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Whale and Dolphin Watching Weekend

Observe marine wildlife and watch whales and dolphins in their natural environment at close range in Cork. Experience these coltish and curious creatures to accompany our boat and see in contrast the amazing whales which surprise with their gentle behaviour. Enjoy a Golden Moment with our Whale and Dolphin Watching Weekend in Co. Cork and spend one night in our B&B and take a ferry tour to Cape Clear Island.
  • Our Price €176.99
  • Quantity:
Two Bottle Nose Dolphins

Whale and Dolphin Watching Weekend:  

The Experience

The Whale and Dolphin Watching Weekend in Cork makes a unique gift idea for anyone who wants to experience something unforgettable.  Watch whales and dolphins in Cork at close range and spend one night in our B&B accommodation including full breakfast and evening meal. Enjoy one weekend in Cork and learn more about the amazing mammals. On top of that take a ferry trip to Cape Clear Island and explore the scenic landscape.
 
Itinerary for your Whale and Dolphin Watching Weekend
First Day
- Arrival and settling into the local accommodation
- Have the afternoon free to explore the Island of Cape Clear
- Enjoy an evening meal at Casey’s Bar
 
Second Day
- The Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour will commence at 09.00am and finish at around 13.00pm (weather dependent)
 

Vital Information

Whale and Dolphin Watching Weekend has no restrictions. All are welcomed to enjoy one weekend of watching marine wildlife. We cannot guarantee that you will be able to see Dolphins or Whales during your trip to sea. If you do not see any Whales or Dolphins, we will be unable to rebook you in.
 

The Weather

The Whale and Dolphin Watching Weekend is weather dependent. For your own safety, Whale and Dolphin Watching Tours may be cancelled due to extreme weather conditions.
 

Session Length

The Whale and Dolphin Watching Weekend is a two-day experience. You will spend one night in our B&B accommodation.
 

Numbers

The price mentioned above is for one person to partake in the Whale and Dolphin Watching Weekend.
 

Spectators

Spectators who want to enjoy the Whale and Dolphin Watching Weekend are kindly asked to purchase additional vouchers.
 

What To Wear

Please wear very warm waterproof clothing as well as stout footwear for your Whale and Dolphin Watching Weekend.
 

Availability

This Weekend Break is available on all weekends from April to November, subject to availability.
 

Location

Co. Cork, Ireland
Code : IREWHALEED

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Whale and Dolphin Watching Weekend: Reviews

Average review
9.0 / 10

unreal !!!!!
what a great experience . no only did we see whales we also saw porpoises and seals . we are going to do this trip again
claudia
10 / 10

amazing
I went whale watching at the beginning of this month together with my wife. it was an amazing experience. I got the chance to take some beautiful Pictures of these animals.
Erin T
8 / 10

Incredible!
I got this as a gift from my parents for my birthday. It was really unique to see these animals in the wild. Even though it was a bit cold, but once you see the whales and dolphins, it is worth the trip. Loved it!
Sarah O'Connell
9 / 10

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Whale and Dolphin Watching Weekend: Availability

This Weekend Break is available on all weekends from April to November, subject to availability.

Whale and Dolphin Watching Weekend: Fascinating Facts

Minke Whales, Fin Whales, Humpback Whales, Common Dolphins and Harbour Porpoises may be seen at different times of the year. Common and Grey Seals may be seen year round and a variety of other marine wildlife - Gannets, Shags, Cormorants, Kittiwakes, Skuas, Shearwaters, Peregrine Falcons and various species of petrel are commonly sighted on our tours. In addition we see Turtles, Blue Sharks, Basking Sharks and the most unusual Sunfish. More rarely we see Risso's and Bottlenose Dolphins.

