Explore Cape Clear island departing Baltimore. Cork. Self-guided.
Join this island-studded Atlantic Ocean return ferry journey across Roaring Water Bay on the Cork coastline to visit remote Cape Clear Island and experience this Gaeltacht (Irish speaking) island’s culture and life of old.
Arriving at the north harbour on Cape Clear Island, spend some free time exploring this Gaeltacht Island, learning about the island’s culture, the islander life, including old traditions and traditional farming.
Discover the island’s ancient standing stones, Napoleonic Tower, Dún an Óir Castle , 12th century church and visit the memorial on the Island to the 1979 Fastnet Yacht Race Disaster. See the Fastnet Rock Lighthouse in the distance on one of the walking trials or enjoy lunch at one of the island’s bars and restaurants.
Please arrive 20 mins before the start time to board the ferry.
Meeting point for the Baltimore Ferry:
Cape Clear Ferries, The Pier, Baltimore, County Cork
Phone: +353 28 39 159
Mobile: +353 87 3899 711
Baltimore boat: +353 86 3465 110
Schull Boat: +353 87 38 97 11
What to bring:
Appropriate rain and wind proof gear and warm, layered clothes as weather is changeable and the temperature is always cooler at sea. If the weather is good bring sun cream, sun glasses and a hat.
Everyone who is close to or on water should wear a correctly fitted life jacket.
This activity is weather dependent, and the Skipper has the final say on the day.
What happens if my ticket is cancelled due to bad weather?
A full refund is offered or rebooking on to a different date.