Skellig Michael, County Kerry

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Visit Skellig Michael, the larger of the two Skillig Islands, to see the natural beauty and the famous ruins of early religious settlement. The remains of the historic monastery, along with much of the Atlantic Ocean island, were named a World Heritage Site in 1996. The monastery was established on the island between the 6th and 8th century, but was abandoned in the 12th century. Take a tour of the island, weather permitting. If you like to dive, take advantage of one of the dive sites. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Skellig Michael and many more Portmagee attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Portmagee online itinerary planner .
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  • I was scuba diving in the area and the boat dropped us off on Skellig Michael. It was amazing - beautiful, bleak and spectacular. What seemed like millions of birds swirling about. Historical interest...  more »
  • I prepared for almost a year in advance knowing how fast these tours sell out. I wanted to avoid motion sickness and I had two people in my party who deal with vertigo and some anxiety. I immediately ...  more »
  • I went on a landing tour to Skellig Michael on May 19, 2017. I’m writing a separate review about my personal experiences on my landing cruise with Seanie Murphy in his boat Sea Quest under the “Skelli...  more »

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