Suir River Cruises operates from Waterford City on the river Suir. The river, along with the rivers Barrow and the Nore are known as The Three Sisters. Suir River Cruises offers a relaxing and informative perspective of Waterford’s distinctive river for both locals and visitors with its year round cruises. The company is owned by a local skipper with deep knowledge of the city and its surrounds, its legends, its history, its triumphs and its tragedies.
Choose from a one or two hour cruise onboard the Barracuda, Suir River Cruises’ eight seater passenger boat. The boat is also available for private hire for all sorts of occasions, whether you fancy a day out with the family, a romantic getaway or simply want to explore the river's history.
Waterford City, the oldest city in Ireland, is the perfect blend of ancient and modern. Its collection of pubs, gourmet restaurants and excellent shops and boutiques co-exist with medieval city walls, quaintly cobbled back streets and the grandeur of historic buildings still standing proud after more than a thousand years. It boasts an excellent choice of visitor attractions from the spectacular Copper Coast Geopark, the Waterford Museum of Treasures, to the Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre. Its picturesque coastline, stretching the length of the county, is dotted with a string of lively towns including Tramore, Dunmore East and Dungarvan. Other coastal villages include Passage East, Stradbally and Ring, the centre of a thriving Irish speaking community. Equestrian, walking, angling, watersports and cycling are all readily available making Waterford City ideal for holidays of all kinds.
The Suir River is a tidal river so make sure to call the operator first to check the sail times.