Fastnet Rock Lighthouse & Cape Clear Island Tour from Schull West Cork

Fastnet Rock Lighthouse & Cape Clear Island Tour from Schull West Cork

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After your ferry crossing passing Carbery’s 100 Isles, arrive at Cape Clear Island. Arriving at the north harbour on the 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. After lunch re-board the ferry travelling to see the lighthouse. Catch a glimpse of the magnificent whales and dolphins en route! We circumnavigate ‘An Carraig Aonair` or the ‘Lonely Rock’ taking in its history and culture. Once we have circled the Rock twice, to get the perfect photo, we head for home enjoying the spectacular scenery until we reach our final port.

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Ticket details from Schull: Meet point; Schull pier, Schull harbour, Schull, West Cork, Ireland Directions: Take the main road (R592) down to the harbour in Schull, after the Centra shop turn right into South Terrace road, direction the harbour and then left onto Pier Road to the public parking. Walk to the pier and board the Cape Clear Ferry. Please arrive at least 20 minutes before scheduled start time to board Contact number: +353 (0)87 389 9711 (Schull boat) Parking: There is a public car park at the harbour. Please ensure you are there early as spaces fill up fast. What to bring: Weather is much cooler and windy at sea, so please bring warm. layered, wind and rainproof gear. We carry sufficient Lifejackets for each individual person, along with life rafts, a rescue boat & all other required safety equipment. 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.

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  • Restroom on board
  • No food or drink available on the ferry.

Additional Information

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use

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