Scenic Wild Atlantic Way boat & sea angling tours, Connemara. Guided 1 hr/2 hr. Family rate
Relax and enjoy the peace, tranquility and closeness to nature of Letterfack Bay in beautiful Connemara on our one hour scenic Wild Atlantic Way wildlife nature and 2 hours angling tours.
Purpose-built to the highest safety standards and certified by the Department of Transport to operate on one of Europe’s most scenic and well protected harbours, you will be guaranteed a trip packed full of fun, enjoyment and information. Our boat has Under-Water Vewing Panels so you can discover a world beneath the surface that looks like a different planet with it’s forests of sea weeds and kelp.
|See and feel the excitement when children and the young at heart get to hold and touch a real starfish, shrimp or shore crab!|
|Get to see and handle real live shellfish and learn about the different species – where they live, what they eat and how long they live.|
|Find out what fish species live in Letterfrack Bay including Grey Mullet, Thorn Back Ray, Dog Fish and Large Bull Huss.|
|Learn about the sea birds that make Letterfrack Bay their home and nesting grounds. Like the Sandwich and Common Tern that fly 7,000 miles from South Africa every Spring/Summer to nest on Lamb’s Island which is a nature reserve. The bay is also home to Grey Herons, Oyster Catchers, Guillemots, Cormorants, Curlews, Great Black Gulls, Great Northern Divers, Mallard Ducks and Black-headed Gulls.|
Spot the shy otters’ hide outs and if you’re lucky you might even catch a glimpse of these playful marine mammals. Other sea mammals that are sometimes seen on the Ballinakill Harbour tour are dolphins and porpoises.
|Learn about the famous Connemara mountains. Find out their names, heights and where Connemara marble has been quarried for years from these mountains.|
Departure Times & Prices
Depart at 11am – 12:30pm – 2.30pm – 4pm and 6pm from Letterfrack Pier.
Departure times may vary depending on tides, please call in advance.
Included with your trip is a visit to the Ocean’s Alive visitor centre, with a complimentary cup of tea or coffee and juices for the children. The visitor centre and seaside park is just 5 minutes drive from Letterfrack village on the Renvyle road (turning left just after Derryinver bridge).
We run 2 hour evening angling trips during the summer months. We can take up to 12 people and everything is supplied except the fish. Memories are made of this! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to organise
Please call us to book & find out depart time as it depends on tides.