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Thread the Eye of the Needle

High speed boat trip from pier near Eyeries on the north shore of Beara,

Not easy to thread the eye of a needle, and it's not easy to do this boat trip as the weather conditions have to be good. Summer storms,

usually one in the first week of August which takes everyone by surprise, nearly always a storm on the June Bank Holiday weekend. Too much

surf, tidal surge, and we cannot do it, meaning only a lucky few get to make this trip

Pass through the Bull Rock tunnel and pass through into the other world. The famous tunnel is steeped in Irish legend. Who built it? And why? 5 miles off the coast of the Beara Peninsula this awesome tunnel awaits you. Passing through is one of the most exciting things you can do, hearing the echo, and the crashing waves ahead. And there are the sea birds, thousands of them and a lighthouse high above

If this boat trip interests you and you would like to come on it with me then please would you Contact me . Trying to make definite dates for trips is nigh impossible due to so frequent storms in South West Ireland. However if you would like to come with me on this trip please tell me and give me some way of contacting you. I can text you or send you an email. I usually won't know if I am going until about three days before. I won't go unless it is safe to do so. I keep in contact with a licensed pilot, whose boat is insured. If it is not safe by him, then we don't go. Neither of us are prepared to take risks.

Bull Rock

€75 pp minimum number of people 5 max 10

The high speed boat trip lasts about three hours

If you require a bus to bring you to Travara Pier, where we set off from, Tommy Hartnett will take you there and collect you when we return.

Tommy can be reached on 087 2060809 and

Standby: If you would like to give us your mobile number we can text you when a spare seat comes up

Text to 087 9693745

Watch video of us going through the Bull Rock Arch

Coming up to the Bull Rock Bull Rock
Approaching the Bull Rock The Bull Rock
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The ruin of the Calf Rock The amazing Cow Rock
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Eyeries, Beara, Co. Cork. Ireland

tel: 027 74275

cell: 087 9693745