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Boyne Boats Adventure

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Boyne Boats Adventure
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Welcome to Boyne Boats Adventure Experience the Boyne Valley like never before in Ireland’s answer to Game of Thrones – the Battle of the Boyne! Take a trip back in time and learn how the Battle of the Boyne shaped Ireland’s future. Enter the Boyne...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Oldbridge | Meath, Drogheda 0000, Ireland
+353 86 361 6420
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really delighted I went along for the Boyne Boats tour along the Boyne canal. Ross was great. The trip was nicely informal with a mixture of chats alongside lots of info on the Battle of the Boyne and the history of the canal and surrounding...More

Thank Whatsthatisee
Reviewed 29 August 2018

One of the highlights of our trip! We had our tour after a visit to the Battle of the Boyne Museum. Two weeks later I remember many of Ross's facts and almost nothing of the museum. He made the story come alive and the people...More

Thank 4rebeccaharrisson
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Took the Battle of the Boyne boat tour last week. We had a lovely inclusive family activity. Children really enjoyed the few hours we had on the canal rowing. Ross the business owner was our guide had a lovely manner and delivered the historical facts...More

Thank Jen M
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic Trip on this famous old stretch of water. Would highly recommend you to do this tour if you can, you won't be disappointed. Ross is a very hospitable and knowledgeable host. Very family friendly.

Thank MartinB3659
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This is a must experience to include alongside a trip to newgrange or the battle of Boyne visitor centre. My girlfriend and I were very lucky to have caught Ross (our guide) on a quiet morning and had the boat and canal to ourselves. We...More

Thank Matthew O
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Got a cancellation booking and whoever canceled missed out! An excellent way to pass a few hours in the company of a great friendly guide who knows his stuff and speaks to every level, kept the adults entertained and the kids (12,10) engaged with the...More

Thank roryjameswhelan
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We were a mixed group of adults, teens and a child. Ross is calm, friendly and knows his stuff. We enjoyed a lovely boat ride rowing ourselves down the canal getting an insightful talk on the Battle of the Boyne, ancient folklore and his work...More

Thank Siouxie77
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our boat trip with Ross this week. It was both fun and interesting. Suitable for even most unfit as paddling as a team so lots time to rest if need it. Kids enjoyed the history element which was told in an engaging manner...More

Thank 2top
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This was an Excellent 1.5hr boat trip for our family in the fresh air & beautiful surrounds of the Boyne Valley just outside Drogheda. Ross was had a wealth of knowledge to offer on both boat history & the Battle of the Boyne. Our 10...More

1  Thank martinweldon01
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended this activity. Ross is an exceptionally knowledge local guide, and the experience of paddling a currach on the waterways is so unique. Timed well, you can round off the day with tea and cakes at the café at Oldbridge House. I live locally...More

Thank Sarah F
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17 August 2017|
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Response from Boyneboats | Property representative |
Hi, Both tours operate on the same stretch of canal. The King's Tour is 1.5 hours (3km) and Paddle like an Iron Islander 1 hour (2km) Both start and finish at the same point. Parking is nearby at Oldbridge house/Battle of... More