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Fastnet Rock Lighthouse & Cape Clear Island tour departing Baltimore. West Cork.
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Fastnet Rock Lighthouse & Cape Clear Island tour departing Baltimore. West Cork.

By Connemara Wild Escapes
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Ages 3-80, max of 90 per group
Duration: 6h
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Audio guide: English
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  • Restroom on board
What's not included
  • No food or drink available on the ferry.


Departure details
  • Baltimore Ferry, Baltimore, Co. Cork, Ireland Depart from harbour, please arrive 20 minutes before departure time.
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 11121P210

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 90 travellers

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Which attractions will I visit with Fastnet Rock Lighthouse & Cape Clear Island tour departing Baltimore. West Cork.?
How much is Fastnet Rock Lighthouse & Cape Clear Island tour departing Baltimore. West Cork.?
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  • You'll start at
    Baltimore Ferry
    Baltimore, Co. Cork, Ireland
    Depart from harbour, please arrive 20 minutes before departure time.
    See address & details
  • Pass by
    Baltimore
    Baltimore Beacon
  • 1
    Cape Clear Island
    Stop: 3 hours
    Cape Clear Island is situated off the coast of West Cork on the Wild Atlantic Way. The Island is 8 miles by ferry from the mainland and is the nearest inhabited area to the famous Fastnet Rock Lighthouse. It is three and a half miles long by one and a half miles wide and has a permanent Irish speaking population of 130 which increases significantly during the summer months.
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    Pass by
    Fastnet Rock
    Wild Atlantic Way
  • You'll return to the starting point
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  • Karen G
    Karen G
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    A great tour with Gerry, the best tour guide/bus driver in Ireland!
    We had a most wonderful tour because of our tour guide/bus driver Gerry! He gave us so much information along the 2 hour ride to the Cliffs of Moher, really explaining things along the way. He took great care of our whole group all along the way. He explained our options at the Aran Island of Inisheer for touring, pony guided covered wagon, different type of wagon, ride a bike or walk. He told us about the different place to eat. All good recommendations. He really became my hero before we left for the trip. The trip leaves at 9:00 am at the Kinlay Hostel. There’s no bathroom nearby to use before you leave. The worst thing is there’s no working toilet on the bus!!! Let that sink in. You’re going to be on the bus for 2 hours, each way, with no working toilet. At 8:45 I asked the general manager/representative from Wild Atlantic Way if there was a bathroom close by. He was very rude and brusque, and told me no. He also mentioned, very emphatically, that the bus was leaving at 9:00 sharp. There’s no bathroom available anywhere near the meeting place. I inquired about a toilet on the bus and was told no. Gerry overheard me and walked me most of the way to the Victoria Hotel. I told him I was worried about being left behind and my husband was on the bus. I told him what the WAW representative told me. Gerry nicely but firmly told me not to worry. He said he was the bus driver and he would not leave without me. I hurried and made onto the bus at 8:59. If the WAW representative had bothered to be half as kind and helpful as Gerry I’d have been back on the bus even sooner. He is a very poor representative of your company. Gerry, on the other hand, is wonderful! He is great. You should recognize him and honor in some way. A little kindness (and common sense go a long way. You must have toilets on your buses.
  • whitleygh
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    Perfectly tailored for all experience levels!
    I had such a great time on this ride. I showed horses competitively for the majority of my life, so I always brace myself for group rides being painfully boring for me, but they (brilliantly) split advanced riders off into a separate group, so I had an experience that was my speed (no pun intended). And the views were of course beautiful, as they are in all of Ireland :) One thing to note: plan how you’ll get there ahead of time. Killarney’s city center is very small and walkable but the stable is of course a couple miles outside town, so it was my first time attempting to find a ride and I had underestimated just how limited the transportation options are in Killarney (none of the taxi or ride-share apps that operate in Ireland had ANY available drivers and there were no taxis near my hotel—I was fortunate enough that the stable employs awesome people who were willing to move my horseback ride to a later time when I wasn’t able to make it for my originally scheduled time).
  • 350alissac
    350alissac
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    Worth every penny! I could do it all day!
    I couldn’t stop smiling. One of the most amazing experiences of my life!! The cruise by the Cliff was overwhelming in the best way possible.
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    Horseback riding in Ireland!
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  • donnacT2315JA
    donnacT2315JA
