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Lough Key Boats

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Lough Key Forest Park, Boyle, Ireland
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Amazing Experience!

My husband and I were in Ireland in late September, well after Lough Key Boats had stopped... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Anne M
Dan Shan was awesome!

The boat ride out around the island was amazing. Dan did an awesome job of telling the stories... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Tara D
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Based in Lough Key Forest Park we are are a family owned and run business a offering boat hire and boat tours on the scenic lake of Lough Key. Enjoy the beauty, tranquillity and history of Lough Key, on board our 40-seater boat "The Trinity" a fully enclosed, centrally heated tour boat.We are Lough Key locals who can share interesting and quirky stories about Lough Key as well as taking you on a professionally guided tour of one of the greatest Lakes in Ireland. During the tour you will be entertained by legends, for instance "Una Bhan" and the legacy of Trinity, Church and Castle islands. Located at the harbour is a fleet of Rowing boats for hourly rental these boats can seat up to five persons and life jackets are supplied. Lough Key Boats is a seasonal business open during the summer season, which starts the last week June until the last week of August. We organize customised tours all year round with special booking in advance. We can also organize fishing boats all year round please contact us to book in advance.
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Lough Key Forest Park, Boyle, Ireland
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

My husband and I were in Ireland in late September, well after Lough Key Boats had stopped operations for the season. Despite this, Oliver and Katrina went above and beyond in making sure that we could get to Castle Island and to see Trinity Island....More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

The boat ride out around the island was amazing. Dan did an awesome job of telling the stories - it's clear he is very passionate about it. We were running late so I called and asked for a private tour after the last one had...More

Thank Tara D
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend this boat trip. The staff were lovely and really helpful with my young children. As soon as we got off the boat my children wanted to go again. They especially loved teddy bear island

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We went on the guided boat tour with our three children and it was great fun. The crew, who were very friendly, were very knowledgeable and included the kids which was great. I would definitely recommend this trip. You also have the option of hiring...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Would recommend this trip . It's a fun fact filled adventure . Good commentary with a few gags thrown in . Teddy bear island was a nice touch and my niece loved it . It's worth the visit !

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great trip around the lake with a great guide. Some interesting stories to tell. Boat travels close enough to sights to take photos. Teddy bear island appealled to kids. Well worth a trip

Thank sleonard11
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Was good. Were out for hour seen everything. Would go again. Good views from boat, good value, best part of the trip

Thank Howdoin
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Took the boat trip on thursday it was great crack. My husband and 9 yr old son and 10 month old baby. We all had a great time the guides were very funny and informative. Would defo recommend this trip going to Lough Key Park

Thank qwertyzx1
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

The weather was raining and the welcome warm and inviting for our Lough Key Boat Tour. We had a lovely hour on Trinity with great commentary from the tour guides. The tour guides really bring the Key to life with story's of old and some...More

Thank Marion R
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Lovely trip around Lough Key with lots of interesting facts given by the crew. Suitable for young and old - well thought up and very enjoyable. Just one downside - if you're up near the front of the boat you can't see out very well.

Thank Shazabeth
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Catriona W, Owner at Lough Key Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Hi ShazEK28, Thanks for taking the time to write a review of the boat tour. Your feedback is appreciated. All the best, Catriona

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