Shannon Castle Line

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Williamstown Harbour
Whitegate, Clare, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)61927042
F: +353(0)61927426

Located in Whitegate, County Clare, Shannon Castle Line is a family run company with a fleet of modern, self-drive two-eight berth motor cruisers fitted out to the highest standards, complete with all the necessary essentials and safety equipment.

Shannon Castle Line has been in business for 25 years and is a family run, leading company providing luxury cruiser hire with a fleet of modern, luxury four - eight berth cruisers. They are based at Williamstown Harbour on the west shore of picturesque Lough Derg, near Whitegate in County Clare. From their ideal location passengers can commence their boating holiday and explore the beautiful scenery of Lough Derg while still being within easy reach of Portumna and the River Shannon. On arrival guests will be assured of a friendly welcome where assistance will be given to make passenger’s cruising holiday a thoroughly enjoyable event. Passengers will be given an expert one-to-one tuition on all aspects of cruising the Shannon including navigation, boat management and details on local attractions along the way. A cruising holiday is the perfect way to get away from the traffic, enjoy a diverse range of scenery and spend time with your friends and family.

The Shannon is now the backbone of a vast network of inland waterways, joined to the Erne via the newly restored Shannon-Erne waterway. Navigation is simple with the deep channel being marked to keep sailors on course. No previous boating experience is necessary.

Offering a range of cruises to suit passengers needs, the Shannon area is rich with a diverse range of pubs, restaurants, bars, and a wealth of sporting and leisure activities. Shannon Castle Line operates a modern and high quality fleet of cruisers on the Shannon. Each of their self drive cruisers is fitted out to the highest standards and equipped with all necessary essentials and safety equipment. This includes mobile telephones in case passengers need to contact us during their holiday for any reason, stereo/tape deck, bedding, full cooking facilities, toilets, showers and central heating. Binoculars, first aid kits, rowing dinghy and lifejackets to suit all sizes are of course standard equipment with the boat. The variety of on-shore things to do at every stop will ensure that there are things for all ages to enjoy both as individuals and as a group. Cruisers are available for three nights or weekly hire.

Shannon Castle Line marina is only one hour's drive from Shannon Airport. They are also happy to arrange transportation from any part of Ireland to the marina.