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Corrib Cruises

Ashford Castle, Cong, Ireland
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A fascinating day out on Lough corrib

This trip has got history, ancient monuments and churches bringing you all the way back to St... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2017
ursulamac
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galway
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Captain was exceedingly knowledgable about the area and its history

We loved our cruise on the lake. The captain narrated a most interesting history of the area and... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017
Eliza1776
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Corrib Cruises was founded in 1976 by the Luskin family and today,brothers Patrick and David Luskin still run the business.Patrick and David run two passenger boats on scenic Lough Corrib,using Ashford Castle as their base.Those who take a cruise will enjoy spectacular views of Ashford Castle,the Connemara mountains and some of the 365 islands on the lake.One particular cruise,includes a visit to Inchagoill island,where visitors are taken on a guided tour of St.Patrick's 5th century monastic site,often described as one of Ireland's hidden treasures.
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Ashford Castle, Cong, Ireland
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Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

This trip has got history, ancient monuments and churches bringing you all the way back to St. Patrick's footsteps, and includes admission to the magnificent grounds and gardens of Ashford Castle. A memorable day!

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Reviewed August 21, 2017

We loved our cruise on the lake. The captain narrated a most interesting history of the area and some of the marine archeology found preserved in the lake. His family has a long history in the area and he had many great stories to share....More

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Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

A great 1 hour cruise around the very impressive Lough Corrib with excellent commentary from our captain, lots of history about the Lough and surrounding areas and beautiful views of the historic Ashford castle.

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

Went with wife and two adult kids on the 2 1/2 hour trip over to a deserted island where we saw St Patrick's nephew's gravesite. Very neat history especially with two churches are next to each other, but a 1000 years apart. Only shortcoming was...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

SIncerest thanks to Captain Patrick Luskin and Crew! The outing on the Lough is not to be missed by any visitor to Cong County Mayo.

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Reviewed July 25, 2017

My family and I took the full day trip from Oughterard pier on Monday 20th July . It was a lovely day out, so relaxed. David, our Skipper was an excellent guide. His commentary on the boat was very informative. We had a guided tour...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2017

We got a beautiful day to cruise Corrib. The staff welcomed us aboard with a bit of banter. we got the last two seats upstairs as the boat had already picked up people from ashford castle. the captain chatted from the deck pointing out sights...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

This boat trip is a great way to spend an afternoon. It was a damp drizzly day, but the ferry is comfortable. The 'captain' is full of information and great stories about the lake. There is a stop on Inchagoill Island, which is beautiful and...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2017

My wife and I took this cruise and found it delightful. The captain was extremely informative. He has written a small book worth purchasing that speaks to the history of the lake, a few of it's islands and of course Ashford Castle. We would recommend...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2017

We did not stay at the hotel or lodge, but rather did an extended walk with Ireland School of Falconry. The walk took us through the castle gardens and woods. It was quite lovelty, and the views over the lake were stunning.

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addisonchris
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Dogs are allowed on board,for the safety of passengers and the dog they must be kept on a lead.
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You can board at Ashford pier or Lisloughry pier ...both in Cong...both well signposted. Also... You can take the boat trip across the lake at Oughterard and sail into Cong. Whichever direction you come from try and take the... More
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