Galway Bay Boat Tours

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Galway Bay Boat Tours

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Combine a Galway Bay Boat Tour as part of your trip. The tour departs from Galway Harbour, depending on the tides.

Join Skipper Ciaran Oliver for a tour which takes in the historic fishing village of the Claddagh, the Spanish Arch, the Long Walk, The Claddagh, Nimmos Pier, & Mutton Island Light House & Keepers Cottage, with it’s colony of seals & vast array of internationally renowned birdlife.

This trip is a wonderful opportunity to take in the fabulous seascapes that have inspired generations of poets, artists & musicians:

Stir your imagination & senses as your guide recounts stories of the sailing traditions that shaped Galway into the thriving city that we know today!

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Take a tour in a Traditional Galway Hooker Boat. It is now possible to 'walk in the footsteps' of the original Claddagh families and experience life as it was 100 years ago in Galway with a Heritage & Maritime Tours. During these cultural voyages you will hear the history & folklore of the Claddagh from medieval times to present, delve into stories of emigration during times of famine & hardship, & discover what life was like in a traditional Wild Atlantic fishing village (also famous for the tradition of Hooker boat-building) all those many years ago.

Some details may be subject to change due to social distancing measures

For a tailored quote for your next event or sports and social event, contact mairead on 091 894802 or

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