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Experience the Game of Thrones Fantasy Boat Adventure on the Boyne Valley

Canal Boat
2016
25 ft
8 Guests

About This Boat

Get ready for your Game of Thrones Fantasy Boat Adventure on the Boyne Valley! Book a Boat Adventure trip with us for as low as €16 per person or €110 for full boat.

Rates:

Boat Adventure 1

• Paddle like an Iron Islander (60 minutes): €16 per person/€110 for full boat

Boat Adventure 2

• The King’s Tour (90 minutes): €20 per person/€135 for full boat

What You Can Expect:

We provide guided paddling tours of the Boyne River and Boyne canal navigation (Battle of the Boyne) using hand crafted traditional Kerry Naomhog currachs that have starred in the hit TV show – Game of Thrones. There is no other way to experience the atmosphere the Boyne Valley generates than to get on the water itself.  We guide you through 5,000 years of Ireland’s Ancient East. Young and old can paddle together and feel what it was like to travel on the sacred Boyne all those years ago. Hear about the battles that shaped Ireland and the magic that spawned legends. Connect with others on nature’s epic highway and then top it all off with some stories from the set of the biggest TV show in the world!

The Statistics  

• Ireland's oldest canal - 269 years
• Ireland's largest battle - 60,000+
• Europe's largest collection of Neolithic art - Bru na Boinne
• The world's only Game of Thrones experience using actual boats from the TV show

The Boat Adventure

Get ready for your Game of Thrones fantasy boat adventure. Setting off from the sealock at the Lock keeper’s house, we travel upstream and around Oldbridge house – The Battle of the Boyne visitor centre. The canal measures 1.6km long and 10m wide at its widest point and is safe for beginners and families young and old.

Boat Adventure 1 - Paddle like an Iron Islander

Hop aboard and learn to paddle like a true Iron Islander from the hit TV show Game of Thrones! You and your hardy crew will work together as a team of eight to travel upstream to the site of the Battle of the Boyne. Capture the history of the Battle of the Boyne, the heritage of the currach and the fantasy of Game of Thrones is a not to be forgotten experience on the Boyne canal navigation.

Boat Adventure 2 - The King’s Tour

Travel the full length of the canal. Hear and feel the battle as our sound enhanced experience puts you in the heart of the fighting.

Details

  • Type: Canal Boat
  • Capacity: 8 People
  • Year: 2016
  • Rental Minimum: 1 hour
  • Length: 25 ft
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 5 Days Prior

Rental Requirements

Terms and Conditions

Tours are available 4 times daily 11am, 12pm, 1:30 pm and 3 pm during Summer months and weekends during the rest of the year. Other times can be arranged on request.

Lifejackets: Automatic inflated lifejackets for adults and solid foam (orange) lifejackets for kids are provided and must be worn at all times aboard the currach

Departure Time: Please come 10 min. before the departure time. There may be a transition time between your tour and the previous one finishing so please be patient. We will give everyone the opportunity to make it on time however, the boat won't wait for you if you are more than 5 minutes late. What to bring: As this is Ireland the weather can change rapidly and you should be prepared. Warm, comfortable clothing and shoes, waterproof jacket and pants, sunscreen and a bottle of water, Hat. Please no high heels!

Insurance: We carry full marine insurance and comply with the Dept of Marine; Code of Practice for: The safe operation of recreational craft. **The client does not need to purchase insurance for this vessel***

Minimum Number of passengers: The boat will leave with a minimum of 2 paddlers. When booking online, please provide your phone number and email so we can contact you if needed. If your tour doesn't have sufficient numbers we will endeavour to move you to the nearest available tour and accommodate your needs. 

Address for tours: The Lock house, Oldbridge, Co. Meath

All children under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult

1) By agreeing to these Terms & Conditions, you, the Client, agree to comply with all , safety briefings, and all lawful instructions and directions our company, its employees and owners (the Company), during the organized Tour. If the Client fails to comply with the safety rules and instructions and /or directions of the employees and owners, the Client will not be permitted to continue the Tour.

(2) Although this is considered a 'dry' watersport i.e. wetsuits are not worn as immersion in the water is not part of the Tour, the Client acknowledges that water based activities can be an inherently dangerous activities. The Client recognizes there are risks and hazards specifically associated with these activities, including possible injury and death and loss and damage to my possessions and myself. The Client therefore releases the Company of any liability resulting from injury, death, loss or damage during the Tour.

(3)The Client acknowledges that they are paddling a traditional Irish currach and safety equipment that is in 100% working order and any severe damage (not general wear and tear) to the currach will be at the Client's expense. (4) The Company reserves the right to change the Tour without notice if weather does not permit the Tour to proceed as planned.

(5) The Client must give 2 days notice of cancellation or else monies paid will be forefeited. Groups who have booked a full boat must give 5 days notice or else monies paid will be forfeit.

(6)The Company recommends each Client hold travel insurance that covers water based activities

(7) The Company reserves the right to refuse any Client deemed to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs or whom is deemed a threat to the safe passage of the tour due to unruly behaviour.

(8) The tour is guided by a maritime professional with 20 years experience through a variety of watersports

For more information, feel free to contact us. 

Specs

  • Life jackets/required safety gear

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