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Skellig Michael Cruises

| Portmagee marina, Portmagee 1111, Ireland
+353 87 617 8114
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Sadly on the day we had booked the weather closed in and visibility was terrible.. The guys kept us... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
via mobile
Jamie Duff and Liam

We read many reviews, plus a review from a taxi driver, about this boat trip and hike up the 600... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Connie H
Los Angeles, California
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Skellig Michael Cruises offers you the opportunity to visit Skellig Michael from a unique perspective. Many people who come to Portmagee are unable to climb Skellig Michael for a variety of reasons; young families, age, disability or time constraints etc. This is where we come in! Our eco tour circles both islands where you get up close to see the land marks, birds and historical sites. Skellig Michael Cruises are now pleased to announce from 2017 that we also do Landing Tours to Skellig Michael.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“star wars” (12 reviews)
“bridge bar” (5 reviews)
“life vests” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Portmagee marina, Portmagee 1111, Ireland
+353 87 617 8114
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Sadly on the day we had booked the weather closed in and visibility was terrible.. The guys kept us up to date with possible cancellation and tried as hard as they could to get us back out.. Unfortunately we had to fly home the next...More

Thank Stiperstone
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We read many reviews, plus a review from a taxi driver, about this boat trip and hike up the 600+ steps on Skellig Michael. My husband had seasick fear and I had height fear. We made our reservations through The Moorings. Our boat captain, Jamie,...More

Thank Connie H
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Especially in late September, the weather can be unpredictable. We are grateful that we caught a window of time when the seas cooperated. Paul Devane's boats and crew were top notch. Even though the ride was choppy, we always felt safe and in good hands....More

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Fab day out on the Atlantic Ocean to marvel at these amazing historical island structures. The dedication of these early monks who settled here to intrinsically carve out these 600+ steps and build a monastic settlement that could withstand all that Mother Nature forced on...More

Thank Siobhan K
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

The experience of a boat trip to Skellig Michael, with a landing for 2.5 hours to explore this wondrous place, was my top experience in Ireland. And that's saying something. It helped that we had the most perfect weather, sailed on a silvery sea, with...More

Thank Bluemanu
Reviewed 21 August 2017

My husband and I loved our adventure of climbing Skellig Micahel; it was fabulous and we will review it separately. However, our landing cruise with Skellig Michael Tours was a disappointment. First of all, at 80 euros per person, it is incredibly and unjustifiably expensive....More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Captain Paul took us on a great ride around the islands. We wanted to do the landing but I did not book in time. Those spots fill up fast so be sure to look into that. I now have a reason to go back for...More

Thank kdcollege09
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Thank you for a great trip. 10 of us took the trip to Skellig Michael and had a great time. After quite a few back and forth text changing numbers Paul was very accommodating. Arrived on the morning prepared for a challenge. We were not...More

Thank MoeDuf
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Hohe Wellen, viele Vögel, flexibler und freundlicher Guide. Den Skelligs kommt man sehr nahe, der Anblick ist atemberaubend. Vorher am besten aber nichts essen. Es könnte wieder hochkommen. High waves, many birds, flexible and friendly guide. You come very close to the Skelligs, the view...More

Thank HeschAut
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Omg what an Awesome experience!! I had enjoyed lunch wth my son Luke in the moorings in Portmagee when straight across from the bridge bar I saw the que for the Skellig Michael Cruises. It was so busy,I went to the booking office on the...More

Thank Michelle K
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Vanessa H
27 October 2017|
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Response from Gwyneth M | Reviewed this property |
I am not exactly sure what the question is about....do you wish to actually take a boat trip to the Skelligs? In which case, you already have answers from others. We went from Portmagee, and took the trip that went around... More
Nusra T
19 September 2017|
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Response from pat d | Reviewed this property |
The Skellig closes on Oct 2nd 2017 as per OPW website. No Landing onto Island permitted after Oct 2nd. There may be trips around Island subject to Weather
20 January 2017|
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Response from Paul D | Property representative |
Hello sorry Skellig Michael is closed till mid may. Eco cruises are available in mid march