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Address: Portmagee pier, Portmagee, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 87 239 5470
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Skellig Michael is a MUST SEE!

I'd heard some questionable reviews about several of the boat tour operators, so I booked with Casey's Boat Trips because he had the most favorable reviews. I am very glad I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 9, 2016
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

I'd heard some questionable reviews about several of the boat tour operators, so I booked with Casey's Boat Trips because he had the most favorable reviews. I am very glad I booked with him -- everything went very smoothly during the process. I initially booked with them many months in advance via e-mail, but it appears their website has now... More 

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Austin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Only a limited number of visitors are allowed to land on Skellig Michael every day and only a limited number of boat operators go there. Casey's did a fine job of getting us there and back again -- with a stop to see the roosting birds on little Skellig -- safely.

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West Chester, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

My wife and I took this trip and happened to hit a beautiful day following multiple days of cancellations. The seas were quite rough on the way out to the island, but Brendan's obvious experience and professionalism made us feel very comfortable. You are travelling with a group of boats. We stayed in Killarney and made the 75 minute trip... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

I was not prepared for this at all. The boat ride was very challenging, especially for land lubbers. It is a small boat with only 12 passengers and two crew, and the waves were very big! I've never been in a small boat on the open sea and it was rough. We were given heavy duty raincoats and it's a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

We weren't sure about going on a small boat as I get sea sick and yes you might be sea sick but however you feel whilst going or coming back will be forgotten when you climb the very steep steps on the Skellig and look about a truly unique place. How the monks did it...I haven't a clue because it... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We booked 3 months in advance and even then there were no openings for a landing trip.It was just luck that as an afterthought I checked the website again and there was a cancellation. So the day came and there was a big storm so no boats went out but Brendan worked it out for us to go the next... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

There are a few main ideas I took away from our journey to Skellig Michael: Firstly, in my nearly 50 years on the planet, one piece of wisdom I have gained is ALWAYS opt for the waitlist. I was crestfallen to see that all landing tours to Skellig Michael are booked so far into the future that our dates, five... More 

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Zurich
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Brendan runs a professional boat service to Skellig Michael, with a nice personal touch. Would recommend!

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Telford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We had been looking forward to this trip as the highlight of the holiday, and on arrival at the port we were encouraged by good organization (they knew who they were expecting) and buoyancy aids were issued to all passengers. I was not expecting such a small boat to go so fast, but once he got out of the estuary... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

We wet to the Skellings whit Casey's Tours, everythng was perfect and the y show us also dolphin and seals. They are very nice and welcoming. I highly reccomand

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