Rib Rides and Winter Lights

What better way to embrace the festive spirit than embarking on a Christmas Rib Trip along the River Liffey? As the sun sets and the city starts to twinkle, step aboard our high-speed RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) and set off on a one-of-a-kind adventure from our centre on the West Pier in Dun Laoghaire.

Dates & Times

  • Saturday 9th December, 3-6pm
  • Sunday 10th December, 3-6pm
  • Friday 15th December, 3-6pm – Fully Booked
  • Saturday 16th December, 3-6pm – Very limited availability
  • Sunday 17th December, 3-6pm – Very limited availability


  • Adults: €40
  • Children: €20 (7 years to 15 years)

Journey and Locations

We will venture out into Dublin Bay, providing a unique vantage point to appreciate the breathtaking beauty of the city. Dublin City Council’s Winter Lights returns again this year to illuminate locations around the capital.

Begin by spotting the Energy Plant at Poolbeg, as skylines come alive. As we glide up the Liffey, enjoy the Dublin Winter Lights festival from the river. Pass by famous landmarks including the Samuel Beckett Bridge, the Customs House and the Convention Centre. You may even spot the Spire!

To make your trip even more enjoyable, we’ll have festive treats and warm beverages available on board. Sip on hot chocolate and soak up the atmosphere.

A Memorable Journey for All

The Christmas Rib Trip is perfect for families, couples, friends, or solo adventurers looking for a unique experience. It’s an opportunity to view Dublin in a whole new light, quite literally! Don’t miss out on this experience. Hurry and secure your spot for what promises to be an unforgettable journey through the heart of Dublin.


Note: Please dress warmly and be prepared for an adventure on the water. Life jackets and outer layer wet gear will be provided.