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Great Blasket Island

Dunquin Pier | Dunquin, Dingle, Dingle, Ireland
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Dunquin Pier | Dunquin, Dingle, Dingle, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a wonderful trip to the Blasket Islands last week. We caught the boat from Dunquin pier and despite the sunshine the water was very very rough. However the crew were fantastic helping guests on and off the dingies and the big boat. As...More

Thank ire123
Reviewed yesterday

The history and the wildlife are not to be missed ...we saw Minky whales, dolphin and sat on the beach with a colony of seals. Puffin, guillemot, gannets and gulls accompanied the ferry boat trip. Billy and Alice provide care and hospitality to a high...More

Thank jessica19532017
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nature lover's place, lots bird and seal, don't expect comfort or facilities, the trip taken by a fishing boat and landed by a rubber dinghy, wear outdoor clothing and boot.

Thank Antkelly B
Reviewed 5 days ago

There's such a peaceful atmosphere there, it's like stepping back in time. The journey is worth it and you plenty of time to explore the island with a beautiful beach. The little houses are sweet and the people there are so nice.

Thank rose b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't, Don't ,Don't visit Dingle without going to the Great Blasket Island, weather permitting, if you want to see what island life was like and how they coped then the history is fantastic. the ferry from Dun Chaoin (Dun Quinn) takes no time and when...More

Thank ProfTravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not to be missed. Go to the Blasket Centre before you go to learn the history of the Island. Take at least 2 hours on the Island to allow time to explore.

1  Thank bkenrick20
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit if you are in Dingle, We had a great day out put it on your bucket list...What more can i say.

Thank southie414
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We traveled from Dun Chaoin on Blasket Island ferries . I was glad we had booked as the 11.50 sailing was booked out but it was a beautiful day . Other reviewers have accurately described the trip including the use of a RIB to get...More

1  Thank JjE25
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning, magical, timeless, memorable, haunting, inspiring, refreshing - a journey and a day to live in the memory. The air, the views, the incredible beach, the view of the Skelligs.... otherworldly.

1  Thank Sam S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see dolphins, whales and other wildlife before being dropped of at The Great Blasket island. We were brought of the boat onto a dingy boat to transfer us which I found difficult.There are no steps upto the island just some rocks to use...More

Thank mariaoneill3
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18 July 2017|
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Response from JZoopa | Reviewed this property |
Both very different Islands Skellig would always be a 1st choice and as it is a world heritage site it is most definitely worth the trip but there are long waiting lists to book a place, suggest you check that out asap... More
2 April 2017|
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Response from Trvl4vr | Reviewed this property |
Ireland has excellent tourist centers in every city and they can show you many options of traveling through Ireland. Some people like bus tours, others like to take trains to their destinations. Many small tour operators are... More
5 March 2017|
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Response from Trvl4vr | Reviewed this property |
We joined a small tour group on our first trip and then this last trip, a few months ago, we were part of a larger tour group. The guides definitely point out many things that you would miss on your own. Our recent trip was... More