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Kilkenny Boat Trips
Kilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny
Family friendly
Dog friendly
Cloudy days
Enjoy a relaxing boat trip on the River Nore in Kilkenny City with Trips run daily and are suitable for all, from the very young to the young at heart.

For an outdoor adventure for all the family, take an open boat tour on the beautiful River Nore with Take time to immerse yourself in nature and the heritage of Kilkenny City, experiencing life as it was for the river folk of a bygone era.

There is something for all to see. Kids will enjoy spotting all manner of wildlife such as kingfishers, otters, dragon flies and the shoals of fish as they glide past the boat. For those with a busy lifestyle, its an opportunity to switch off the mobile phone and relax inches above the waterline, unwinding to a more soothing pace of life. Hear the tales and legends of the river's boatmen and gently touch the cool waters they plied, while flowing through the ancient arteries of a once glacial Ireland.

Why we like it
  • Take a trip in a traditional Irish open boat along the River Nore in Kilkenny City.
  • Relax, and experience river life as it was for those of a bygone era.
  • Hear about the often unspoken and local history of Ireland's waterways.
Tips from locals

Don't forget to bring your camera to capture river wildlife and Kilkenny City from a different perspective.

Contact details
Canal Square, John's Bridge, Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 45 minutes here.

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