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Viking Ship

The Viking Tours is a member of the following:


  • The Heritage Boat Association, National Historic Ship 1923
  • Maritime Institute of Ireland.
  • Inland Waterways Association of Ireland,
  • RNLI,
  • Birdwatch Ireland,
  • Irish Peatland Conservation Council,
  • Irish Wildlife Trust,
  • Midland Vintage & Classic Car Club,
  • Old Athlone Society,
  • Athlone Architectural Heritage Group
  • St Johns Parish Heritage Group
  • Mid Ireland Tourism,
  • Athlone.ie
  • Chamber of Commerce.
  • Lions Club Athlone
Viking Membership
Come back 1,200 years and join the Viking Ship & Cruise upriver into Majestic Lough Ree (75 minutes) or down stream to the famous Monastic Settlement at Clonmacnois (90 mins one way)

Snack Shop & Bar on board

Complimentary Tea & Coffee

Tickets available on Ship & Departures from Quayside at Athlone Castle.

Free Wifi

Hens, Stags, Parties & Other Groups welcome with  BYO


Viking Fares

Lough Ree   ( Daily ) 75 minutes

Adults: €10
Children €5
Families €30 (2 adults & 4 children)

Clonmacnois* ( Not Daily ) 90 mins one way

Includes bus fare return (30 mins)

Adults: €16
Children €8
Families €50 (2 adults & 4 children)

*Please note vessel does not remain at Clonmacnois

Approx 90 mins allowed for visit to the monastic settlement before bus returns

Group Rates on Request (30 Pax Minimum)

Viking Rules

The Captain reserves the right to refuse passage & to change sailing times, schedules and embarkation/disembarkation point without prior notice and some sailings may also be subject to minimum numbers.







Thursday 24th April

Bay Stop
12:00 -  12:45
3:00 -  3:45*
* Does not return to Hodson Bay


Fri 25th & Sat 26th Apr

Bay Stop
11:00 -  11:45
1:00 -  1:45*
2:30 to -  Clonmacnois
* Does not return to Hodson Bay  


Viking Calendar of Events

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Clonmacnois Cruises 90 minutes (one way)

(Confirmed to Date)

From Athlone Castle

Friday 25th April at 2.30 pm

Saturday 26th April at 2.30 pm

Sunday 27th April at 3.00 pm

Wed 7th May at 11.30 am (ST)

Thursday 8th May at 3.00 pm

Friday 9th May at 2.00 pm

Sunday 11th May at 3.00 pm

Thursday 15th May at 3.00 pm

Sunday 18th May at 8.30 am

Sunday 18th May at 3.00 pm

Tuesday 20th May at 10.00 am

Tuesday 20th May at 3.00 pm

Wednesday 21st May at 3.00 pm

Tuesday 27th May at 9.00 am

Wed 28th May at 11.00 am

(ST) Denotes School Tour on Board

Viking Position

Sat Nav: 53.4234 -7.9422

Viking Weather Report