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Dunquin Pier, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Really enjoyed boat trip got to island very steep climb up to cottages opw gave great talk on the people who lived there .we then went for wander around island ourselves and came across 4 DEAD SHEEP two who had been dead for few days...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 1 week ago

35 Euro Ferry requires a dingy transfer at either end. Professional, well equipped service. Advised to call a day or two before departure. We visited on a sunny day in July in near perfect sea and visibility conditions. Seasonal cafe and accommodation available - we...More

1  Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely not for people with any difficulties walking up steep slopes or scrabbling in and out of boats, this is a strenuous day but well worth it. We walked around the top of the mountain to the prehistoric site and enjoyed stunning views. Everyone else...More

1  Thank tes108
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had no idea what to expect when we decided to take the ferry from Dunquin Pier over to the Great Blasket Island. My suggestion is to do it from Dunquin as opposed to Dingle - there are far more times available from Dunquin than...More

1  Thank Erin S
Reviewed 27 May 2018

This was a wonderful experience. We had been to Dingle several times, but this time we decided to go to the Island. From the ferry at Dunguin Pier it was only about 20 minutes. The Island was abandoned in the 1950s so you are walking...More

2  Thank Chuck52310
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

This was the highlight of our weekend Before I start just one thing if you have limited mobility or fearful of water bare two things in mind it’s a steep climb after your return journey and there is a dinghy transfer from big boat to...More

1  Thank Burningburns
Reviewed 12 April 2018

The feeling was a mixture of different emotions. I had experienced fear of the pier how to survive the floatable boat and the climbing area to get to the higher level. But once there I was happy I made it there, and I watch sealed...More

Thank Ndeye L
Reviewed 15 February 2018

After a lot of research on top things to do on our holiday to the Dingle Peninsula last September, we had visiting the majestic Blasket Island as our number one from the many wonderful reviews we had read on Tripadvisor. We booked our trip with...More

4  Thank marylucy81
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Very panoramic views of the Dingle Peninsula, learning about the old way of life & unique literary achievements being on these remote offshore islands. Good walking grounds through the nature trails & overlooking the bay. The little tour boat that takes to the islands, the...More

Thank Conrad S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Unfortunately, for me, having been forced to read and learn as Gaelge (In Irish language) the book narrated by Peig Sayers, which was her account of an awful life endured by the Islanders and then subsequently... suffered by thousands of misfortunate students of Irish for...More

1  Thank sonyamsonyamsonyam
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Response from JZoopa | Reviewed this property |
Think €35 return but one of the ferries does an island tour which might me more I think
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Response from sandracT2035NV | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what you are into. If you are into the whole Star Wars theme, then Skellig Michael is a must, otherwise they are both equally beautiful. Although when you get back home, you probably will be sorry for not doing... More
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