The magnificent Skellig Islands lie 8 miles (12 km) off the coast of Portmagee in South West Kerry. Rising majestically from the sea, Skellig Michael towers 714ft. (218 metres) above sea level. On the summit of this awe-inspiring rock you will find a remarkably well preserved sixth century monastic settlement. On the spectacular Small Skelligs 23,000 pairs of gannet nest on every available ledge making it the second largest gannet colony in the world.
Viewing of the safety video below will give you a good idea of what to expect. Please ensure to watch the following video in its entirety.
PLEASE NOTE: ALL boat departures are weather dependent and some departures may be cancelled if the Skipper deems sea conditions unfavourable.
Children must be 12 years or over.
As there are limited places, pre-booking is essential.
May, June, September & October: €75 per person
July & August €80 per person
(Prices include non-refundable booking fee of €5 per person)
Refunds will only be given on days that sailings are cancelled due to adverse weather conditions. The Skipper’s decision is final.