FAQs

Where do the boat tours depart from?

Our boat tours depart from Blacksod pier, right beside Blacksod Lighthouse. (Eircode F26KC7V)

Our Croaghaun Cliff tours in Achill, depart from Dugort pier on Achill Island.

Please note all our tour information, departure locations, times, etc are listed on our website.

Are the tours suitable for children?

Boat tours on our passenger boat Huntress are suitable for all ages from infants upwards.

Our Island Hop & Wildlife Safari tour is only suitable for persons 12 years+ as this tour is done with our new rigid, inflatable boat (RIB).

This is stated in the booking section of this tour, but don’t worry, lots of wildlife such as dolphins, seals & lots of sea birds can also be spotted from our passenger boat tours.

How many people can go on the tour?

Our passenger boat Huntress has a max capacity of 12 passengers.

Our rigid, inflatable boat (RIB) has a max capacity of 10 passengers.

If you have a group bigger than 12 you can contact us by email or phone to arrange a booking.

How do I check availability of tours and how do I book?

The easiest and fasted way to check availability and to book a tour is via our website: www.blacksodseasafari.ie
All tour information, including duration of tours is on our website.

What do I need to bring for the Inishkea Island tour?

 As the island has been uninhabited for many years there are no facilities there. We recommend you bring a packed lunch/snacks/drinks & sun cream.

We advise wearing suitable walking shoes and clothing, depending on the weather. You can bring your swimwear if you want to take a swim in the clear waters of the island.

What happens if my trip is cancelled?

All our tours depend on weather and sea conditions so some bookings may be cancelled if conditions are bad.

If this happens, you will be notified by email or phone. We try to give as much notice as possible but it does depend on how fast conditions change.

If you prepaid for your trip refunds will be issued as soon as cancellation is confirmed or we can reschedule your trip for another time.

If you have to cancel your trip a full refund will be issued if cancelled at least 48 hours before the trip. Trips are non- refundable after this time.

No shows will be charged the full price.

Contact us by phone or email to enquire about a cancellation.