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The Eco and Star Wars specialists for tours to the Skelligs. Enjoy a 2.5 hr tour with a professional guide onboard an eco-cruise around the Skellig Islands from Portmagee. They offer the traveler everything they could wish for, wildlife, ancient...more
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Portmagee, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great experience--one of a kind opportunity to do the Skellig Michael Landing experience. Don't just do the boat ride!

Thank Eva B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

okay, the stairs are scary. they are 'hella' steep. But once you are going up, you don't really notice it. Going down is fine as long as you concentrate one stair at a time and stop to look around. And look around you should! it's...More

Thank lasuena
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a landing tour to Skellig Michael with Seanie [--] months ahead of time and prepaid to insure that we would be able to have this experience. We were told if the trip was cancelled due to weather, our money would be reimbursed. The...More

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SeanieM9, Owner at Skelligs Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Elizabeth, The reason I have been slow to reply to your email is firstly I did not see it as it was posted in the wrong location and therefore I was not aware of it. It was a the Skipper of the boat who...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heavily weather dependent. We missed out. Our carrier could not have been nicer in trying to accommodate us but have a Plan B.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Those rocks are wonderful, you would need to take boat to take a look at it, but totally worth it! :D

Thank CarylT17
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Français : Nous sommes allés à Skellig Michael sur le bateau de Derry, « Sea Quest » et c'était vraiment magique. Nous étions 12 sur ce bateau de pêche à la recherche de dauphins, le bateau a donc fait plusieurs tours devant l’entrée du port...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

No place like it on earth. Book early to be able to get off the boat and walk on Skellig Michael as there are limited numbers they allow on the island. Seas were a bit rough for my husband so take some medicine if you...More

Thank Vanessa C
Reviewed 12 August 2018

On of the most spiritual places in the world, the water desert !. It will stay with you forever, sacred space.......

Thank Footrush
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

The small Skellig Rock is home to the worlds second largest gannet colony! A great spectacle for bird lovers and even those not so much into birds 😎.

Thank ezymove
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We travelled on the Sea Quest, run by Seanie Murphy and online booked months in advance. It was great weather when we sailed from Port Magee to set foot on Skellig Michael. The captain included a trip around Little Skellig and circled Skellig Michael before...More

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19 June 2018|
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Response from VirginiaJean2 | Reviewed this property |
I would say pretty definitively no. The season is determined by the Office of Public Works (part Irish governing body) which takes it out of the individual sea captain’s and boating company’s hands.
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Response from Amanito G | Reviewed this property |
Hi JennLax22, John O'Shea from Caherdaniel has a washroom on his boat. He goes from Caherdaniel and Portmagee.