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Dublin Liffey River Cruise

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  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Duration: 45 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2706LIFFEY
Drift down the River Liffey on a leisurely 45-minute cruise from the heart of Dublin. With a local guide providing professional commentary, your all-weather, purpose-built vessel can accommodate up to 48 passengers, offering maximum comfort and safety. The boat is wheel chair accessible and suitable for young and old alike.
Discover all aspects of the history of the River Liffey and of Dublin city itself, from the first arrival of the Vikings 1000 years ago, to the rapid development of the city during the 18th and 19th Centuries to become a major European capital, and of the subsequent decline and more recent redevelopment of Dublin's Docklands.

You will learn the story behind the iconic Ha'penny bridge as well as Gandon's masterpiece, the majestic Custom House. You will follow the story of Dublin's Royal and Grand Canals and see where Oliver Cromwell landed in 1649. You'll also hear how Captain William Bligh surveyed Dublin Bay in 1800. Learn of how much of present day Dublin now sits on reclaimed land, including Trinity College and the Spire in O'Connell Street.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
The Boardwalk
Departure Time:
Cruise departs at the following times:
March to May
11:30am, 12:30pm, 2:15pm and 3:15pm
June to August
10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 2:15pm and 3:15pm

Additional departures from April to October at 4:15pm
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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Pricing information

Dublin Liffey River Cruise

Dublin Liffey River Cruise
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Inclusions:
  • 45-minute cruise on the Liffey
  • Local guide
  • Maximum comfort and safety
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This cruise can accommodate two wheelchairs on any one cruise
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: john v, June 2014

This inexpesive tour is well worth the time to take, knowlegable guide and a good use of about an hours time. Gives a nice, different view of the city. If a river/water cruise is an option in a city, we always do it. The Amsterdam and Paris ones are equally good.

Reviewed by: stephen m r, December 2013

We love a river cruise and this tour was very informative and pleasurable. A must do activity whilst in fun Dublin!

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Tour code: 2706LIFFEY