The Shannon, Mighty River of Ireland

Make Lasting Memories on a Boat Holiday in Ireland. Discover freedom and experience the River Shannon, the mighty river of Ireland. Set forth on a voyage of discovery or start a family adventure. Ireland’s hidden heartlands inland waterways give you the choice and freedom to do as you please at what ever pace you want to go. Hundreds of moorings, quiet harbours, marinas, bustling towns or tranquil villages along thewayprovide you with the opportunity to tie up and enjoy the unique cultural experience that is Ireland.

If you are looking for a “get away from it all” boating holiday in Ireland, to float in isolated tranquillity surrounded by breath taking scenery and fascinating heritage, you will find it in Ireland’s hidden heartlands.

The mighty River Shannon and the lakes of Lough Derg, Lough Ree and Lough Key offer vast cruising grounds, uncrowded with space to relax and an opportunity to get close to nature. Ireland’s waterways can be a place of solitude and peace.

If you are planning a more lively family adventure holiday then we can help you plan with a host of activity providers from kayaking, paddle boarding walking mountain bike treks, zip lines, adventure centres and waterparks. Check out the Blue Ways for canoe adventures.

Consult the 3 Shannon Discovery Zones for lists of activities, where to go and what to do.

When booking your boat holiday in Ireland, for the best value, safety and quality of service book direct from this website with an operator who is a member of the Irish Boat Rental Association.