Kenmare Bay Boat Trips

Sightseeing Boat Trips on the Kenmare Bay

Explore the wonderful Kenmare Bay by boat! Beautiful scenery, seal and dolphin watching, and you might even spot the old basking shark and different types of whales!
The boat trips start from Rossdohan Pier near Sneem, Ring of Kerry (pick up at the Oysterbed Pier can be arranged on request). We’ll take you across the bay to Kilmackilogue Pier on the Beara Peninsula. Enjoy the views from the pier and have lunch and/or drinks at Helen’s Bar. This lovely bar on the pier serves fresh seafood including crab, mussels, and salmon.
½ day trips, 10am-1pm, €150 for 4 people (€25 for any additional person).

Deep-sea Angling Trips on the Kenmare Bay

Enjoy a deep-sea fishing trip on the Kenmare Bay fast with the fast Interceptor “Kilstiffin”. The boat departs every day from Rossdohan Pier, close to the village of Sneem on the famous Ring of Kerry. You might catch skate, ray, conger eel, blue shark, trigger fish, pollack, ling, and about 70 other species! The skipper, Jack O’Shea, has over 30 years’ experience in fishing in the Kenmare Bay, and knows where to find the best fishing spots.
½ day trips, 10am-1pm, €150 for 4 people (€25 for any additional person).

For more info please visit the Kenmare Bay Boat Trips Facebook Page or call Skipper Jack on 087 632 9950


Sneem on the Ring of Kerry is well-known for the good fishing areas, both sea fishing and freshwater fishing. Among the species awaiting the angler are wrasse, Pollack, conger, shark, mackerel and ling. Contact Kerry Experience Tours for a tailor-made fishing holiday that includes deep-sea fishing trips, accommodation, and airport transfers.

St Patricks Day

Celebrate St Patricks Day, 17th of March, in Sneem and enjoy all the festivities. The Sneem St. Patrick’s Day Parade is well known in a wide area, as well as the Street Market with both local products and stands from all over Ireland. Join in on the celebrations at the Sneem St. Patrick’s Day Festival such as guided walks and Live Music at night!

Horse riding

Ride out in one of the most beautiful and scenic areas, through woodlands and along sandy beaches. There are plenty of approved trekking and riding centres offering everything from novice riding on quiet beaches to cross country expeditions. The Ring of Kerry is a haven for the horse riding enthusiast.

Seafari Kenmare

Seafari Kenmare is a 2-3 hour fun, eco-nature, seal & eagle watching cruise on the Kenmare Bay. You will see birds from the open sea, forest birds, and fresh water birds. You might also spot shore-side wildlife such as otters and foxes and maybe even a deer. This educational cruise is suitable for all ages.
Visit Seafari website