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Great Blasket Island Ireland

Great Blasket Island Ireland

Ireland have numbers of Islands, out of them is Great Blasket Island. In our pervious post we Mingle in Dingle. If you have missed it CLICK here for more details.

Great Blasket island is full of history, beautiful scenic views, walk on the green mountain, birds and abundant sea life.

Blasket Island Ireland

Blasket Island Dingle

Blasket Island Ireland

Top View Blasket Island

 

How to reach Great Blasket Island ?

Fast ferry service from Dingle Marina operates tour to Blasket Island !! I experienced via Dingle Boat Tours, which is a perfect choice to explore this Island.

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Fast Ferry ~ Blasket Island

Travel straight from harbour to all the way to majestic Dingle Coastline.

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Dingle Coastline ~ Blasket Island

Tip: If you book this tour, free glimpse of fungi Dolphins included.

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Transfer to Small Boat ~ Blasket Island

Explore Great Blasket Island !!

Basket Island is an abundant Island and evacuated in 1953. Reason of evacuation was the lack of communication, emergency assistance from mainland and extreme weather Condition.

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Blasket Island Dingle

Basket Island is approximately 4 miles long. Surfing throw Dingle coastline with a beautiful scenic views reaches to its destination from ferry. You have 4 relaxing hours to explore  this extraordinary place.

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Walk with the Beauty at Great Blasket Island

Blasket Island looped walk took around 2.5 hour to complete. It’s the most amazing walk of my life with breathtaking scenic view of uninhibited Island.

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Walking Trail ~ Blasket Island

Soak into Water at Great Blasket Island

Visiting in Summers gives a chance to Dip yourself into stunning White Strand on Blasket Island. Beware from the of Sea Life (Seal, Dolphin, Mink Whales and Hump Whales) on the beach.

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White Strand ~ Basket Island

Spot the Seal Life at Great Blasket Island

Basket Island have the seconds largest population of Seal Colony. Spot seals and grey seals specially in the breeding period (September-October)

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Seals ~ Blasket Island via TripAdvisor

Discovery History at Great Blasket Island

Explore the history by visiting old remains on this Island. This tour have awesome guides to tell you the true stories from this Island.

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Historic Remaining ~ Blasket Island

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Story Time by Guide ~ Blasket Island

Coffee Shop overlooking the Great Blasket Island

It’s the only Shop at the Blasket Island for you ! Take a stop and enjoy the warmth of coffee with the extraordinary scenic view.

Blasket Island Ireland

View from Coffee Shop ~ Blasket Island

It’s a Perfect Day escape to meet with the Mother Nature. It’s Less what the Eyes See and more what the Soul feels.

 

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51 Comments

  1. Shannon

    Great Blasket Island loos amazing! So beautiful! I’ll have to look into it for a vacation spot next time we plan a family vacation…it looks so relaxing!

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  2. fashionmommy

    I’ve never heard of Blasket Island, but it looks a beautiful place to explore.

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  3. Fashion lovers life

    What about the hotels are they good, do you think it will be better to rent a house??

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    • travelmyjourney

      Sarah !! its an abandon Island now but holds a great history of Ireland !! you can do Camping over a night or so !! Its not too big hardly in a 3 hours you can explore all over !!

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  4. Jessica Taylor

    Blasket Island looks lovely! I have always heard Ireland is an amazing vacation spot!

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  5. Corinne & Kirsty

    It looks so good! I have never been to Ireland but would love to go! xx corinne

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  6. Nina

    I have only been to Ireland once and we mostly explored Dublin and the surrounding areas. I would love to really explore the countryside of Ireland one day.

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  7. Nina

    Oh man this makes me want to take a trip really bad! I love your photos too.

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  8. Amber Myers

    Wow, this looks like a wonderful place to check out. I’ve always liked Ireland.

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  9. Team up Girl

    This looks so beautiful. Ireland is for sure on my bucketlist 🙂 Can’t wait to be able to travel again soon!

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  10. Sondra Barker

    Wow! Talk about having the best of both world! I love how the Great Blasket Islands have water and rolling green hills. This is now on my bucket list of travel destinations!

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  11. Sofia

    oh my godness! i had no idea Ireland would have such amazing clear blue waters! That’s another pin on my map for places to visit! 🙂

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  12. Erin F

    What a gorgeous place to visit! I would be in heaven here!! The water is absolutely stunning!

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  13. liz Cleland

    That area looks lovely. I love the cliffs and wonderful views. What a great place to visit!

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  14. Sona Sethi

    One of my friend stays in Ireland and she has been inviting me forever. I hope I get a chance to see her and Ireland very soon!

