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.
Cruising Break on the River Shannon Ireland on board a 6 Berth Cruiser
Enjoy the thrill of captaining your very own cruiser while watching some of the beautiful scenery unfold in front of you as you get underway. No license or experience is required as 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. Don't forget to bring your golf clubs and fishing rods as there are plenty of opportunities for both! Included: -7 Nights hire of 6 Berth Silver Crest Cruiser -Private tuition on board -Full inventory -Bed Linen and towels -Life Jackets -Binoculars -Maps
- 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 Crest Class Cruiser Yacht
- Self-catering basis
- Full inventory
- Bed linen and towels
- Life jackets, maps, binoculars and private tuition
- Return airport transfers
- Meals & beverages – unless otherwise specified
- Everything not specified above
Returnable deposit is required of €800 Euro for the Silver Crest. €300 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 Crest Cruiser
24Hr check in available
A modern 6 berth in 3 cabins, dual steering, magnificent sun deck, all round stainless steel safety hand rail, swimming platform, 2 toilets, 2 showers, stereo radio/cassette, refrigerator, gas cooker, central heating, hot & cold water.
Double bed in state room with toilet and shower en-suite. Two singles in forward cabin converts to a double berth. This superb cruiser is beautifully fitted out to a high standard.
All cruisers are supplied with a full inventory, bed linen, towels, life jackets, maps etc.
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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