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  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Duration:  45 minutes (approx.)
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.

Highlights

  • Liffey River cruise through Dublin
  • 45-minute scenic cruise past Dublin’s city-center sights
  • Custom House, docklands, bridges and 18th-century buildings
  • Professional commentary from your local guide

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What You Can Expect

Dublin Liffey River Cruise

Dublin Liffey River Cruise

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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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

We had been to Dublin many times but never ventured onto the water. It was great to see places we had never seen before and the commentary was good without being overbearing. The boat was clean and we were able to see out of the windows.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 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.

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