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Overview
Explore beyond Dublin city center on this cruise across 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, Dublin Mountains, and Joyce’s Martello Tower. The cruise is complete with a full bar on board.
Highlights
  • See Dublin landmarks from a different vantage point on a Dublin Bay cruise
  • Visit the fishing village of Howth or the seaside town of Dun Laoghaire
  • Explore areas outside of Dublin at your own pace
  • Relax with a drink from the onboard bar
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 (April through October) seven days a week. Cruise from the city center in Dublin south to the seaside town of Dun Laoghaire. On the journey, see Dublin landmarks including 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 seafood restaurants and walking paths along the sea cliffs. The boat has a full bar on board for enjoying a drink while cruising by Joyce’s Martello Tower and Baily Lighthouse. The cruise ticket includes a discounted train fare on the DART train that connects Howth and Dun Laoghaire to the Dublin City Center.
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Important Information
Duration
60–150 minutes
Inclusions
  • Discounted DART trip between Howth and Dun Laoghaire (€2)
Exclusions
  • The listed price does not include a parking fee.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Availability for shows cannot be checked without making a booking. Credit cards will only be charged upon confirmation of show availability
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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DEBBIE S wrote a review Jul 2020
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Brilliant day out for adults or children well run very good price went from dunlaoghaire to howth took about an hour even though it was tough seas it was a very pleasant experience would highly recommend
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Alan C wrote a review Jul 2020
Kildare, Ireland145 contributions31 helpful votes
Really enjoyed this boat trip from Dun Laoighre to Dalkey island and around Dublin Bay Area. We were lucky with the fine day / weather which made it even more beautiful and enjoyable! Worth the price, 25 quid for the round trip, boat is well kept, crew are friendly, you can
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Annmarie M wrote a review Jul 2020
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This is a very nice trip where you see Dublin from a completely different viewpoint & is very Covid friendly .See Dublin Docklands,Poolbeg towers & lighthouse like you have never seen them -we did the city tour to Dun Laoighire & then back to beautiful Howth & then back to the
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Date of experience: July 2020
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hotchocolate21 wrote a review Jul 2020
Killiney, Ireland21 contributions10 helpful votes
Super day out with Dublin Bay Cruises on their sailing from Dun Laoghaire to Howth return. Worth every penny! Boat is super clean, very well cared for and not crowded. Owners and staff are so enthusiastic, passionate and professional in what they do, you can really feel the
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Joseph wrote a review Jul 2020
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The cruise itself was pretty average, nothing spectacular. We were told there was a bar on-board and since it was a friends birthday I bought a round of drinks. There were only cans & plastic cups behind the "bar", so I bought 3 cans of Guinness & a soda. Total came to 18.50
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Shoelessjk
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Perfect for those not used to boats
As someone who prefers shorter boat trips the trip there and back to Dalkey island was great. The views of the coas
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jillyh464
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Ignore the Weather - This is fun!!
Blown away (literally) on the return trip from Dun Laoghaire to Howth. Despite poor weather, this was huge fun and
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coach_driver39
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Up and Down we went
What a day went on the boat on a rough day the boat was not to bad on the water but for those who have sea sickness
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Myra P
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Lovely trip across the bay
I went over and back with my grand daughter aged 11 years. We both enjoyed the views and the very interesting gui
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benegelati20
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Not Worth the Price
My friend and I did the Howth round trip and it was just out to the island off of Howth- boring and not worth the p
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AdventureBreaksIE
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Excellent trip on this boat
I am working in a office of tourism and I have been last Monday in this incredible boat and It was a nice experienc
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Peter M
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Howarth to Dun Laoghaire
Very friendly and helpful staff. Had lunch in Howth and boarded the St Bridget for Dun Laoghaire. Full guided tour
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Cdr10gaa
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Land lovers
Well I am so glad I did this trip from howth to dunlaoirgh, just over the hour on a summer day, kids and parents wi
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RenoFu
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Wow, what a great day out.
Many thanks to Ailbhe and all the staff for a really great day out. We took the boat from Dun Laoghaire to Howth in
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davephelan2005
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Great day out
We took the shortest trip this company offer, namely an out and back from Howth, around Irelands Eye island . Havin
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thornja2016
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Great way to see Dublin from the sea
Brought our three kids on this trip from DL to Howth. Amazing staff and great way to see the city from the sea. Enj
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lanze
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Different view of the Dublin coastline
We crossed over from Dun Laoghaire to Howth. It was a Thursday, also a beautiful sunny calm day. It's a pleasant tr
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Scouser321
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While away a few hours on board
Spent a couple of hours on this small ferry around the coast of Howth. There isn't any great sites to see but we we
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paddywack1
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Well Worth the trip
Brought the grand kids on the boat trip from Dun laoghaire to Howth , Booking online was very easy and just bring
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rara r
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Eye Eye Captain
At the end of the west pier at Howth, the kids were full of questions about the size, speed and facilities on the b
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  • Dublin Bay Cruises
  • Duration: 60–150 minutes
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