Tour code: 2706LIFFEY
Experience the sights and history of Dublin from the water on this 45-minute cruise down the River Liffey. From within your all-weather vessel, enjoy colorful commentary from your professional guide, and unobstructed views of the city’s main riverside attractions like Ha’penny Bridge and Custom House in safety and comfort. Suitable for all ages!


  • 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

Choose a morning or afternoon cruise time and head to the Boardwalk in central Dublin to embark. Each cruise can accommodate up to 48 passengers on any sailing, and can also accommodate strollers and wheelchairs. Grab your seat in the glass-encased saloon and enjoy panoramic views of the river as you set off.

Drift in warmth and comfort along the banks of the famous River Liffey and discover Dublin’s ancient history. Indulge in traditional Irish storytelling from your local guide as you pass the famous Ha’penny Bridge and the magnificent Custom House, Gandon's masterpiece of Georgian architecture from the 1790s. View the striking statues of the Famine Memorial and the Jeanie Johnston ship that successfully carried 2500 emigrants to America and Canada in the 1800s, and learn about some of Dublin’s modern landmarks such as Trinity College and the Spire on O'Connell Street.

By the end of the tour, you’ll have a better understanding of Dublin’s origin story, from Viking settlement 1000 years ago and Oliver Cromwell’s epic 17th century invasion, to the developmental boom of the industrial revolution and the urban regeneration of Dublin’s Docklands.

Your 45-minute tour disembarks at the launch point.

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Customer Reviews

Fiona M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Our trip was very comfortable, enjoyable, informative , professional , safe and fun. I would reccomend it, only draw back was it was raining so piccies were not so good as rain on windows.

lovestravelling United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

fantastic!!!!!! thoroughly enjoyed this activity. the guide oisin perhaps mispeltis so knowledgeable and explained things really well.the trainee guide is certainly being taught to a high standard.the entire crew was lovely.this river cruise is so relaxing.please increase the frequency of departures.i loved it so much. could easily have gone round a second but could not endure the long wait for the next departure.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Enjoyed this trip on the boat

Teri B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

The Liffey River Cruise was wonderful,very interesting and informative. Irena and Richard werevery friendly and welcoming. Learned a few things and had a few laughs too

Caroline P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Great part of the trip. We were only in Dublin for 3 day so had to fit alot of thing to do in the short time we had. I nice way to see the town and not have to drive or walk.

Annie Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Lovely little trip down the Liffey if you have a spare 45mins, you see Dublin from a different view. Staff were friendly and knowledgeable.

Angela C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

It was very interesting to see Dublin from the Liffey River. Our tour guide explained the sights and pointed out various places of interest to check out. Most enjoyable!

Stephanie L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Really enjoyed the trip down the river. very peaceful way to enjoy the city without queuing in traffic.
The tour guide was very informative and funny.
The tour started further down the river due to high tides but this was not an issue and it actually meant we got a longer trip so more value for money.
One member of our party has mobility problems, both the tour guide and skipper were very helpful in ensuring she got on and off the boat and walkway safely.

Kathleen D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

We really enjoyed the river cruise, too. Nice to see a different view of the city...

Jayne B United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Really enjoyed this trip. Very friendly crew. Would recommend this for a leisurely and informative afternoon event.

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