Tours of Kilkenny

Join us on the historic river Nore as it flows through Kilkenny city.

Guided Boat Tours of Kilkenny

Tours run every hour, each day throughout the Irish summer, April to October. Learn of the often unspoken and local history that the river holds. Witness the wildlife that thrive in the urban environment and that have shared the waterways with man for thousands of years. Our guides are friendly, entertaining and possess a love for the job they do. You’ll find our boat trips relaxing, informative and most of all memorable. Be sure to bring your camera as you’ll have the opportunity to capture some very unique views of Kilkenny including a rare angle of the Castle, as seen from river level. To get a feel of what to expect, have a look at what our previous customers have said in our Reviews section. Or check us out on TripAdvisor. For more information, call Cliff on 00 353 (0)87 2061999.

What Our Clients Say


We went on the boat trip today in Kilkenny River Nore. What a great idea… I will tell all I know about this… Absolutely enjoyed ourselves… Keep up the good work… Carmel and Kate..

– Carmel Penny


What a fantastic way to spend a bit of your precious time. Meandering along the river in Kilkenny at a lazy pace. All the time being entertained by Cliff, our captain.

– Derek TobIn


Massive thumbs up from us. Totally made our day! Great value. Seeing Kilkenny from the river was peaceful, beautiful, interesting, and alive with wildlife. Everyone visitor should take this fabulous 30-minute trip.

– Heather Jamieson

Kilkenny Boat Tours Gallery


Canal Square, John’s Bridge,
Collegepark, Kilkenny
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