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Dursey Island

Crookhaven, Ireland
+353 27 70054
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Crookhaven, Ireland
+353 27 70054
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

If you get the chance, you must visit Dursey Island, a 20 min drive from Castletownbere. The Cable car is a wonderful experience and is not for the faint hearted but once you cross the Dursey Sound and land on the Island and begin your...More

Thank conniehalley
Reviewed 5 August 2016

decided against going across to Dursey Island as it was already in the afternoon and long queue at the cable car, being informed it will be 45 minutes before our turn, as each trip of 15 minutes can only take 6 adults. Went for a...More

Thank drleongkc
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

A great island to visit, to explore, to ramble, to walk up and down hill, to enjoy the solitude, to enjoy the history, to explore the derelict crafts, to enjoy the breeze, to imagine what life may have been like before the English arrived and...More

1  Thank Richard K
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Wonderful day spent walking Dursey, Sea views, wildlife and history all wrapped into one visit, with a ride on cable car thrown in. Plan trip, research via local history books the significance of the island history. Fantastic day. PS, IT IS ON BEARA, BEYOND CASTLETOWNBERE,...More

Thank mtp101
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Fab place. Bring picnic & good walking shoes. All that is there is beautiful scenery and great hiking. We has a 4 & 2yr old so we didnt venture far. But was definetly worth the trip in the cable car. Arrive early to avoid long...More

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Lovely experience using Ireland's only cable car think it opened at 10am we were there 10.15 and there was a queue! It takes about 7mins to get over to the island there is a minibus that will take you round some of the island John...More

Thank aileen G
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The aim was to get to the top of Dursey Island. It's an easy walk to the junction on the main road before you keep to your right to get up to the summit marker. Takes some 45min. On a clear day, it's a stunning...More

Thank all_the_places
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We stumbled to Dursey Island after a local recommendation, and it ended up being one of the highlights of our trip. It's off the beaten path and the drive includes stellar views. We had the place to ourselves and enjoyed a scenic and challenging hike....More

1  Thank Lbaugus
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

A nice place to visit especially if you enjoy walking. An enjoyable drive to the cable car entrance, where there is ample parking & toilets- as there are none on the island. Once on the island there is a mini- bus that can take you...More

Thank TheMartins1997
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We though this place was amazing Though we were a bit taken back by the fact that the hiking trails had no warning that proper gear was required we did the treK in jeans and a jacket and found it very tough as this was...More

Thank Ryan S
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Bonjour ou doit on se rendre pour prendre le téléphérique? Merci
8 May 2017|
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Alicia E
Hi, How can I go to that island? where is exactly the cableway? How much it is? Thanks Hola, Como puedo llegar a esa isla? dónde esta exactamente el teleférico? Cuánto cuesta? Gracias.
31 May 2016|
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