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).

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.

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

    LisaCallanan
    July 3, 2023

    star ratingThoroughly enjoyed our cruise to Church Island & Beginish. Brendan, our guide, was so informative and knowledgeable and brilliant with kids (two boys under 4).Fascinating history, Stunning views and a... read more

    Lolamileel
    July 18, 2019

    star ratingThis boat trip was just brilliant. From the moment we met the crew to leaving. Friendly, so knowledgeable, good banter and so lovely to my three little ones 6,... read more

    L3C5
    July 21, 2023
  • 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

    Jimmy182939
    July 19, 2023

    star ratingThe tour was fantastic, funny, informative flexible and the coast was spectacular. Definitely a highlight of our trip.

    davidrane
    September 5, 2021

    star ratingGuide was excellent. Very professional customer service. Catered very well for those with mobility issues. Dress for a sea breeze. Lovely tour of the main sites on the island from... read more

    Z4492VCmargarets
    August 28, 2021
  • star ratingVery informative tour. Elizabeth was very kind and made sure we were comfortable. Great sights were seen! Both members went above and beyond to give us tips for our stay... read more

    X9118QCalexist
    June 22, 2023

    star ratingWe had a fantastic trip yesterday with Elizabeth and Brendan Elizabeth easily the best tour guide I’ve ever experienced I couldn’t recommend this trip highly enough

    siobhanthornton
    July 1, 2022

    star ratingHad a wonderful tour of Valentia Island which included Church & Beginish Islands, a surprise visit to 2 caves as the water was calm and granted access, then on to... read more

    gersully
    September 5, 2021
  • 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

    letitiaf2207
    August 14, 2023

    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

    jeanmevans13
    June 5, 2023

    star ratingWent on the Wildlife Eco cruise and can't recommend it enough. A great way to spend an evening and very reasonably priced. Elizabeth and Brendan are very welcoming and extremely... read more

    155jacintag
    August 10, 2023