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Experience the Grand Canal the way it was intended and take a leisurely cruise on a restored traditional Canal Barge. Cruises operate from Sallins Harbour which is only 30 minutes from Dublin city center by train and is located just off the M7...more
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Sallins, Ireland
+353 87 646 5465
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spent a relaxed and really interesting 2.5 hours travelling to Digby Lock via the Liffey Aqueduct and back. Really friendly and well informed crew gave us the history of the canal as well as a great insight into the engineering that still makes it work...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed 2.5 hour trip last Sunday. Very informative. Skipper knew his history. Would definitely recommend

Thank Gaye H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the experience! So relaxed, calm and peaceful. I would recommend this as an outing for anyone wanting some quiet time out. We were pleasantly surprised how comfortable it is, even in not the greatest of weather because the inside is just so warm...More

1  Thank LindaMostert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The day was beautiful. Skipper was very friendly. I took 1 hour trip with my Family, would be interested to take a longer one in the future.

1  Thank juusia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the one hour barge, trip on Saturday 1st of September with a friend. Great experience, and a lovely relaxing time. Would recommend it and we will do a longer one next time. The skipper was very helpful and friendly, beautiful day!

Thank joan891
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family took the 2.5hour trip last week and thoroughly enjoyed it - we bought some fresh pastries in the local supermarket and enjoyed them with the coffee provided onboard. The crew make you feel very welcome, the barge is clean & comfortable, allowing you...More

Thank EsTKildare
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brought our 3 children 5, 7 & 8yrs on the 1 hour barge trip this afternoon. We all loved it! Beautiful weather, really relaxing, skipper was friendly and informative. We will take a longer trip next time.

Thank Sibhie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had never been on a barge and it was a lovely trip. The irish/argentinian skipper was very helpful and great in telling us all about the water ways. Such a lovely barge clean and beautifully laid out. We were offered drinks etc and when...More

Thank clona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the barge early and there were only about 10 of us so it was nice and it was great to listen to everything that was said. Would recommend it

1  Thank NewbridgeIreland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the barge to McCreevy's Lock and back. Really relaxing on a lovely evening, plus a bar on board! Would highly recommend. Thoroughly enjoyed it!

1  Thank Meabh R
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31 July 2018|
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Response from Susan H | Reviewed this property |
I had booked the barge online for a Saturday with mum then had to change it to the Saturday after due to unforeseen circumstances . I phoned the owner Ger Loughlin. He was very accommodating and sent new email tickets having... More
Carrie G
22 May 2018|
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Response from BargeSkipper | Property representative |
Hi Carrie. No problem wit a private charter cruise in November. The wood burning stove will be on and there will be hot drinks at the bar. email me using the contact page on the website and we can get you booked in. Ger
8 May 2018|
Response from BargeSkipper | Property representative |
Hi Judith, Nothing scheduled on a Tuesday. We run the scheduled trips Thurs to Sunday. We can do a midweek private charter but need advance notice. Ger