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Galway Bay Boat Tours

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Long Walk 11 New Dock Street | New Docks, Galway H91 Y2C9, Ireland
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A great combination walking and boat tour of Galway with two very knowledgeable guides from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joanne M
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Hi went on a family trip. Fantastic company. Kids had a ball. Really great fun Company are... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
christina f
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Galway, Ireland
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Galway Bay Boat Tours is a family run business specialising in tailored boat tours on Galway Bay for individuals, families and small to medium-sized groups. 1 hr Harbour Tour | 2 hr Galway Bay Trip | Fishing Adventures | Afternoon Excursions to Galway's Stunning Coastal Villages I Special Events. Bespoke Excursions: Maritime Adventures, Heritage, Culture & Food Tours, Picnics, Packed Lunch & Our Iconic Traditional Sail Boat & Claddagh Experience Tour. "Our passion for the seas around the West coast of Ireland stems from generations of fishing and seafaring within our family backgrounds. To say the sea is in our blood is probably the best way to describe our love of the Atlantic Ocean that rolls into Galway Bay." "Having been involved in fishing and sailing for generations, our family still fish commercially for lobsters, crabs, and other shellfish in the bay, so for those of you who are up for a bit of adventure, check out our popular fishing tours." — Skipper Ciaran Oliver.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Long Walk 11 New Dock Street | New Docks, Galway H91 Y2C9, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great combination walking and boat tour of Galway with two very knowledgeable guides from the local fishing community. Highly recommended....the historical walk was very well done and the Galway bay boat trips are a unique and especially fascinating compared to other tour offerings in...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Hi went on a family trip. Fantastic company. Kids had a ball. Really great fun Company are very professional

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

My wife and I live in the region but we had never thought of doing such a "touristy" thing as a boat trip in the bay and I am very glad we decided to do this trip. It is an exhilarating and enjoyable experience for...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much to Graham for such a lovely afternoon . The history of the city was so informative for our guest and it was such a treat to see beautiful Galway from the bay . We were also lucky enough to see the...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

My friend and I only had a few hours before our train home, and we decided last minute to take a boat tour of the Galway Bay. So happy we did it! The sun came out and it was a refreshing and beautiful experience. Ciaran...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Loved the boat tour with Ciaran , a fantastic guy with a great passion for the bay and knowledge of the history of the area, some great stories too and recommendations for exploring Galway. Really interesting to hear about the history of the Galway hooker...More

Thank Julie B
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Ciaran is an absolute legend...he took us out coz he didn’t want to let us down on a wet n windy hailstoney cold day. A man proud of his family history and passionate to share his love for the sea. We didn’t stop laughing amongst...More

Thank Elsbeth84
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galwaybaytours, Owner at Galway Bay Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

thanks for the review girls and glad ye had a blast. Hope to get ye back again in the summer for some more hiccups!

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

I'm just back from a great, if rather wet weekend, in Galway. We arrange a boat/walking tour for Saturday afternoon. Our Skipper was Graham and you could not get a more friendly or knowledgeable guide. From start to finish we thoroughly enjoyed it. Graham was...More

Thank Sharonlobrien
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

We enjoyed the boat ride and the harbor tour very much. You have a completely different but amazing view at Galway from the boat. We even were lucky with the weather and had a beautiful, sunny day. The guides were really nice guys and provided...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Really wonderful experience.Safety first, thorough guide about galway bay and really nice crew. .Highly recommended.

Thank nouman b
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