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Sunset Fastnet Lighthouse Tour

Hop aboard this evening boat trip and enjoy the spectacular scenery of West Cork as the sun sets into the sea.

Sunset Fastnet Lighthouse Tour · Highlights

Sunset Fastnet Lighthouse Tour
  • Board the "Wave Chieftain" on a 3 hour evening boat trip departing from Baltimore.
  • Take a chance at sighting humpback, fin and minke whales, dolphins, porpoisesrissos...and the occasional basking shark, leatherback turtle or sunfish!
  • Capture pictures or video of the incredible sunsets we enjoy with unpolluted skies, silhouettes of the lighthouse, marine and bird wildlife (amongst them, seagulls, shearwaters, petrels and skuas).
  • Enjoy the rugged and beautiful coastline of West Cork (sea arches, tunnels & caves, cliffs), one of the highlights of the Wild Atlantic Way.
  • Toilet on board, hot drinks and seating both out on deck and in the cabin.

Catch a glimpse

Sunset Fastnet Lighthouse Tour

What to expect?

Sunset Fastnet Lighthouse Tour
Join skippper Jerry Smith on board the Wave Chieftain for a boat trip along the Wild Atlantic Way with a good chance of enjoying wildlife around the rugged coastline of West Cork. We circumnavigate the Fastnet Rock with its majestic lighthouse (originally built in 1854 in steel but replaced by a granite tower in the early 1900s. Capture the incredible light of unpolluted skies with a chance to also spot humpbacks, fins, minkes and dolphins en route.

Price and optionals

Sunset Fastnet Lighthouse Tour
  •   From: € 50.00 per person

Important info

Sunset Fastnet Lighthouse Tour
  •   Duration: 3 hours
  •   Effort: Passive
  •   Skills required: Beginner
  •   Difficulty level: Very easy
  •   Languages spoken: English
  •   Minimum booking (n_ of participants): 1
  •   Maximum booking (n_ of participants): 12

Please note that this activity is subject to sea & weather conditions. It also requires a minimum number of passengers for the trip to run. In the event of cancellation, you will be rescheduled or refunded, at your convenience.

Evening trips depart between 6pm and 8pm depending on time of year and have an estimated duration of 3 hours.

These evening Tours are not suitable for children under age of 10.


Sunset Fastnet Lighthouse Tour


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Member of WILDSEA Europe since 25/01/2018
Boat trips for water enthusiasts, both below the surface and above ! Whale & Dolphin Watching, Eco-Tours, Marine Wildlife & Sunset Fastnet Trips, Snorkelling & Scubadiving.
The Stone House Lifeboat Road P81 VP77
Baltimore Skibbereen West Cork (Ireland)



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