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About Athy Boat Tours
Athy Boat Tours provide 1 hour, 3 hour and 5 hours professional boat tours on the Barrow Navigation. 1 hour tours depart at 10am and 12pm, 3 hour tours depart at 2pm. Maximum 12 passengers per tour. Wheelchair accessible throughout. Fully central heated. Online Booking. Athy Boat Tours can guarantee you a stunning boat tour with majestic views and breath taking features.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time. The three guides were so pleasant. They had huge knowledge of the waterways, birds, butterflies,fish etc. We heard about the history of the local area. The afternoon tea was huge, with savoury and lots of sweet!. The guides were very...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

Did this tour with family and young kids and was really impressed. The crew were very welcoming and knowledgeable. The views are gorgeous along the way and it’s really relaxing. There is plenty of wildlife to be seen and it’s a great way to learn...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 27, 2019

This is a wonderful opportunity to see the area from a whole different point of view! It was just relaxing and the crew was absolutely delightful! Don't think about it but just go for it!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Lien0812
Reviewed June 29, 2019

A wonderful trip on the grand canal and river Barrow. 3 hours of gentle motion and wonderful peace along with great scenery, locks, and a bit of history thrown in. A camera is a must.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Xcelcath
Reviewed June 22, 2019 via mobile

Our group of 6 were delighted to find a 3 hour barge trip with Athy Boat Tours. Our crew were very helpful and friendly. Our day weather wise was magnificent and we were given great information as we sailed along. Tea and coffee available any...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

A fantastic introduction to the River Barrow, it's natural history and the social history of the area around Athy. Skipper Cliff and his crew were hugely knowledgeable and very entertaining. Unfortunately, we were only in Athy on a day when they did one hour tours...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank richardhs2016
Reviewed March 4, 2019

We boarded the super cute Freedom on the Water this weekend in Athy. We were warmly welcomed onto the vessel by the extremely informative and friendly Chris and Ciaran. Lifejackets are provided but the trip itself along the serene River Barrow is extremely safe and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank christinamullan
Reviewed February 24, 2019

Very friendly, knowledgeable staff, lovely scenic tour and good value for money with free tea/coffee (and chocolate biscuits!). We saw various birds including kingfishers.Fascinating watching the crew work the locks and the manual bridge. Highly recommend, and we will be returning with our relatives. (...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank chris s
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic experience for anyone with Athy Boat Tours! We joined Chris, Margaret and Derek on the 3 hour tour today. The team are extremely knowledgeable and they made the experience very interesting. The barge is really comfortable and perfect for maximizing views of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ger L
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Took this trip recently with relatives from the states. The weather was gorgeous and our guide was full of great local information. Cruising on the barrow was a real delight and the whole trip was well worth the time. Highly recommended..

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from 200Gill33 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. It cost €10 per person for a trip of 1 hour. €20 for a trip lasting 3 hours. Great value we thought!