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Address: near Enniskillen, Irvinestown, Northern Ireland
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Fantastic tour on board of Kestrel boat

We had a delightful afternoon thanks to Steven, the captain of the MV Kestrel. He is a kind and warm-hearted man, very knowledgeable of the surroundings. A must-do in Enniskillen!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We had a delightful afternoon thanks to Steven, the captain of the MV Kestrel. He is a kind and warm-hearted man, very knowledgeable of the surroundings. A must-do in Enniskillen!

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

rented a boat and moored at the island was only ourselves and a family on the island very peaceful. It has beautiful ruins unfortunately round tower was closed but it was the off season so not sure if they only do these with tours? Was class even so

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely time visiting the island. The tower was closed sadly with it being out of season (so if going up is something that you are set on doing it is definitely advisable to check that you will be able to before travelling). Even without the tower though there was still lots to occupy us and our little... More 

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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36 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Was on a friends boat today , and travelled from from round o to this wonderful island which I often seen from the road . It was a lovely trip over and nobody on the island at all , although there is a public boat trip from the round o , there you'll find information on times on the notice... More 

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Richland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We were there third week of September with our rental boat from Carrick Craft. We had the opportunity that week to visit White Island, Tully Castle, and Devenish and be the only two people at each location. As I am an archaeology and history buff, I could not have enjoyed Devenish more! Very quiet, and especially interesting to be able... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

A canoe trip from The Round 'O' in Enniskillen had Devenish Island as the half way spot. Well maintained by the NI Heritage group the site is groomed and information signs help understand the history. A lovely round tower and more interesting Abbey ruins are well worth the visit. Either take the short government crossing to the island or enjoy... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Happened to be in the right place at the right time, went to the Round O in Enniskillen and the Boat was leaving for Devenish Island at 2.15pm on the Tuesday we were there. Excellent, really enjoyed the trip which was also reasonably priced, The weather held for us throughout this time too. Stephen and Walter were great hosts on... More 

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We hired a small boat & had a lovely few hours on Devenish Island in beautiful sunshine. A nice day out especially if the weather is good lovely views accross the lake over to the main land & interesting round tower.

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

The monastic ruins of Devenish Island date to the 6th century and are well worth the visit. Many people avail themselves of the private tours and ferries, but the local government (NIEA) offers a less expensive service from 1 July - mid September from Trory Point (from Enniskillen, drive towards Irvinestown for approximately two miles and you will see signs... More 

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Bham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Really enjoyed the trip out to Devenish - very interesting ruins. The audio information on the trip over is also good. However, we then went to White Island and would recommend going there even more. It is a smaller boat - there were only the 3 of us on it - so was like our own private tour! The guide... More 

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