Boating and Cruises in Galway
Explore the spectacular scenery of Galway Bay by boat. See the maritime heritage of Galway from the waters of the bay. Delve into the deep on a lobster pot safari. Experience new horizons with a trip across the bay to visit famous coastal villages and sample the hospitality of world famous restaurants and bars. Learn about the rich history of Galway Bay and its unique communities with local expert guidance.
Enjoy the natural beauty of Galway Bay up close and personal. There are many activities you can enjoy along the coast of Galway Bay. Sailing can be arranged at the Galway Bay Sailing Club. You can take a boat trip from Rossaveal in Galway, or from Doolin in Clare to the Aran Islands, at the mouth of Galway Bay.
Set sail for an overnight Irish island get-away on Inishmore, the largest of the Aran Islands. It’s a unique, memorable and relaxing experience on beautiful Galway Bay. You will literally hear the noise of modern life fade away. Hire a bareboat or skippered luxury yacht for a sailing adventure on Galway Bay and the west coast of Ireland. It’s an excellent family / group outing and equally ideal for corporate entertainment or team building as well.
Sailing and fishing has been a part of the Oliver family for generations. The family originates from Claddagh, an iconic community nestled in the heart of Galway city across from the historic Spanish Arch and touching Galway Bay. The family history’s in boats goes back over 100 years, with ancestors setting off from Galway Bay in the now famous Hooker boats. This sailing tradition is something that that the Oliver family is passionate about and endevour to share their heriate by making the sea fun and accessible for all to enjoy.
Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of a cruise with us onboard the luxurious all-weather 157 passenger boat, the Corrib Princess. The Corrib Princess sails from Woodquay in the heart of Galway city. The journey takes passengers along the majestic River Corrib and onto Lough Corrib, the Republic of Ireland's largest lake, providing visitors with unsurpassed views and natural amenities that make this the most spectacular waterway in Ireland.