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Come back 1,200 years and join the Vikings on a replica Viking Ship. Cruise up the River Shannon to Lough Ree (1hr 15min) or down river to the monastic settlement and round tower of Clonmacnoise (1hr 30min one way). Experience the religous and...more
All reviews great trip boat trip the river tea and coffee the hodson bay hotel lough ree flora and fauna captain mike running commentary enjoyable trip relaxing cruise recommend this trip beautiful scenery wealth of knowledge interesting facts local history family ticket
It was just a quick ride on a boat into the lough and then back! Although they did hand out viking hats and swords to the kids for the trip, I felt that if they decided to playfight, an accident may occur. Hats and swords...More
we had a low key day in athlone and did this tour which was so pretty adn relaxing, if you are staying in the area and have time i would reccomend taking the river tour,its not a must but its definitely enjoyable and pretty
The Boat was very comfortable and smooth on a slightly choppy lake,Mike covered the Viking history and the nature aspects of the Lake,River in a nice and interesting way.We finished up in Seans Bar for a Warm Up after our Journey.
Excellent cruise on the Shannon - the ships captainn Viking Mike is very friendly and I would say probably very accommodation to any needs of passengers. His knowledge of the area (and indeed of the river systems of Ireland) seems unsurpassed by anyone I've ever...More
We thoroughly enjoyed our boat trip into town, was a lovely and different way to travel. Michael and Ciaron are doing a fantastic job and really promote the area and the wildlife in a positive and informative way and also the history of the boat...More
We travelled on the 12pm sailing which I would recommend as there were not that many on it compared with the previous sailing. Good local knowledge & friendly crew. Free coffee, tea & biscuits - a must do in Athlone