Dublin Bay Cruises is the only regular passenger ferry operating on Dublin Bay and offers a daily service with different cruise options to choose from.
Two especially attractive routes are –
Dublin City to Howth via Dun Laoghaire
Cruise south from the City to Dun Laoghaire Harbour, taking in the Convention Centre, the East Link Bridge, Dublin Port and Docklands, Poolbeg Lighthouse, Clontarf and the Bull Island wildlife reserve, the Baily and Kish Lighthouses, Howth Head, Ireland’s Eye, Lambay Island and Howth Harbour. The cruise lasts 150 minutes.
Dun Laoghaire to Dalkey Island, returning via Killiney Bay
Set sail on a 75 minute cruise, heading south past the James Joyce Martello Tower, the Forty Foot, Bullock Harbour, Dalkey Island and Collimore Harbour, Sorrento Point, and Killiney Bay. The ship is regularly joined by a group of dolphins.
The vessel has a capacity for 120 passengers.
Tickets can be purchased on arrival, but advance booking is recommended.
Sailings start on March 17, and finish in mid-October.
Cruises do not run on Mondays.
A range of cruise options are available, one-way and return.
There are 4 pick-up/drop-off points, including 2 in the city centre,
Prices and pick-up times vary, but the majority cost €25 one-way. It may be possible to book a discounted return journey on some routes, alternatively, a discounted DART ticket is offered.
No booking is required for children aged 3 and under.