The Old Liffey Ferry Boat Tour

Old Liffey Ferry No.11 Port Tour

Step aboard the historic Old Liffey Ferry No.11, once known as the Dockers Ferry for its many years of service bringing hard working people to and from work across the River Liffey. Travel through the heart of the Dublin Docklands to experience the ambiance of this modern-day Dublin port and absorb the rich maritime history. Through passionate local guides hearfascinating tales of tall ships, historical families and pirates with a few tall stories of heroic rescues and the hidden tales of the Pidgeon House Harbour.

Schedule of Experiences

Min-Max Numbers

Max 18

Ferry Information

Historical ferry trip taking in the rich maritime history of Dublin Port.

See Dublin Ports’ ships and infrastructure.

Learn of the Maritime Village of Ringsend.
The tour is suitable for all ages.

Infants under 3 go FREE but ensure to reserve their place when booking.

Duration Approx.

45-60 min

Public Price Per Person





Youth 13–17yr


Child 4 –12yr


Family (2 + 2)


Conveniently located to the DART line (Tara Street or Pearse Street Stations),
Bus routes, LUAS and on foot from the City Centre (22 minutes from the Spire on O’Connell Street and Trinity College – along beautiful, scenic Quayside)

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your departure to check in. 

What to expect: 

This is an open ferry trip on an historic vessel, travelling over the River Liffey.

Lifejackets are not necessary to wear but are provided on the ferry.