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Blasket Islands

Dunquin Pier | Dunquin, Dingle, Ireland
+353 85 775 1045
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A small archipelago off the coast of County Kerry.
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Dunquin Pier | Dunquin, Dingle, Ireland
+353 85 775 1045
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Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Very worthwhile to visit to see how life once was on the Blasket Islands. That film “Ryan’s Daughter”was filmed at this location. That landscape is dotted with ancient and historical early Christian sites

Thank Mars1964
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Friday week, four of us went out to the great blasket island for the weekend. We arranged everything through Alice and Billy who run boat trips out to the island and who also have a cafe and accommodation out there. It was amazing! The weather...More

1  Thank Sineadsheehy
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Finishing the holiday with a boat trip to Blasket Island.Advised to get there early for a good parking spot.30 euros for a return trip.Make sure you have you sea legs + warm & wet weather clothing.You will have to catch a dinghy over to the...More

2  Thank PhilMerridan
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

We got taken to this island late after our rib experience boat broke down from fuel contamination. There was one kind gentleman on the island who made everyone free tea and coffee and we all talked until a bigger tourist boat came to toe us...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Was originally planning to go from Dingle but the approaching weather made it necessary to go from Dunquin. A delayed departure owing to an incident on the island where a visitor had sprained an ankle and had to be airlifted off by the Coastguard, much...More

2  Thank Cymru63
Reviewed July 25, 2017

I have been to the Blaskets about three times now. When I last arrived on the island I was surprised to find there were guides. The Irish government pay these guides to show where some of the homes of the better known authors are. The...More

4  Thank mrsperfect8888
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Took the ferry from the jetty at Dunquin. Caught the 10.45 am ferry. Best to check times before you travel as weather and other factors change the schedule. 30€ each. You can also go from Dingle Harbour. Be warned a degree of physical fitness is...More

1  Thank eonaLondon
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

The most direct route is by ferry from Dunquin where you can park cars easily and walk a short steep path to the ferry, alternative ferry from Ventry which gives beautiful views from the sea up to the coastal drive and a better chance to...More

4  Thank JZoopa
Reviewed April 14, 2017

48 passenger ferry Leaving from Dunquin Pier every hour from approx 10.30am in April, May, June and September. Trips every half hour in July/August from approx 10am. Great to have all these trip times when planning a visit to The Great blasket Island as most...More

7  Thank blasketislandferries
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

The midges were an unavoidable inconvenience, likewise the rude and exceedingly unreasonable boat taxi operators from 'blasket ferry and tours' in Dunquin. The island has great potential but I'd advise enjoying the views from the mainland coastal routes.

5  Thank gtmatch
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Niall D
August 3, 2016|
Response from blasketislandferries |
Yes, if you are camping with your own gear, I always give people my own personal number in case of emergencies. I live just next to where the ferry departs at Dunquin pier. We also have contact with the owners of the hostel... More