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Dublin Discovered Boat Tours

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Address: Bachelors Walk, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
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All ages love our 45 minute boat tour: as we pass the Custom House, the...

All ages love our 45 minute boat tour: as we pass the Custom House, the Ha'penny Bridge, the Jeanie Johnston, and many other well-known sights, our professional guides bring history and heritage to life in an enjoyable way for all.Weather proof! Pushchairs and wheelchairs welcome.

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Great Cruise, Wonderful Guide

On our last day in Dublin, we had some free time and decided to book this tour. I am very happy we did. Although we had done several rounds of the Hop on/off Bus, two days... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 November 2016
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Griswold, Connecticut
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Griswold, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

On our last day in Dublin, we had some free time and decided to book this tour. I am very happy we did. Although we had done several rounds of the Hop on/off Bus, two days tours, and several guided tours, we still learned new things on this tour. What also made this tour great was the Guide, Eithne, and... More 

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

A brilliant idea whoever had this idea. A lovely comfortable and informative way of seeing riverside Dublin. 45 mins trip up and down the river with a lively commentary pointing out all the points of interest.

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DublinDiscovered, Manager at Dublin Discovered Boat Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful 5* review of our boat tour! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time cruising on the Liffey wit us. It was our pleasure to welcome you on board More 

Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Booked via expedia and it was a lot cheaper than paying at the kiosk. Got onto the boat and the guide Emer introduced herself and the captain and explained the safety aspect of things then what the trip was about and how long etc. Very good guide and very funny. She had a very good knowledge of things and told... More 

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DublinDiscovered, Manager at Dublin Discovered Boat Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to send us such a fantastic review our our Liffey cruise. Emer will be delighted to hear that you found her tour to be so fun and informative. It was great to have you on board! More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Bought this trip on a voucher deal and was surprised how good it was. Didn't expect to see so many things! It's amazing to see the city from the river and so many things you never notice! The guide was excellent too and made for a very enjoyable trip. All in all fun, informative and very good.

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DublinDiscovered, Manager at Dublin Discovered Boat Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for sending us your excellent review of our boat tour Mark! We are delighted that you were able to join us on board and learned so much about Dublin's history from our tour. Hopefully we will have the chance to welcome you on board once again in the future. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Brought a small family group. There were very few on board. The guide, Emma was brilliant, her commentary was excellent . The two young children throughly enjoyed the trip. Would recommend this trip for families and also individuals.

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DublinDiscovered, Manager at Dublin Discovered Boat Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for sending us your lovely review of our river cruise! Emer will be delighted to hear that you all had such a wonderful time on her tour. We hope to welcome you back on board in the future! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is a short river trip that packs a huge amount of fascinating information thanks to the great guide. More than worth the modest cost. The boat is comfortable with all the seating under cover so the weather is immaterial to the enjoyment. Our guide was excellent, entertaining as well as informative, and we took in great swathes of Dublin... More 

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DublinDiscovered, Manager at Dublin Discovered Boat Tours, responded to this review

Than you for taking the time to send us such a wonderful review of our boat tour. We are humbled to see that your recommend us so highly and hope that you will join us on board once again on your next visit to Dublin. It was a pleasure to have you on the cruise with us! More 

Bowral, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The tour lasts 40 minutes and goes from O'Connell Street bridge to Dublin Port and back. The boat is enclosed - no problem in rain - and the guide was excellent. He did not dominate the cruise but he gave an excellent overview of the area and the history behind it. Although a short tour, I feel it is well... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Tour lasted 40 mins. Cost 14 euros if paid at the booth (slightly cheaper online). Only goes one way, towards the financial district from O'Connell bridge and back again - doesnt go the other way at all, though I thought there would have been some buildings of interest in that direction. Tour guide was quite informative and all the staff... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I was not too keen on "another river cruise" but this one was absolutely excellent! It in enclosed, so we didn't need to worry about the weather, the information shared was chock full of interesting tidbits! Our guide, Emer, and our captain, John, were extremely knowledgeable and made the trip SO interesting with sites to see and information about everything,... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I'm suprised this seemed to be the only "cruise" choice available. Boat is enclosed which I was a little disappointed with (from a photographing persective). However, you do get good all round views (but I don't like photographing through windows as it includes window marks)! Nonetheless, the boat trip was pleasant and the tour guide very informative as well as... More 

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DublinDiscovered, Manager at Dublin Discovered Boat Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our river cruise! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time on board and found our tour guide to be so informative. It was great to welcome you on board! More 

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