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Address: Viking Ship Cruises Northgate Street | Athlone Castle, Athlone, Ireland
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Come back 1,200 years and join the Vikings on a replica Viking Ship. Cruise...

Come back 1,200 years and join the Vikings on a replica Viking Ship. Cruise up the River Shannon to Lough Ree (1hr 15min) or down river to the monastic settlement and round tower of Clonmacnoise (1hr 30min one way). Experience the religous and Viking history attached to this area. Hear live commentry on Viking hoardes, on the beauty of the river, its flora, fauna, bird and fish life. Fun and excitement for all the family...Departs from Athlone Castle and tickets are available on board.

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A Smooth epeirence , aboard Athlone's Viking tour!!

Athlone is and has a great medival aspect to it, coming up to athlone for the weekend to visit (for a suprise birthday party and to sample Athlone's night life ) it was great to... read more

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Dublin, Ireland
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Athlone is and has a great medival aspect to it, coming up to athlone for the weekend to visit (for a suprise birthday party and to sample Athlone's night life ) it was great to expeirence and capture the essence of River life, on Irelands wonderfull river Shannon!! we were greeted on board Mikes viking tour and given our own... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were a big family group grandparents , parents and kids . This cruise was great fun . Mike and Gorge very friendly and accommodating . Nice cup of complimentary tea / coffee . also a bar on board . They even allowed kids to have a go of steering the boat. Mike very knowledgeable about the river and its... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at the Hodson Bay Hotel took the Viking boat into Athlone town. It was very enjoyable we got a lot of information about the area. It's a great trip for children as well as adults. It's a must do while you are in the area.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out. Kids very excited. Felt like they were Vikings. Owner of boat FULL of knowledge and info about the Shannon. Excellent for big groups e.g. hen parties

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1 Thank Anne Marie H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Viking ocean cruise tour lived up to its stellar reputation. We booked a Mediterranean cruise this new Viking Sky ship during the 2nd week of it maiden voyage. The itinerary was from Barcelona to Rome with stops in Tulon, Monaco, Corsica, Pisa, Florence, Rome. Service, food, hospitality, entertainment on board amenities were excellent. Shore excursions were well organized. The... More 

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Thank Bill F
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

had a lovely boat trip with helpful friendly staff. snacks and blankets were available on board . would defo take the tour again with our child.

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Thank Karen S
Athlone, Ireland
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

This boat has been operating in Athlone for many years, I have taken this trip many times and the river is beautiful and constantly changing with the seasons. Don't miss it.

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Athlone, Ireland
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We got the viking boat to hodson bay stayed for lunch there and got a later boat back into athlone!fab way to spend a sunny afternoon!

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Excellent informative trip around Lough Ree on the Viking Cruise vessel in the capable hands of Captain Michael and his crew. The cruise is a "must do" when visiting Athlone. M.Martin

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Reviewed 23 November 2016

I most definitely must have this is the top three activities I got to do in Athlone. It makes for a nice cool cruise along the river and seeing all the plains and catching a view of the countryside was a great experience. Certainly a must do if you are in Athlone,.

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