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Skellig Michael

Ballinskeillig Bay, Ireland
+353 66 947 6306
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“sea sickness” (38 reviews)
“boat ride” (88 reviews)
“star wars” (40 reviews)
Ballinskeillig Bay, Ireland
+353 66 947 6306
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Been before to the skelligs rocks but first time seeing puffins first hand. Magical.sea trip thete with skelligs force awakens was comfortable trip and enjoyable from ballinskelligs piet. Definately recommended.

Thank Siobhan B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was my favorite adventure in Ireland. You take a small boat out and the ride is intense, definitely not for those who get seasick easily. When you get to the island you walk up steep stairs filled with puffins to the top where a...More

1  Thank Kate P
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Skellig Michael is a very special place that preserved European learning during the Dark Ages, it has also featured in Star Wars movies. It should be on every traveller's "must see" list. But to enjoy this trip you need to be prepared to make some...More

3  Thank Bernard M
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Let me just start by saying, I couldn’t care less about star wars, and every time I see the commercials for the new movie I get so giddy, knowing I’ve been to Skellig Michael and most haven’t. We Went first day of the 2017 season,...More

5  Thank DannyPEgan
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This is a seriously choppy boat ride so prepare for that. I got motion sickness patches and I’m grateful I did, so many people got sick on my boat. I rode on Jamie’s boat who doesnt have a website but you can book by email....More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We took the boat cruise around the Skelligs, as we hadn't booked a landing trip in advance. We booked on the morning of the cruise, and as the weather would be inclement for the next few days this was our only opportunity to get out...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Skellig Michael is gaining popularity due to it being featured in 'The Force Awakens', but there is a lot more than that. First off - this tour needs to be booked in advance. They only allow a certain number of people on the island each...More

2  Thank Aaronwoo
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This was a truly special experience. We got our tickets through Seanie and Mary Murphy at skelligsrock@skelligsrock.com. David was our boat captain and he was fantastic. We left out of Port Magee and I would recommend showing up at the dock plenty early because they...More

1  Thank IowaMunsterRugbyFan
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We booked with Skellig Walker (highly recommend them, fast boat with enclosed wheelhouse for times when the weather is poor or seas are rough.) We booked far in advance and confirmed regularly to ensure our booking was held and the weather would permit landing. We...More

Thank AR C
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Travelled on Skellig Walker Boat with Kav and Darragh , who took very good care of us on the trip to and from the Island . The boat was spotlessly clean and comfortable despite choppy waters. We were so lucky with the weather , brilliant...More

1  Thank lawphy
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6 October 2017|
Response from Tuppefun | Reviewed this property |
I’m unsure weather can be pretty rough that time of year. Usually 2 types of tours a landing one and the second you get a spin about both islands. Fab view. Check website of local operators based in portmagee. Used to be... More
5 October 2017|
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Response from Tuppefun | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, when you leave boat they tell you time to come back. It’s important that you book ahead. Places limited. On the island for a few hours. All depends on the weather.
30 August 2017|
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Response from Chris I | Reviewed this property |
We paid 75 euros each for our trip and felt that included the tip!