Ireland, Shannon River & Erne Waterway

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Ireland, Shannon River & Erne Waterway boat rentals

More than 240 km of waterways in Ireland on the Shannon river & Shannon-Erne waterway, the Royal canal and more.
The calm waters are perfect for keen fishermen and nature lovers. 
Enjoy the pubs, beers, folk and an incredible landscape.

From Banagher, explore the southern Shannon and the Lough Derg, or cruise from Carrick-on-Shannon, you can explore northward to the Upper Lough Erne.
All cruises are on an out-and-back basis and for one week or two.

Bases at Carrick-on-Shannon and Banagher

One-week cruise from Carrick-on-Shannon

  • Carrick-on-Shannon, Keshcarrigan, Ballinamore, Leitrim, Lough Key Forest Park Boyle, Carrick-on-Shannon
    208 km; 22 locks; 3hr45 cruising per day

10 or 11-day cruise

  • Carrick-on-Shannon, Ballinamore, Belturbet, Enniskillen, Devenish Island, Bellanaleck, Ballyconnell, Leitrim,  Carrick-on-Shannon
    330 km; 32 locks; 3hr45 cruising per day

Two-week cruises

  • Carrick-on-Shannon, Boyle, Dromod, Tarmonbarry, Killinure, Athlone, Banagher, Terryglass, Garrykennedy, Kilaloe, Portumna, Athlone, Lanesborough, Carrick-on-Shannon
    415 km; 12 locks; 3hr45 cruising per day

One-week cruises from Banagher

  • Banagher, Terryglass, Killaloe, Mountshannon, Clonmacnoise, Banagher
    165 km; 2 locks; 3h30 cruising per day
  • Banagher, Clonmacnoise, Athlone, Hodson Bay, Killinure, Shannonbridge, Banagher
    112km, 2 locks, 2h40 cruising per day

Waterways on this route

The Shannon, The Shannon-Erne Waterway,

Locaboat rental boats for Ireland, Shannon river & Erne waterway

Locaboat have 6 self-drive boats available in this region

P1500 R self-drive

P1500 R

12 guests

P1120R self-drive


6 guests

P1020 FB self-drive

P1020 FB

5 guests

P1165 FB self-drive

P1165 FB

7 guests

P1400 FB

10 guests

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