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Skellig Michael

Ballinskeillig Bay, Ireland
+353 66 947 6306
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“boat ride” (87 reviews)
“sea sickness” (30 reviews)
“fear of heights” (27 reviews)
Ballinskeillig Bay, Ireland
+353 66 947 6306
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Reviewed May 27, 2016

We took the boat tour around the islands because they are booked months out because of the popularity of the islands since Star Wars. It was so wonderful and the weather couldn't have been better. If you are one to get motion sick, you might...More

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed May 23, 2016

One of the most enjoyable and mesmerising experience in Kerry, the views on a good day are fantastic. The site is looked after by the OPW who will meet you when you land on the island(45 minute boat trip - Book in advance as it...More

2  Thank PaulRooneyLK
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We didn't book the tour ahead of time and were told after calling a few days in advance that they were all full for months! The popularity of Star Wars has really amped up the tourist flow to the Skelligs. We gambled and went super...More

2  Thank Sara M
Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing experience, from start to finish. We had beautiful weather and the boat ride was so enjoyable. We spotted some seals and our driver made a little side stop to little Skellig for us. The climb was hard for me in one place...More

2  Thank Laura R
Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Sunday sailing around the Skelligs. Apparently a rockfall incident happened recently and it was closed to public access for a while. Magnificent view sailing around the rocks anyhow. The Little Skellig gave a very Galapagos feel --- the "white" island with all the birds... the...More

3  Thank Sitie
Reviewed May 15, 2016

When I learned while touring the Museum that the latest Star War film, last 5 minutes where filming on Skellig I could not wait for the long flight home to watch the movie and the airplane. It really is beautiful, but if you got out...More

1  Thank jasatt
Reviewed May 15, 2016

If you have come this far, you probably already know that you want to visit Skellig Michael. The place is spectacular and amazing and cannot be missed if you are in Ireland. The key is, who are you going to travel with? This year, the...More

3  Thank Nevergo33
Reviewed May 6, 2016

An island off the southern coast of Ireland was a choice film location in the 2015 Star Wars Movie. An island that a small group of munks use to live isolated lives for many years. With its stone steps and pathways and hive like huts...More

2  Thank Patricia M
Reviewed April 20, 2016

I am a huge Star Wars fan and took no more than four months after the film came out to have me sailing around Luke's home. But really, once we arrived, Star Wars was left behind. During the hour and so journey until the island,...More

5  Thank Perrymoon
Reviewed March 22, 2016

Truly magical place. Spectacular scenery, wildlife do ancient heritage sites. Opportunity to see dolphins and whales, if lucky. Great diving site also.

3  Thank april5
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October 6, 2017|
Response from Tuppefun | Reviewed this property |
I’m unsure weather can be pretty rough that time of year. Usually 2 types of tours a landing one and the second you get a spin about both islands. Fab view. Check website of local operators based in portmagee. Used to be... More
October 5, 2017|
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Response from Tuppefun | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, when you leave boat they tell you time to come back. It’s important that you book ahead. Places limited. On the island for a few hours. All depends on the weather.
August 30, 2017|
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Response from Chris I | Reviewed this property |
We paid 75 euros each for our trip and felt that included the tip!