Skellig Michael is a breathtakingly beautiful island that is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It has a long history dating back to the 6th century, when a Monastic settlement was formed on the island.
Today, it is known as the most westerly sacred place in Europe, as well as a finishing line in ancient pilgrimages across the continent.
If you would like to experience all the magic and scenery of Skellig Michael, then you cannot go wrong with one of the Skellig Island tours provided by Skellig Coast Adventures.
You’ll be taken by an expert boat crew and tour guide to the island, getting to climb up to the monastery.
Here at Skellig Coast Adventures, our team has written a short, informative post about the various Skellig Island tours that you can book.
Should you wish to make a tour booking, then please head to our website and select your preferred tour – you’ll find plenty of information to help you make your decision.
Skellig Michael Landing Tour
The Skellig Landing Tour is an unforgettable experience that will remain in your memory for the rest of your life; it takes you up close and personal with the UNESCO World Heritage site and famed tourist attraction that is Skellig Michael.
You’ll be able to see first-hand the stunning monastery and hermitage constructed by the monks of St. Finian, spectate the wildlife that lives on the islands, and see the waters that surround Skellig Michael.
As part of this tour, you’ll be able to leave the vessel and climb the steps of Skellig Michael, ascending to the monastery, where you’ll learn all about the rich history and heritage of the area.
You won’t have a better opportunity to learn about the history and stories of the Skellig coast; this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
We have four vessels within our fleet, and our boat crew will be on hand to make sure that you have a pleasant, memorable time visiting this incredible island.
To find out more including cost and availability, visit the Skellig Coast Adventures website today.
Skellig Eco Tour
Another tour you can participate in is the Skellig Coast Eco Tour.
This tour can cater to up to 48 people, as we boast four distinct vessels to transport visitors.
Whilst this tour does not land on Skellig Michael and allow passengers to disembark, it does offer an unbeatable experience of the Skellig Islands and coastline. It lets you take in all the magnificent scenery that this incredible island offers.
You’ll be able to see all those familiar spots that have popped up in Hollywood movies on the big screen such as Star Wars and Harry Potter.
Not just this, but you’ll be able to immerse yourself in the pure wonder and folklore of Skellig.
Our specialist tour guide will detail all the unique history and stories passed down through generations.
From puffins and gannets to seals, bottlenose dolphins and the odd Humpback whale, you’ll see a plethora of wildlife creatures that you’ll never forget.
Book one of the Skellig Island Tours today
If you would like to proceed with booking one of the Skellig Island tours, whether it’s the Coast Eco Tour or the Landing Tour, then please visit our website and make your choice via our simple online booking system.
You’ll find everything you need to know such as pricing, availability, itinerary, FAQs and more.
To learn more about Skellig Island, our four different vessels, accommodation and much more, please head over to the Skellig Coast Adventures website where you’ll be able to view all the required information.