Cliffs of Croaghaun
Looking for a fantastic new day trip for 2022? Our coastal cruise is the perfect way to sightsee right from the sea! Relax onboard as Blacksod Sea Safari navigates past the stunning scenery of Erris; Dugort, Achill Island, Blackrock and Duvillan to the base of Irelands highest sea cliffs! At a staggering 688 metres tall, these bare rock faces on the northern side of Achill Islands highest mountain Croaghaun are the 3rdlargest in Europe and part of a sequence of cliffs that extend from Keem Bay past Saddle Head and east to Slievemore. Witness the dizzying heights and jaw dropping vertical declines into the Atlantic Ocean below. With such awe-inspiring, aspirational scenes, don’t forget to pack your camera!
The cliffs are home to many birds including a pair of nesting peregrine falcons. These fascinating birds, the fastest creatures on earth, can been seen as they teach their young to fly from the great height. Cliffs of Croaghaun cruise passengers aboard The Huntress can also look out for schools of bottlenose dolphins, shoals of basking shark, even the occasional orca and humpback are known to make an appearance!
The Cliffs of Croaghaun Cruise is an enjoyable 2 hour boat journey. Departing daily during the season from Dugort in Achill or from Blacksod Pier. Numbers are limited so book your place now to avoid disappointment!