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Seafari Cruises

The Pier, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 2059
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An exceptional wildlife experience in a stunning setting.

We took our trip with SEAFARI on Thursday 7 September 2017. We were staying in Kenmare as part of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
adbagnall
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Cannock, United Kingdom
Wonderful trip to seal island

I had a wonderful afternoon with Captain Ray on a trip to seal island. The weather was mixed but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ginnyanne17
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Seafari cruises invite you to explore the prolific wildlife of Kenmare Bay on Ireland's premier seal-watching and eco-nature cruise. In our comfortable and sheltered passenger vessel, we will transport you from the picturesque Kenmare Pier in County Kerry into the magical and tranquil waters of Kenmare Bay.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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The Pier, Kenmare, Ireland
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+353 64 664 2059
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our trip with SEAFARI on Thursday 7 September 2017. We were staying in Kenmare as part of our 50th Wedding Anniversary celebration and, being avid lovers of both wildlife and boats, we booked with SEAFARI. I have no hesitation in saying that, although...More

Thank adbagnall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a wonderful afternoon with Captain Ray on a trip to seal island. The weather was mixed but there was tea and coffee and biscuits to keep us warm. We ranged in age from toddler to senior citizens and the trip was a pleasure...More

Thank Ginnyanne17
Ray Ross S, Owner at Seafari Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your SEAFARI experience and we are delighted that you enjoyed your voyage of discovery on our beautiful Kenmare Bay Marine Park and it's beautiful seals, scenery and rainbows. We hope the rest of your holiday in Kenmare,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the Seafari last time we visited Kenmare and loved it so we decided to do it again on this holiday. The first time we had good weather but this time it was a bit misty and raining but we preferred it this...More

Thank chowcanute1
Ray Ross S, Owner at Seafari Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

The SEAFARI crew are delighted that you enjoyed your voyage of discovery with us on the beautiful Kenmare Bay Marine Park and it is especially gratifying that you enjoyed your cruise despite the mist and rain. I personally prefer the misty and calm days on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very entertaining and informative afternoon. Ray the host is very entertaining with his own craic! The seal watching was great, Ray gets you very close to the seals, everyone on the boat gets a great view, bored little ones are entertained with face painting and...More

Thank Hielancoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The skipper was friendly and very knowledgeable on all things seal/sea / bird life,very interesting/ informative/ entertaining. A long cruse very pleasant / professional staff. Tea/coffee/bickies and a tot of rum included in the price( which was very reasonable for what you got.

Thank Skillwizz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our Seafari trip. The Kenmare bay is beautiful and peaceful and, when on boat, one can forget anything else and simply enjoy the amazing atmosphere. No sickness. Captain Ray was fantastic and he's definitely a character. He's a performer and a jovial...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time, staff were super friendly and we felt well looked after. The Cap'n even turned the boat round so we could get closer to the eagles.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took this trip as a family and all enjoyed the experience. Like others we think the safety briefing was the best we have ever received and Ray is certainly knowledgeable about the environment and the local area. It only drops a point for the...More

1  Thank David B
Ray Ross S, Owner at Seafari Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your experience on Seafari and I and the crew are always happy to hear that our guests have enjoyed sharing our beautiful Kenmare Bay and its wonderfull nature. Thank you very much for taking the...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Currently on this "trip". If I could kill myself right now without causing hassle for my family, I would. This. Is. Awful.

2  Thank Odawg M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Today, my wife and two of our dear friends and I, enjoyed the pleasure of sailing with Captain Ray on the Seafari. The good Captain is very knowledgeable about all things sea including marine ecology. Especially notable was his concern for safety. He explained not...More

Thank Rock3tman73
Ray Ross S, Owner at Seafari Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your experience with us and the crew and I are always delighted to hear that our guests have had a good time at sea on our beautiful Kenmare Bay. I am particularly pleased that you thought...More

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Mountain_Goat_10
15 July 2015|
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Response from Ray Ross S | Property representative |
Hi, The boat takes 99 people. You can find additional information on our facilities on our website. Many thanks. Captain Ray
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