Cruise Ireland - The Irish Experience

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  • Deirdre Macklin

    It was a most relaxing holiday-a little hidden paradise and only an hour's drive from home! I could have stayed another week and am already looking...

  • Richard McCaw

    As our first time we would definitely sail again perhaps slightly bigger boat. Wonderful relaxing experience. Staff were very pleasant and helpful.

  • Colm Brennan

    This was our first time on a boating holiday and we were apprehensive enough. From booking it with Wendy, through check in and check out with Padraig it...

  • Pat Hall

    Yes it was our first time cruise 5 of us pick a differnt spot in ireland every year couple of us were.nt sure but from start to finish it was one of the...

The Irish Experience

Cruising along the majestic waters of the Shannon and the Erne as they slowly meander their way through Irelands rich countryside, is an ideal way to sample the laid back way of life which is synonymous with rural Ireland. The many small villages and towns nestling along the banks offer a world of tradition and culture, a heritage which is uniquely Irish.Enniskillen Castle

Mallard Duck

The welcome extended to visitors is truly world famous - you will find the warmth of the Irish second to none. Even within the smallest of Irish villages, you will find plenty in the way of entertainment.The local pubs are the center of social activities with a friendly atmosphere, traditional music, free flowing conversation and a sip or two of the celebrated "black stuff".

For the nature enthusiasts, the clear waters and unspoilt hinterland offer a natural paradise.

Sunset at Rossclare Jetty, Lower Lough ErneDraped in beauty, peace and tranquility the surrounding area is lined with scenic delights. The natural forest areas are ideal for leisurely picnics and gentle walking excursions. Cycling excursions further inland are a great way to explore the heart of the Irish countryside.

Jasons Walk, Lower Lough Erne

You don't have to go far to find signs of earlier civilisations, for the region is steeped in heritage from the Prehistoric, Early Christian and Mediaeval ages. One of the Worlds' most famous monastic sites, Clonmacnoise, is to be found along the banks of the River Shannon. Clonmacnoise dates back to 548 A.D, and is the resting place of Ireland's last High King - Rory O'Connor.Kilkenny Class cruiser on the Boyle River

The waterways are teeming with fish and the visiting angler will enjoy a quality of fishing which is unique to Ireland. Golfing is another sporting activity which is much enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. The region boasts many fine quality courses, each offering their own unique scenic backdrop and challenging design and a cruiser provides the ideal mobile base!