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Corrib Princess River Cruise

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Address: Galway, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 91 563 846
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Scenic 90 minute cruises daily May to September 12.30pm and 2.30pm, extra...

Scenic 90 minute cruises daily May to September 12.30pm and 2.30pm, extra sailing July & August 4.30pm.

Available for groups and private charters April to end of October.

Live commentary on all the points of interest along the way.

Full bar service, serving Award winning Irish Coffee.

Upper deck and fully heated saloon area suitable for all weather cruising.

Commentary in most European languages for groups on request.


Ideal for Corporate events, Sports & Social events, Hen Parties, Big O Birthday celebrations etc.

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Great Trip !

Took this trip last Saturday in September 2016, the staff were excellent. There were interesting stories & history of the river and lake on commentary. Very peaceful , fun trip... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Galway, Ireland

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Galway, Ireland
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Took this trip last Saturday in September 2016, the staff were excellent. There were interesting stories & history of the river and lake on commentary. Very peaceful , fun trip for all our family. Would recommend to anyone visiting Galway.

Thank Dunamana
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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232 reviews
122 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Whilst visiting Galway I took a trip on this river cruise. The staff were very pleasant and friendly. The cruise was interesting and scenic. They also served tea and cream scones as part of the package. I would recommend this cruise.

Thank bigjohn2_uk
Dundalk, Ireland
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Suprised my Mother and Sister with a two hour sailing last Saturday afternoon. On arrival, we (6 of us in total) were greeted by friendly staff. The lower deck was spacious and warm and had a bar! The windows were quite large so everyone could enjoy the views. The upper deck has seating and would be nice in warmer weather.... More 

Thank Debbie L
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Loved this river cruise. The staff were friendly and helpful. They make the best Irish Coffee I have had in Ireland. They did a demo of how to make Irish Coffee and the dancing entertainment was fantastic. Beautiful , sunny day on the river. Thanks so much !

1 Thank Harold M
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the 90ish minute round trip on the boat. Boat was clean and the bar had a good selection of drinks and crisp type snacks. Crew very helpful and narrative was informative. There are a few historic sites but the scenery is mostly rural and reeds. It's not a way to see the city but doesn't claim to be. Our... More 

Thank JOBrien_irl
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47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Was hoping to see more than the river and lake. Lovely swans. Nice narration. Relaxing. My husband napped on the way back. We paid the OATS of 15 euro per person. A bit steep for what we got. The University and Cathedral are about all you see. Nice walk there along the river from city center.

Thank Domo09
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

They charged €16 per person on boat - which included nothing (a drink would be nice)... The staff were grumpy. We didn't feel welcomed on board and that by itself ruined the journey. The tour guide speaks way too much. I rated 2 because we enjoyed the loch and the scenery.

Thank Andrew M
Roisin1965, Manager at Corrib Princess River Cruise, responded to this review

Dear Andrew, Thank you for reviewing the Corrib Princess River Cruise. I am very disappointed to read that you were disappointed with your experience and that you felt the staff were unwelcoming and grumpy. If you wish to send me on the date and sailing you travelled on I will discuss the matter with the crew on board during your... More 

Kobe, Japan
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This was a charming, gentle way to see the Corrib River and Lake while learning about the history of Galway. Woodquay is very scenic itself and is a short stroll from Galway Cathedral. This was our first activity in Galway and was an excellent orientation to the area. Commentary is available in many languages.

Thank PeripateticLibrarian
Galway, Galway, Ireland
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41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

My family (me, husband, teenager and father-in-law) took the Corrib Princess River Cruise this afternoon and we had a great time! The boat is comfortable, the audio information about Galway and the places of interest on the shores of the Corrib is sufficient without being stuffy and the staff on the boat couldn't be friendlier. There are upstairs seats where... More 

Thank Carla F
Lakeland, Florida
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Enjoyed the cruise north of Galway on the Corrib River. Tea and scones were good. Scenery and explanation pleasant. They did a demo of how to make Irish Coffee, and also a traditional Irish jig. Just north of downtown area - easy to get to - watch for buses!

Thank bostonmickey2010

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