Blasket Islands Dún Chaoin Ferry Co. Ltd. is no longer running a ferry
service from Dún Chaoin to Great Blasket Island for the 2014 season.
Please visit our sister site www.marinetours.ie for details of our boat trips
from Ventry Harbour (Ceann Trá) around the Blasket Islands.
We land passengers on the Great Blasket Island as part of our all-day
combination Eco Marine Tour Ventry Harbour (Ceann Trá) is 4 miles west of Dingle town (6 mins. by
car), on the Slea Head drive, road R559.
We may resume sailing from Dún Chaoin at some future date.
Our ferries 'Blasket
Princess' and 'An Blascaod Mór' depart Dunquin every day from Easter to
October (weather depending) at 09.55, 10.55, 11.55, 12.55, 13.55,
14.55, 15.55 and 16.55 for the Great Blasket Island where you can spend
a few hours or the day walking, hiking, swimming, visiting the old
village, painting, taking phptos or just relaxing and enjoying the
wonderful landscapes and stunning seascapes.
We also offer a 2.5hr Eco
Marine Adventure Tour, leaving Dunquin at 12.00 and 15.00hrs (sharp).
This boat trip brings you on an unforgettable tour around the Blasket
Island Archipelago with its remote islands. You have the possibility of
catching glimpses of whales and dolphins, basking sharks and seals as
well as observing our abundant marine bird life, comprising puffins,
gannets, kittiwakes, fulmars, choughs and many more.
You can also combine a
visit to the Island with our Eco Marine Adventure Tour. Either take the
regular ferry service and get picked up from the island for the tour,
or take the tour and then get dropped off at the island for an hour or