1. Ferry Boat Trip To Garnish Island

Ferry Boat Trip To Garnish Island

Ride aboard our ferry "Harbour Queen II" and explore the wonderful Garden of Ilnacullin on Garnish Island. The Harbour Queen II is a custom designed waterbus that will whisk you to Ilnacullin Island (Garnish) from the main pier in Glengarriff. We are very proud of the design of this ferry as it is the culmination of the wisdom of generations of skippers and is tailored specifically to the requirements of the trip to Garinish. Fully licensed by the Department of Transport, this ferry is over 24 tons so you can be sure of a comfortable passage on the short trip to the gardens of Ilnacullin on Garinish Island. The ferry can carry 50 passengers and has a crew of 2 experienced ferrymen. Naturally this ferry is equipped with all standard safety features. Our trip rate starts at €16 per person.

Captain is optional.
You decide if you would like to book with or without a captain.
50 guests
Ferries, Taxis, and Cruises


Harbour Queen Ferry Services was established in 1970. It is owned and operated by Glengarriff and Garnish Island Boat Services Ltd and is the longest operating ferry company in Glengarriff. Our fleet of ferries includes 3 purpose built enclosed water buses which are licensed to carry 45, 50 and 56 passengers. The vessels are fully licensed and inspected annually by the Department of the Marine. Our skippers and crew are all experienced professionals who have had comprehensive safety training courses. The largest vessel in the Fleet “Harbour Queen III” is fully wheelchair accessible.

Features & Details

  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Inboard Engine
  • CD Player
  • Center Cockpit
  • Chart Plotter
  • Single Engine
  • Generator

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

Full refund up to 5 days prior.

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