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Skellig Michael

Ballinskeillig Bay, Ireland
+353 66 947 6306
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Ballinskeillig Bay, Ireland
+353 66 947 6306
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had the most fantastic skelligs experience with Sea Quest which we booked through skellig rock.com The weather on the day made it even more special! June 18th- hottest Sunday of the year- perfect skelligs weather! We were greeted with a smile by the owner...More

Thank elainekerry1
Reviewed 6 days ago

While it would have been a lot better (and the views a lot better) if it wasn't so cloudy and drizzly, this was well worth the trip!

Thank JennyB1984
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The experience of climbing stairs built by monks over a thousand years ago is amazing. The history of the island makes you really appreciate their strength, fortitude and ingenuity. The views are awe inspiring and it's amazing how you may notice different aspects of the...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place. It's remote wild and beautiful. Very dependent on weather to get there!!! It's not for the faintest.

Thank Tuppefun
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived August 4th, and there was Puffins left, but they were leaving soon. They MADE the island. Definitely make sure you go when they are there. The ride out is ROUGH, but worth it. The hike only takes about 30 min up and 30...More

4  Thank brandasa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day out! Beautiful sights! Worth the boat trip out there. Only bad thing was there is no toilets on the island.

Thank Kielymary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best trips I've ever done. What a place, really loved it, views are unreal. 600 + steps to the top was worth it. 3 tour guides on site for any questions people have. Will be back for sure. Top notch.

Thank PKLimerick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this trip in March for June. The weather was glorious that day. We brought from home few paninis for the day but at portmagee harbour there are lots of little shops where you can buy some. The four of us took the sea...More

1  Thank Laura C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wild day on the Atlantic. 15 boats left. Only 3 braved a landing. We were lucky to be on one of those and we had turned up on off chance as said fully booked. Yes it was choppy,wet and wild but then again it...More

1  Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once in a lifetime trip to one of the most holy Christian sites. Unbelievable Good hiking shoes are a must, and the realization how easy it would be to be a fatality makes the steep hike to the top a bit sobering. The Force Awakens...More

Thank BishRon
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Carol M
3 August 2017|
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Response from rebekah m | Reviewed this property |
Go south to Portmagee
1 June 2017|
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Response from rebekah m | Reviewed this property |
You can never plan on weather in Ireland. I have been in May when there is only sun and no rain, and I just got back last week, and it rained almost every singe day. I would say go. You will have a great time. Just layer... More
9 May 2017|
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Response from T Richard L | Reviewed this property |
You could if you have rubber tips. I didn't see anyone using trekking poles, but it should be possible. Skellig Michael is mostly rock. Your regular tip would not get any purchase on the step or the rocky surface. Good... More