Getting there & away
Weather permitting, ferries to Great Blasket operate Easter to September (return adult/child €30/15, 20 minutes). Boats leave Dunquin every 30 minutes, 9.55am to 6pm. Dingle Marine & Leisure (915 1344) operates ferries from Dingle (return adult/child €35/25, 35 minutes). Check on arrival when the last boat back is expected to leave.
Dingle Marine & Leisure, Blasket Islands Eco Ventures (915 6422) and Blasket Islands Tours (915 4864) offer 2½ hour cruises around the archipelago (adult/child €40/25), departing from Dunquin.