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Casey's Skellig Islands Tours

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Reviewed November 7, 2018

We were one of the lucky few that booked a landing tour for May 17th, about 3 months in advance for about $100/person. Unfortunately, on May 9th, once we were already in Ireland, we were informed via text (and email) that due to the nasty...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank redhead_roaming
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Had an enjoyable experience going out to the Skelligs with Casey’s tours. Boat sat 12 people and a crew of 2. Hassle free organization, I got a text message with updates of the tour, delays etc which was very convenient. We were told of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Our trip with Jim was excellent with entertaining and informative talks, when he was able to hove to, in gentler waters. We were lucky yesterday with just a gentle swell, so he was able to pull in close to the different points of interest. He...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We went on the landing tour to Skellig Michael yesterday, blessed with the weather and experienced one of the most memorable days of our lives. The online booking and SMS contact with the company is easy and professional. The guide Jim and captain Mark were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We took the 2:30 pm tour and could not have been happier! You have to do this if you are near Portmagee. Our skipper was John and first mate Martin and both very knowledgeable and entertaining. Martin, a young lad, was very nice, I enjoyed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Great boat trip around the Skellig Islands. Captain was friendly & very informative- even pointed out the various places Star Wars used in filming which delighted our little Star Wars fans!!! We learned a lot about the islands during the trip. The trip is easy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

We went on the eco tour that took us around the Skellig islands. We had good views of Skellig Michael and saw it from all sides. Quite glad we weren’t on a landing tour as it was blustery and wet and the steps looked scary....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

We booked our tour months before coming to that place, and nothing to say on it, good tour, with a good captain whom explain lots of things about what's around the boat, so no need to think, just book it and enjoy it!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We booked 5 months ago and allowed 3 days in the area to hopefully mean at least one day the weather would be good. Night before the booking we got a reminder email immediately followed by a cancellation “due to weather “ and weather was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Wet-paddler
Reviewed August 12, 2018

These lads are professional to their fingertips yet have a genuine human touch born through a love of what they do !. No better way to enter the water desert of the Irish Hermit tradition. An soul uplifting enchanting experience !.

Date of experience: August 2018
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jencmtl
August 23, 2018|
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Weather permitting you can go around the Skellig Islands
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John T
August 21, 2018|
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Response from Footrush | Reviewed this property |
Hi I think nearly all boats are limited to about 10 or 12 max as far as I know.
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July 13, 2018|
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Response from Eddy W | Reviewed this property |
I think the morning is best, having said that if the evening is the only option, then the later the better. As for wildlife, it's mostly gannets on view which look spectacular around the little Skellig island. Eddy
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