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Seafari Cruises

The Pier, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 2059
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Late disorganized and tatty detracts from great wildlife

This trip has the potential to be a 5 star, but the poor organisation costs Seafari most of its... read more

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Great for Wildlife Lovers

The only drawbacks to this tour are the timekeeping and the haphazard means of booking. There are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Seafari cruises invite you to explore the prolific wildlife of Kenmare Bay on Ireland's premier seal-watching and eco-nature cruise. In our comfortable and sheltered passenger vessel, we will transport you from the picturesque Kenmare Pier in County Kerry into the magical and tranquil waters of Kenmare Bay.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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The Pier, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 2059
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This trip has the potential to be a 5 star, but the poor organisation costs Seafari most of its stars. We sailed 90 mins late. 2 of the 3 crew didn't even arrive until after the departure time. No apology, and general procrastination identical to...More

Thank rjjgilham
Reviewed 4 days ago

The only drawbacks to this tour are the timekeeping and the haphazard means of booking. There are no definitive times and bookings are taken on a daily basis via email or telephone. I arrived at the pier early to ensure a place, although I was...More

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Boat was advertised as departing at 13:30 Waited 1 hour for 'Captain Ray' to arrive, no real apology for lateness when he finally rained to turn up 1 hour late. He then sat down and collected money which took an age and finally on board...More

Thank Sparrywilliams
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My teenage son and his grandfather did this tour yesterday and it was a huge disappointment. The boat left 1.5 hours late and didn't even go all the way out to sea. Saw plenty of seals but that was it. They didn't get back until...More

Thank JBT0707
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I submitted a reservation request through their website a month in advance and received a personalized email from Seafari confirming my date, time, and party size. My family planned our day accordingly and waited at the dock near the boat for almost an hour. Once...More

4  Thank cmbrood
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Loads of fun and learning from the singing Captain and his crew! A great 3+ hours family activity. Stories, songs and fun facts for all. Kept kids and adults entertained. Recommended...

Thank Laurent B
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great day out with friends and family and had many close encounters with the seals. Raymond was a knowledgeable and entertaining host recounting many tales both factual and some which may have been fanciful, or maybe they are going to import miniature...More

1  Thank Sumbis
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

There's other trips around ... but they don't have Ray -owner/captain- and his lovely crew. The sailing is enriched by Ray's extensive commentary - insightful, witty and full of passion for his trade, Kenmare and Kerry at large. Whether you're into botany, sea mammals, or...More

Thank jaimelosantos
Reviewed 4 December 2016

To spend a day in the company of a captain who was so passionate about nature and conservation, along with a crew who were enjoying their "training" in conservation and protection. Will always remember what cormorant poo can do to a tree!! When i feel...More

2  Thank bernarddoran
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We did the Spooky Seafari cruise while we were in Kenmare on holiday. Great price and lovely morning out on the boat. Kids loved spotting the seals!! Our skipper... Ray was great!

2  Thank Felicity R
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15 July 2015|
Response from Ray Ross S | Property representative |
Hi, The boat takes 99 people. You can find additional information on our facilities on our website. Many thanks. Captain Ray