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Dolphin Discovery

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“crew”(4 reviews)
“dolphins”(6 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Merchants Quay, Kilrush Creek Marina, Kilrush, Ireland
+353 65 905 1327
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Great service from making contact to book to a cheery farewell. Boat well managed and great staff. Saw loads of dolphins. Nice trip. Recommended

Thank Cookiediscoblah
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Dolphins really were hiding but crew stuck in and we were out over the advertised time to find them. Great experience to get so close to them. Not cheap to do but a great experience.

1  Thank jgraemec
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We chose this trip rather than the one at Carriginholt, on advise from our resort. We had two very young children with us and did not want to risk choppy waters outside the bay. We were not disappointed. Very easy to find, with an excellent...More

Thank Chancediner
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Went out with Discover Dolphins today from Kilrush, and really enjoyed the trip. We had Barry who was good fun and good with the blarney (!), and Stephanie a marine biologist who was out taking photos to identify them, and telling us a bit about...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend a dolphin trip with dolphin discovery. We previously went with the boat from carrigaholt. Both. Trips were equally excellent. I think this one is better for families as boat goes to inner estuary where it's calm as opposed to mouth of estuary. We...More

1  Thank aonghuso739
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Whilst on Holiday to Ireland we opted to go on The Dolphin Discovery boat trip. Very good choice of ours. The crew were so friendly, helpful and informative and the boat trip of approx 2 and a half hours was worth EVERY euro. We got...More

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

It was too long and too expensive would not recommend it to anyone. Instead I would recommend bringing the kids to the beach.

Thank Derpy V
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This is a exciting trip great ti be safe on the water with children and they went out of there way to let us see the dolphins several times. The talk was good and the children loved it I really enjoyed the trip, such a...More

Thank rose b
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We went out on the Dolphin Discovery boat as part of a bus load of people on a weeks trip to Ireland. The staff explained they could not guarantee that we see dolphins as it is their natural environment, but they would do their best!...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Despite inclement weather, we decided to brave the rain and board the Dolphin Discovery! The two and a half hour journey along the Shannon Estuary way exceeded our expectations. The crew were very attentive throughout the journey ensuring everyone stayed as dry as possible and...More

Thank Julian B
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Michael B
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Response from Jen B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Michael, The website says 26 euros for adults + 14 for children. Please don't be put off by the price. We went in May and it was well worth it, the trip was just over 2 hours, the crew was fantastic with their knowledge... More