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Dublin: Howth Coastal Boat Tour with Ireland's Eye Ferries

1. Dublin: Howth Coastal Boat Tour with Ireland's Eye Ferries

Our small and intimate group tours leave the Harbour behind on a voyage of discovery spotting the seasonal sea life along the way, puffins, seals, gannets and guillemots to name a few. Onboard our small boats we are able to get up close to the world famous UNESCO designated Dublin Bay Biosphere, Ireland's Eye Island, caves and marine life. See the famous Howth cliffs and village on our rustic and authentic boat trip, hearing about the famous history and insider tales of this incredible peninsula. When you return to the ferry port there are several seafood restaurants along the pier to enjoy, each one better than the other. Nature takes centre stage as we explore the nooks and crannies along the islands waterline, getting up close and personal with the mesmerising nature and wild creatures. This is a Nature Reserve protected by EU habitats and the core zone of the UN Dublin Bay Biosphere. The most spectacular natural feature, however, is the huge freestanding rock called “the Stack”. Located at the northeastern corner of the island, it plays host to a large variety of seabirds. There is nothing quite like the experience of the sea from a purpose built boat with a friendly, salty and expert skipper.

Dublin: Sunset Cruise in Howth

2. Dublin: Sunset Cruise in Howth

Depart on an exclusive trip as you watch the sunset from the sea. Enjoy a sunset cruise that will take you out of Howth Harbour to Dublin Bay, taking in breathtaking views along the way. Set-off from the West Pier in Howth to start your adventure. Behold spectacular views and get the opportunity to take truly memorable photos of Dublin from the sea. Listen to the commentary of your expert captains as they entertain you with facts about the seabirds, wildlife in Howth, and the history of Ireland's Eye. With ample photo and video opportunities, this tour is perfect for photographers, couples, friends and families.

Dublin: Howth Cliffs Coastal Cruise

3. Dublin: Howth Cliffs Coastal Cruise

Discover the beauty of the cliffs of Howth on a coastline boat tour. Take in the views of local landmarks such as Baily Lighthouse and the rugged coastal scenery. Meet on the pier in Howth, a charming fishing town located just north of the city of Dublin. Hop onboard the ferry and cruise along the cliffs, taking in breathtaking views of Dublin Bay, the Baily Lighthouse, Balscadden Bay, and Ireland's Eye. Listen to live commentary onboard from your local captain, who has extensive knowledge of the area. Learn a bit about bird life, rock formations, and the history of Howth. Try to spot a variety of local bird species, and the native seal colony. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a cruise with exclusive up-close views of one of Ireland's most beautiful towns.

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