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The Pier, Kenmare V93 C5C9, Ireland
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Great Trip

This was a wonderful experience. The captain is interesting, fun, and very knowledgeable. We saw... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Virginia H
Amazing

We really enjoy our cruise, the crew is very nice and warm. The view is absolutely amazing. If... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TessTuffigo
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  • Average4%
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Seafari cruises invite you to explore the prolific wildlife of Kenmare Bay on Ireland's premier seal-watching and eco-nature cruise. In our comfortable and sheltered passenger vessel, we will transport you from the picturesque Kenmare Pier in County...more
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The Pier, Kenmare V93 C5C9, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a wonderful experience. The captain is interesting, fun, and very knowledgeable. We saw birds and seals. He was in no hurry to return so we were able to watch the seals without being rushed. Hot tea and cookies was a great way to...More

Thank Virginia H
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Ray Ross S, Owner at Seafari Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Virginia, Thank you for taking the time while on your holidays to review your experience on Seafari and that you enjoyed your voyage of discovery around our Kenmare Bay Special Area of Conservation with us. I see that you made no mention of the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoy our cruise, the crew is very nice and warm. The view is absolutely amazing. If you're cold, they have blanket and they even offer coffee and little cakes. We have seen seal for very close. I can only advise you to do...More

Thank TessTuffigo
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Ray Ross S, Owner at Seafari Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tess, Thank you for taking the time to give your kind comments on Seafari and we are really glad that you had a good experience with us. It makes us very happy when our guests enjoy visiting our beautiful Seals and have a chance...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hired Seafari for a days adventure across Kenmare Bay for lunch at Killmackalogue last Saturday. Ray and his team were courteous, attentive and caring for our party of 35. Ray pointed out the scenery along the way and we even had time for 360...More

1  Thank Padjo58
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Ray Ross S, Owner at Seafari Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Seafari and also for your kind words. We were very lucky with the weather on the day as this Winter has been the worst in living memory and has delayed the arrival of Spring. The outer Kenmare...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

You would think that a boat trip around the beautiful Kenmare Bay along with seeing some Seals in their natural habitat would be enjoyable. It was not. The Captain and Guide (Captain Ray) was half an hour late (no apologies made) He proceeded to talk...More

5  Thank Hugh M
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

A quirky but fun trip with a captain full of character. Despite Captain Ray being late, he soon won us back with his manner and way of engaging. Some amusing singing and anecdotes on a relaxed trip. Saw some interesting wildlife and got to be...More

1  Thank jcox208
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Ray Ross S, Owner at Seafari Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your SEAFARI experience and we are delighted that you found the trip interesting and had a fun time. We do try to give good value to our guests and we enjoy sharing our knowledge of the greater...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

I'm not a fan of leaving negative reviews so when I do, it means it was so bad I couldn't let anyone else go through it. We were meant to depart at 1.30. Captain Ray arrived at 2. He then spent another half hour with...More

1  Thank lorna d
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Ray Ross S, Owner at Seafari Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us on SEAFARI. The cruise times which we advertise are in fact our boarding times and the time that we eventually set sail is largely dependant on the number of guests on board. As...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Firstly, I love a good, relaxing, informative cruise. This was far from that. Captain Ray rocked up late by 30 minutes with no apology or consideration for people's time or plans. We got underway for our 1:30 cruise at 2:22 having had to endure the...More

2  Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Second time in cruise and it's brilliant they make sure you get to see the seals and the captains love of nature is amazing we learnt loads Yes it never leaves on time but chill this is Ireland relax and enjoy

1  Thank Sorcha M
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

This eco-tour offers so much - beautiful views to take photos of, wildlife spotting and the highlight is the seals. The captain is entertaining and the whole experience is just excellent. Definitely do this if you like seeing new places from the water.

1  Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

What an enjoyable way to experience scenic views of Kenmare Bay. Captain Ray is very entertaining, he is also was so informative about the wildlife in the area as well as providing interesting information about history, and fun songs. Great scenic views. Our daughter enjoyed...More

1  Thank shellyhay
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Mountain_Goat_10
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Response from Ray Ross S | Property representative |
Hi, The boat takes 99 people. You can find additional information on our facilities on our website. Many thanks. Captain Ray
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