Places of Interest

Skellig Islands - World Heritage Site & Star Wars

Rising majestically from the sea, Skellig Michael towers 714ft. (218 metres) above sea level. On the summit of this awe-inspiring rock, you will find a remarkably well preserved 6th Century monastic settlement. Of course, it recently hosted the film crew as the set for the latest Star Wars movie ‘The Force Awakens’. 

On the spectacular Small Skelligs, 23,000 pairs of gannet nest on every available ledge, making it the second largest gannet colony in the world. Ferries depart from:
Valentia: 10am
Renard: 10:05am
Portmagee: 10:30am

Advanced booking is advisable. Sailing subject to weather conditions.

Touring around Kerry

We are ideally located for touring both the Ring of Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula, which are two of the most scenic areas in Ireland. Enjoy the breath-taking and ever-changing scenery around the Lakes of Killarney, the Macgillycuddy Reeks and the Atlantic shoreline.

Tralee Town Park

Tralee’s Town Park covers some 80 acres and is located in the heart of the town, providing a quiet haven for residents and visitors alike to relax and enjoy the outdoors.

The Rose Garden, with its many unusual varieties, receives widespread acclaim. The Park also contains a modern children’s playground and pets’ corner.