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.
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.
Short Cruising Break on Ireland's River Shannon, book before Feb 2017 for special rates!
Enjoy the thrill of fishing while captaining your very own boat! Watch as the beautiful scenery unfolds in front of you as you cruise through Ireland's loughs and rivers. No licence or experience is required for cruising on the Shannon River, we provide a private tuition on board your cruiser once you arrive. Lough Ree and Lough Derg are excellent locations for fishing for trout, tench, bream and particularly pike!
- Cruise the River Shannon at your pace as captain of this yacht
- Get a local fishing license and fish in the Irish loughs for trout, tench, bream, pike and more!
- Admire Ireland’s beautiful landscapes on your journey and 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
- Local taxes where applicable
- Everything not specified above
Returnable deposit is required of 800 Euro for the Silver Crest. Please note there is a €300 insurance waiver, €150 of which is non-refundable.
The total price for this break is the same for groups less than 6
Special OfferIf you book before February 2017 you can avail of our special offer which is 4 nights for the price of 3! Enquire with firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and prices. Bicycle and outboard motor hire are also available for you to explore the many parks and islands on your way. Fishing equipment is available to hire in town.
Silver Crest Class 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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