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Dublin Discovered Boat Tours

Bachelors Walk, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 473 0000
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All ages love our 45 minute boat tour: as we pass the Custom House, the Ha'penny Bridge, the Jeanie Johnston, and many other well-known sights, our professional guides bring history and heritage to life in an enjoyable way for all.Weather proof! Pushchairs and wheelchairs welcome.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
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Bachelors Walk, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 473 0000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Dublin Red Boat experience is an excellent was to spend 45 minutes seeing Dublin from the River Liffey. Starting from beside O’Connell Bridge in the centre of Dublin we sailed upstream and under the Ha’penny Bridge before the boat turned and headed upstream towards...More

Thank WanderingPriest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is about a 45 minute river tour of Dublin. The commentator was very knowledgeable and personable. Due to the tide, we had to disembark about a 10 minute walk from where we got on board. Excellent history and development review.More

Thank 230nroy
DublinDiscovered, General Manager at Dublin Discovered Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon , Thank you for taking the time to review of our Cruise. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the cruise and that you found the commentary to be to your liking. Many thanks for cruising with us and I hope the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just as we were waiting in the queue the heavens opened. The boat was sat there but there was no attempt to let us get on. When they opened the gate they said to be careful the steps were slippery. My husband slipped as he...More

Thank Payney56
DublinDiscovered, Marketing Manager at Dublin Discovered Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Payney56, Thank you for getting in touch. We are very surprised to read of your bad experience on board, your description falls well short of our normal standard. I would be grateful if you could get in contact at info@dublindiscovered.ie to let us know...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WE learned very little on this cruise on the Liffey. The guides were in a hurry to leave, and the information was scant at best. We would not recommend the tour at all. Instead, schedule a historical walking tour of Dublin. That tour was MUCH...More

Thank Michael M
DublinDiscovered, Marketing Manager at Dublin Discovered Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Michael, We are very surprised to hear that you had a bad experience on board, our tour guides usually get very good reviews. Could you please email us at info@dublindiscovered.ie to tell me the time and date of your cruise so that I can...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very nice tour on a sunny day! interesting way to view the city. alan the guide was very informative and entertaining. The parts about the famine were really great.

Thank johnruigrok
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

A different view of Dublin from below the many bridges across the Liffey river, made this a nice 45 minute trip back in time. A history lesson on the formation of Dublin and life that surrounded this important waterway in and out of Dublin. Highly...More

Thank Shane n
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I love being on the water and it sure was a nice experience. The young guy who commented on the sights was knowledgeable and fun. A bit disappointed that there was no way to sit out in the open as I always think that's the...More

Thank Peabrain2013
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The tour guide was well-informed and we had a lively tour, seeing the city from the water. This was a good introduction to the city as we had not long arrived. Wheelchair access Satisfactory. A lift takes wheelchair users down into the boat... but you...More

Thank Nicky A
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Had a tour booked for 12 o clock on a Saturday in July, got an email cancelling the whole thing about an hour beforehand, due to safety concerns with the vessel I was told. No attempt to call me was made. I was stuck trying...More

Thank julieclarabel
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Family day out. Mix of ages from 10 months to 50+. The 3 year old got a little fed up listening as it goes over their heads a bit so would suggest sitting further back with kids as I was trying to keep her quiet...More

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Reinaldo P
23 September 2017|
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Response from Hirlsa H | Reviewed this property |
Yes...like the others...at the kiosk by the ship. 👩..have fun.
Reinaldo P
23 September 2017|
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Response from Tim M | Reviewed this property |
No you buy them at a booth before you board.