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Blasket Islands

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A small archipelago off the coast of County Kerry.
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Dunquin Pier | Dunquin, Dingle, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful island with a lot of history. Includes a guided tour if required, about 45 minutes long, very knowledgeable guide. A lot of ruins, but one cottage has been done up to view. Small cafe and toilets. Beautiful beach , which has a seal colony...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Such a memorable day spent on the island today. The crew were so friendly and professional, safely getting us on and off the boat via a dingy. Easy to book in advance and we were kept updated on sailing conditions. Price includes a fascinating short...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

We thought the shorter 20-minute trip on the ferry from Dunquin sounded more appealing than the longer trips from Dingle or Ventry. We were lucky to have a sunny day and a smooth crossing. They gave us three hours on the island, which was plenty...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank stepwegaily
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Wow - what a day! Every Irish school child knows the tale of "Peig" - the Irish speaking island woman from the Blasceid Mor (Big Blasket). There are 6-7 different islands in this chain. I strongly recommend spending 2 hours at the Blasket Islands Centre...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank jm2r
Reviewed 21 July 2018

My mother, my two sisters, my daughter and a friend spent two nights in Peig Sayer´s cottage a week ago. We were all really excited about our trip but what we experienced on the island surpassed all our expectations. We were in awe of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank EdelMK
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Make a reservation, hop on the boat, and take this Kerry adventure off the Dingle peninsula. Amazing "ghost town" of a village with some cultural significance - as translations of a handful of Gaelic/Irish language autobiographies came from here and capture a spirit, place, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank tdo-ca
Reviewed 16 June 2018

It is a very worthwhile trip to the Blasket Islands. We hiked around the island and took in great views. We ended the day down on the beach watching the seals play in the surf and sun themselves. In addition, we caught a bit of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank RTOlson
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Very worthwhile to visit to see how life once was on the Blasket Islands. That film “Ryan’s Daughter”was filmed at this location. That landscape is dotted with ancient and historical early Christian sites

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Mars1964
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Friday week, four of us went out to the great blasket island for the weekend. We arranged everything through Alice and Billy who run boat trips out to the island and who also have a cafe and accommodation out there. It was amazing! The weather...More

Date of experience: September 2017
6  Thank Sineadsheehy
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Finishing the holiday with a boat trip to Blasket Island.Advised to get there early for a good parking spot.30 euros for a return trip.Make sure you have you sea legs + warm & wet weather clothing.You will have to catch a dinghy over to the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank PhilMerridan
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NiallD125
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Response from blasketislandferries |
Yes, if you are camping with your own gear, I always give people my own personal number in case of emergencies. I live just next to where the ferry departs at Dunquin pier. We also have contact with the owners of the hostel... More
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