A lovely day out. The Ferry across to the island stopped to let us see the seals on the rocks and the scenery is lovely. I believe the ferry in the centre of the town is cheaper than the one at the Bantry side of...More
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The island is only accessible by ferry, not very disabled friendly as there is a couple of steps up to the side of the boat and then about another 5 down, there does not appear to be any wheelchair access. The crew are very helpful...More
Garnish Island is a must-see - definitely worth the boat fare and entrance cost. The town is gorgeous, the jetty location is lovely too. The boatmen show take you to see some of the sealife en-route. The island itself is lovely, I've been there three...More
Fantastic gardens by the sea. You need to take a 10 minutes boat trip to the island, which is very affordable. They normally passes very slowly by the seals so you definitely will see them. The island is great. Lovely different gardens, vegetations, flowers &...More
Friendly boat crew who slowed the boat so that we could all appreciate the basking seals and the bird life of Bantry Bay. The island gardens are special and we followed the map religiously so that nothing was missed. Coffee shop is a tad pricey,...More
This Island is a place that calls to me each time I visit Ireland.This was a first for the kids and my partner and they enjoyed it thoroughly along with the boat ride over and back.
What a wonderful visit to Ilnacullin! On the way over, curlews flew past and high on a branch of a pine tree sat a female white tailed sea eagle complete with her identity tag marked D. She sat and gazed distainfully down at the boat...More
A place you must visit before you die. On a sunny day this is all most heaven. Beautiful gardens to stroll around. Get the boat from the Blue Pool centre of the town. This boat bring you out through the inlet and it is a...More
We took a ferry from the town's center. Great trip to the island while watching seals and eagles. The island itself hosts a garden and a house. You have to pay for both separately and they are also not included in the boat ticket. However...More