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Skellig Tours

Bunavalla Pier | Derrynane Harbour, Caherdaniel, Ireland
+353 87 689 8431
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Heritage at its best.

We sailed from Caherdaniel on a very wet August morning. As we travelled towards one of the World's... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
via mobile
Great trip

We may have waited too long to book our landing tour, as most of the boats that sail from Portmagee... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarasota, Florida
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Bunavalla Pier | Derrynane Harbour, Caherdaniel, Ireland
+353 87 689 8431
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We sailed from Caherdaniel on a very wet August morning. As we travelled towards one of the World's most important heritage sites our journey was enhanced as we watched many different sea birds looking for breakfast. As the island came in to view it was...More

Thank seaniecos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We may have waited too long to book our landing tour, as most of the boats that sail from Portmagee were fully booked. But fortunately we found space on Skellig Tours. The captain and his crew were very professional and caring. (And his dogs were...More

Thank MattN69
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Having done most of the Munro's in Scotland, the West Highland Way and the Great Glen, I was so impressed by the Ring of Kerry, but the magnificent walking was not my highlight on my last visit to Ireland. I decided to visit Caherdaniel, Ireland...More

1  Thank ONeil2014
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Myself my wife Phyll and our sheepdog Buddy had an amazing trip with John last Sunday it was one of the best days out I have ever experienced. Seeing Rissos, Common Dolphins and Minke whales as well as the fresh fish filleted and cooked by...More

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 31 August 2016

It's a privilege to be able to go onto Skellig Michael considering that tours are regularly cancelled due to rough seas and only around 120 people are allowed to go on any one day. We, like so many were unable to get onto a boat...More

Thank MyThoughtsSydney
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I took a risk trying to do a Skellig tour last minute. I did check the main site at Portmagee and, as expected, all time slots were sold out. Thankfully, I stumbled across John O'Shea, and seeing that he left out of Caherdaniel/Derrynane harbor, I...More

4  Thank novachik96
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Loved our trip from the beautiful location of the pier to Skellig on a sunny calm morning. John O'Shea the skipper made the trip. My little girl was in the wheelhouse on the way over while he made ginger tea for my other girl. They...More

Thank b s
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Trip to Skellig from Caherdaniel with John O' Shea - absolutely brilliant. Skellig Michael is special and as the guides say 'unique' - you need to visit to understand - to see so much nature around you truly special. For me four hours out at...More

Thank amanganatmanger
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The boat trip to Skellig Michael was the highlight of our Kerry tour. Little Adventure, unique culture, breathtaking landscape and views, hundred thousand of birds, all in one trip: super! Our captain John O Shea took us safe to the island and back. We appreciated...More

Thank tuerkrupp
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

First of all, Skelligs should be on all highlights list of Ireland, it is a definite must see attraction, and we are so glad we did it. We got a chance to feel the ocean(after all, we are on the island), to climb up the...More

2  Thank Schich
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22 October 2015|
Response from John N | Reviewed this property |
It is not a tour. You catch a prebooked boat to Skellig Michael.The cost in Summer 2015 was €60 .Its a self guided trip when you get to the rock but there are 3 well informed staff there to answer any queries you may have.