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A Skellig Michael tour incorporates boat transfer to Skellig Michael, landing at Skellig Michael, 2.5 hours on Skellig Michael to explore the pre-Christian monastery and the natural wonders of the island, circumnavigation of Skellig Michael and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Portmagee, Ireland
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All reviews skellig michael wonderful trip landing tour comfortable boat eco tour choppy seas these guys captain and crew skellig island lucky with the weather two hours seasick motion lyne launch boats operator
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

We booked with Skellig Walker cruises nearly 3 months ahead (and paid a small deposit) because of the good reviews and the type of boat. 3 days before our cruise date, we received an e-mail advising that “our system allowed a number of bookings for...More

Thank Winelovers1522
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We had the pleasure of traveling to Skellig Michael aboard the Skellig Walker & it was wonderful, boat is brand spanking new, about 2 years old and very clean inside and out, another plus is it has a restroom onboard as many others do not,...More

Thank Laraine D
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The entire experience with the Skellig Walker outfit was wonderful. The reservations process was easy. The crew was fantastic. Very safe. They concerned about our comfort. My daughter got sick and they were helpful and considerate. Great info about what we were seeing. They took...More

Thank Julie O
Reviewed 2 September 2018

It may cost a bit more than the others but the Skellig Walker is in my opinion the best boat to travel out to Skellig Michael. Travel inside in comfort. It's one of the bigest boats so a smoother journey and we reached island in...More

Thank markandsarahhudson
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Went to Skellig Michael on the Skelligwalker boat in July 2018. What a great trip! Operators were awesome! Took us close up around the two skelligs and then landed us on Skellig Michael. Cannot say enough about this operator and about Skellig Michael. It was...More

Thank Natalie R
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I was lucky enough to have booked our landing trip to Skellig Michael with this company. We sailed on 15th August 2018 when the weather was quite rough - many of the other boat tours cancelled but this one persevered! They even sailed for 2...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2018

This boat trip was fantastic. Both the incredibly friendly owner, his lovely wife, and his son (who was the captain for this trip) were on board.They took us around Little Skellig first to show us the large bird colonies, and this included taking the boat...More

Thank QBzzz
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed visiting the skelligs, and I'm happy I got to see the islands from on a boat instead of doing the hike on Skellig Michael like I originally would have. Especially if your short on time, the trip, which only takes a few...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I have been holidaying on Valentia Island for 10 years & have watched all my friends & family take the trip to the skelligs. I have never been on a boat without being seasick then along came the Skellig Walker - state of the art...More

2  Thank Exploration459706
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We were a group of seven on an Eco Tour around the Skelligs. The weather was great and the seas calm, which allowed our skipper to get very close to the islands. The experience was unique and jaw-dropping. Maria was very helpful in getting our...More

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Emma H
8 May 2018|
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Response from wellschr | Reviewed this property |
Based on my experience, the boats don't stay docked. They drop passengers off and pull away; the seas are too rough to stay at the dock.
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cripple9
30 January 2018|
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Response from Caitriona F | Reviewed this property |
Yes a toilet, full facilities ashore before you board. Water provided. Comfortable, airplane business class style seats inside. Built in seating outside. The newest boat going to Skellig, built locally.
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Daniel K
30 May 2017|
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Response from travelbonkers44 | Reviewed this property |
The boat leaves from The Skellig Experience Visitor Centre, Coarha More, Valentia Island, Co. Kerry. It's just across the bridge from Portmagee village.
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