Boyne Canal Sealock, Near Battle of the Boyne, Oldbridge, Meath,
Mr Ross Kenny
Paddle the Battle! A guided tour of the Battle of the Boyne in a boat built for the hit TV show: Game of Thrones. Two to eight people can paddle a traditional Irish currach on the newly restored Boyne canal in the historic Boyne Valley.
Born from the love of the water and traditional boats Boyne Boats brings Southern Ireland’s first Game of Thrones boating experience. Combining the history of the Boyne Valley, the heritage of the Irish currach, the thrill of the outdoors and the fantasy of the TV and movie world. A unique guided tour through the Battle of the Boyne site on the Boyne canal navigation. Two to eight people work together to power the currach along Ireland’s Ancient East’s most famous waterway. Perfect for families who want to connect with the outdoors and expend some youthful energy! Suitable for ages 3-73 and beyond. The Boyne canal is perfect for those who want to try a little paddling and connect to nature and history in a safe and easy setting and discover a small part of the Boyne valley. The construction of the currach allows the paddler to glide effortlessly over lilies and under hanging trees.
Option 1: Paddle like an Iron Islander – 1 hour duration – 2km journey
Option 2: The King’s Tour – 1.5hrs duration – 3km journey
Hear about the battle that shaped Ireland’s history over 325 years ago, dream that your ancestors may have travelled by currach with the building blocks of Newgrange, question your guide on the fantasy of working on TV and movie sets and all whilst getting some well-earned fresh air and a little exercise.
All boats and equipment used comply with the Code of Practice for: The Safe Operation of Recreational Craft. Your guide is a traditional boat specialist with vast experience as a water sports instructor and trainer.
This tour is independently operated by Boyne Boats. It is not sponsored, endorsed, or affiliated with HBO or anyone associated with ‘Game of Thrones’.