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Pirates of Dingle Bay Cruise suits 14-year-olds and above due to its historical content and adult humour!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  • Age 14+ (historical content and adult humour)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

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.

Real Reviews, Real Experiences

  • 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 ratingWe really enjoyed our trip; fascinating tour around church island and begnish & the highlight was seeing seals. Kids loved it all. Vessel is clean and comfortable with... read more

    Anna809
    August 20, 2021

    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

    baptisteg283
    August 15, 2023
  • star ratingI couldn't recommend this service enough. My friend and I had a truly wonderful afternoon on both Beginish and Church Island - we will definitely be back again before the... read more

    rosemaryhill
    July 31, 2019

    star ratingWe has a amazing tour with two really nice guide, they every time care about all customers.... the tour was releaxed we have all time to see the Islands from... read more

    sweaty23
    June 12, 2023

    star ratingBrilliant ! Themed trip for heritage week about the world famous Maud de Lap , marine biologist and Valentia resident . Loved it , will be back to do other trips

    patricia m
    August 22, 2023
  • star ratingFantastic trip to view the Skelligs - absolute must. Great treatment from very knowledgable guides Brendan and Elizabeth - thousands of seabirds, dolphins, and Minke Whale.

    Stephen R
    July 10, 2023

    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

    clares468
    August 25, 2021

    star ratingHighly recommended tour from start to finish. Booking was fluent and easy, between the partnership with the Royal Valentia hotel for advertising, and the excellent Kerry Aqua Terra website.
    Our... read more

    AnBaileNua
    July 1, 2023
  • star ratingGreat boat trip around the islands, puffins, gannets and seals, lots of local history plus beautiful scenery. A great day out thank you.

    travelingsailor1
    July 27, 2022

    star ratingWe had a wonderful tour around Valentia, our guide was so expert and entertaining. As well as hearing a about the history of Valentia we visited caves to see star... read more

    ruthg390
    September 1, 2021

    star ratingWonderful boat tour on Skellig Bounty with Brendan. Would highly recommend. Saw lots of wild life and The Skelligs were beautiful. Was great to see up close.

    Fifi20142015
    July 19, 2023