The Valentia Island Experience

Embark on the Ultimate Valentia Island Tour: A 1.5-Hour Coastal Adventure

Set sail on a thrilling journey along the Wild Atlantic Way with Aqua Terra Boat Tours, your gateway to the best of Kerry’s coastal tours.

Our Valentia Island cruise offers an unparalleled opportunity to experience the enchantment of Valentia Island from the unique perspective of the water’s edge. This 1.5-hour adventure combines the thrill of speed with the awe of exploration, bringing you face-to-face with the rich history, mysterious caves, dramatic cliffs, and diverse wildlife on one of Ireland’s most picturesque landscapes.

Tour Notes

  • Departs from Knightstown, Valentia Island & Renard Point.
  • Suitable for all ages.
  • Tour lasts approximately 1.5 hours.
  • Wheelchair accessible.

€50 per adult, €35 per child under 10 (Min. 4 persons for this tour to operate).

Group on the Aquaterra's private charter boat exploring Valentia Island
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Why Choose Our Valentia Island Tour?

  • Breathtaking Coastal Views: Marvel at the majestic coastline and islands that define Kerry’s rugged beauty. From the serene to the sublime, every moment promises a postcard-perfect view.
  • Wildlife Encounters: Valentia Island is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. Get up close with seals basking on the rocks, cormorants diving into the depths, oystercatchers wading along the shore, and gulls soaring overhead, all in their natural habitat.
  • Expert Local Crew: Our captain and crew are not just navigators of the sea but storytellers of the land. They bring to life the legends, history, and natural wonders of Valentia Island, making your tour a truly immersive experience.
  • Wheelchair Accessible Adventure: We believe in inclusivity and adventure for all. Our speed boat is fully equipped to welcome wheelchair users, ensuring everyone can join in on the excitement.

Join us on a Valentia Island cruise that offers a dynamic exploration of Kerry’s natural and cultural treasures. Our tour promises an unforgettable experience that captures the heart and soul of the Wild Atlantic Way.

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Real Reviews, Real Experiences

  • star ratingFamily of five. Loved the boat trip. Views stunning. Cute seals pups. Tour guide funny, enthusiastic and well informed about lots of things, including other must see places .
    Would... read more

    July 3, 2023

    star ratingAbsolutely loved this tour! What an amazing way to see such an historic place and the wildlife. Loved hearing the stories. The boat was great, and the crew were brilliant.

    February 4, 2023

    star ratingWent into a beautiful sea cave. Scenery fab/lots of historical information from our guides Elizabeth and Brendan. Highly recommend it

    July 21, 2023
  • star ratingAmazing boat tour, saw wonderful wild life and learned a lot about the Skelligs on the Skellig Bounty.

    Highly recommend to all.

    So impressed that have booked... read more

    July 19, 2023

    star ratingWhen you are in Kerry, do not miss the Skellig Aqua Terra tour from Valentina with Elizabeth and Brendan. This eco tour does not land on the Skellig but... read more

    Ken B
    July 31, 2022

    star ratingBeing a Kerry native, it's easy to take for granted the gems right in our backyard.

    So, taking a cue from that, our family, spanning three generations (ages 3... read more

    August 14, 2023
  • star ratingDefinitely a must-do. We had a nice trip with a skillful ans friendly crew. Elizabeth knows everything about the history of this area and gave us lots of interesting explnations... read more

    August 15, 2022

    star ratingWe took the Ultimate Skellig tour with Kerry Aqua Terra from Knightstown on Valentia. The crew, Elizabeth and JP were excellent... we really felt so safe heading off out into... read more

    February 1, 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

    August 25, 2021
  • star ratingWe recently did this tour during a visit from the U.S., and it was one of the best afternoons of our visit to Kerry. The scenery is mind-blowing, the boat... read more

    May 31, 2019

    star ratingThis is the third time we've used Kerry AquaTerra and every trip has been great. Brendan and Elizabeth are so welcoming and knowledgeable and really passionate about the area and... read more

    June 5, 2023

    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

    June 12, 2023