The Lough Derg Blueway

Adventure and a warm welcome awaits you…

Imagine the scene… idyllic clear water, friends, family and fun for all surrounded by beautiful and dramatic countryside in the Irish counties of Tipperary, Clare and Galway.

Lough Derg Blueway is made up of a series of activity trails, on the water and on land, that provide the opportunity for exhilarating activities, wonderful adventures and a scenic perspective into the heart of the Irish landscape.

It is yours to explore and enjoy whichever way you want. Traverse some of the Blueway’s 160km of water trails by canoe, kayak, paddleboard or under sail. Stride out by boot or bicycle on the land trails – you’ll be rewarded with views that will take your breath away.

Experience fine cuisine made with wonderful local produce, dive into culture and heritage stretching back to the time of High King Brian Boru, immerse yourself in the buzzing nightlife of the twin towns Ballina and Killaloe, or simply enjoy a multitude of fun activities for all the family. Lough Derg Blueway will excite you to the possibilities of enjoyment and new, unforgettable experiences.

Below are links to themed guides and zone maps to help you plan your next Lough Derg Blueway short break or holiday. There’s so much to see and do – adventure and a warm welcome awaits you!