Ken The Ferryman
Ken The Ferryman
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10:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
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crayolabird
Savage, MD611 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
Absolutely EXCELLENT service offered by Ken the Ferryman! We actually ended up being taken over to Dalkey by his brother but we had such a fabulous experience! Everyone in a lifejacket it felt safe and the ride itself was so picturesque. When we saw more seals ahead, our ride even was extended a bit in order to get a good look at all the seals.

We were able to make contact with Ken on the morning we wanted to go over and getting it scheduled was no trouble at all. We left right on time and just gave a call when we wanted to be picked up and the boat was there fifteen minutes later! I am SO GLAD my sister in law told me about Ken's service because this was one of our favorite adventures on our trip to Ireland!
Written 11 July 2022
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M L
Dublin, Ireland173 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021
Ken has some marvellous nuggets about the local area and is very helpful as you board and boat. He is also acutely aware of non local swimmers who venture into the dangerous waters of the Sound as we saw him assist one lady who was desperately trying to swim back into the harbour. He saved the coastguard being called out as she had no idea she was in difficulty.
Written 3 September 2021
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FDoris
Dublin, Ireland23 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021
Ken is a safe pair of hands making the short journey to Dalkey Island pleasant and stress free. He welcomes all aboard with care. Children take to him and settle down easily. All you need to do is show up and if it safe to take the trip he whisks you over. When you have finished exploring the Island, you make your way down to the steps and he comes right over. simples!
Written 2 August 2021
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Warren Coakley
Dublin, Ireland56 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 • Family
Had an amazing time with my wife and son going to Dalkey Island. The weather was amazing! It was the first time my son was in a small boat and Dave & Ken made him feel very safe. A great experience. On a beautiful day from Dalkey Island the bay looks spectacular. It looks like Sorrento in Italy. Simply breathtaking.We managed to see the island Goat's, rabbits, plenty of birds and a dozen seals on the way back on the boat. Ken & Dave make the experience one that you won't forget. I highly recommend doing the boat trip and take in how beautiful the island is. I'd recommend calling ahead to make sure they are operational.
Written 28 June 2021
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StephenCross
Dublin, Ireland18,552 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Couples
A super day out to Dalkey Island in the safe hands of Ken the Ferryman. Has been here for years and knowledgable of the Island. Well worth a trip. Suggest 2 hours relaxing on the island and bring a picnic.
Written 13 June 2021
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David G
County Dublin, Ireland11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Family
Had the pleasure to get a spin to Dalkey Island from Ken with my wife 2 kids. Top bloke gave us great info about the island, the area & himself.

I think he lives what he does & it is reflected in the service he provides.

Thanks Ken
Written 21 August 2020
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MarjHaas
Sedona, AZ25 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
Ken is the ferryman who takes visitors from the pier-to-pier in his powerboat that seat maybe 8 tourists. He insists on life preservers. He navigated the waves very smoothly for us. I did see him give a short thrill ride to a father with 2 young sons who came back after us. Ken spots his passengers from one shore to the other, thereby, no reservations are necessary. Lovely experience.
Written 26 August 2019
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Martina74288
Dublin, Ireland129 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Couples
We used the ferry to pop over to Dalkey Island and this guy was just so helpful. Couldn't have been a more enjoyable experience to deal with.
Written 14 June 2019
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AMLalll
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Friends
The ferryman is great storyteller. He allows plenty of time to explore Dalkey island for a reasonable price .
Written 3 June 2019
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suikichina
Ireland21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Family
Really Lovely way to spend a few hours as a family. Go on a warm day as the island does get blustery. Little trip over on the boat being the highlight for the kids. Caught a glimpse of the seals also today.
Written 26 May 2019
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