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Guided Seafood Tour in Bantry Bay

Guided Seafood Tour in Bantry Bay

7 reviews
We will take a trip around Bantry Bay and sample some of the freshest seafood you'll ever taste! This is the only way you can roam freely around the harbour of Bantry Bay as the Whiddy Island ferry just transports people to/fro the island. After a safety briefing of the powerboat use, we will explore my personal…
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Equipment, Food
Hosted in
English

What's included

Food
Mussel Bowl Bowls of freshly cooked mussels to share, served with homemade Irish brown bread and a glass of Guinness
Equipment
Lifejackets

Your host

Aaron

Aaron

I'm a Bantry native, a member of Bantry Inshore Rescue and I have experience with boats/sailing from a very young age. Using my Marine Biology knowledge (in which I have a BSc), I love to share both the seafood and history of Bantry Bay with guests. I know the waters of this area extremely well so guests will always feel safe and I want to share this unique experience of the Wild Atlantic Way from the sea with visitors. I have a personal relationship with the local fishermen and they allow us to stop alongside their mussel rafts to get up close to learn about their industry.

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Where you'll be

As well as learning about seafood, we also learn my history of the area while experiencing the natural wildlife and birdlife that we encounter - it's not uncommon to see seals or dolphin! This is the only opportunity to freely roam and explore the harbour of Bantry Bay. This together with my experience, knowledge and my unique relationship with local fishermen allows us to get up close and personal to Bantry fishermen to make for a magical trip

Availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Tue, Sep 17    From 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM.
$52 per person
10 of 10 spots left

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

The self-drive powerboats are very easy to use, even if you've never used one before. The max speed is 15 km/hr which is a steady pace, but no real chance of anyone zooming away from the group.
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Guided Seafood Tour in Bantry Bay
7 reviews
From $52/person
7 reviews
From $52/person