The starting point of your cruise experience will be Banagher, Co. Offaly situated in the heart of Ireland on the river Shannon between the two great lakes, Lough Ree and Lough Derg and only one mile from Grand Canal.
Watch some of the most beautiful scenery in Ireland unfold in front of you as you get underway. Enjoy the thrill of captaining your very own modern cruiser while the rest of the crew are busy preparing breakfast or lunch. Then you can sit back, relax, and let the mighty River Shannon escort you on a nautical journey of a lifetime.
Should you choose to go south then it is Lough Derg that will bid you welcome, surrounded on both sides by quaint Irish Villages with welcoming Irish Pubs, serving Guinness to the sound of traditional Irish Music.
Travelling North to Clonmacnoise, probably the most important of the many monastic sites located along the river, further on is the bustling town of Athlone and beyond is Lough Ree.
Break on the River Shannon, Ireland on board an 8 Berth Silver Legend Cruiser as your own captain
Enjoy the thrill of captaining your own deluxe 40ft cruiser. Set sail from Banagher, taking in the sights of Lough Derg with many quaint villages and towns on both sides of the lake. Explore the many islands on the lake with your fishing dinghy which is supplied, have a picnic or just enjoy the pleasant atmosphere and scenery that surround you. No licence or experience is required for cruising on the Shannon River, we provide a private tuition on board your cruiser once you arrive. There are numerous places of interest where you can stop off for as long as you like
- Cruise the River Shannon at your pace as captain of this yacht
- Admire Ireland’s beautiful landscapes on your journey
- Choose whether to go south towards Lough Derg’s quaint villages or north to Clonmacnoise’s monatic sites
- Accommodation in Silver Legend Cruiser Yacht
- Self-catering basis
- Full inventory
- Bed linen and towels
- Life jackets, maps, binoculars and private tuition
- Return airport transfers
- Meals & beverages
- Everything not specified above
Silver Legend Layout:
This deluxe 40ft. flagship is the ultimate in Shannon Cruising. It can sleep up to 8 adults and has a comprehensive specification, which includes the following:
- 8 Berth
- 12.1 x 4.1m
- 135 H.P. - 6 Cylinder Perkins Marine Diesel Engine
Flying bridge (with canopy)
All around stainless safety railings
Extra large refrigerator
Hot and cold water supply
Electronic safety deposit box
Consul and steering wheels finished in walnut
Deposit of €1000 Euro for the Silver Legend is required. €350 insurance waiver is required, €150 of this is refundable.
Bicycle and outboard motor hire are also available for you to explore the many parks and islands on your way.
Silver Legend Cruiser
24Hr check in available
This deluxe 40ft flagship is the ultimate in Shannon Cruising. It can sleep up to 8 adults and has the most comprehensive specification which includes the following: Dual Steering, flying bridge, bow thruster, all round stainless safety railings, bathing platform, central heating, extra large refrigerator, gas cooker, hot & cold water supply, CD radio, coloured television and video player as standard.
This luxury craft has 3 sleeping cabins all en-suite (toilet/showers) and has the unique option of 6 single berths or 3 double and 2 singles. Extra seating accommodation opposite galley for additional convenience and comfort.
It is the very latest in design and comfort.
Nearest Airport: Shannon Airport (approx. 1hr20mins)
Other airports: Ireland West Airport (1hr50mins)
Head east to the N18. Take the M7 to North Tipperary before leaving at exit 26. Continue on N52. Your destination is at Harbour Road/R356 in Offaly.
By Public Transport
From Shannon airport, that the number 51 bus to limerick bus station, then take the 72 bus to Birr (Emmet Square), walk to Birr Square and take the 843 bus to Corrigan's Corner House Banagher, walk approx. 10mins to Harbour Road.
By Private Transfer
Taxi available outside airport. Private transfer available on request after main booking.
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