Lower Shannon Discovery Zone 3

Ideal starting location; hire your boat in Portumna or Banagher. 

A vibrant array of outdoor activities centred on Lough Derg and the last fall of the Shannon before entering the sea. The Shannon is only navigable by hire boat as far as Killaloe. The landscape is dramatic framed by Slieve Aughty and the Arra Mountains, offering on the water activities such as angling, sailing, kayaking, birdwatching, see the Sea Eagles, lake cruising between numerous harbours, villages and historic towns. 

An active adventurous experience awaits the visitor inviting you to be active and enthralled. The combination of natural and cultural assets available from Iniscealtra, the 6th century Holy Island to a century of electric generation at one of the worlds first hydro electric power stations at Ardnacrusher. Shannon journeys and adventure start in Portumna with its many attractions, the Castle, Forest Park, Friary and Harbour.