Royal Canal Boat Trips offer bespoke day charters. All our trips are designed around your requirements and are exclusive to your party. We will arrange your booking specifically to suit your individual group or families wishes and preferences. The boat can accommodate up to a maximum of twelve passengers. Charters run all week days and weekends, all year round.
The boat operates between Castleknock and Kilcock with the trips normally broken into three hour stages.
Castleknock - Leixlip
Leixlip - Maynooth
Maynooth - Kilcock
Three hour private charters including refreshments.
Private charter for 1-5 €200
Private charter for 6 €220
Private charter for 7 €240
Private charter for 8 €260
Private charter for 9 €280
Private charter for 10 €300
Full day private charter €450 up to 10 passengers.
We offer a variety of one way and return trips.
Passengers on one way cruises can hop on the train/bus to return to car or home. Taxis are always 10 mins or less.
Parking is available at each barge stop.
Castleknock - Clonsilla Return
Leixlip (Louisa) - Pikes bridge Return (Lock 13 twice)
Pikes Bridge - Leixlip Return (Lock 13 twice)
Maynooth harbour - Leixlip (Louisa bridge) Return (Lock 13 twice)
Castleknock - Leixlip (Confey) One way
Leixlip (Confey) - Castleknock One way
Maynooth - Kilcock One way (Locks 14, 15)
Kilcock harbour -Maynooth One way (Locks 15, 14)