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    Amazing visit riding e-bikes discovering the Aran Island
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    Trail55372
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    Tour of Inishmore
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    Dleab
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    Alan was great
    Our guide was Alan and very fun and informative. The boat part of the trip got canceled and they substituted with a cave adventure which I thought was a dud. Would recommend the caves.
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    MPT26810
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    A ferry ride back in time
    One of the best trips we have taken. Paul and David were fantastic and though it rained most of the day, we had a blast. St Patrick's Island was so surreal. It was cold and rainy and some of us were prepared. Wish we could have seen more of Ashford Castle and the little village of Cong but some of our were drenched and the rain kept us from walking around too much. I would definitely do this again.
  • Happiness61462763300
    Happiness61462763300
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    Cancelled without notice
    We drove 2 hours out of our way and waited and no one showed. The tour was cancelled due to rain and we were not contacted.
  • michaelgF9047GW
    michaelgF9047GW
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    my experience is that it is some kind of scam or hustle
    45 euros for what? Viator sent us a voucher for the Tea Room at the visitor center. The staff there didn't have any idea what we were talking about and had never seen a voucher like the one we had. Every self guided tour we have taken in the past at least supplied us with suggestions and a bit of description. This one gave nothing. I'm disputing the charge with my CC company as soon as I'm back in the states. I think it is a scam. IT is no reflection on the National Park itself which was nice enough
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    sonjavC4477YX
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    925kathrynn
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    J3183ENellenb
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    J C
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    B7241WRpamm
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    Easy, fun, amazing sights and scenery
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Beatrice H
Bournemouth, UK12 contributions
Jun 2022 • Couples
The crew were professional, friendly and informative.
As for the rock itself, well, it has to be seen up close, it is stunning and a bit frightening too. The water around the base was turquoise, due to the power of the ocean breakiñg against the base of the rock.
Written 18 June 2022
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Krabate
133 contributions
Jul 2022
The tour is orginise very well. Nice stop on Cape Clear Island, enough time to hike. The crew was lovely. There is a information on the boat about fastnet. The rock is fab and we were very nice suprise the amazing view. If someone suffer for see sickness dont forget the tablets!! i was there twice so far and i still dont have enought.
Written 13 August 2022
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Daniel H
Dublin, Ireland1 contribution
Aug 2023 • Couples
Great experience and absolutely worth doing this, staff are excellent and very efficient, nothing they could do about the weather but it added to the experience
Written 15 August 2023
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Lucy W
County Dublin, Ireland16 contributions
The boat and crew were very professional, the people we met on the trip were all so nice and good humoured. We walked up and over and the views were spectacular, Cleir goats ice cream is not to be missed. The trip to the fastnet was terrific
Written 7 June 2023
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Richard Lynch
3 contributions
May 2023 • Family
Amazing with dolphins swimming all around the ferry, Fastnet is a feat of engineering which is really awe inspiring. Crew on ferry friendly and knowledgeable about the lighthouse and the animals that we saw.
Written 1 June 2023
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Aaron
9 contributions
Great tour, leaves from Baltimore stops at Cape clear for bout an hour (nice pub and food in Cape clear) then out to lighthouse.. was lucky enough to get good weather ..but the view of light house is amazing ..must do for any lighthouse fans!
Written 20 August 2022
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Richard
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK1 contribution
Weather was to bad to go on the trip we’re disappointed but we got a full refund. We will try again next year, as it looks a great trip to take.
Written 8 October 2021
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Cathy W
Yes, it is really disappointing when the weather is not suitable to go to the Fastnet Rock Lighthouse. We only go when it is completely safe to do so as we want our customers to LOVE this bucket list trip to the Gaeltacht Cape Clear island and then onto the famous 'Rock'. When these storms roll through, they affect our sailings unfortunately, safety first always. Of course, we fully refund any bookings that are cancelled due to weather, We really look forward to hosting you in 2022!
Written 11 October 2021
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