Whale Watching

The magestic creatures of our waters

Did you know Orca whales, basking sharks and bottle-nose and common dolphins can all be sighted around Bere Island? Twelves species were recorded in recent years in the unpolluted waters off west Cork.

There have been increased sightings of both humpback and fin whales in West Cork waters in recent years, which have also garnered international media attention.

Tourists can enjoy quality whale watching in West Cork from July to December

Bere Island Sea Safari

The Bere Island Sea Safari company offers visitors a chance to take one of their Bantry Bay boat tours, a chance to Whale or Dolphin watch. There are opportunities to book a school event with them, work event or just a day of adventure out on the seas. Departures from Castletown and Bere Island.

Wild Atlantic Fish 'n' Trips

Enjoy the spectacular coastline of Bere Island and Beara with Wild Atlantic Fish ‘n’ Trips. Our fully licensed vessel Freedom can take up to 12 passengers and is available for angling trips, sight seeing trips, whale and dolphin watching and family fun days out.

Several pick-up locations are available around the Beara Peninsula.

Trips can be tailored to suit your needs.