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Carrigaholt Dolphin Watch

Carrigaholt Dolphin Watch


Carrigaholt Dolphin Watch is one of the most exciting activities and wildlife attractions that the Wild Atlantic Way has to offer. So if you're interested in Dolphin Watching Clare, this is a must do. 


They offer a variety of boat trips so whether you’re interested in seeing some dolphins, admiring some world famous landmarks or embarking on a Summer sunset cruise with wine and tapas, Carrigaholt Dolphin Watch County Clare has something for everyone to enjoy. 

Enjoy a wildlife adventure down the River Shannon and keep an eye out for some dolphins, as the mouth of the River Shannon is home to Europe’s largest group of resident bottlenose dolphins. The dolphin encounter success rate at Carrigaholt Dolphin Watch is among the best in the world as they have an experienced team who are good at predicting behaviour patterns of these marine animals. 

You may also get the chance to see some other marine wildlife such as seals, whales or spot some sea birds overhead.

Set sail on an excursion around the world famous Loop Head Peninsula and witness the magnificent sea stack. 

During the sunny Summer months, why not enjoy an unforgettable experience with a tour out on the water around the cliffs and wildlife while enjoying a glass of wine.


For the Dolphins and Nature Boat Trips:

Adults €50

Children (up to 14 yrs) €35


Located approximately 45 minutes from the Old Ground Hotel, this family owned business offers Boat Trips to cater for all groups, parties or even weddings

The Old Ground Hotel Ennis is the perfect base for your Clare Hotel Break! Located just 20 minutes from Shannon airport and close by to many attractions, you can make the most out of your stay. 

With a variety of Hotel Rooms available from Classic Rooms and Family Rooms to Luxury Suites, we have something to suit everyone.


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