Sea Watch

Your Fastnet Tour Includes

Departing from Schull and Baltimore, West Cork, Mid April to August

Your tour starts with 45 minute crossing on the Cape Clear Island Ferry crossing the beautiful Roaring Water Bay and arriving in the wonderful! North Harbour on Cape Clear Island 


Shuttle bus service from North Harbour to Cape Clear Heritage Centre for the Fastnet multimedia exhibition (return downhill on foot viewing Fastnet memorials and Fastnet Rock enroute).


Circumnavigation of Fastnet Rock Lighthouse departing and returning to Cape Clear Island. This trip takes 1.5 hours approx


Some time to spend on Cape Clear Island, there is lots to see and a tourist office right in the Harbour.


The entire tour including the Fastnet Leg costs €35 p.p or €80 per family (2d&2c) Alternatively you can book for the Cape Clear Trip and Fastnet Display only any day for only €20 p.p.


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Group Discount

We offer a discount of 10% to groups of 10-12 persons.  

Whales, Dolphins, Porpoises and Basking Sharks

See here for some excellent footage of basking sharks in South Harbour, Cape Clear in June 2016

West Cork is also renowned for its whale and dolphin sightings and your trip to the Fastnet brings you though some of the best areas for sighting these magnificent creatures. The skippers will make detours to give you the best possible views when they are in the vicinity.

Visit the Island Tourist Office in North Harbour for local crafts & books, marked trails and other attractions. Selection of cafés/restaurants & pubs available.


The Fastnet Rock Tour sails from Baltimore Pier, Baltimore, Skibbereen, West Cork 

Contact / Bookings

  • Address: Ionad Fiontar, Cape Clear Island, Baltimore, Co. cork
  • Telephone: +353 28 39159 / +353 87 3899711
  • Email: info@cailinoir,com
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