relaxing evening outings

Blessington Lake Boat Hire.

We operate Boat Hire from Ballyknockan. Easily accessible by Bus and Car.


Do I need any special licence to operate a boat? No - we give basic instruction in operation and safety.

Is the hire price quoted for the boat or per person? The price is for the boat.

Is this suitable for kids? Yes we cater for all ages and have lifejackets for babies up to adults. - Even Dogs!

Do you supply Fishing Permits? Yes.

Do you hire fishing rods? Yes

Do you supply bait? No but we do supply lures (spinners) with rod hire.

Do you provide lifejackets? Yes Lifejackets must be worn by everyone on board.

How many people can I have in a boat? We recommend a max of 3 for fishing but the boats are rated for 4 adults.

What should I wear? Be prepared for the weather bring warm windproof jackets in case you need them.

If my hire is cancelled due to bad weather do i have to pay anything? No