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Dublin Bay Cruise

  • Get off the tourist path with this bay cruise
  • Skip navigating public transit with this convenient sail
  • Visit the fishing village of Howth or the seaside town of Dun Laoghaire
Dublin Bay Cruise
From US$26.00
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Dun Laoghaire to City Centre
1 hour cruise from Dun Laoghaire to Dublin City Centre
From US$25.99
City Centre to Dun Laoghaire
1 hour cruise from Dublin City Centre to Dun Laoghaire
From US$25.99
Howth to Dun Laoghaire
Jump on board the St Bridget and enjoy a coffee or a glass of wine as we take you on a 60 minute cruise from Howth back to Dun Laoghaire
From US$25.99

Explore beyond Dublin city center with this peaceful cruise in Dublin Bay. As you sail between Dublin and either the historic fishing village of Howth or the seaside town of Dun Laoghaire, the boat offers views of the Poolbeg Lighthouse, the Dublin Mountains, and Joyce’s Martello Tower. The cruise is complete with a full bar on board.

What to Expect

This tour sails between Dublin City (departure from Sir John Rogerson’s Quay), Dun Laoghaire’s East Pier, and Howth’s West Pier seasonally seven days a week.

Cruise from the city center in Dublin south to the charming seaside town of Dun Laoghaire. During the journey, see Dublin landmarks including the Poolbeg Lighthouse, Dalkey Island, and the wildlife reserve at Bull Island.

Alternatively, you can sail from Dun Laoghaire to Dublin’s city center, or from the historic fishing village of Howth to Dun Laoghaire. Howth is known for its quality seafood restaurants and for its walking paths along the dramatic sea cliffs.

The boat has a full bar on board for enjoying a drink while cruising by Joyce’s Martello Tower and the Baily Lighthouse.

The cruise ticket also includes a discounted train fare on the DART train that connects Howth and Dun Laoghaire to the Dublin City Center.

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Reviewed 6 days ago
Dublin to Howth cruise and DART

The four of us set off from the Samuel Beckett Bridge and we enjoyed the commentary while the boat sailed off for Dun Laohaire where we had a 20 minute stop. The sea was calm and the air was warm. We then set sail for...More

Thank Oakworthgirl
Reviewed 3 May 2018
Best way to see the coast of Dublin

Absolutely fantastic the best way to see Dublin bay for tourists and locals. A surprise birthday treat for myself and sisters to celebrate our birthdays. Great size boat staff are very professional (you feel safe) but also great crack. Boat is clean and has a...More

1  Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile
Dublin Bay Cruise

This is a very nice way to see Dublin. It is good value, the staff are friendly and some of the views are excellent. Even on the rough seas it was fun and if you going out in the winter wrap up. It does get...More

Thank DLMC71
Reviewed 7 October 2017
Work event on the boat

This was my second time with Dublin Bay Cruises, and I enjoyed my time very much. With my colleagues, we took the boat from the Dublin port and enjoyed the cruise to the Dalkey Island and back. In our case, some finger food was available...More

Thank Vincenzo S
Reviewed 12 September 2017
Guides have an obvious love of their job

Took a cruise last Saturday. . Emma and Olivia were the guides. They have an obvious love of their job. Got as excited as their customers over getting to see porpoises. Very interesting tour, it flew by

1  Thank MollyandTommy
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