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Each year Rathlin Island becomes home to thousands of Atlantic Puffins. They nest on the islands towering cliff sides and feed in the bountiful waters below. Experience this wonderful colony from water on board the Lord Moyle!

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Puffin Tour at Rathlin Island

What to expect?

Puffin Tour at Rathlin Island
Six miles off the coast of Ballycastle is Rathlin Island. This steep sided inhabited island makes a great home for many birds. In late spring Atlantic Puffins arrive in their thousands colonizing the islands cliff sides, breeding and feeding in the waters below. Take a two hour trip from Ballycastle to the West of Rathlin Island and see these beautiful birds making the most of the outstanding landscape. With binoculars on board you'll be sure to see everything!

Important info

Puffin Tour at Rathlin Island
  •   Duration: Under 2h
  •   Effort: Passive
  •   Skills required: Begginer
  •   Difficulty level: Very easy
  •   Languages spoken: English
  •   Minimum group size: 1
  •   Maximum group size: 12
Please wear outdoor clothing and bring waterproofs. Note the boat will stop a safe distance from the birds so they are not disturbed. This will allow you to watch the birds. Bring your own binoculars if possible.

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Puffin Tour at Rathlin Island

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Member of Wildsea Europe since 06/07/2016
Ballycastle Charters
A small independent charter business working out of the idyllic town of Ballycastle.
Ballycastle Charters
Quay Road 6
Ballycastle and Rathlin Causeway Coast & Glens Northern Ireland

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