Springtime is the season when thoughts turn to warm Summers and we start to make plans for our summer holidays and mini breaks.
This year, we know that international travel is not an option and we are looking to make the most of our Summer Irish staycation that will reconnect us with family and friends. With this in mind, a boating holiday with Silver Line Cruisers on the gorgeous River Shannon, offers you the freedom to travel at your own speed, enjoying the joys of dining alfresco dockside and stopping to visit towns and villages en route.
With over 40 years in the business, and as one of Ireland’s longest established family run cruiser companies on the Shannon, we have created the perfect itineraries for three, four and seven night packages to help make the most of your Summer Irish staycation boating holiday on the River Shannon. Haven’t set foot on a boat before? No need to worry – we have excellent instructors who will take you through a thorough briefing before you set sail. Take a look at our beginner’s guide to boating holiday’s in Ireland blog and feel reassured and review our FAQ section for more information
We have one of the biggest fleets with 40 boats to choose from whether its for a romantic weekend for two or for a family of twelve, we have a fantastic range of boats to cater for all. Simply choose your date and select the number of births required and our website will display the most suitable boats available. Should you require additional help, please contact us and we will assist you.
Rediscover Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands
This Summer, experience the pleasure of rediscovering familiar towns and villages on your Silver Line Cruiser as you float by. Enjoy the freedom of mooring your boat where you choose in Ireland’s Hidden Heartland’s region and stepping ashore to visit famous, historical landmarks such as the breath-taking 17th Century Portumna Castle, right on the shores of Lough Derg, Clonmacnoise, the Anglo-Norman Castle dating back to the 12th Century, Lough Key Forest Park with its adventure trails for hiking and adventure activities and the spectacular medieval St John’s Castle in Limerick to name but a few.
For Those Who Want More Outdoor Activities
Looking for more adventure? Why not hire a canoe or paddle board? Or perhaps you’d like to try your hand at fishing? Or horse riding? We have put together a range of suggested activities that are available North of the Shannon and South of the Shannon to help you with planning your trip.
One thing is for sure, a refreshing dip in the River followed by a stroll around the villages and dockside dining al fresco is certain to relax and re-energise the spirits.
The joy of cruising one of our Silver Line Cruisers though the lush green countryside, along the peaceful waterways of Ireland, is certain to appeal to all ages. With our modern, luxury fleet it’s easy to navigate your chosen route to discover an unforgettable family holiday.