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Skellig Michael

Ballinskeillig Bay, Ireland
+353 66 947 6306
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“sea sickness” (38 reviews)
“boat ride” (88 reviews)
“star wars” (40 reviews)
Ballinskeillig Bay, Ireland
+353 66 947 6306
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Booked months in advance- and we lucked out with super weather. Basics: Need to book a boat ride to the island (brings you back!) - months in advance with operator directly- now done on web-sites. 2 types of tours: 1:around the islands and 2:landing trip...More

3  Thank NikosTexas
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Fantastic trip and day out .. on the new, spacious and well appointed vessel .. suitably christened "The Force Awakens" ... plies from Ballinskelligs (Reen) pier skippered by the seasoned Brendan and Derek who did not hang about! .. gave us great insights into the...More

2  Thank Volcano2013
Reviewed 5 September 2017

amazing trip and enjoyed it very much, be advised this is a climb. Admittedly I am kind of scared of heights so it scared the crap out of me. Physically it is not crazy hard but it is strenuous. My 12 year old daughter opted...More

Thank Walt S
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Great trip out this, sea was alittle rough but deffo worth the trip if you can stomach it you usually get around 4 hours on the island before being picked up again by your boat. It takes around 30mins at a steady pace to climb...More

2  Thank Jay C
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We were looking forward to this for a long time; we are fortunate to have a friend in Ireland who made the arrangements for us and also came with us; it is essential to make a reservation before you travel, as there is great demand...More

1  Thank sharlot
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Please don´t watch you tube videos of the stairs because you could be scared to death if you are a scared of heights person, like me. For months I did watched those videos and wondered if I could survive in the island, if it was...More

2  Thank Mariana S
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I have to say this was an amazing experience - we had great weather, so the steps were dry - I was with an 11 year old, and at no point was I worried we were in danger. My advice is if you think you...More

1  Thank Conor C
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We were fortunate to have made reservations with Jamie Duff and had a lovely day to explore the Skelligs. Jamie was top notch and very professional along with his First Mate Liam. I cannot begin to tell you how spectacular the island is! The views...More

1  Thank acorrigan62
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Absolutely amazing place oozing with mystery, history, nature and fascinating views. From the moment you set your foot on the island you are in one of the most incredible locations on the planet. And that's coming from someone whose profile name - travelbonkers - is...More

2  Thank travelbonkers44
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We were one of the few lucky ones who made it onto the island as the weather and sea swells were very "iffy". Climbing to the top was tough, but definitely worth it. The views were spectacular! We had plenty of time to get up...More

Thank Dawna O
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7 October 2017|
Response from Tuppefun | Reviewed this property |
I’m unsure weather can be pretty rough that time of year. Usually 2 types of tours a landing one and the second you get a spin about both islands. Fab view. Check website of local operators based in portmagee. Used to be... More
5 October 2017|
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Response from Tuppefun | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, when you leave boat they tell you time to come back. It’s important that you book ahead. Places limited. On the island for a few hours. All depends on the weather.
30 August 2017|
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Response from Chris I | Reviewed this property |
We paid 75 euros each for our trip and felt that included the tip!

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