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Skelligs Rock
Portmagee, Co. Kerry
Family friendly
Free car parking
Sunny days
Taking adventurous travellers by boat to visit a 6th century Ancient Monastic Settlement and see amazing bird life. All located on the Skelligs Rock which lies 11 kilometres off the Kerry coast along the Wild Atlantic Way.

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Skelligs, renowned as the home of the best preserved Celtic Monastic Settlement of ancient times, as well as, for its amazing birdlife, rough and rugged beauty and at the same time, peaceful and tranquil sanctuary, bursts out of the Atlantic ocean some 11km from the Kerry coast, on the Wild Atlantic Way.

There is only one way to experience the rough beauty and yet tranquil sanctuary. You have to live it.

Get yourself on a boat and have what will be one of your greatest travelling experiences of your life. Watch as 50,000 Gannets fill the skies overhead. Feel the adrenalin rush as you approach the landing on the Skelligs.

Feel privilaged as you climb step by step on this ancient stairway to the monastery at the top of the island. Be prepared to be astonished on every step of the way. Think about the monks who toiled to build this monastery stone by stone on this breathtaking location with only rudimentary tools.

Puffins, Guillemots, Razorbill and a host of wildlife will keep you enthralled. When you finally walk inside the monastery wall at the top of the Skelligs, then you can really say “wow this is amazing, I made it.

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”

- Eleanor Roosevelt

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Portmagee,Co Kerry
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