1. Island Ferry Tour In Glengarriff

Island Ferry Tour In Glengarriff

Visit the wonderful Gardens of Ilnacullin on Garnish (Garinish) Island aboard our fully licensed ferry the "Harbour Queen". The Harbour Queen Ferry is a custom designed waterbus that will whisk you to Garinish Island in comfort and safety from the main pier in Glengarriff. 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 45 passengers and has a crew of 2 experienced ferrymen. Naturally this ferry is equipped with all standard safety features. Our Ferries provides a regular service to the island. Ferries depart from Glengarriff Pier every 30 minutes during the season (April 1 – October 31). Our fleet of ferries are purpose built enclosed waterbuses which will whisk you to the island in safety and comfort. Trip Rate: Starts from €16 per person

Captain is optional.
You decide if you would like to book with or without a captain.
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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
  • Center Cockpit
  • Single Engine

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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