Dublin Bay Cruises

Choose from one of 5 cruises around Dublin Bay. Each enjoyable cruise provides you with the opportunity to soak up the freshness of the bay, and see famous landmarks and sights from perspectives only possible from the water.

Open April 1 to September

No Booking or Payment Card Fees. Tickets Valid for 365 days.

Sir John Rogerson’s Quay (See Map Below)

Cruise Dublin Bay - it's a Wonderful Experience!

Choose from one of 5 cruises around Dublin Bay aboard the St. Bridget which accommodates 120 passengers. Each enjoyable cruise provides you with the opportunity to soak up the freshness of the bay; catch a glimpse of some wildlife and see famous landmarks and sights from perspectives only possible from the water. It's a wonderful experience.
 

Your Cruise Options:
Cruise 1: Dun Laoghaire to Dublin City 09:30

Departs: the East Pier in Dun Laoghaire at 9.30am. Duration approx 75 minutes. Operates April 1 to September 30.


Grab a coffee on-board the St Bridget, soak up the freshness of the early morning and breathe the fresh sea air on Dublin Bay on a voyage from the historical Dun Laoghaire Harbour into Dublin City. On the cruise you will sail past James Joyce’s world, the famous Martello tower, Dalkey Island, Poolbeg Lighthouse , the famous Captain Blithe designed North Bull Wall, and on into Dublin Port and Dublin Docklands, Eastlink Bridge (Opening) and the Convention Centre in the City Centre.


Tip: You can take Dart Rail to or from Dublin City, Dun Laoghaire or Howth.

 
Cruise 2: Dublin City to Dun Laoghaire 11:00

Departs Sir John Rogerson’s Quay (outside Ferryman’s Pub) in City Centre at 11.00am. Duration approx 75 minutes. Operates April 1 to September 30.


Grab a coffee on-board the St Bridget and breathe the fresh sea air on Dublin Bay on a voyage from Dublin City to the historical Dun Laoghaire Harbour. On the cruise you will sail past Dublin Port and Dublin Docklands, Eastlink Bridge (Opening) and the Convention Centre in the City Centre, James Joyce’s world, the famous Captain Blithe designed North Bull Wall, Poolbeg Lighthouse, the Martello tower and Dalkey Island.


Tip: You can take Dart Rail to or from Dublin City, Dun Laoghaire or Howth.

 

Cruise 3: Dublin City to Howth (via Dun Laoghaire) at 11:00

Departs Sir John Rogerson’s Quay (outside Ferryman’s Pub) in City Centre at 11.00am. Duration approx 150 minutes. Operates April 1 to September 30.


Sail from the City on a majestic cruise south of Dublin Bay to the beautiful Dun Laoghaire Harbour and from there on to the traditional fishing of Howth with its world renowned fish restaurants and fantastic walks. You will see the magnificent Convention Center, Eastlink Bridge (Opening), Dublin Port and Docklands, Poolbeg Lighthouse passing by Dalkey island , Clontarf and the world wildlife reserve Bull Island, Baily and Kish Lighthouses, Howth Head, Ireland Eye, Lambay Island and Howth Harbour with its many seals swimming in the harbour.


Tip: You can take Dart Rail to or from Dublin City, Dun Laoghaire or Howth.

 
Cruise 4: Dun Laoghaire to Howth (direct at 12:30)

Departs the East Pier in Dun Laoghaire at 12.30pm. Duration approx. 90 minutes. Operates April 1 to September 30.


Discover one of Ireland’s most beautiful coastal fishing villages. Sail from Dun Laoghaire to the traditional fishing village of Howth with its world renowned fish restaurants and fantastic walks. During your voyage you will see the magnificent Convention Center, Eastlink Bridge (Opening), Dublin Port and Docklands, Poolbeg Lighthouse passing by Dalkey island , Clontarf and the world wildlife reserve Bull Island, Baily and Kish Lighthouses, Howth head, Ireland Eye, Lambay Island and Howth Harbour with its many seals swimming in the harbour.


Tip: You can take Dart Rail to or from Dublin City, Dun Laoghaire or Howth.

 
Cruise 5 – Direct Howth to Dun Laoghaire 15:30

Departs the West Pier in Howth at 15.30pm. Duration approx 90 minutes. Operates April 1 to September 30.


After a stroll and lunch in the beautiful fishing harbour with its famous seal colony jump on board the St Bridget and enjoy a coffee or a glass of wine on a 90 minute cruise back to the Dun Laoghaire. Along the way you will pass by the island of Irelands Eye and Lambay Island to the north. You can view Howth Head, Baily and Kish Lighthouse, the world famous wildlife sanctuary of Bull Island, Clontarf, Dalkey Island and Dun Laoghaire.


Tip: You can take Dart Rail to or from Dublin City, Dun Laoghaire or Howth.

 


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Dublin Bay Wildlife

As well as being an amazing place of history and heritage, Dublin Bay is also an important home to many species of wildlife.


Numerous grey seals thrive in the bay, and there are large colonies of birds at various locations. Dublin Bay is also home to puffins, gulls and guillemots, fulmars, gannets, razorbills, cormorants and even extremely rare Roseate Terns make their home on Maiden Rock.


The bay is known for mackerel, wrasse, dabs, pollack, eels and dogfish. If you are lucky you may even catch a glimpse of bottlenose dolphins sporting in the Bay.

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OPERATING TIMES 2016

Sailings Daily, April 1 to September 30.  

Sailing times are as indicated on 'Cruise Options' alongside the cruise descriptions. 

Closed: October 30 to March 31.

Last boarding 10 minutes before sailing.

Approx Sail Duration: 75 to 150 minutes depending on cruise choice. See cruise choices 

 

CRUISE TICKET PRICES 2016

CRUISE NUMBER 1, 2, 4 or 5 (Duration 75 to 90 minutes)

  • Adults: €22.00
  • Senior (aged 65+): €19.00
  • Student (with valid ID): €19.00
  • Child (aged 4 - 12): €14.00
  • Toddler (aged 0-3): Free 
  • Family (2 adult and 
    1 child)
    : €50.00
  • Family (2 adult and 2 children): €55.00
  • Family (2 adult and 3 children): €60.00
  • Family (2 adult and 4 children): €65.00


CRUISE NUMBER 3 (Dublin to Howth via Dun Laoghaire - Duration 150 minutes)

Adults: €28.00
Senior (aged 65+): €28.00
Student (with valid ID): €28.00
Child (aged 4 - 12): €20.00
Toddler (aged 0-3): Free 
Family (2 adult and 1 child): €60.00
Family (2 adult and 2 children): €65.00
Family (2 adult and 3 children): €70.00
Family (2 adult and 4 children): €75.00
 

BIKES: You can bring a bike on-board and pay €5.00 per bike when boarding. 


  • IMPORTANT: When you purchase your ticket, you have up to 365 days to use it (during sailing months) but must phone the cruise company in advance of sailing to confirm the PRECISE cruise option and time you wish to sail. Sailings can be subject to change.  

LANGUAGES

Leaflets available in English 

DINING / REFRESHMENTS

Wine, beer, tea, coffee and light refreshments can be purchased on-board. 

SHOPPING

Small souvenirs for sale. 

PARKING

Public Car parking nearby all sailing points (pay on meter). Coach parking available nearby.

WHEELCHAIR ACCESS

Not Wheelchair accessible, but wheelchairs can be helped onboard.  

Partially indoor Family Friendly Tea Rooms / Coffee Shop Gift Shop
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