The Hotel

Whale Watching

For guests wishing to witness these Whales and Dolphins  up close and personal, we are delighted to work with a number of independent operators in our area.  


Atlantic Whale & Wildlife Tours provide a first class service providing guided whale watching and dolphin watching tours from the harbour of Courtmacsherry in West Cork. Run by husband and wife duo Mark & Patricia Gannon, trips are available daily and can be booked directly on 087 9016534.

Nic Slocum owns and runs  Whale Watch West Cork  and is  based in Baltimore, West Cork. Nic has been on the water for many years, yet his enthusiasm and professionalism never wain. His love of the water and the creatures that inhabit it is infectious and his onboard commentaries have become legendary. For tour times and bookings, please contact Nic on 086 1200027

Colin Barnes of Cork Whale Watch is  based in Reen Pier, near Union Hall and his boat the Holly Joe takes visitors from near and far to discover the wonders under the sea...Colin has been travelling the waters for over 40 years and has a wonderful passion for the area and its marine life. For tour times and bookings, please contact Colin on 086 3850568

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Enjoy a wonderful adventure on the waters of West Cork. Keep your eyes peeled for our marine neighbours and dont forget to have the camera ready!

We invite you to learn about the marine mammals and other wildlife encountered as well as becoming more aware of the wider issues of marine conservation through informed commentary.