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Vincent O Connor
Great day out, great staff and good company, what more could you ask for ¡
absolutely lovely day spent with my cousin. so calming. sailing for 3 hours last saturday.
What a fab day out with Chris and Pat they couldn't do enough to make us feel so welcome. Myself and my family enjoyed... it thoroughly from the scenery to the calmness of the lake it was magical. Beauty on our doorstep whatever you do take full advantage of a boat trip with these guys you won't regret it. Thanks a million ⛴️read more
We went on the three hour tour, had walked the bank of the Barrow many times so was lovely to see it from the different... angle. Thoroughly enjoyed the trip. Highly recommendedread more
Linda Whelan Foley
An absolutely brilliant experience, very friendly crew with great knowledge of the local area and waterways. Very child... friendly. Would highly recommend to anyone thinking of taking a trip.read more
Did their 1 hour lock experience and it was just wonderful. would most definitely try one of their longer experiences,... a really friendly crew, full of local information and history. couldn't ask for a better way to spend a few hours, even the Irish weather doesn't impact the day with both indoor and outdoor viewing areas. Also being wheelchair accessible is an lovely bonus in this day and ageread more
Highly recommend what a great day
Sean P O Mathuna
great way to spend a few hours
myself and family took the three hour trip today. so relaxing and really enjoyed it.
The crew are very friendly and informative also they are very good with children which is important. Our family went... on a 3 hour tour yesterday, the weather was lovely, naturally enough firstly when on the boat , our life jackets were put on us and the rules explained. Although there are tea, coffee facilities, an oven for heating up nibbles,'soft drinks and plates of biscuits provided we had brought some of our own but we used the kettle a lot and soft drinks. Well done and thankyou to you allxxx the scenery was beautiful as we went along and soft music also and the crew explained about the swans and their young. On our way home if you wanted a family photo taken they were very willing to oblige. we all ( the family) enjoyed the trip so much we definitely shall be touring again soon. Thankyou allxxxread more
Thoroughly enjoyable trip! The crew looked after us so well. We loved our cruise on the Barrow. Well done!
Good value for money. Fully wheelchair accessible barge, lovely helpful informative staff, beautiful scenery, Would... highly recommendread more
Linda DiGianno Daley
Friendly staff, scenic route
This morning I did the boat trip with my two little girls for the first time & it truly was Amazing Adventure . Looking... forward to the 3 hours trip next time with my 2 little sailors you can’t wait to tell their friends in school on Monday. We like to thank the captain & his deckhand for making our first trip very memorable. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️read more
Was on the boat for Halloween yesterday and can I just say an amazing experience both kids and adults had a ball from... start to finish. Shout out to the pumpkin for all the treats and games for the children take a bow. The adults already planning there next trip aboard 🎉👻😈😸👽read more
had a fabulous time on our mini hen today...great crew and fabulous trip X X
We absolutely loved our 1 hour tour! Very relaxed way to spend an hour. The history of the waterway is fascinating and... the staff were very accommodating! Highly recommend this tourread more
Great trip on sunday would highly recommend it
So much fun
We had a lovely trip with Athy Boat Tours lovely staff very relaxed and enjoyable time for all.
Great experience lovely trip lovely staff would deffinitly recommend this .
Fantastic tour this morning, excellent for all the family. Can't wait to go again next time we are in Athy!
Best sunday in years loved it could not recommend it enough defo going again thanks everyone
Amazing time with Athy Boat Tours today. The staff on board looked after us very well. They were extremely hospitable... and it was very relaxing, just what a busy mum needs!read more
Had a lovely relaxing afternoon with the crew on Athy boat tours. Refreshments were lovely and staff were very... friendly. Would highly recommend it for families. It's nice learning activity for kids to see how the locks work and how goods were transported years ago. Thumbs up to all the staff and best of luck for future years with the business.read more
Deirdre Moran Archbold
2nd trip last night. Highly recommended. Great time.
Thanks so much for our amazing trip yesterday. We all had a fantastic day. Kids were thrilled looking out at the... wildlife and adults thoroughly enjoyed the relaxing experience. We will definitely book again soon �read more
Thank you on behalf of my father and patner and my son from what I was told a excellent experience for father's day... they truly enjoyed it thank youread more
We loved it! Highly recommend, we had six children with us aged from five to fourteen and each one thoroughly enjoyed... it. Food was lovely and the crew were really nice and informative �read more
Karolina O Toole
Had a fantastic 1 hour trip yesterday with my son and his friend cillian an cillians mam sinead would highly recommend... it lovely fun relaxing tripread more
Wonderful experience.Warm, friendly and informative creweho take huge pride in what they do. Great asset to Athy.... Looking forward to my next trip already.read more
There's something about the water and inner peace. Hand yourself over to the pace of the trip, imagine back when the... waterways were the highways of of the world and one good horse moving easily with 60 ton. The engineering of lock gates, the power of the water.The music of the water going over the wiers and Mr Heron sitting there waiting for the next meal. I love it, I've had several trips and looking forward to a few more.read more
We absolutely loved the trip on Athy Boat Tours. The crew were fantastic!! Chris was great with the kids and he was a... brilliant guide giving information on the history of the town, on nature, insects and the birds. The cup of tea and biccie went down a treat as well. Thanks Athy Boat Tours!! If you are visiting Athy or live in Athy and looking for something to do in the afternoon I highly recommend the Boat trip. ������ six stars!!!read more
T Ní Dhuinn
Lovely afternoon out with the friendliest crew around 🛳��
Went on the hour tour on a beautiful Sunday lunchtime, I couldn't recommend it highly enough. The staff are engaging... and very knowledgeable about the area and it's great value for money �����read more
Thanks to all the crew to day for giving us a great st paddys day on your boat tour .the kuds realy and truley had a... ball .tks again .read more
Milly O Keeffe
Thanks for a great day yesterday loved every minute of it
Elaine Collins Mcguirk
Had a great time today on the boat trip with santa and the elves, our little girl loved it. Thanks to all !!
