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Professional and brilliant

We went on the landing tour to Skellig Michael yesterday, blessed with the weather and experienced... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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A must see!

We took the 2:30 pm tour and could not have been happier! You have to do this if you are near... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Susan G
Charleston, South Carolina
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“skellig islands”(11 reviews)
“boat ride”(18 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Portmagee Marina, Portmagee, Ireland
+353 66 947 2437
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on the landing tour to Skellig Michael yesterday, blessed with the weather and experienced one of the most memorable days of our lives. The online booking and SMS contact with the company is easy and professional. The guide Jim and captain Mark were...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the 2:30 pm tour and could not have been happier! You have to do this if you are near Portmagee. Our skipper was John and first mate Martin and both very knowledgeable and entertaining. Martin, a young lad, was very nice, I enjoyed...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great boat trip around the Skellig Islands. Captain was friendly & very informative- even pointed out the various places Star Wars used in filming which delighted our little Star Wars fans!!! We learned a lot about the islands during the trip. The trip is easy...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the eco tour that took us around the Skellig islands. We had good views of Skellig Michael and saw it from all sides. Quite glad we weren’t on a landing tour as it was blustery and wet and the steps looked scary....More

Thank bee50_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked our tour months before coming to that place, and nothing to say on it, good tour, with a good captain whom explain lots of things about what's around the boat, so no need to think, just book it and enjoy it!

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We booked 5 months ago and allowed 3 days in the area to hopefully mean at least one day the weather would be good. Night before the booking we got a reminder email immediately followed by a cancellation “due to weather “ and weather was...More

2  Thank Wet-paddler
Reviewed 12 August 2018

These lads are professional to their fingertips yet have a genuine human touch born through a love of what they do !. No better way to enter the water desert of the Irish Hermit tradition. An soul uplifting enchanting experience !.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We travelled with Casey's Tours August 2018- absolutely fantastic. We were lucky with the weather as tours were possible first day so off we set. One warning - the crossing over is interesting... I would be weary going if I got sea sick as it...More

3  Thank Roisin M
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This was one of my favourite days. Such a beautiful experience and all the boat operators and guides were so friendly and told us loads of information. 10/10 recommend this tour.

1  Thank RebeccaN1740
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I booked our trip to Sceilig Mhichíl with Casey's Skellig Island Tours and would highly recommend them as I felt we were in safe hands all the time. Captain Jim was friendly and re-assuring, he explained safety rules in a simple clear way. He went...More

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John T
21 August 2018|
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Response from Footrush | Reviewed this property |
Hi I think nearly all boats are limited to about 10 or 12 max as far as I know.
Samantha P
13 July 2018|
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Response from Eddy W | Reviewed this property |
I think the morning is best, having said that if the evening is the only option, then the later the better. As for wildlife, it's mostly gannets on view which look spectacular around the little Skellig island. Eddy