The seas off the coast of Ireland are home to a wide variety of marine mammals and other wildlife. Dingle Bay, in the southeast of the country, is blessed with an abundance of marine creatures and is set against some of the country’s most breathtaking coastal scenery. On this 4-hour cruise aboard the ‘Blasket Princess’ (weather permitting), in the company of a highly-experienced, wildlife knowledgable, and safety-conscious crew you will journey out of Dingle Bay towards the Great Blasket Island and the most westerly point in Ireland.
There will be the opportunity to see harbor porpoises, common dolphins, and even Minke whales off Slea Head. Conditions permitting the vessel with moor off the Great Blasket where the boat’s captain will recount actual stories about life on the island. At Carraig Fhada you can view grey seals both in the water and on the rocks. The vessel’s route changes in obeyance to weather, passenger safety, and the best chances of observing wildlife. The voyage continues to various marine locations where you may see puffins nesting on the cliffs, and depending on the season the chance to view basking sharks, humpback whales, and even killer whales. Depending on seasons and weather conditions, sightings can never be guaranteed but with such experienced crew chances are high.