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Skellig Michael

Ballinskeillig Bay, Ireland
+353 66 947 6306
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“sea sickness” (37 reviews)
“star wars” (47 reviews)
“boat ride” (90 reviews)
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Ballinskeillig Bay, Ireland
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+353 66 947 6306
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"sea sickness"
in 37 reviews
"star wars"
in 47 reviews
"boat ride"
in 90 reviews
"fear of heights"
in 28 reviews
"beehive huts"
in 39 reviews
"once in a lifetime"
in 31 reviews
"world heritage site"
in 17 reviews
"monastic settlement"
in 18 reviews
"uneven steps"
in 8 reviews
"sea birds"
in 24 reviews
"take your time"
in 28 reviews
"boats leave"
in 9 reviews
"bucket list"
in 20 reviews
"rough seas"
in 10 reviews
"boat operator"
in 8 reviews
"weather conditions"
in 11 reviews
"awe inspiring"
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Reviewed today via mobile

Add this to your bucket list. An ancient monastic settlement of the west coast of Co. Kerry, Ireland. Book well in advance to secure a landing boat trip to the island and be prepared for a steep climb to the summit of the island. Run...More

Thank SwordsPat
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Reviewed today via mobile

Absolutely the best experience in our 9 days in Ireland! Lady Clare boat crew were very nice. Gave us rain jackets to cover our legs as there is some splash from the rough waters. Walk to top of Skellig was phenomenal to The Monestary which...More

Thank TMandTM
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Reviewed yesterday

It was a last minute trip for us to Kerry,so we didn't think we'd be able to get on a landing trip. I was delighted when Nealie called me with a cancellation on his boat. We had a fantastic trip and Nealie and Austin really...More

Thank ThePott
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Gerard Kennedy - the owner of The Moorings pub in Portmagee - told me the night before the Skellig visit “you come here for Star Wars but then you get captured by the sacredness of the island”. And that’s true indeed. I’ll never forget this...More

Thank Andrea B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely unbelieable trip- we booked a landing tour (be warned you will need to book well in advance, especially if travelling at a weekend - I booked in March for our August trip and many dates were already unavailable). The place is stunning, absolutely amazing....More

2  Thank Roisin M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

People are flocking here from all over the world because of Star Wars - not because it is a Unesco World Heritage site. Therefore, every Tom, Dick or Yoda nerd is trying to get on the island. Here's what you need to know - this...More

10  Thank TrendyTravellers
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really wasn't sure what to expect on this excursion. I had seen the island on Star Wars and had heard we should try to get tickets if we could. We booked months in advance through skelligislands.com and were very pleased with their service. The...More

2  Thank Candace C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a trip to Skellig Michael which proved the be the highlight of our trip to Ireland. Captain Jim shared his knowledge of the history and flora and fauna - and of course the Star Wars connection! He answered all my questions - and...More

1  Thank LibraryLady106
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I booked a landing tour with Nealie Lynn on the Mary Francis and had a fantastic time. We were unaware of the Star Wars connection until after we began researching our visit. Due to the movie increasing traffic to the island, it...More

2  Thank Always_Globetrotting
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tickets sell out quickly. They went on sale and I tried to buy the next day but it was sold out. Instead I had to contact individual boats and ask if they had seats available. If this doesn't work out you can always go to...More

Thank Kayla S
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Mrf55555
July 28, 2018|
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Response from Niamh Q | Reviewed this property |
We also used The Force Awakens - can't recommend them enough!
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Stuart D
July 10, 2018|
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Response from Vickifitz | Reviewed this property |
Hi I used the force awakens. They were lovely a father and son duo. They may be able to work something out to you
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tan1950
June 24, 2018|
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Response from Vickifitz | Reviewed this property |
About 45 minutes can be longer depending on the tide.
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