Athy Boat Tours


At Athy Boat Tours we work with you to create the perfect touring experience. Located centrally in Athy Town, “Freedom on the Water” departs from the Jetty adjacent to the Courthouse, with ample parking available. Athy Boat Tours provides boat tours and private boat tours for up to twelve passengers on board “Freedom on the Water”. We work with your group to create the perfect tour, whether you wish to enjoy a picnic on board during your tour to Levistown or lunch on the river bank during a day long trip to Maganey, we can ensure a memorable experience. As you travel along the Barrow Navigation there are some amazing features and breathtaking views. You can marvel at the majestic sprawling landscapes, flora & fauna and all the river offers.

Prices from

  • Child Free Ticket (0-5) : €0

Current opening times

Monday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


  • Watersports & Activities
  • Sightseeing
  • Nature & Wildlife
  • Mature visitors
  • Nature Lovers
  • Adventure Seekers
  • Solo Visitors
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Toilets
  • Car Parking Available
  • Paid Visit
  • Paper Ticket Accepted
  • Families
  • Friends
  • Kids
A brilliant day out with beautiful scenery and landscapes. 
There are an array of tours to choose from including: 
  • 1 hour
  • 2 hour
The Boat “Freedom on the Water” is licensed by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport to carry twelve passengers and three crew. This 59 foot inland waterways passenger boat was built in 1998, designed to allow access to the waterways for all.

There are viewing areas on the open decks at bow and stern with comfortable seating at the bow The interior of the boat is very comfortable with ample seating.

  • Full kitchen facilities – including tea and coffee during your trip
  • Fully accessible with boarding ramp
  • Wheelchair access throughout the length of the boat
  • Centrally heated throughout
  • Toilets including wheelchair friendly toilet

Contact details

  • Barrow Quay
  • Athy
  • Ireland
  • R14XV56