Viking Tours
Viking Tours
4.5
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
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Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
About
Step back 1,200 years and join the Vikings on a replica Viking Ship. Cruise up the River Shannon to Lough Ree or down river to the monastic settlement and round towers of Clonmacnoise whilst hearing live commentary on Viking hoards, the beauty of the river, its flora, fauna, bird and fish life. Fun and excitement for all the family. #IrelandsHiddenHeartlands
Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland

Awards
Travellers' Choice
2022

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TA_ColleenS
Seattle, WA28 contributions
Sep 2022 • Friends
A great way to see the river while in Athlone. Lots of fun facts about the Viking history and how they invaded Ireland. Remember to pack a jacket - it can be chillier on the boat.
Written 28 September 2022
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Josie D
Naas, Ireland11 contributions
Sep 2022 • Couples
Excellent service with friendly staff very clean. Enjoyable cruise down and back would highly recommend it.
Written 21 September 2022
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Anne P
1 contribution
Sep 2022 • Couples
Excellent, relaxing and informative meander down the Shannon.
Lovely scenery with a lot of fishermen dotted along the shore and in the river. Lock operation interesting and view of Clonmacnoise site stunning from the Viking.
Written 5 September 2022
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May
Athlone, Ireland4 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
A most enjoyable 70 minutes relaxing on board while listening to a very informative explanation by Mike of the history of the area and all the various sights. The complimentary coffee was appreciated too.
Written 25 August 2022
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Pamela O
County Tipperary, Ireland23 contributions
Aug 2022 • Couples
Thanks to the staff on the viking tour, we really enjoyed the trip. The weather was beautiful which helped.
Written 20 August 2022
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Angela D
1 contribution
Aug 2022 • Family
Loved everything about it, was able to spend some lovely quiet time with my daughter enjoying our local scenery without digital devices, and to top it off it was a lovely sunny day
Written 19 August 2022
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Andy O
10 contributions
Aug 2022 • Couples
Great fun, staff were great. Nice way to meet other people and have a laugh. Couldn't hear any of the tour though as there was a hen party who were worse for wear and constantly shouting. Limited seating too when the weather is bad.
Written 4 August 2022
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Krabate
120 contributions
Jun 2022
Perfect way to spend time with kinds. The kids got a swords and shields and they were pretending to be vikings. We adults were enojoing the nice coffee and lovely scenery. There was a pre recorded audio with information abouth history and sites. The weather was lovely. We were lucky we took first cruise as the next one was much more crowdly.
Written 24 July 2022
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polaoide
Athlone, Ireland4 contributions
Jul 2022
This experience is not to be missed.The ship is so clean and both Mike and George are excellent hosts.The trip to Clonmacnoise was memorable for the number of Herons and Cormorants we spotted and the beautiful riverside scenery.We will be returning
Written 11 July 2022
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Roghan H
33 contributions
Jul 2022 • Family
Great trip kids loved it and viking mick was very informative, his staff were curtious and professional.. They even let us bring our dog...
Written 9 July 2022
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