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Erne Tours (MV Kestrel)


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Brooke Park, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, BT74 7EU
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Relax and enjoy the panoramic view as your Boat Master delivers a live and entertaining commentary onboard the MV Kestrel, as you cruise along Fermanagh's waterways.

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes


Your cruise will take you along beautiful unspoilt waterways passing alongside historic landmarks such as
-Enniskillen Castle
-Portora Royal School and Boat Club
-Old Portora Castle
-Waterways Ireland Headquarters
-Cole’s Monument

Check out the abundance of waterside wildlife and see if you can spot the fast and colourful Kingfisher as it flies low to the water near the nesting site.

Admire the skill of the crew as they safely navigate you through the lock gates at Portora and on towards Devenish Island Monastic Site on Lower Lough Erne.

Once moored at Devenish Island you can disembark for 45 minutes and learn about its history dating back to the 6th Century, including the best preserved Round Tower in Ireland, Augustinian Abbey, church ruins, ancient graveyards and high cross. There is also a small museum and toilet facilities.

Fully Licenced bar offering a range of options from Beers and Wines to Tea and Coffee, as well as snacks.

There is a toilet on board for your comfort.

The MV Kestrel can cater for visitors with limited mobility. There are some steps on and off the vessel. The crew members are more than happy to assist where needed.

Wheelchairs can be brought on board with help from staff.

Dogs are welcome, but must be kept on a lead at all times both on board the boat and at Devenish Island. On hot summer days, be advised the temperature under the glass can get quite warm so may not suit some animals.


Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted
  • Euros accepted

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  • Family Discount

Guide Prices

£10 adult
£9 senior
£6 kids (under 12)
£30 family ticket (2 adults 2 children)

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Opening Times

* Sailing schedule for September is as follows:
Tuesday: 14:15 & 16:15
Saturday: 14:15 & 16:15
Sunday: 14:15 & 16:15

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Road Directions

Directions from Town:Round 'O' Quay is situated off Main Enniskillen Donegal Road, just 400 yards from West Bridge 5 minute walk from Visitor Information Centre.

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