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In the Atlantic Ocean or Lough Corrib

Scenic Water Trips

Galway as a County is home to the largest portion of the Wild Atlantic Way, surrounded by ocean, and rich in lush rivers, streams and locks, the ideal location for water lovers. 

Whether it’s sitting beside the Atlantic Ocean or fishing on Lough Corrib, there are plenty of things to do if you love the water.

  • Aran Island Ferries
  • Galway Bay Boat Tours
  • Kayakmór Tours
  • Fishing with a Ghillie
  • Corrib Princess

Aran Island Ferries

Scenic Water Trips
This family-owned business offers daily sailings to the Aran Islands, all year-round, with a new dock located in Galway city. The Aran Islands offer visitors a glimpse into traditional Irish life and culture. The islands offer breath-taking scenery, ecclesiastical ruins and world-renowned stone forts. These three rocky limestone outcrops are a bastion of traditional language, culture, music and history on the edge of Europe.

Galway Bay Boat Tours

Scenic Water Trips
Galway Boat Tours offers a unique perspective of Galway Bay. Supplied by the Oliver family, adventurers can avail of all things nautical from sailing adventures, boat building lessons, learn the heritage of Galway’s traditional wooden fishing boats, evening excursions, lobster pot fishing and boat picnics where the rich bountiful Galway Bay is on offer.

Kayakmór Tours

Scenic Water Trips
The kayak is the perfect craft to explore shallow bays and inlets which are normally out of the reach of lake boats. Both full and half day sessions available all year round and tours are tailored to each individuals own experience. Learn the basics of paddling all the way up to experienced racing sea kayaks.

Fishing with a Ghillie

Scenic Water Trips
The most picturesque surroundings, make fishing on lough Corrib with a Ghillie the perfect afternoon or evening activity. Nothing can capture the beauty of Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate better, than viewing it from the perspective of the Lough Corrib. Once upon the boat, our experienced ghillie, Jim Riddell will enhance your experience with his vast knowledge and expertise.

Corrib Princess

Scenic Water Trips
Step aboard and embrace the beautiful sights and sounds of nature as the famous Corrib Princess takes you on a cruise down the River Corrib. Begin your journey on the private jetty which sits on the grounds of Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate. Meander down the river for a 90 minute cruise and allow yourself to be captivated by the allure of the waters. Your captain on the day will showcase the many points of interest on the River.

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