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Always a treat!

I’ve never missed an opportunity to visit the Shannon dolphins with Dolphinwatch from Carrigaholt... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
78jennib
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Dublin, Ireland
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Amazing so many dolphins

Today we saw four different groups of dolphins both bottlenosed and common! We saw amazing bird... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
maryv828
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Myself and the family went on the Dolphinwatch trip while visiting Kilkee. It was brilliant from start to finish. The knowledge the crew had of the local area and the dolphins was second to none. The fact there was a qualified marine biologist on board was brilliant. No question went unanswered and the captain gave a running commentary of facts about the dolphins as we searched for them.
We got to see plenty of dolphins and their calves which was brilliant and we all loved it.
My wife was a little sea sick during the trip and the staff were brilliant with her.
This is a must do if you are in the area. By far one the best parts of our trip!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ponner
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I have visited Carrigaholt many times but never thought to take a trip Dolphin watching. But recently my family were of doing other things and I was left at a loose end on my own.
So I decided why not take a trip out on the river to watch the Dolphins. And what a trip it was, an adventure.
You never guaranteed to see the dolphins and we were on the estuary for quite awhile before they suddenly appeared and what a wonder that was.
The trip was greatly enhanced by the captain's Jeff McGee commentary on all that we observed, a very knowledgable man indeed.
If travelling to the Loop Head area don't miss the Dolphin Watch at Carrigaholt.
Tip, always call to check sailings as they are weather dependent.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We had the most amazing trip which was made extra special by the excellent members of staff we had with us on our trip. We had some spectacular sightings of some wild dolphins and even managed to see a young calf a few times. Luckily we were blessed with the most gorgeous weather and so had stunning views of the dynamic west coastline. Highly knowledgeable staff and a very eco friendly tour which is immensely important. Also not a packed out boat which was fantastic as it meant that everyone could get a great view of the dolphins and the sea birds and caves. Would 100% recommend!
Thankyou!!!!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Amie K
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

We really enjoyed this trip and to see dolphins in the wild was one of the highlights of our holiday. Staff are really knowledgeable and friendly, and I liked the focus on conservation.

Booking and arrangements very efficient and friendly too.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank E H
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Felt like forever waiting to see Dolphins but was amazing when they were spotted. Crew friendly and very knowledgeable

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jasperjake
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