Dublin: River Liffey Sightseeing Cruise

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See Dublin from the River Liffey on a sightseeing cruise and admire the city’s monuments from the water. Learn the history of Dublin, from the arrival of the Vikings to today.

Highlights

  • See city landmarks and historic neighborhoods, such as Docklands from the water
  • Sail past the Jeanie Johnston
  • See the Where the City meets the Sea at the edge of Dublin Port
  • Chat with our wonderful local guides and get the inside scoop on our city

Description

Step aboard an all-weather 48-passenger river boat for a cruise along the River Liffey in Dublin and see the city from the water. Get insight into the history of Dublin City and the River Liffey in particular, from the arrival of the Vikings more than 1,000 years ago, through the swift development of Dublin during the 18th and 19th centuries, to the subsequent decline and more recent redevelopment of Dublin Docklands. Hear about the iconic Ha'penny Bridge and Gandon's masterpiece Custom House. Follow the story of Dublin’s Royal and Grand Canals, and see where Oliver Cromwell landed in 1649. Discover how Captain William Bligh surveyed Dublin Bay in 1800 and how much of present-day Dublin now sits on reclaimed land, including Trinity College and the Spire in O'Connell Street.

Includes

River cruise

Important Information

  • Please note that all bookings are subject to availability and tidal conditions on any given day If there is a problem with your selected time and date, you will be contacted to arrange an alternative sailing

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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