Where do the tours depart from?
We depart from Portmagee Marina, Co. Kerry, Ireland.
Departure times for the Skellig Michael Landing Tour.
There is one landing tour per day with a morning departure between 08:30 and 09:30.
Departure time will be confirmed when you check in the evening before.
We would recommend you stay as close as possible to Portmagee the night before your trip
The whole trip takes approximately 5 hours.
A fair level of fitness is required to climb Skellig Michael.
All passengers for the Skellig Landing Trip must be 12 years +.
There is a toilet and bathroom facilitiy onboard DEVA.
Should I book in advance?
Booking in advance is imperative for both Skellig Landing Tours and Eco Tours
What times of the year do the tours take place?
Eco Tour season runs from April to the beginning of October.
Landing season runs from May 18 to the end of September. No landing tours will run outside of these dates.
What do I need to wear/bring for the Skellig Michael Landing Tour?
Wear warm comfortable clothing and good walking shoes. Bring light rain gear using small backpacks. Pack something to eat, water and sunscreen also.
Skellig Michael Eco Tour departure times.
Eco Tours depart between 2:30 – 3:30 daily, weather depending. The tour sails around both Islands and you will be within touching distance to Skellig Michael and the small Skelligs to see both the wildlife and the historical sites.
This tour does not land on the Island.
If you cancel your reservation more than 5 days in advance of the departure time, you will receive a full refund.
If you cancel less than 5 days in advance of the departure time, or in the case of a No-Show then no refund will be given.
We reserve the right to change the departure time and we will give you advance notice of this.
We may need to cancel a tour due to sea conditions. If we need to cancel a tour you will receive a full refund.
Can my Landing Tour be rescheduled if poor sea/weather conditions cause it to be cancelled?
No, there are very few places available each day due to government restrictions. If your landing tour is cancelled we will unfortunately not be able to reschedule you on a different day if already fully booked. It may be possible to accommodate you on an Eco Tour.
Can my Eco Tour be rescheduled if poor sea/weather conditions cause it to be cancelled?
Yes, when the weather/sea conditions improve we will try our best to accommodate you on the next available tour.