Clew Bay is home to around
400 harbour seal and other wildlife.
Bird Life, Sea Life
, otters and much more.
We'll sail only metres from the Seal
Colony and see "Sammy the Seal ".
Panoramic views of the holy
mounatin of Croagh Patrick
and some of the 365 islands of Clew Bay.
Local folklore counts the islands of Clew Bay at 365, one for every day of the year.Formed during the last Ice Age as thereceeding glacier exposed this amazinglandscape. One of the finest examples of drumlin topography in Europe.
Home to a Seal Colony numbering approximately 400. We'll sail within metres of these majestic animals and observe them in their natural habitat. During the months of June , July & August we'll see this years new Seal Pups.
CROAGH PATRICK ( THE REEK)
The holy mountain of Croagh Patrick has long been a place of worship. From Pagan times to more modern times when St. Patrick is said to have fasted and prayed at the summit during Lent. Join us on the Bay and see " The Reek " ( the mountains nickname locally ) from a panormaic angle.
Clewbay is rich in story.
Join us as we sail over the scence of the Achill
Disaster of 1894 where 32 islanders lost theirs lives.
Hear tales of the infamous Pirate Grace O' Malley
and her exploits in Clew Bay.
Observe the adandoned famine striken islands
which were once home to thousands of people.
Re-imagine the Hippie Commune of John Lennon's Island and the home that never was.
PIRATES, DISASTERS & THE BEATLES
THE PIRATE QUEEN (GRACE O' MALLEY)
Tales of Grainne Uaile , the Pirate Queen, who ruled these waters. Re-live the escapades of this wily lady through story, who was at one stage the most feared woman in all of Europe.
JOHN LENNON'S ISLAND (DORINISH)
An island paradise owned and inhabited by John Lennon. As we inch past the shores of this island you'll be able to re-imagine the time that was; the hippy commune and Beatle mania.
THE ACHILL DISASTER
1894. Tragedy strikes when a boat capsizes and more than 30 Achill islanders lose their lives. Hear the tale of this horrific drowning , the worst to hit Clew Bay , as we sail over the place of the tragedy.