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Address: Clear Island, Baltimore, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-28-39135

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Unique island experience!

Cape Clear is a beautiful Island and well worth a visit. On a calm day there is nothing quite like dropping anchor in South Harbour and wandering ashore. There is more comfortable... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Cork
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69 reviews 69 reviews
26 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Cape Clear is a beautiful Island and well worth a visit. On a calm day there is nothing quite like dropping anchor in South Harbour and wandering ashore. There is more comfortable access if there is a swell in North Harbour but it can be busy with the ferries coming and going.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I went with my friends in the afternoon. The island itself is lush and beautiful. We hiked around for about a hour or so before grabbing a bite to eat at the small cafe they have there. The people were nice. If you get a chance I would say to visit but don't make it a point.

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Tralee, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Led a group of pilgrims for St.Ciaran's Day, March 5th 2015 from Tralee and Killarney. Great pre-trip from Séamus Ó Drisceoil. Excellent Ferry, shared trip with about 30 Transition Years from North Presentation Convent School, Farranree, Cork and staff on Ferry were excellent with them, very safety conscious. Cape Clear is a little bit of heaven, first landfall of Christianity... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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21 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

An hour away, in the ocean, lovely Cape Clear has several nice sights, enough to keep you busy for a day. We climbed and decided to have lunch in the middle of nowhere, which was simple. The way back was more complicated as we had opted for a different path and had to jump through knee deep brambles and juniper... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We stopped off for an hour or so for a break. It was pleasant enough but nothing spectacular.There is a small cafe at the harbour which was quite nice and people seemed friendly enough.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

Took the ferry out from Baltimore with my family. You need to be prepared for the walking and the hills. It is a lovely island with loads of beautiful sites to visit but be prepared for the uphill treks.

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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Great festival --- music, dancing and lots and lots of stories --- all in the gorgeous island of Cape Clear.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We have been to the cape many times on day visits , it was amazing to get to stay for a long weekend which we enjoyed so much that we have booked to return next year with our family and friends . We were entertained by the storytelling festival and the after show parties in the bars, what a laugh... More 

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cork
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

If you get a chance to ferry over to Cape clear, take a couple of hours out and go kayaking on the South harbour of the island. Operated by Paula every Summer; You will receive a warm welcome, all the equipment, strict professional instruction and you'll have a laugh too - great caves and other scenery - a must do... More 

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Glengarriff, Irland
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I've been to this magical island several on occasions. It has such a beautiful scenery and walking (even with the hills). The locals are very friendly and welcoming - in Irish and English. Wandering from harbour to harbour and to the lake is really pleasant.

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