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Address: The Pier, Kenmare, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-64-6642059
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Description: Seafari cruises invite you to explore the prolific wildlife of Kenmare Bay...
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.
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Up close and personal seal encounter of the real kind! What a fantastic day this is. 4 hours of 1st class entertainment, we laughed out loud at the running commentary and loved... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Up close and personal seal encounter of the real kind! What a fantastic day this is. 4 hours of 1st class entertainment, we laughed out loud at the running commentary and loved being so close to nature - soaring gannets, jellyfish and even a puffin! When we got to the seals, it was even better as Raymond the Captain carefully... More 

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Sligo, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Unbelievable trip. Not only do you get to see the seals, but the captain and his crew were unforgettable. Rain or shine you will be comfy on the trip and the supplies tea and medicine after a little rain shower is simply perfect. The captain is so knowledgeable about the seals and the area (and Irish politics, lol), that you... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

This trip may not be the one perfectly organized for the children or the boat is not new and luxury but one thing you can be absolutely sure - you will see the seals , as close as you possibly can do that in a wild life. They are good in finding seals, and that is exactly what people are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Possibly the best way to spend your time. I rarely rate things but this was well worth the visit. Passion for wildlife and pure enthusiasm. Perhaps the best family time in a long time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We booked in for the 11 am cruise. but captain turned up very late. so keeping our young children entertained was a challenge when the boat wasn't moving. Other than that the cruise was very good. plenty of opportunities for photos and the captain was very knowledgeable. There were toys to keep the kids entertained which was needed for when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Now I realise how luck was on our side when we went out but not only did we see loads of Cormorants and seals, we were sooooo luck to see the Sea Eagle flying and later, chilling on some rocks. The captain was so good and was flexible on stopping when something of interest was spotted, we were on the... More 

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Crawley Down, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Arrived at 2.50pm for the 3pm cruise, but no boat. Boat arrived in at 3.25pm. People offloaded, new people sold tickets and counted on board, boat left at 4.10pm....for a 2-3hr cruise down the bay. We had a full and thorough safety-briefing! Saw some birds, stopped for 20mins to watch an eagle but only after the captain ensured nobody would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Very nice experience to see seals with Seafari. Staffs are very welcome!!!! They severed sweets, biscuits, coffee and tea!!! :-) Hope we can join this tour again. See you~~~~~~~

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Madrid, Spain
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29 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The tour was a nice experience...they provide you sweets and musical entertainment while you wait for the boat. Our tour was the first of the day and still left 45 minutes late and was over 3 hours long. The ride itself was pretty uneventful except for the seals. Our captain Raymond took a great effort to get as close to... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We had a nice trip on the Seafari. The trip was over an hour late leaving and little apology made, I think it is likely to be a bit random. Great for a large group of all ages and relaxing way to see the beauty and wildlife. It was a bit odd going from tape to live commentary and a... More 

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