactive. Our tour guide was super friendly , interesting and so helpful in organizing the trip. He was so accommodating. Would definitely recommend this for anybody looking for a lovely way
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Date of experience: February 2020
grace r wrote a review Oct 2019
Drogheda, Ireland4 contributions
This was a lovely relaxing trip down the canal on a saturday afternoon. I went with my parents and shared the boat with a family of 3 lovely kids. We had fairy land with all the fairy doors and the salmon of knowledge and some some historical facts along the way. We had great
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Date of experience: July 2019
Katie M wrote a review Sep 2019
County Dublin, Ireland48 contributions29 helpful votes
8 of us went on Boyne Boats today run by Ross who was our skipper/guide. Greeted warmly by Ross, we put on our life jackets, given our places on the boat, our paddles and off we went down the canal. We were surrounded by beautiful nature in an area steeped full of history, where
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Date of experience: September 2019
744pat wrote a review Sep 2019
County Meath, Ireland4 contributions27 helpful votes
Ross is very friendly and welcoming. Trip was punctual. The tour was very interesting and relaxing and Ross is very knowledgeable and engaging when giving the history of the area. Fantastic relaxing little activity, highly recommend. Nice surprise at the end but I won't give the
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Date of experience: September 2019
DAHTravellers wrote a review Sep 2019
1 contribution
Great way to spend a few hours on the boyne canal waterway learning some history and hearing some of Ross's insights into the Game of Thrones World in such a tranquil setting. Well worth the visit
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Samhain boat trip.
We had a great paddle boat trip with boyne boats. Kids of interesting facts for kids and adults alike. Lots of info
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Great informative and healthy was to tour
the tour was great and relaxing with a well informed guide that was an actual actor from the series. good exercise
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Highly recommended Boat tour
A great trip, with a happy balance of rowing and being very quietly motored along, loved it. Ross is a great helmsm
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Janos M
Boyne Boats
Had a super trip with Boyne Boats. A  really interactive relaxing activity, surrounded by beautiful nature and in s
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Absolute Gem of a Boat Tour
We had an amazing time today thank you so much Ross ... this is a hidden gem ... am telling all my Drogheda friends
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Trip on the Canal
What a lovely way to spend an hour or so on the canal near Oldbridge in Drogheda. Ross who owns the business took u
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Peter M
Wonderful experience
Wonderful experience, my 3 kids didn’t want it to end, in fact one (8yr old) asked Ross if he could work for him fo
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Emmett M
Excellent activity
Kids loved it, informative and magic. Beautiful scenery and Ross the guide was brilliant. Well worth a visit
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Great afternoon
In the words of my 7 year old 'it's awesome' :D great afternoon, beautiful scenery, close to drogheda, easy to find
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Ship Ahoy
Enjoyed a relaxing, informative and enjoyable 2 hours on the Boyne with Boyne Boats. Ross was very nice and a great
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Pamela G
Boat trip
We all loved this adventure. The owner couldn't have done enough to help us and make our experience as enjoyable as
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Martin B
Fantastic Tour.
Fantastic Trip on this famous old stretch of water. Would highly recommend you to do this tour if you can, you won
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Lovely boat trip and local history talk
We were a mixed group of adults, teens and a child. Ross is calm, friendly and knows his stuff. We enjoyed a lovel
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Highly recommend to all ages
Really enjoyed our boat trip with Ross this week. It was both fun and interesting. Suitable for even most unfit as
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Great trip, highly recomended
Had a fantastic time, daughters loved it (3 and 6 years old). Found it very informative from the historical perspec
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
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