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Boat Trips & Cruises in Howth
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  • Ireland's Eye Tour

    Explore treasures of an Island wilderness just 20 mins from Dublin City Centre and 30 mins from Dublin International Airport.

    You will feel safe in the hands of our experienced Captains Mark & Greg as they take you on the short boat ride from Howth Harbour to Irelands Eye. The trip around the Island takes in spectacular views of the Island and the colony of seals which inhabit the area.



    Passengers are also given the option to land on the Island. Once on the Island you can stay as long as you wish (boats return from the Island to Howth Harbour every hour; last boat departs from the Island at 6pm). Take the time to swim in the clear waters, picnic on the safe sandy beaches, take a selfie by the Martello tower (built in 1803 to defend against Napoleon), or just lay back and watch the blue skies for flying Gannets, Gulls, Puffins and our very own resident Peregrine Falcon.

    Our Boats; M.V ‘Little Flower’; M.V ‘Oriel’ & M.V ‘Puffin’ depart from the pontoon on the West Pier (near Aqua Restaurant) every half hour.



    Price: Adult €15, Children €10, Family rates: 2 Adults & 2 Children €40; 2 Adults & 3 Children €50



    Evening Trips are available by arrangement for corporate groups and walking clubs etc. Previous ‘work night out’ groups availed of the 40min boat trip followed by food and drinks in one of Howth’s many bars and restaurants.

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    Howth Cliffs Cruise

    Experience Howth's awe inspiring Cliffs from the sea!

    The awe inspiring Cliffs of Howth in Irelands Ancient East are walked by tens of thousands of visitors every Summer. Why not try something a little more ‘Viking’ and experience their views, their flora and their fauna from the Sea!



    Join us on the ‘Puffin’, Howth’s newest and fastest ferry, as we cruise along the Cliffs taking in breathtaking views of Dublin Bay, the Bailey lighthouse and Irelands Eye.

    This one-hour cruise is Captained by Mark, whose family have been fishing and touring these waters for generations. Live commentary on bird life, rock formations and sea mammals is provided.



    Cost is €25 per person. Round trip takes approximately one hour, departing pontoon on West Pier at 1pm daily.

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    Chartered Fishing Trips

    Whether you are a first time fisherman or an experienced sea dog we have the boat and the gear for you.

    Fishing trips can be customised based on you or your groups individual needs. Very popular with hen & stag parties, mens-shed groups, family outings, father & son days, and corporate team-building days.

    Cost is €300 for half-day trips (8am - noon) or €500 for a full day (8am - 3pm). All fishing gear, bait and safety equipment can be hired on board. Boats depart and return to the pontoon, West Pier, Howth.

    The M.V. Oriel has toilet and cooking facilities on-board.

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