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Lovely few hours on Irelands Eye

I booked our journey to the island a few days in advance. We were a bit early but he let us on an... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2017
ProfessorRathgar
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Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
Fun trip

The captain was friendly the ocean was calm and it was a beautiful day. Great little 30 min... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2017
Kurt R
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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

The trip is amazing as the scenery and wildlife are second to none. Although clarifying before booking that a tour guide was critical for our large group, there was no tour guide provided. The tour mostly consisted of a sheet of paper with facts written...More

Thank Hungry m
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

I’ve done two tours with them. The first ‘around the island’ in October and the second ‘landing tour’ in mid June. Here are a few things to know to help you get the most out of your experience. 1. They take about 12 passengers max...More

Thank ALBAtl_Ga
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

I booked our journey to the island a few days in advance. We were a bit early but he let us on an earlier boat with 10 Spanish students. The journey is only 15 minutes and was uneventful which is how I like my sea...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2017

Allowed to many people on the return from the island on-board, did not insist that the four children wear life jackets (which I thought was mandatory). Wish we had gone with one of the other ferries as would have felt much safer!

Thank MaireAnne2016
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Before this trip, I was never terrified of seagulls. I am now terrified of seagulls. This trip was recommended at the local TI kiosk. 15€ a person. It is a few euros cheaper if you decide not to visit the Eye. Length of the trip...More

Thank travelingpianist
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

The captain was friendly the ocean was calm and it was a beautiful day. Great little 30 min trip...... we would recommend

Thank Kurt R
Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

We were so lucky with the weather and went around the island. Saw seals and lots of large birds. A commentary would have been good but all in all a good value trip.

Thank wkdtroll
Reviewed November 15, 2016

What a view! Great sightseeing trip to see the rocks, cliffs, and birds. Loved it and we couldn't believe the reasonable price!!

Thank Pauline C
Reviewed November 5, 2016

in the sommer months there is a good ferrie service to the Island of eye ? but it was not running in november as the waters get choppy. or you can go round the Island and back with out a stop

Thank Mark H
Reviewed October 30, 2016

We love to go over to Islands Eye, it really is a wonderful place to be but unfortunately we feel this service is very expensive, really need to lower prices!

Thank 853Antoinette
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