Royal Canal Boat Trips

  • Trips


    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



  • Pricing

    Three hour private charters including refreshments.


    Private charter for 1-5   €250

    Private charter for 6      €270

    Private charter for 7      €290

    Private charter for 8      €310

    Private charter for 9      €330

    Private charter for 10    €350



    Morning    10.00am-1.00pm

    Afternoon  2.00pm-5.00pm

    Evening     6.00pm-9.00pm


  • Cruise Information

    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)


    ONE WAY:

    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)




Daily Skippered Barge Trips

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