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Overview
Explore beyond Dublin city center on this cruise across Dublin Bay. As you sail between Dublin and either the historic fishing village of Howth or the seaside town of Dun Laoghaire, the boat offers views of the Poolbeg Lighthouse, Dublin Mountains, and Joyce’s Martello Tower. The cruise is complete with a full bar on board.
Highlights
  • See Dublin landmarks from a different vantage point on a Dublin Bay cruise
  • Visit the fishing village of Howth or the seaside town of Dun Laoghaire
  • Explore areas outside of Dublin at your own pace
  • Relax with a drink from the onboard bar
What to Expect
This tour sails between Dublin City (departure from Sir John Rogerson’s Quay), Dun Laoghaire’s East Pier, and Howth’s West Pier seasonally (April through October) seven days a week. Cruise from the city center in Dublin south to the seaside town of Dun Laoghaire. On the journey, see Dublin landmarks including Poolbeg Lighthouse, Dalkey Island, and the wildlife reserve at Bull Island. Alternatively, you can sail from Dun Laoghaire to Dublin’s city center, or from the historic fishing village of Howth to Dun Laoghaire. Howth is known for its seafood restaurants and walking paths along the sea cliffs. The boat has a full bar on board for enjoying a drink while cruising by Joyce’s Martello Tower and Baily Lighthouse. The cruise ticket includes a discounted train fare on the DART train that connects Howth and Dun Laoghaire to the Dublin City Center.
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Important Information
Duration
60–150 minutes
Inclusions
  • Discounted DART trip between Howth and Dun Laoghaire (€2)
Exclusions
  • The listed price does not include a parking fee.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Availability for shows cannot be checked without making a booking. Credit cards will only be charged upon confirmation of show availability
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Ronan L wrote a review 8 May
17 contributions6 helpful votes
We had a great day out for our honeymoon. Teddys Ice cream in dun laoghaire onto the beautiful Dublin bay cruise with the most lovely staff and sights of Dublin bay with some nice wine. Disembarked in howth for a nice champagne picnic, burdocks fish and chips and some takeaway
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Date of experience: May 2021
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me550 wrote a review 7 May
ireland39 contributions23 helpful votes
Highlight was circling around howth head. Terrific cruise, very informative and friendly staff. You were in good hands.
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Danielle M wrote a review 6 May
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Myself and my partner done the Dun Laoghaire to City Centre morning cruise. Pat and the rest of the crew are super friendly!!! Really enjoyed it from start to finish, would highly recommend.
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Kevin H wrote a review 6 May
Dublin, Ireland5 contributions1 helpful vote
Beautiful Dublin Bay views from Howth Harbour to Dun Laoighre. This is a great way to enjoy beautiful scenery at a different angle like Howth Bailey, Cliffs etc with stunning views. Really enjoyed with my elderly mother. The staff were very engaging, offering assistance with a
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Michelle wrote a review 4 May
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Amazing day out made even more enjoyable by the crew - Pat and the team were fantastic, would definitely recommend!
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aderbader
aderbader
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Amazing Fun.
This was Uber fun, we had the best time on board, Pat and other staff members made this a very memorable experience
hendosailer
hendosailer
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Staff are just the best
I’m no stranger to Dublin bay and have always wanted to do the Dublin Bay Cruise, but covid and weather made this d
stopper5
stopper5
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Brilliant trip
Did the howth loop as a family of 4 and had a brilliant time.the boat was spotless and the crew extremely friendly
fav1234
fav1234
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Great afternoon
Lovely way to spend an afternoon. Howth to Dun Laoghaire . Boat was spotless and the staff were very pleasant. Ever
eircomb
eircomb
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great value
Great value. Crew lovely, Boat spotless, only problem people not social distancing even though there was plenty of
Shoelessjk
Shoelessjk
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Perfect for those not used to boats
As someone who prefers shorter boat trips the trip there and back to Dalkey island was great. The views of the coas
jillyh464
jillyh464
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Ignore the Weather - This is fun!!
Blown away (literally) on the return trip from Dun Laoghaire to Howth. Despite poor weather, this was huge fun and
coach_driver39
coach_driver39
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Up and Down we went
What a day went on the boat on a rough day the boat was not to bad on the water but for those who have sea sickness
Myra P
Myra P
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Lovely trip across the bay
I went over and back with my grand daughter aged 11 years. We both enjoyed the views and the very interesting gui
benegelati20
benegelati20
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Not Worth the Price
My friend and I did the Howth round trip and it was just out to the island off of Howth- boring and not worth the p
AdventureBreaksIE
AdventureBreaksIE
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Excellent trip on this boat
I am working in a office of tourism and I have been last Monday in this incredible boat and It was a nice experienc
Peter M
Peter M
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Howarth to Dun Laoghaire
Very friendly and helpful staff. Had lunch in Howth and boarded the St Bridget for Dun Laoghaire. Full guided tour
Cdr10gaa
Cdr10gaa
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Land lovers
Well I am so glad I did this trip from howth to dunlaoirgh, just over the hour on a summer day, kids and parents wi
RenoFu
RenoFu
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Wow, what a great day out.
Many thanks to Ailbhe and all the staff for a really great day out. We took the boat from Dun Laoghaire to Howth in
davephelan2005
davephelan2005
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Great day out
We took the shortest trip this company offer, namely an out and back from Howth, around Irelands Eye island . Havin
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  • Dublin Bay Cruises
  • Duration: 60–150 minutes
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