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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 12 June 2019

I have taken this cruise twice - in both cases, from Howth to Dun Laoghaire. Weather was sunny on both occasions though, as there is ample inside accommodation, this would not be a problem. I travelled by train (DART) to Howth, took the cruise to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Billy H
Reviewed 2 June 2019

We got the cruise from Dublin to Howth and returned with the same boat, the St Bridget, a few hours later. The boat was clean and comfortable and had plenty room both inside and out on the lower and upper decks. The journey out of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Katy G
Reviewed 22 May 2019 via mobile

Very good value. Nice big boat. Good and relatively unobtrusive commentary with information about the Battle of Clontarf. Friendly and professional staff. Lovely views over the bay. Dun Laoghaire is a pretty place. We had good weather. The boat trip is one way and your...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank birdberry
Reviewed 19 April 2019 via mobile

Our cruise was cancelled at the last minute leaving a huge hole in our travel plans. Other reviews reveal the same results.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Tim S
Reviewed 30 September 2018

The boat was clean and comfortable. The staff was informative and accomodating. Even though it was raining the trip was comfortable and the views were good.

Date of experience: September 2018
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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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