- Learn about the history of Skellig
- Take in the incredible views of the Atlantic coast
Discover the Skellig Experience Centre on this day tour where you can see many aspects of this dramatic UNESCO world heritage site while remaining on the mainland.
Your discovery journey takes you around the Ring of Kerry, where we will unlock its hidden cultural secrets before taking a wondrous tour of the Skellig Experience Centre, where you will have the opportunity to study the works and lives of the Skellig monks of the early Christian period and gain a greater understanding and appreciation of this remarkable early Christian settlement. The Island of is situated 13 miles off the coast of Kerry and rises up to over 230 meters above sea level. On it sits a 6th Century Christian monastery that is an important UNESCO world heritage site and it is home to the world’s second largest Gannet colony and the colourful and photogenic Puffins.
After a bite to eat in the coastal village of Portmagee, we slowly make our way back to Killarney, stopping off at many spectacular viewing points to learn of their historical importance and take the time to gaze out over the vast wild Atlantic Ocean to rekindle your Celtic spirit.
- Professional and experienced guide Ring of Kerry day tour
- Bus transfer from and to Killarney Skellig Experience Centre
- Photos of your tour
- Boat tour to the Skellig Islands
- Any other activities/services not listed on itinerary
Discover Ireland Centre, Beech Road, Killarney, Co. Kerry.
- A pair of suitable trainers/walking boots
- Rain jacket/trousers
- Warm fleece
- Hat and gloves
- Food and water e.g. snacks, water (1 litre approx)
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