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Letterfrack Sea Safari Boat Tours

| Letterfrack Pier, Galway, Ireland
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Live starfish included

The captain, who I now learn to be called Jimmy from previous reviews, was friendly, knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
H B
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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Amazing!

The weather wasn't the best but the Captain was extremely knowledgeable and charming, there was a... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Toby S
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Relax and enjoy the peace, tranquility and closeness to nature of Letterfack Bay in beautiful Connemara on our One Hour Scenic and Wildlife Nature Tours. Purpose-built to the highest safety standards & certified by the Department of Transport to operate on one of Europe's most scenic and well protected harbours, you will be guaranteed a trip packed full of fun, enjoyment and information. Our boat has Under-Water Viewing Panels so you can discover a world beneath the surface that looks like a different planet with it's forests of sea weeds and kelp. See and feel the excitement when children and the young at heart get to hold and touch a real starfish, shrimp or shore crab! Get to see and handle real live shellfish and learn about the different species - where they live, what they eat and how long they live. Part 2 of the Letterfrack Sea Safari Boat Tour, is a visit to the Oceans Alive "Story of the Sea" Visitor Centre with over 200 exhibits, where you will be offered a complementary hot cup of tea, coffee, & juices for the children, with seating inside & outside where you can enjoy the peace-tranquility.
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“glass bottom” (2 reviews)
“gift shop” (2 reviews)
“captain” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Letterfrack Pier, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

The captain, who I now learn to be called Jimmy from previous reviews, was friendly, knowledgeable and shared his passion for the area. He made us feel welcome with warm blankets and a fishing rod should we choose to have a go at fishing. The...More

1  Thank H B
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

The weather wasn't the best but the Captain was extremely knowledgeable and charming, there was a young boy helping with the excursion who I presume was the son- both very lovely had such a nice time. Learnt lots, had a go at fishing and saw...More

2  Thank Toby S
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

This looked like an exciting glass-bottom boat tour out on the fjords and inlets of Connemara right at the foot of the Twelve Pins and Maumturk mountains seeing into the depths and the array of wildlife including fish, birds and even, possibly, dolphins. On the...More

2  Thank CongaClarke
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our trip around the bay on a Saturday afternoon with Jimmy and his crew. The boat departs from Letterfrack Pier, near Avoca gift shop and you can park in the Avoca car park. We rang in advance to book tickets, because...More

2  Thank JodyHatter
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

They have a nice boat trip in Letterfrack (beside the national park and avoca shop) and a museum down the road with lots of info on Connemara's history and local seaside tales. We really enjoyed it all.

3  Thank Les M
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

thanks for the warm welcome and interesting experience. We especially like the old Irish lady at the cottage, who would not let us in, when we first arrived by car. She definitely needs some training in people skills! Apart from her, we would have gone...More

Thank John F
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

Letterfrack is a lovely quite village in Connemara with loads to do but our trip on this boat was a highlight. When we booked our boat tour we were giving entry to Ocean's Alive museum and free tea and coffee which we had in the...More

7  Thank Red H
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siobhanbennett, Public Relations Manager at Letterfrack Sea Safari Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2016

Great to hear you enjoyed it so much

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Reviewed 15 July 2014

We had a great day out on the glass bottom boat with our guide John. He is a local and told us lots about nature and the history of the area. He was particularly kind to my elderly father who despite the warm day needed...More

8  Thank Galwaygirl40
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Una K
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Response from siobhanbennett | Property representative |
€50 for the family - if you children are younger it maybe cheaper
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