Sail on magnificent Lough Corrib and visit its largest island, home to an ancient monestary and now a nature sanctuary.
Step on board and take a fascinating history cruise on beautiful Lough Corrib
with local historian and boat captain Patrick, as he takes you on a
captivating journey through time. Lough Corrib is the largest lake in the
Republic of Ireland and reputedly has 365 islands in it .
Your skipper will tell you the amazing history and ancient folklore of the lake and the surrounding area as the scenic landscape unfolds before your eyes.
During the cruise you’ll experience the breath-taking scenery of the surrounding Connemara Mountains and well as seeing famous Ashford Castle from the water.
This medieval and Victorian castle which has been expanded over the centuries, was once owned by the Guinness family who used it as a hunting lodge and is now five star luxury hotel. The castle was built on the perimeter of a monastic site in 1228 and has a rich and colourful history.
A visit to The Old Steamers Quay on the lake and views of Lord Ardilaun’s Obelisk are highlights of the cruise.
Restroom on board