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Seafari Cruises

The Pier, Kenmare, Ireland
353-64-6642059
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Ranked #1 of 9 activities in Kenmare
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Seafari cruises invite you to explore the prolific wildlife of Kenmare Bay on Ireland's premier seal-watching and eco-nature cruise. In our... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Brilliant trip around Kenmare Bay and saw lots of seals, which was magical, but only because of the Captains expertise in the area who explained in great detail that it was important to be quiet to not frighten the seals away. We took off on Irish time ie 1/2 hour late, but that's expected. Captain excellent and very informative and... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

What a wonderful experience! Don't be mislead, this is one extremely knowledgable captain who is passionate about the area and the seals. We loved it and learned at the same time. Loved the "medicine". Just a great afternoon!

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

My partner and I went on the Kenmare Seafari in mid-July, and absolutely loved it. For anyone that's really interested in Celtic seal folklore, have a read of David Thompson's 'The People of the Sea' before you go. The musician-crewmember playing the fiddle to some inquisitive pups from an otherwise silent boat was a proper spine-tingling moment, and the generous... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Went on the Seafari today with hubby and three boys aged 10, 6 and almost 2. The older two really loved it. My almost 2 yr old was having fun, hard enough to keep entertained but then after about 2 hours of sailing the captain told us we all had to sit on one side of the boat, all children... More

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Laytown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

This was an excellent trip down Kenmare Bay. Although the weather wasn't great it was warm and dry for dry for the most part. The scenery was fantastic. Captain Ray was very interesting and his enthusiasm for the local wildlife was clearly visible. Getting so close to wild seals is generally impossible but with his guidance and experience it was... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Really enjoyed this nature cruise . Our skipper was most interested in the wildlife and in making the cruise the most enjoyable experience for all involved. Loved the crews playing of the concertina and the banjo. Also our skippers rendering of the Wild West show! The attention to detail was great and the hospitality wonderful. We were lucky to see... More

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Killarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I took this Seafari Experience as part of my #100happydays journey on facebook (day #50) :) Such a Wonderful Experience with Sealife & Wildlife aplenty on show for all. The boat experience itself offered everything from Enjoyable Live Entertainment from talented musicians; binoculars and blankets provided ; tea/coffee ; cookies ; sing-alongs ; face-painting for the young and just such... More

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Ellesmere, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

What a terrific way to spend a few hours! The crew were lovely, very helpful and informative. Not having children we were a little worried this might be a bit cheesy with the singing and 'fun' we read about on this website but it was nothing like that at all. The captain was, in fact, very entertaining! The real stars... More

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

On June 25th we took the Seafari trip out on the estuary at Kenmare. It was a truly wonderful experience from start to finish. Well organised Embarkation Plan - boarding takes place in order of bookings received which is very fair., very welcoming and helpful crew, exceptionally informative in relation to the wildlife living on the estuary - especially the... More

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Gibraltar
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This is extremely good value for money. The scenery and the wildlife are incredibly beautiful and a treasure that ought to be cherished. The crew are brilliant and knowledgeable but more importantly they care for what they do, the wildlife and the environment. Enjoy the experience as much as we did 😃

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