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A must-do in Co. Clare!

Prior to my trip in June 2018, I hadn't been out to Scattery in 20 years. The experience has... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
maryloumangan
A wonderful trip and place to visit

I visited Scattery Island last month and thoroughly enjoyed it. The boat ride there and back was... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
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All reviews round tower guided tour boat trip island ferries monastic site ticket office great trip office of public works boat crew toilet facilities great guide excellent tour knowledgeable guide steeped in history shannon estuary picnic lunch highly recommend this trip
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Prior to my trip in June 2018, I hadn't been out to Scattery in 20 years. The experience has changed for the better! The ferry staff members in Kilrush are wonderful. Their expertise is evident from the moment one steps onto the boat and they...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

I visited Scattery Island last month and thoroughly enjoyed it. The boat ride there and back was wonderful with lots of comfortable seating and even coffee and tea for sale. The time on the island was delightful as well, with the combination of beautiful nature,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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IreneH2239, Guest Relations Manager at Scattery Island, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Hello Thanks so much for your kind review! We're delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Scattery and we look forward to welcoming you back some day soon again. All the team at Scattery Island

Reviewed 1 October 2018

I brought my son to Scattery Island in August and enjoyed it immensely. I had been wanting to visit Scattery for a while and took the opportunity when I had some time off in August. The boat ride across is quick and smooth, unfortunately we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Deasyb
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

What an interesting island to visit...trip made even better due to fantastic guide Morgan! Highly recommended trip if you are in the area. Staff are so friendly and helpful - we managed to make it onto the last trip for the season.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Just have a day trip to scattery island with my husband,its full of history and the tour guide was so great and helpful,couldn't say more,highly recommend to everyone.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sheila C
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Amazing trip to this hidden gem. Scattery Island is full of history and the OPW guide John was terrific. There are six monastic/church sites and a well where the islanders used to get their fresh water from. John had great knowledge of the area and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bonniepippa
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Wonderful experience,well worth a visit. Weather was exceptional for Sept. Pleasant boat trip & we enjoyed the Lock experience. Our guide,Micheal made the trip more interesting by including the children & the use of the Irish language. We walked to the lighthouse & a bit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marie W
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

All round great trip myself and my boyfriend had a great time. John was an amazing guide with loads of information.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Excellent tour by a very knowledgable tour guide Morgan. Slattery island Ferries provide a very high standard boat.

Date of experience: August 2018
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IreneH2239, Guest Relations Manager at Scattery Island, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thanks for your review Stephanie, We're delighted that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back some time soon again. All the team at Scattery Island

Reviewed 10 September 2018

Little known gem a short boat ride off the Clare coast. Not more that a few minutes from the Tarbert - Kilrush ferry terminal. Very well priced, included a very informative guided tour of sites on the Island. For very little more (About €8), we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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IreneH2239, Guest Relations Manager at Scattery Island, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Hi Miken38, Thanks so much for your review! We try to make the experience at authentic as we can for all our guests, and we think it's the little things that count! Thanks so much for picking up on our sandwich wrapping, we loved to...More

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jacquiejoy
11 November 2018|
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Response from IreneH2239 | Property representative |
Hi there, Our season starts again at the end of April 2019 and runs until September 2019. However, if you wish to book in advance all our sailings are up on line on our site scattery Island Tours. Thanks for your... More
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MaryMaloneReviewer
23 September 2018|
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Response from Irene H | Property representative |
Hello, thanks for getting in touch. Unfortunately we are now finished for the season. Our last sailing was yesterday. We hope your visit to Ireland. The team at Scattery Island Tours
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orlagavigan2018
31 July 2018|
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Response from IreneH2239 | Property representative |
Hello Orla Small to medium dogs may travel on the boat and the island once they remain on the lead and owners take responsibility to clean up after them while on the island. We ask all passengers who are considering taking... More
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