A passage to Lough Neagh & a gateway to the Glens.

Public Tour

Boat Trips on the River Bann, Toome to Church Island

Hop aboard  for a 45 minute boat trip from Toome Canal, joining the Lower River Bann, on to Lough beg before turning at Church Island returning to Toome!

Leaving the tranquil waters of the Toome Canal, join the Lower River Bann go under the old bridge passing the Eel fishery, then you will gently cruise under the new blue bridge taking in the stunning sights and sounds this majestic River has to offer.

See the foliage and the native wildlife such as the celebrated whooping swans,  Herons, Egrets and many other birds as they build their nests along the banks of the Bann or spot some of the other wildlife that is unique to this area. The tour reaches it’s crescendo at the world famous church island, a small island renowned for it’s historical background and literary prominence.

Keep a watch full eye you may see Salmon and other fish jumping out of the water and curious farm animals as you pass by.

You can also book this trip to depart from Newferry, sailing to Church Island and back to Newferry, call the office to book.

Start Location: Toome Canal Jetty

Duration: 45 Minutes

Disembark: Toome Canal Jetty