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Quiet and peaceful

Had a quiet and peaceful walk around the Docks. Not crowded and seagulls , the boats made a perfect... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Yusuf P
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Mumbai, India
So many boats

While strolling down Quay st I made a quick stop at the docks. There were lots of interesting boats... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
EricaCherch
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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a quiet and peaceful walk around the Docks. Not crowded and seagulls , the boats made a perfect view

Thank Yusuf P
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Apart from some pleasure boats and small commercial boats, this small harbor does bring much to the table. It’s grey and not interesting.

Thank Dutch-Mikey
Reviewed 2 August 2018

While strolling down Quay st I made a quick stop at the docks. There were lots of interesting boats and some friendly captains who were friendly enough to wave me hello.

Thank EricaCherch
Reviewed 30 July 2018

These are definately working docks but you get to experience the culture, how these men and women spend their days and it makes for a beautiful walk in the evenings. My wife and I loved it. Such a nice place. The boats are beautiful, the...More

Thank ShaneP1974
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Lots of loading and unloading of scrap metal. Contrasts with everything else. Noisy and unpleasant. Avoid.

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Lovely way to spend an evening and just stroll the docks. I visited for Sea Fest 2018. It is close to the Latin quarter and is a nice way to spend the evening photographing boats or taking a sailing lesson.

Thank Msnider76653
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

A lovely area of Galway, I love strolling around the docks looking at the boats. You always get a friendly greeting from the sailors. A great way to spend half an hour or so.

Thank Gillmurphy
Reviewed 30 June 2018

After a morning exploring the Latin Quarter, the Docks were a great place to relax and take in the beauty of the harbour city where the River Corrib meets the Atlantic Ocean. After a leisurely stroll, my mother, brother and I made ourselves comfy on...More

Thank quinni_224
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Galway Docks are within walking distance of the city center. Our favorite time to walk by and visit was during the hours of tide being out... There were many boats just sitting on mud/sand and the water was far far away. One gentleman told us...More

Thank SwissyFaye
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We were walking along the docks admiring the boats when along comes a seasoned sailor. We was hard to hear him but gave us an interesting lesson on the boats and seasons for them.

Thank Trish A
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