Cailín Óir Ferries, All Ferry and Cruise Services and from Cape Clear Island, West Cork , Ireland



Check here for timetables for ferry services from Schull and Baltimore to Cape Clear Island, also sailings between Schull and Baltimore via Cape Clear Island and excursions around the iconic Fastnet Rock Lighthouse.

Cape Clear Island dominates Roaringwater Bay and is an excellent destination for both day visitors and longer vacations. Its prominent location also makes it an ideal base from which to visit the Fastnet Rock Lighthouse on one of our regular tours. These also include a visit to the Island’s heritage Centre and its renowned multimedia Fastnet display. Because of the various complimentary services we operate throughout the summer months, visitors can combine trips to enjoy a full days cruising throughout Roaringwater Bay, at special economical discounted fares. As these are prime whalewatcing waters, with a large resident population of porpoise’s excursionists also stand a good chance of viewing cetaceans and other impressive sea creatures en route.

Apart from its impressive heritage centre Cape Clear Island boast a range of shops and restaurants, pubs, accommodation providers including guesthouses, hostel and campsite/yurt village. Other services and diversions include kayaking, marked walking trails, angling, swimming, a goat farm, and regular tours by mini bus, regular traditional music, Irish summer colleges and guided walks. There are also various events and festivals, the most well-known being the annual International Storytelling Festival held the first weekend in September.

Cailín Óir Ferry & Cruise Service, Ionad Fiontair, Oileán Chleire , An Sciobairín. info 353-28-39159/41923

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