If Billy determines weather and sea conditions are not suitable to operate and cancels the tour/sailing,  customers are fully refunded.

Boat Tour Cancellation: 

Any full day boat tour booking cancelled within 14 days to 48 hours before arrival, half booking fee will be taken.

Any booking cancelled less than 48 hours before arrival will be fully charged. 

IF we are able to resell your seats, half booking fee will be refunded. 

Accommodation Cancellation: 

Any booking cancelled within 14 days to 7days   before departure half booking fee will be taken.

Any booking cancelled less than 7 days before arrival will be fully charged. 

From 1st May 2020 there is a 5% non refundable booking fee.

Sailing to and from the Great Blasket Island is weather dependent. We ask overnight guests and day passengers to be flexible with times.

We collect all overnight guests from Dunquin Pier and these schedules are dependent on tides. Generally we aim to collect at 1 pm in Dunquin Pier, and return at 12.30 pm. However, a few days of the month we have to work around this due to low tides. This means it could be an early morning or late afternoon collection. PLEASE CONTACT ALICE 0863135098 FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS.  

Please be flexible with sailing times. We strongly advise not to have travel plans (flights, bus connections, appointments) the day of departure or the day of return as everything is dictated to by the weather and times/schedules vary. 

If sailing times do not suit, we may be able to organise alternative crossings with a different ferry company but please note extra charges will apply. 

Full day boat tour:

We charge the same price for adults and children as we operate a small 12 passenger boat. 


We offer a children’s rate (3-16yrs) for the accommodation and for the Dunquin transfer. 

What to bring:

– If you wish to use the outdoor firepit please bring your own fire wood.

– Large Towel for swimming/shower

– All food and drinks for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

– Insect repellent

– Hot water bottle

– Warm layers

– Good footwear

– Slippers/warm socks

We provide:

–  Headtorches & candles.   

– One complimentary firebucket per stove

– Tea towel and hand towels

– Toilet Paper                 

– Cooking utensils                       

– Basic provisions i.e salt, pepper, oil, tea, coffee (french press), washing up liquid, cleaning supplies             

 – All bed linen

We emphasise that all passengers must trans-ship into a smaller dinghy on arrival to the island. We do ensure  help is offered and will not proceed if one feels uncomfortable. The island itself is quite physical. On arrival passengers must step onto a slipway (which can be slippery) – From here, there is a steep climb made made from a natural rocky stairway which has a handrail for extra support. All pathways are made from grassy tracks so please be sure to have good, sturdy footware on.

Unfortunately the island does not offer suitable cycling tracks.

We welcome pets on our boat and in accommdation, as long as they are fully controlled by owner and on a lead.

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Alice (Bookings) 086 313 5098