Grand Canal Cruise in Kildare, Ireland
Get on board the M.V. Amo barge on the Grand Canal and cruise through the county Kildare countryside on a fantastic activity thats only 30 minutes from Dublin city center by train. MV Amo is a licensed Passenger Boat carrying up to 12 people and your skipper will give you a unique insight into the life and history of the Grand Canal.This is a fantastic activity for small groups and families alike. Setting out from the inland harbour village of Sallins you cruise through lush green countryside on a beautifully restored traditional canal barge. Work began on the Grand Canal in 1756 linking Dublin to the river Shannon and 45km of this hidden gem winds it's way through the county Kildare countryside. Visitors can now experience it for themselves in the way it was intended - the slow and easy pace of a canal barge.Advance booking is essential. Digby Lock Cruise Wind your way through the County Kildare Countryside and experience the workings of a 222 year old canal lock. Leinster Aqueduct Cruise Enjoy the slow and easy pace of a Grand Canal Cruise and see one of the finest examples of eighteenth century canal engineering. Sallins to Leinster Aqueduct PRICES Skippered cruises from €13.50 per person Digby Lock Cruise 2.5 hours Adults: €24 Children: €17 (Under 16 yrs.) exclusive for group for € 265 Leinster Aqueduct Cruise 1 hour Adults: €13.50 Children: €9 (Under 16 yrs) Exclusive group - €135 Private Charter Leinster Aqueduct Cruise (1 hour): €135 Digby Lock Cruise: (2.5 hours): €265 Half Day Canal Cruise: €375
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 12 guests
- Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
- Canal Boat
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Inboard Engine
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.
Additional Terms & Information
PRICES Skippered cruises from €13.50 per person Digby Lock Cruise 2.5 hours - Adults: €24 - Children: €17 (Under 16 yrs.) - exclusive for group for € 265 Leinster Aqueduct Cruise 1 hour - Adults: €13.50 - Children: €9 (Under 16 yrs) - Exclusive group - €135 Private Charter - Leinster Aqueduct Cruise (1 hour): €135 - Digby Lock Cruise: (2.5 hours): €265 - Half Day Canal Cruise: €375