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Casey's Skellig Islands Tours

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Address: Portmagee pier, Portmagee, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 87 239 5470
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Fabulous day out

Our family of 4- (mom,dad,8year old, and 5 year old) headed out on the 9:30 boat to Skellig Island. It was bumpy and the 5 year old started to cry. They were quick to check on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Julie S
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Mildenhall, United Kingdom
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Mildenhall, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our family of 4- (mom,dad,8year old, and 5 year old) headed out on the 9:30 boat to Skellig Island. It was bumpy and the 5 year old started to cry. They were quick to check on him. So kind. Then they passed out waterproof jackets. We enjoyed the ride but we're glad we had all taken Dramamine. The climb out... More 

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Winnipeg, MB
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88 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great tour, we had perfect weather and calm seas. Very happy with their service. Boat ride was very good, we felt safe. Very helpful and they were quite funny! Great sense of humor. I would suggest you book with them! Have fun!

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Thank keepitsouth
New York City, New York
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Although the crew was flexible, be warned this boat does not always sail! When it does, it is a rough ride with a very loud, piercing engine (oh the migraine). We were unable to dock and our captain said, had it been 3 hours later we might have been able to which was a little disappointing. We wish that he... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited in September and just now writing the review. The water was a little choppy and it was a little rainy when we went out and I felt nothing but safe. They also pointed out all the sea critters on the way and took us by the little skellig on the way back. I got engaged on the island and... More 

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Thank drinkmerrily
Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time. I loved the boat ride and the landing was good fun. The walk up Skellig Michael is a great experience and the puffins were brilliant. A must do on any Ireland tour

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Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had an amazing and perfect visit to Skellig Michael last month! We truly lucked out on our trip. First with having our name on the waitlist due to the tour's popularity and finding out their was a cancellation the day before, we were ecstatic! Kathleen was easy to communicate with, very professional. Second, the weather was... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made reservations for Brendan Casey's Tour of Skellig Michael, far in advance, due to the outstanding reviews. We knew it was weather-dependent so we booked 2 nights in Portmagee. (The drive from Kenmare is a nightmarish, stressful 2 hours--could not imagine doing it on the day of the trip!) We had noticed on the reviews that if your reservation... More 

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brencas, Owner at Casey's Skellig Islands Tours, responded to this review

Hi Patty, You must remember that this is a boat tour and is dependant on the SEA CONDITIONS not just the weather. We make that clear on our website, we make it clear when people book and we made it clear to you when you booked and again many times to you on the phone. So it really is difficult... More 

Boise, Idaho
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great day for our visit, not windy, not rainy. The boat ride to and from was comfortable, we felt like we were in very good hands with our captain. The time on the island was just right to explore and hear the volunteer's informative talks. We got a great view of the smaller island on the way... More 

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New Albany, Indiana
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108 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Since the latest Star Wars movie has greatly increased the popularity of Skellig Michael, you need to book well in advance or hope for a cancellation. I made my booking via email 2 ½ months in advance and several companies were already sold out for our dates. You must contact them the day before your sailing to confirm conditions are... More 

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Dungannon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Many years ago I saw a documentary which included Skellig Michael, and I've talked about going there ever since! This year when I made enquiries "landing tours" were booked up for weeks in advance and I thought I'm going to be disappointed again. This year God smiled on me, in the guise of Mrs Tina Murphy - when we booked... More 

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