Fab day on the boat. Lads were great. Excellent idea for party or just to chill&take in all the gorgeous Athy... surroundings. Loved it from start to finish. Well done to all. Brilliant trip. Well worth a visit. Xx 🖒�read more
I can't recommend this enough. Five of us went for something different to do and it was a lovely day. We were greeted... with biscuits and grapes and were made feel really welcome. The lads are really laid back and interesting and told us all about the history of the waterways and the different areas we passed. They have a fantastic knowledge of the wildlife and we saw buzzards and kingfishers!!The boat itself is so relaxing, we had tea and sandwiches and a few beers so were well happy!! We did the 5 hour journey which was perfect and seemed to fly by. Def something I would do again. Very relaxing and interestingread more
Amazing afternoon on the boat. The guys were brilliant and made the trip so interesting with local facts and some... wildlife spotting. Highly recommended for any age. Brilliant�read more
Oh my god 5 hours of heaven. Was the finale of Betty s trip from Holland. Was a.blast and the crew were the business.... Brilliant and thanks to Oonsgh for sorting it for us. Well done to you all and thanks so much.read more
We took a one hour trip for my grandaughters 9th Birthday she loved it and so did the 13 year old. The crew were just... amazing couldn't do enough for us. Will be back soon.read more
Really enjoyable boat tour today. A big thank you to the wonderful staff who made it special. We will be back.
Fantastic boat tour today with Athy Boat Tours, extremely relaxing and tranquil, well looked after by the guys on board... and would fully recommend it.read more
Brill day , highly recommend this trip . We had our friends hen party and the lads looked after us so well they were... brill and joined in the the Craic , we laughed all day they are a great bunch , such a fab trip and only on our door step .:) 🙂 well be back 🙂read more
Dorothy Gilda Swift
We had a family outing - 12 of us, including two little boys aged three and one and a half. We took the one hour tour... as thought the Three hour one may be too long for the boys. It was a fantastic trip and the three men on board made us feel very comfortable. They served us with tea/coffee, biscuits and sweets, much to the delight of the children. We all wore life jackets which was a great idea. The men were great with the children and explained everything about 'the lock' to us. All in all it was a great experience and a memorable one. Thank you!read more
A really superb experience and totally enjoyable canal trip. We would highly recommend this. This community... initiative run by volunteers is commendable. Thanks again.read more
1 hour tour is perfect entertainment for kids! We loved seeing the Lough in action, great fun!
Netta Thomas Sheridan
another fab day on the Freedom of the water. i would recommend the cruise to everyone, so relaxing and the crew is... lovely and helpful. will be doing it again soon.read more
What a great afternoon on board for Conor's birthday ... would highly recommend it ... congrats to all involved xx
great day, absolutely fantastic asset for the town and everyone should support it! no better way to spend the... afternoon! brilliant crew, great time for all the kids questions and nothing was any trouble! the boat is smooth and roomy and comfortable! can't recommend highly enough!read more
We had a brilliant day today on-board, despite the rain. Would recommend it everyone, young and old! Can't wait to go... again. Crew were great. Full of local information and great at making the tea too The kids had a ball and are all asking to go again. Will be booking another trip very soon. Massive thank you to all in Athy boat toursread more
My sister and I have just been on the Athy boat tour and thoroughly enjoyed the trip. It was relaxing while mooring... over the river barrow you certainly appreciate her in a different light. The staff make you feel at complete ease while your on the boat and I can strongly recommend this trip to anyone. Its a tremendous facility for Athy.read more
What a wonderful time we had on board. The crew were welcoming, funny, knowledgeable about the area, very easy going.... We would definitely recommend the trip to anyone. We'll be back ourselves as soon as possible. Much thanks to Chris, André, and Mick(boy wonder)read more
I didnt actually go on this tour BUT spoke with a couple of members of the crew as we prepared to set off on a canoe... tour of the Barrow .They were extremely pleasant and helpful and volunteered advice without having to be asked. Obviously have a great knowledge of the river and canal. i didnt get their names but really lovely guys, As i say, I didnt go on the Tour but the crew were really nice so Im sure they wll make it a very pleasant experience -Thanks for the help guys.read more
I would highly recommend doing this trip. We did the 3 hour trip and it was very enjoyable. A different way to see the... local area, gorgeous views along the trip. The crew were so helpful and friendly.read more
Christine Orme Bingham
An amazing fabulous afternoon spent on board this boat with my good friends. Cannot recommend it highly enough. Go... along check it out. You will love it. I will definitely be back. Amazing value. Thank you to all the crew who were very knowledgeable about the area. And good fun.read more
Excellent experience, professional and friendly crew and a beautiful clean vessel makes anytime spent on board a... pleasure. Athy Boat Tours is simply a must do.read more
Where do I begin? We had an amazing trip this morning The crew on board were very friendly, very hospitable and had a... wealth of local knowledge to share with us! A beautiful way to see the town of Athy. Thanks to all involvedread more
Aurora House Bnb
athy is very fortunate to have such wonderfull natural amenitys in our town such as the canal and barrow i feel that... they are completely under utalised the tow requires URGENT major INVESTMENT in the design of riverbank amenities ie landscaping,walkways,jetties,benches, fishing stations, and public toilets, all of which would attract visitors to our town, I would like to congratulate ATHY BOAT TOURS on having the courage and initative to set up their buisness and ide like to wish them every success and prosperity in the future ATHY needs more people like you.....read more