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Whale & Dolphin Trip in West Cork

Hop aboard this whale & dolphin watching trip and enjoy the spectacular scenery of West Cork, with its unpolluted waters warmed by the Gulf Stream and its pristine and colourful topography.   Departure is from Baltimore Harbour (googlemaps use P81 HW89 and find parking nearby).

Whale & Dolphin Watching Trip in West Cork · Highlights

Whale & Dolphin Trip in West Cork
  • Hop on a 2.5 hour (morning) or 3.5 hour (afternoon) boat trip aboard the Wave Chieftain.
  • Keep an eye out for humpback, fin and minke whales, dolphins, porpoisesrissos...and the occasional basking shark, leatherback turtle or sunfish!
  • Capture pictures or video of the incredible views with unpolluted skies, Baltimore Beacon, marine and bird wildlife (seagulls, shearwaters, petrels and skuas, amongst others).
  • Enjoy the rugged and beautiful coastline of West Cork (sea arches, tunnels & caves, cliffs), one of the highlights of the Wild Atlantic Way.

Catch a glimpse

Whale & Dolphin Trip in West Cork

What to expect?

Whale & Dolphin Trip in West Cork
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 ruggest coastline of West Cork. Species we see are humpback whales, fins, dolphins, porpoises and seals as well as sunfish, basking sharks and marine bird life, plus on occasion orcas (killer whales) and rissos.

Price and optionals

Whale & Dolphin Trip in West Cork
  •   From: € 35.00 per person
  •   Includes:
    • Tour Guide

Important info

Whale & Dolphin Trip in West Cork
  •   Duration: Under 4h
  •   Effort: Active
  •   Skills required: Beginner
  •   Difficulty level: Very easy
  •   Languages spoken: English
  •   Minimum booking (nº of participants): 1
  •   Maximum booking (nº of participants): 12

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

  • Morning trips depart at 10am and have an estimated duration of 2 to 2.5 hours
  • Afternoon trips depart at 2pm and have an estimated duration of 3 to 3.5 hours.
  • Evening trips depart at 6pm or 7pm and have an estimated duration of 3 hours. These tours are not suitable for children under age of 10.

Children aged 10 years or younger get a 10% discount.

For all Tours, the recommended minimum age is 6 years-old.

 

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Whale & Dolphin Trip in West Cork

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Reviews

Total Reviews: 1 Votes (10/10)
Caryl
Caryl Treuthardt Switzerland (18/06/2018)

We weren't lucky this particular day, we don't see any whales. But we saw a lot of dolphins and one basking shark. The captain was really kind and we were only 4 people on the boat so it was really enjoyable!

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

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Caryl
Caryl Treuthardt Switzerland (18/06/2018)

We weren't lucky this particular day, we don't see any whales. But we saw a lot of dolphins and one basking shark. The captain was really kind and we were only 4 people on the boat so it was really enjoyable!

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