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Dingle Bay Speed Boat Tours and Great Blasket Island Experience

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    Stop At: Dingle Bay Speed Boat Tours & Great Blasket Island Experience, Dingle Marina from the pontoon below the Tourist Office., Dingle Ireland

    • 11.00 am Departure from Dingle Marina - departure time may vary, please confirm day before departure
    • 1.5 hour Eco Tour in and around the Blasket Islands including Fungi the Dolphin, caves, rock formations, archipelago of Blasket Islands,  birds and marine life
    • 12.30 pm Landing on the Great Blasket Island
    • 4 pm Depart Great Blasket Island for return to Dingle
    • 5.30 - 6 pm Arrive to Dingle

    Approximately 6hour round trip @ €60 per person. Departing Dingle Marina daily at 11am (directly below Dingle Tourist Office, next to the Fungie the Dolphin statue).

    Visiting Fungie (our residential dolphin), we cruise out the Bay increasing speeds along Dingles beautiful coastline. stopping in many cave and coves, passengers get an upclose tour of the land and rock formations along the peninsula. Taking a wide arch out the bay, we cover deep sea ground where whales, dolphins, porpoises and an abundance of sea birds are likely to fish. Reaching the Great Blasket Island, we tour the Northern shore which is a hot-spot for Grey seal activity. We land passengers for 3.5 to 4 hours on the Great Blasket Island where they can tour the abandoned village provided by the OPW and explore the many wonders the Island has to offer.

    Please note times may vary depending on weather and sea conditions.

    Duration: 6 hours
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    Departure Point
    The Pier, Strand St, Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland
    Departure Time
    11:00 AM
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Afternoon tea - Complementary Tea or Coffee in the Great Blasket Island Cafe
    • Binoculars available
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    Exclusions
    • Please bring own lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Please be aware passengers must trans-ship into smaller Dinghy upon arrival to Great Blasket Island
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    These guys delivered everything they promised and more...information, nature, and a life experience wrapped up in one....we were on the last trip of the season, and the enthusiasm was as though it was the first trip....and the bonus was 'wolfie', the skipper (a dog).

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Tracy O
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Dancing dolphins and diving gannets accompanied us on our way to Great Blasket. It seemed as though they were calling us to understand how magical and important their way of life is. Billy and Leo were very informative as we passed by ancient rock formations...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank pilcorn
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We were blessed with beautiful weather for a trip from Dingle along the coast to the Great Blasket Island. We had the joy of racing with dolphins. Captain Billy was full of information and along with Leo, 1st mate, we were very well looked after...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Richard J
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The island was beautiful and we stopped on the way to see the dolphin as well as some interesting areas of the coast. We saw no wildlife unfortunately since the weather was baf, but Billy was kind enough to inform me of this beforehand, which...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank TravelChristina100
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    What an experience!!! My family immigrated from the Great Blasket Island so I have wanted to go visit for years and I am so glad I chose this company to help make it happen! We had beautiful weather which really contributed to the experience. Captain...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank saint102305
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    CamillaR892
    1 September 2019|
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    Response from ChopinBFF | Reviewed this property |
    It appears so if you go ahead and try to buy tickets for March. I would suggest contacting them directly if you want to be sure.
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    27 August 2019|
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    Response from den21kerin | Reviewed this property |
    There are regular guided tours of the village, with good history information by the opw. The walk around the island isn’t guided though, but once you stick to the paths you won’t have a problem.
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