Welcome to the jewel in the crown of Ireland's Ancient East - the Boyne Valley. Travel back in time as you paddle a traditional Irish currach under the guidance of a traditional boat expert. Feel the 1690 Battle of the Boyne as you bisect the battle site on the oldest canal in Ireland - the Boyne Navigation. Our tours are tailor made to the paddlers on board - fact and history for the adults, myth and legend for the kids. Believe that boats similar to yours helped transport the building blocks of Newgrange just 4km away. Want something even more unique? The boat you travel in is one of the actual boats used in the hit TV show Game of Thrones. Your guide currently works on the show and will give you an amazing insight to the workings of the TV and movie industry such as GOT, Wonderwoman, King Arthur and more.This tour is independently operated by Boyne Boats. It is not sponsored, endorsed, or affiliated with HBO or anyone else associated with 'Game of Thrones'.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Oldbridge Estate/Battle of the Boyne Visitors Centre, County MeathOn our tour we bisect the actual battle site for the infamous Battle of the Boyne passing many of the landmarks which signify key moments in the Battle and its legacy. For visitors who want a more in depth history of the battle there is the visitor centre which charges a small amount to access their interactive display.