Whale Watching Trips
When it comes to unique wildlife encounters there are few things as breath-taking and humbling as coming face to face with the world's largest creatures. Whale watching is one of those activities … ...find out more.
Research and Conservation
Cork Whale Watch believes passionately in the power of evidence based scientific research to inform and enhance whale and dolphin conservation. Colin Barnes has worked closely with the Irish Whale … ...find out more.
Latest from the Skipper
It’s always something of a challenge, finding cetaceans out at sea, and would be a lot more difficult without the help of the numerous sea birds in Irish waters. All oceanic birds are wonderful … ...read more
On every single trip out on the Holly Jo, looking for wildlife at sea, there is one marine mammal you are guaranteed to encounter-- the Atlantic grey seal, and like all marine mammals, they have … ...read more
Schedule and Bookings
Cork Whale Watch offers four hour whale watching trips throughout the year when conditions are suitable. NB. Whale Watching is weather dependent and we can't run trips every day. Please call the … ...find out more.
Frequently Asked Questions
You'll find answers to many of the questions people ask us regularly in the FAQ section below -- just click on the question you're interested in to reveal the answer you're looking for -- or use the … ...find out more.
- minke whale (1) : Sherkin Island,Cork May 28, 2015
- common dolphin (60) : Clogher Head, Slea Head Peninsula,Kerry May 27, 2015
- humpback whale (1) : Clogher Head, Slea Head Peninsula,Kerry May 27, 2015
- killer whale (2) : Rathlin Island,Antrim May 27, 2015
- minke whale (3) : Dirk Bay, Nr. Galley Head,Cork May 26, 2015
- minke whale (2) : Castlehaven,Cork May 26, 2015
- common dolphin (25) : Roches Point, Cork Harbour,Cork May 26, 2015
- "whale" species (1) : Roches Point, Cork Harbour,Cork May 26, 2015
- Risso's dolphin (5) : The Stags, Near Toe Head,Cork May 26, 2015
- basking shark (2) : Red Strand, Nr. Galley Head,Cork May 26, 2015