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This idyllic cruise on the capital’s beautiful Dublin Bay has become a “must” on every one’s to do list. With views of the stunning landscapes of the Dublin Mountains, Ireland’s Eye, Lambay Island, Dalkey Island, Joyce’s Martello Tower, the Baily Lighthouse to name but a view, this is a day out not to be missed. Why not take a trip on Dublin’s beautiful living bay and enjoy the city from a truly unique perspective.
  • See Dublin landmarks from a different vantage point on a Dublin Bay cruise
  • Visit the fishing village of Howth or the seaside town of Dun Laoghaire
  • Explore areas outside of Dublin at your own pace
  • Relax with a drink from the onboard bar
What to Expect
This tour sails between Dublin City (departure from Sir John Rogerson’s Quay), Dun Laoghaire’s East Pier, and Howth’s West Pier seasonally (April through October) seven days a week. Cruise from the city center in Dublin south to the seaside town of Dun Laoghaire. On the journey, see Dublin landmarks including Poolbeg Lighthouse, Dalkey Island, and the wildlife reserve at Bull Island. Alternatively, you can sail from Dun Laoghaire to Dublin’s city center, or from the historic fishing village of Howth to Dun Laoghaire. Howth is known for its seafood restaurants and walking paths along the sea cliffs. The boat has a full bar on board for enjoying a drink while cruising by Joyce’s Martello Tower and Baily Lighthouse. The cruise ticket includes a discounted train fare on the DART train that connects Howth and Dun Laoghaire to the Dublin City Center.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Dun Laoghaire- East Pier 
City Centre- Sir John Rogerson's Quay (outside Ferryman Pub)
Howth- West Pier (outside Aqua restaurant)
  • Discounted DART trip between Howth and Dun Laoghaire (€2)
  • The listed price does not include a parking fee.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Availability for shows cannot be checked without making a booking. Credit cards will only be charged upon confirmation of show availability
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked a party of 14 people for the Howth to Dun Laoghaire afternoon trip. The sailing was on time and on a lovely afternoon the sights along the way made the trip very worthwhile. We booked online. There was no group discount on...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank LandPC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently did the Dun Laoghaire to Howth journey (roughly 1 hr) and really enjoyed it. Views from the boat of the sea and coastline were beautiful, also got some nice facts from the tour guide on board. Downstairs has a bar and snacks, nice if...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank James H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been on 2 cruises. Dun Laoghaire to Howth 3 years ago and a couple of weeks ago from Dun Laoghaire around Killiney Bay. Both trips were anniversary present from out kids ( adults now ) who all came too. We had a lovely time. The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Orla M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we, a party of 8, took the Howth to Dun Laoghaire cruise last Sunday. The ferry was extremely clean and safe for all ages. The views on route were spectacular and many fabulous photos were taken. The crew were very helpful, particularly Tom, who informed...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank eilo37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a lovely way to spend time with the family and see Dublin from another perspective. Will go again with the next visitors. Great choice of cruises/ destinations. Wonderful!!

Date of experience: September 2019
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3 August 2019|
Response from Tim S | Reviewed this property |
The company cancelled last minute which put a big hole in our day.
1 July 2019|
Response from Tim S | Reviewed this property |
Wouldn't recommend counting on this trip. They are known to cancel last minute.
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