LOCAL ACCOMMODATION


B&B ACCOMMODATION IN BALTIMORE


Rathmore House Bed & Breakfast accommodation West Cork is an ideal base for enjoying the delights of Baltimore or taking a boat trip to nearby islands of Sherkin or Cape Clear or for touring West Cork and Kerry. Rathmore House, built in 1987, is a Georgian-style house sitting on an elevated site on the outskirts of Baltimore with panoramic views over the harbour and islands. Your hostess, Marguerite O'Driscoll can be reached on 00353 28 20362 or via the website link below. Marguerite will have a list of numerous other local B&B's if Rathmore House is unable to accommodate you. Allow 10 minutes to get to where the boat departs. www.baltimorebb.com

Channel View B&B is beautifully situated overlooking the bay with superb island and sea views. Channel View is a spacious dormer bungalow on an elevated site with mature landscaped gardens to relax and unwind in after your days travelling, or relax in our spacious lounge where you can enjoy tea/coffee and biscuits with our compliments you will also find plenty of reading material to tell you all about Baltimore. Contact: Margaret Harrington on 00 353 (0) 28 20440 www.channelviewbb.com

Fastnet House B&B dating back to the year 1820 and situated in the centre of Baltimore Village next to Dun-na-Sead Castle, Fastnet House has a long tradition in offering accommodation to visitors from all over the world. Carefully renovated in 1996, Fastnet House has been brought up to a high standard of quality with tastefully furnished double and twin rooms all with shower/toilet, while still maintaining the original character. Old stone walls, wooden floors and traditional open fire places all add to the warm and cosy atmosphere of our home. English, Dutch, German and French is spoken at Fastnet House B&B. www.fastnethouse.com

SELF CATERING ACCOMMODATION


Ballymacrown Homestead provides the ideal setting for a self-catering holiday in the stunning scenery of West Cork being set in an acre of grounds with views to the mountains and across countryside to the sea and islands of Roaring Water Bay. Situated between the popular harbour village of Baltimore and Loch Ine, Ireland's first marine nature reserve it is only 10 minutes drive to Baltimore Harbour where the boat departs. David and Joan Martin assure you of a warm welcome and may be contacted by phone Tel: 00353 28 20527 or through the following link. www.ballyhoocottages.com

Inish Beg is a private island estate in beautiful West Cork. Just a few miles from the thriving market town of Skibbereen and the idyllic little port of Baltimore with its many water based activities. Paul and Georgie Keane have undertaken a uniquely sympathetic renovation and rejuvenation of this island paradise. The Estate with its beautiful woodlands, parkland, farmland, gardens and foreshore will enchant all who choose Inish Beg for their self catering holidays in West Cork. Tel: 353 28 21745. Allow 15 minutes to drive to where the boat departs. www.inishbeg.com

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION


Casey's of Baltimore, in West Cork is a family run hotel and occupies a stunning, serene location overlooking the natural harbour and the Ilen river estuary and commands grand views of the wild, rugged scenery which typifies this region of Ireland. Anne and Michael Casey assure their visitors of a warm welcome. Tel: 00 353 28 20197 Allow 5 minutes to get to where the boat departs. www.caseysofbaltimore.com

The Celtic Ross Hotel is a superior 3 star hotel located in the heart of West Cork. Superbly located overlooking Rosscarbery Bay and Galley Head, with the historic Cathedral town of Rosscarbery on its doorstep and only 1 hour from Cork city and 40 minutes drive from Baltimore. It is an ideal base for exploring scenic West Cork www.celticrosshotel.com Tel: 00 353 23 48722

West Cork Hotel is conveniently located in Skibbereen, one of the regions most colourful market towns amid the tranquillity of rural, riverside accommodation and dining. Extensive renovated in recent years The West Cork Hotel offers patrons lovely accommodation and excellent dining facilities in the centre of the delightful and historic market town of Skibbereen. www.westcorkhotel.com Tel 00 353 28 21277

Only 10 minutes by boat from the lovely little fishing village of Baltimore will have you at the lovely Islander's Rest Hotel on Sherkin Island. With all the attractions of West Cork on your doorstep and with gorgeous views over the harbour from the hotel this makes an ideal base from which to explore. Mark Murphy and his staff will give you a warm welcome. Tel: 00 353 28 20116 Email: info@islandersrest.ie Web: www.islandersrest.ie

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Whale and Dolphin Watching Weekend has no restrictions. All are welcomed to enjoy one weekend of watching marine wildlife. We cannot guarantee that you will be able to see Dolphins or Whales during your trip to sea. If you do not see any Whales or Dolphins, we will be unable to rebook you in.
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