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Fantastic Wildlife Tour

What a fabulous 6 days we had on our tour of West Cork looking for wildlife. It was so exciting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carole K
Fanstatic wildlife half-day walk

A wonderful wildlife walk around Rosscarbery along the coast. Because the weather on the day of our... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
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Explore Europe's undiscovered wildlife frontier and experience the wilder side of Ireland on a small group wildlife, birding and natural history adventure with expert local guides. Ireland’s south coast is punctuated by dramatic headlands, jutting...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fabulous 6 days we had on our tour of West Cork looking for wildlife. It was so exciting seeing so many species of birds, seals, harbour porpoise, common & bottlenose dolphins, Fin & Minke whales, Otters, Red Squirrels and a pair of White...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

A wonderful wildlife walk around Rosscarbery along the coast. Because the weather on the day of our scheduled walk was very bad, Calvin moved the trip to a different time to accommodate my father and I who had travelled from Dublin. As we made our...More

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Calvin J, Owner at Ireland's Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks so much for the lovely review -- and for joining me in Rosscarbery on what turned out to be a lovely afternoon. I look forward to welcoming you and your father to the West Cork coast again soon.

Reviewed 28 July 2018

My husband and I attended the weekend with our 6 month old daughter - although we couldn't bring her along for everything, we still had a great time and Calvin was very accommodating and helpful!! The whale watching was incredible, I couldn't believe how much...More

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Calvin J, Owner at Ireland's Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thanks for the review Catherine -- much appreciated. Was lovely to meet you, Aidan and little Ruby and delighted you enjoyed the weekend. Hope to see you again some time.

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic weekend's wildlife-watching! We spotted a great range of birds, moths, butterflies and sea life. The boat trip on Saturday was undoubtedly the highlight. The excitement at spotting the Big 5 - porpoises, dolphins, minke, fin and humpback whales - was tremendous and...More

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Calvin J, Owner at Ireland's Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. I'm delighted you enjoyed the weekend, and hope you can join me again on the West Cork coast before too long. All the best, Calvin!

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This was my second Wildlife Weekend with Calvin and it was just as fantastic as I'd remembered - and every trip is different so you can keep coming back. The format is perfectly balanced; the introduction to the kinds of things we might see and...More

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Calvin J, Owner at Ireland's Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thanks for the wonderful review Emma -- really great to welcome you to West Cork again on what was a truly memorable weekend. The wildlife along this stretch of the Wild Atlantic Way really is remarkable, and it's a privilege to share it with people....More

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

An amazing weekend, with so many highlights, and such a friendly and relaxed group as well, We found everything that flew, swam, or crawled, humpback, minke and fin whales, harbour porpoise, short beaked dolphin, and all the sea birds including storm petrels. Then there were...More

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Calvin J, Owner at Ireland's Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thanks Cathy -- delighted to share this wonderful stretch of Ireland's Wild South Coast with you. Enjoy the rest of your stay in Ireland. We'd be delighted to welcome you back next time you're in this part of the world.

Reviewed 12 June 2018

Informative talks and slide show in the evening on arrival and some very handy wildlife magazines and leaflets provided.Calvin was very helpful and attentive to us all. The pelagic sea trip was very exciting and our skipper Colin Barnes really knows his stuff too. We...More

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Calvin J, Owner at Ireland's Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thanks for the review -- always great to get such positive feedback. Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 June 2018

Absolutely wonderful time watching wildlife in and around Rosscarbery, West Cork. Expertly led by Calvin who has an obvious passion for what he does. Although I'm very new to this pastime, the veterans amongst us all seemed to agree that it was an amazing weekend....More

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Calvin J, Owner at Ireland's Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thanks for the great review Shane... and apologies for the delayed response. Delighted you enjoyed the weekend and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 10 May 2018

What a brilliant morning we had last Saturday when we joined Calvin on his guided wildlife walk we saw curlews, whimbrel, redshanks,cormants,herons mallard ducks to name only a few. Calvin’s knowledge of wildlife is really really fantastic and he is so observant, he misses nothing...More

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Calvin J, Owner at Ireland's Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thanks for the review... and apologies for the delay in responding... somehow missed this one. Delighted you enjoyed the walk and look forward to seeing you again on the West Cork coast.

Reviewed 22 April 2018

Saga Holidays organised a 5 night Bird and Whale Watching Holiday based at Celtic Ross Hotel at Rosscarbery, West Cork. Calvin Jones provided the professional bird and mammal watching aspect of the holiday. He was an enthusiastic and knowledgeable wildlife guide. The programme was relaxed...More

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Calvin J, Owner at Ireland's Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Hi Jenny, Thanks for the feedback -- I'm delighted you enjoyed your time in West Cork experiencing some of the wildlife along this wonderful stretch of Ireland's Atlantic coastline. It was a pleasure leading the group, and I hope I get the opportunity of seeing...More

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