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Historic Boyne Canal Experience provided by Boyne Boats Adventure

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Historic Boyne Canal Experience

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Oldbridge, Co. Meath, IrelandWe are located 1km from the carpark at the Battle of the Boyne visitor centre.
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    Oldbridge Estate/Battle of the Boyne Visitors Centre
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
    Visitor centre experience with battle site exhibition and information related to the Battle of the Boyne. On site living history demonstrations, toilets, cafe, etc.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Oldbridge, Co. Meath, Ireland
1h 30m
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Entry/Admission - Oldbridge Estate/Battle of the Boyne Visitors Centre
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved from the nearest car park to the launch site (approx. 1km)
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please remember a currach is a traditional boat. Those who choose to take part will be required to be active with paddling the boat and as such require a basic level of fitness to comfortably enjoy the experience
  • Any medical conditions which may restrict an individual's ability to participate must be brought to the attention of the boat helm.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Alan D wrote a review Jun 2016
Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom13 contributions6 helpful votes
A sunny Sunday afternoon, and a perfect setting to discover the Boyne Valley. We booked a trip on the canal, which is gradually being restored, and is teeming with wildlife. It's a sunny and sheltered spot. Not knowing a thing about Game of Thrones, we were interested in the
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Date of experience: June 2016
Response from Boyneboats, Owner at Historic Boyne Canal Experience
Responded 18 Jun 2016
Hi Alan, Delighted that you enjoyed yourselves. I've never seen two people paddle a boat so fast. Hopefully it had a positive effect for your return to pre-season football! Looking forward to seeing you again on the water in the future, Ross.
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AmishaDesai wrote a review May 2016
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Really.. It's my great Pleasure to write about boat tour with historic area..... -The Game Of Thrones Boat Tour with family and friends. Enjoyed a lot with full of beautiful views with flowers and greenery, Lovely sunshine, Natural Peace, Birds sound-tweet tweet...Our guide
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Date of experience: May 2016
Response from Boyneboats, Owner at Historic Boyne Canal Experience
Responded 12 Jun 2016
Hi Amisha, Well done to you and the gang for braving the thunder storms and bringing the sunshine for your trip! Thank you for your kind review and we'll keep you informed of upcoming trips later this season as we plan to expand out into the river. Kind regards, Ross.
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GGFF wrote a review May 2016
Dublin, Ireland2 contributions
We enjoyed a fantastic boat trip along the canal with Ross. There were 8 of us in total plus Ross. He is very knowledgeable about the history of the Boyne Valley and really brought it to life for us, the history of the waterway and also the Battle of the Boyne. This really is a
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Date of experience: May 2016
Response from Boyneboats, Owner at Historic Boyne Canal Experience
Responded 3 May 2016
Hi G, Thanks for your kind review. Delighted you had such a positive experience and hats off to the gang for making it over from Scotland! We might see you on the water again soon. Regards, Ross.
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About the operator

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By: Boyne Boats Adventure
Samhain boat trip.
We had a great paddle boat trip with boyne boats. Kids of interesting facts for kids and adults alike. Lots of info
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Great informative and healthy was to tour
the tour was great and relaxing with a well informed guide that was an actual actor from the series. good exercise
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Highly recommended Boat tour
A great trip, with a happy balance of rowing and being very quietly motored along, loved it. Ross is a great helmsm
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Janos M
Boyne Boats
Had a super trip with Boyne Boats. A  really interactive relaxing activity, surrounded by beautiful nature and in s
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Absolute Gem of a Boat Tour
We had an amazing time today thank you so much Ross ... this is a hidden gem ... am telling all my Drogheda friends
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Trip on the Canal
What a lovely way to spend an hour or so on the canal near Oldbridge in Drogheda. Ross who owns the business took u
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Peter M
Wonderful experience
Wonderful experience, my 3 kids didn’t want it to end, in fact one (8yr old) asked Ross if he could work for him fo
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Emmett M
Excellent activity
Kids loved it, informative and magic. Beautiful scenery and Ross the guide was brilliant. Well worth a visit
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Great afternoon
In the words of my 7 year old 'it's awesome' :D great afternoon, beautiful scenery, close to drogheda, easy to find
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Ship Ahoy
Enjoyed a relaxing, informative and enjoyable 2 hours on the Boyne with Boyne Boats. Ross was very nice and a great
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Pamela G
Boat trip
We all loved this adventure. The owner couldn't have done enough to help us and make our experience as enjoyable as
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Martin B
Fantastic Tour.
Fantastic Trip on this famous old stretch of water. Would highly recommend you to do this tour if you can, you won
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Lovely boat trip and local history talk
We were a mixed group of adults, teens and a child. Ross is calm, friendly and knows his stuff. We enjoyed a lovel
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Highly recommend to all ages
Really enjoyed our boat trip with Ross this week. It was both fun and interesting. Suitable for even most unfit as
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Great trip, highly recomended
Had a fantastic time, daughters loved it (3 and 6 years old). Found it very informative from the historical perspec
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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