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Address: The Pier, Kenmare, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 64 664 2059
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Seafari cruises invite you to explore the prolific wildlife of Kenmare Bay...

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.

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One of the most enjoyable days i have ever spent

To spend a day in the company of a captain who was so passionate about nature and conservation, along with a crew who were enjoying their "training" in conservation and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
bernarddoran
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

To spend a day in the company of a captain who was so passionate about nature and conservation, along with a crew who were enjoying their "training" in conservation and protection. Will always remember what cormorant poo can do to a tree!! When i feel low i just look at the photos of the seals, and the sunset at the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Spooky Seafari cruise while we were in Kenmare on holiday. Great price and lovely morning out on the boat. Kids loved spotting the seals!! Our skipper... Ray was great!

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Thank Felicity R
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Myself and my family enjoyed this afternoon with Seafari. At first, we did wonder if there was anything more to it than a pleasant cruise along Kenmare Bay, but we did get up close to a seal colony and it was a great experience. Captain Ross was entertaining and the hot cuppa and biscuits were very welcome. We thought it... More 

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Navan, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Went on the family pirate cruise with the kids. really well priced and wonderful staff felt so comfortable in the environment. Can't recommend this enough especially the seal spotting experience

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Thank firestationstrip
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Travelled from cork with family after booking in advance to be told "your not on the list" then turned away.completely ridiculous thing to say to someone who was booked in and told at booking "will See you on the pier"! Which i can only take as a booking confirmation.seeing as we Travelled specially to pay money for this "spooky halloween... More 

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Ray Ross S, Owner at Seafari Cruises, responded to this review

I am very sorry for the fact that You travelled all the way from Cork and then dissapointed that You and your family did not get on the Halloween cruise. We take great care in recording all telephone reservations for our cruises and always ask guests to leave a clear message but occasionally intending guests either forget to leave their... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Can highly recommend the SeaFari trip, it is a lovely way to spend a couple of hrs relaxing in the company of Skipper Ray and his merry men. The highlight was of course observing the seal colony up close and personal for 30mins or so followed by the warming coffee with a tot of 'medicine' to warm you up!

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Thank Karen S
Dartford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Very enjoyable afternoon on the Kenmare River with Skipper Ray who's enthusiasm was infectious . Enjoyed his singing and the singalong with Frederico , the coffee with "medicine" , biscuits etc . Unforgettable sight of white tailed eagle , seals , etc .Dont miss this if you go to Kenmare .

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Thank davecrosswell
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I enjoyed my trip on Kenmore-Lake. The Captain was very enthusiastic . He started singing as soon as we parted from shore. I am Dutch and was together with my Irish friend, who I picked up as a hitch-hiker last year ! She told me about this cruise, so we enjoyed this together. The history was told during the trip... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

We had a great day. The crew are very good and made us feel very welcome. I would highly recommend this trip and the next time i in the area i will be doing this trip again

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Salinas, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Ray was very entertaining, knew much about local wildlife and history. We learned a lot. Ray pointed out the sea eagles, other birds, and we spent some time near the gray seals in Kenmare Bay. Some tea and cookies in the return, and lots of sweets. Definitely worth the afternoon visit.

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