Shore Excursion Tour For Cruise Passengers In Waterford: KIlkenny Castle & Waterford Crystal


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Activity Level



Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
Passengers must be able to get in and out of a non-adapted vehicle with assistance. Wheelchairs must fold!

Maximum travelers: 5



English (fluent)

Cruise Shore Excursion From Waterford

This Shore Excursion is For Passengers Arriving In Waterford By Cruise Ship. This one day excursion allows you to see the best of the region in one great day. We travel to the medieval city of Kilkenny, where you have the opportunity if you wish to visit Kilkenny Castle, St Canice's Cathedral and the Kilkenny Brewery. Enjoy the atmosphere of this historic city. Why not enjoy lunch in one of the many charming local traditional pubs! We make our way to the ancient city of Waterford! Enjoy a stroll in this historic city! If you wish you could also visit the House of Waterford Crystal, to learn about the process of creating the world-famous exquisite crystal!


We Meet at 9AM or when the ship arrives if after 9am!

We drive to the medieval city of Kilkenny! There will be time to explore the city, and to visit Kilkenny Castle if you wish! You may also like to visit St Canice's cathedral. Some guests may wish to visit the Kilkenny Brewery for a tour! Our small vehicle allows us to easily navigate the small streets of Kilkenny

We continue to the city of Waterford! You may wish to visit the House of Waterford Crystal, to learn of the skill needed to produce this world-famous glass.

If you wish to visit a different site, or to adapt the itinerary to you interests, just send me a message and we can arrange a tour to suit you!

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port

End Point Options: Cruise Ship Port

Duration: 8 hours

I am available all day for the group. The tour is based on 6-8 hours, and if the ship is delayed I will adapt the start time!


Fully Licenced Touring Vehicle

What’s Included

Other: *Transportation By Touring Vehicle
*Professional Qualified Driver-Guide
*Fuel & Toll Charges

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 EURO - You just need some money for lunch, and any admission fees if you choose to go into an attraction! There may be a time for a refreshment at a local traditional pub! Most places accept credit cards, but smaller shops may not.

What’s Extra

Other: Admission Charges to Kilkenny Castle or Waterford Crystal are not included. The tour can be enjoyed without including these locations, but if you choose to visit you will need to pay the admission charges directly!

Private tour guide Michael

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