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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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We first did the Seafari cruise 13 years ago and when we returned with our wildlife-mad 10 yr old to the area, it was a "must-do". On both occasions we've got close enough to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Kilkenny, Ireland
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This trrip was advertised as Seal and Eagle watching. Also deer, foxes, otters were advertised on their leaflet but it was obvious during the trip that we were never going to see anything but seals. We were looking forward to seeing eagles. The sailing was almost an hour late leaving. €25 per adult was way overpriced for what you got.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We first did the Seafari cruise 13 years ago and when we returned with our wildlife-mad 10 yr old to the area, it was a "must-do". On both occasions we've got close enough to the seals to take some great pictures and enjoy observing them. We were lucky enough this time to see seal pups. Other reviewers have commented on... More 

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We did this today and over the course of three and a half hours we were entertained by our Skipper, Raymond who even managed to make the safety demonstration funny. A great trip down Kenmare Bay with a fascinating commentary highlighting both the history of the area and the wildlife on view. The visit concludes with an up close view... More 

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Preston, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Everything about this trip was superb. Book ahead to ensure you get on board; the captain called us on board in order of booking before boarding folk who'd turned up on the day. Make sure you have cash to pay with and take plenty of warm layers to put on as it gets chilly on the water. Binoculars were provided... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Booked an afternoons cruise on the Bru and had a very enjoyable trip. the staff are very approachable, friendly and informative. Excellent value with coffee and snacks provided. Plenty of seals and maybe a Sea Eagle or Otter can be seen. Binoculars provided. Found this very informative with humor and fun thrown in for free. Would recommend for young and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Had a great time ! Sit on the left hand side of the boat for the best view of the seals & wrap up well. There's no point being early & queuing up early as once you're pre booked the captain will call you aboard in order... It took nearly 3 hours and if recommend it to anybody young or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed our trip which coincided with the "pupping" season The cruise provides excellent value and a good insight into the local environment

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Brampton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Our family of six, kids ages 5 to 13, loved this boat trip. We got to see lots of wildlife and baby seals which my kids loved. They also loved the lollipops and tea and cookies. Thanks captain Ray and crew.

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Waterville, Maine
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This was an amazing humerus insight into sea-life and bird-life of the beautiful County Kerry. From start to finish it was a hilarious voyage into the natural wild sealife of Kenmare. This is a must-do attraction in Kerry

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is a must!!!! We were very lucky with the weather and had a great tour. We witnessed seal pup being born and it was just magical. I love seeing Ireland from a different view and Ray and his crew gave me a perfect view of the Island. The running commentary does get annoying at times as I like to... More 

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Address: The Pier, Kenmare, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-64-6642059
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare

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