Experience the Viking Ship Cruises located at the quayside in Athlone town, just 10 minutes’ walk from Prince of Wales Hotel. The Viking Longships have been sailing around our coasts since 795. The River Shannon is the main artery through the country and as we know the Vikings arrived by the river in Clonmacnoise in 842
Get on board and cruise along the magnificent Lough Ree, the lake of Kings, or voyage south to the famous monastic settlement at Clonmacnoise.
Hear about Viking hoards, high kings, tales of battles and saintly scholars while enjoying the natural beauty and rich wildlife around every corner along the riverside. In this 21-metre-long replica of a Viking Knarr, there’s something to spark the imagination for young and old.
Viking Ship Cruises caters for hens, stags, parties and all groups of people.
Viking Tours Athlone Opening Hours
Cruises run from April to the end of October, 7 days a week. Please note boat tours are weather dependent and water level permitting.
To buy your fares, they are available on Ship and Departures and returns are from Quayside at Athlone Castle. Free Wi-Fi onboard.
Viking Tours Athlone Admission Fee
Lough Ree/Hodson Bay – daily 75 minutes Adults €15 Children €7 Family €45 (2 Adults & 4 children)
Clonmacnoise – 90 minutes (not ran daily & doesn’t include admission to the monastery centre) Adults €20 Children €10 Family €60 (2 Adults & 4 children)
Group rates available – 30 pax minimum.
To buy your fares, they are available to purchase on board. Departures and returns are from Quayside at Athlone Castle. Free Wi-Fi onboard.
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