Pirates of Dingle Bay Cruise

Embark on the Enthralling Pirates of Dingle Bay Cruise: A 1.5-Hour Voyage into the Past

Pirates of Dingle Bay Cruise suits 14-year-olds and above due to its historical content and adult humour!

The Pirates of Dingle Bay Cruise offers a captivating blend of history, mystery, and a touch of adult humour, perfect for teenagers and adults alike. As the sun dips below the horizon, casting golden hues over the Kerry Coast, prepare to navigate the waters of Dingle Bay, retracing the bold manoeuvres of 17th-century pirates.

Tour Notes

  • Age 14+ (historical content and adult humour)
  • Departs from Knightstown, Valentia Island & Renard Point.
  • Tour last approximately 1.5 hours
  • Wheelchair accessible

€60 per person / min. 4 persons for this tour to operate

The Navigator boat on Valentia Island beach
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This unique voyage takes you through the storied waters of Valentia Harbour, where your guide will regale you with tales of daring smugglers and audacious thieves who once ruled these seas. Discover the legends of fearless men and women who traversed the globe’s oceans in search of precious jewels and gold, destined for the Skellig Coast. The stories of pirate adventures, fraught with danger and dreams of a new life, will spark your imagination. Did they truly say, “Once a pirate, always a pirate”?

As the cruise ventures further into the Atlantic, embrace the serene beauty of Dingle Bay. Here, against the backdrop of Valentia Island’s majestic cliffs, enjoy the mystical sounds of the sea and waves crashing off the cliffs. A truly unique experience where the ocean meets the sky at the world’s edge.

Get insights into the lives of those who sought freedom and fortune on the high seas and join us for this extraordinary adventure, where the tales of yesteryear come alive against the stunning backdrop of Kerry’s coastal beauty.

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Real Reviews, Real Experiences

  • star ratingMy favourite part of the tour was when we passed a group of dolphins. Another part of the tour I enjoyed was seeing all the other wildlife around Skellig Beag

    July 19, 2023

    star ratingWe had a great time on our trip from Valentia island to Beginis. We had three under-5s with us, and it was really well run. Very flexible with pick up... read more

    July 10, 2019

    star ratingWent on the Whale and Wildlife Adventure and absolutely loved it. Sea was pretty quiet and only spotted a couple of dolphins but that's nature for you!
    Had a great... read more

    August 15, 2022
  • star ratingThis was a very good trip. The crew was nice and very caring. It is a rocky journey in the ocean. Recommend a LIGHT LUNCH before setting foot on the... read more

    August 15, 2023

    star ratingWhat a great tour we had with Pat and son Paul. Visited Beginish and Church Island . Paul gave us history of island while walking around taking his time to... read more

    August 21, 2019

    star ratingGreat trip to Church Island, an interesting early medieval archaeological site, with a shrine, church and beehive hut. Very informative guide.

    Huw P
    May 18, 2022
  • star ratingThe Wildlife 2-hour experience was very good value with great views of sea birds although sadly no dolphins or whales.
    I have not given 5 stars because our guide didn't... read more

    Nigel P
    July 15, 2023

    star ratingBeautiful tour and very interesting! Crew was excellent and informative with history and facts of the area. The drive into the “cathedral” cave was stunning!

    August 14, 2022

    star ratingGreat afternoon trip on the boat. Very informative and throughly engaging. Kids loved everything minute of it.

    August 25, 2021
  • star ratingA great trip around Valentia, the trip covered Begnish and Church Island. Elizabeth was a great tour guide. We'll worth it..great value

    August 25, 2021

    star ratingThere was a group of 8 and the tour guide Elizabeth was excellent .She was very informative .The caves were amazing.

    August 30, 2021

    star ratingStunningly beautiful scenery; friendly, knowledgable and professional crew. A great way to learn about the area whether you are a local or a visitor. I honestly cannot recommend Kerry Aqua... read more

    June 20, 2019