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The Explorer

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This full day experience will truly immerse you in the wonders of the Shannon Estuary. Departure from the picturesque Carraigaholt Fishing Village.  Once onboard relax with a glass of champagne as you cruise underneath the Iconic Cliffs of the Kerry Coastline with its resident wildlife that include eagles and grey seals. Your estuary experience continues as we cruise through the popular dolphin watching sights.


Enjoy an onboard whiskey or gin tasting experience as we showcase a selection of local producers. Experience the multi award winning and historic Scattery Island with a one-hour private guided walking tour of the 5th Century Monastic Sights that includes 5 Churches, a Cathedral, Round Tower, St. Senan's Well & St. Senan's Burial Ground. You’ll be joined for the cruise by your host, Irene Hamilton, whose father was born on Scattery Island, who will share with you the secrets of this majestic stretch of the Shannon Estuary. This cruise finishes at the heritage town of Kilrush.


A five and a half hour Estuary experience that includes:

  • Cruising the iconic Kerry Coastline

  • Dolphin watching

  • Sightseeing & Onboard tasting experience

  • Island visit & Private Guided Walking tour of monastic sites. 

* Optional extras - Onboard dining or a picnic lunch on the island. 


Private Cruise for a group of up to 8 people.

*Additional bespoke activities can be included.

Call us to discuss a bespoke cruise to suit your needs.

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