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  15. cynthia nicoletti

    My cousins just visited Ireland last year. They had a fabulous time. Looks so nice. Love your photos.

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  16. Fatima Torres

    Thanks for the tips on how to get to the Great Blasket Island and what to do. This post definitely comes in handy for those looking to explore Ireland.

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  17. JD Obedoza

    Nice beach. How’s the wave there?

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    • travelmyjourney

      JD Obedoza not for Surfing !! This beach have some regular visitors like whales and seals and sand is sinking to death !! All you can do dip yourself for a while and enjoy the beauty

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  18. Ravi

    Had been to N. Ireland and perhaps one of the most beautiful spots, i must say. Amazing snaps btw..

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  19. sajad Quadir

    this blasket island looks so beautiful, I would love to visit blasket island and thanks for this tip: If you book this tour, free glimpse of fungi Dolphins included.

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  20. ciel

    Oh wow. Ireland is such a nice place. I wish I could go there in the future. Your photos are great. I love them

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  21. Tania Potter - Soul Sense Coaching

    Oh wow, how beautiful. Ireland has been on my husband and my bucket list for some years now and this is such a reminder to get our sorry selves off there asap!

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  22. Tracey Crockett

    OMG…this island is GORGEOUS! Thanks for sharing so much info. When I’m ready to go I’ll be good to go 🙂

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  23. Made Adayasa

    Wow . Blasket island look stunning . I’ve never been to Ireland but wish one day I can get there . Been many places in Europe when I was a seamen but not Ireland . Paradise in Ireland Made from Bali Island http://www.galihbalitours.com

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  24. hey sharonoox

    Amazing photos! I never been to Ireland but this place look fantastic. So beautiful!

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  25. Vlad

    Wow that looks amazing! Is it legal to fly the drone there? I really wanna visit that someday x

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    • travelmyjourney

      Yes Vlad !! I don’t find any restriction !! Just pray you got a good weather !! as most of the time !! weather is quite rough

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  26. Sofia

    Ireland is definitely a place to go! Those landscapes are just so beautiful that some don’t even look real. Amazing day you had uh? ahah xx

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  27. sondra

    The beautiful thing about Ireland is how green everything is. I would love to visit there.

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  28. Rachel

    I have never heard of Blasket Island before, but looks a beautiful place to visit. This would be a great place for me and my family to go!!

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  29. Whitney Abigail

    This place looks stunning, I really need to visit Ireland one day and see these views.

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  30. Elizabeth O

    What a beautiful little Island. I love how verdant the place is but, that rocky pathway had me a bit nervous.

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  31. Michelle Paige

    Ireland looks beautiful! I would love to visit one day! Anything that has to do with nature has a way into my heart. Michelle | She’s Not So Basic

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  32. Ali Rost

    Ireland (and Great Blasket Island) look so incredibly beautiful. Your photos are as pretty as postcards! My husband and I have wanted to go there for the longest time, and posts like yours just might be the push we need to buy our tickets!

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  33. Helen

    Blasket Island looks stunning. I love that no one lives their other than the seals!

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  34. Diidy

    What a beautiful island. Nice pictures I would like to go there maybe next time when I travel around Bye :*https://diidyro.wordpress.com/2017/06/15/song-music-of-the-day/

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  35. Louise

    Believe it or not, I’d never heard of Great Blanket before! Can you tell I’m not very well travelled?! LOL. It looks absolutely breathtaking there though. I’d love to visit one day 🙂 Louise x

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  36. ohmummymia

    oh wow what a beautiful pictures! Would love to visit that place

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  37. Angela Milnes

    Wow it really looks a beautiful Island and I’m so In love with the view. I wish I can go there

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  38. Our Family World

    Blasket island’s beauty is jaw dropping. I love visiting places like this. All I can imagine is how beautiful the sunsets would be. I could sit on the grass and watch sunsets there all my life!

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  39. Amy Agur

    This place looks beautiful! Those beaches look serene and I’m super excited about the possibility of seeing seals!

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  40. Krista @ Miss Corporate Dropout

    I’m actually going to be in Ireland in 2 months, so I will definitely be adding this to my “must see” list. Thanks for sharing!

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  41. David

    Wow, Ireland islands looks so beautiful. Do I’m sure it sets pretty cold there so I would want to visit when it is the warm season. Do you know when their warm season starts.

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  42. Ana Ojha

    The landscapes look absolutely surreal! Your pictures speak for itself how beautiful Great Blasket Island is!

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  43. Alex

    Wow, how beautiful! Those cliffs are stunning.

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  44. Ying-NavigatingAdulthood

    Perfect timing- I’m planning a trip to Ireland in November. I will definitely have to check out those stunning cliffs

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  45. Krystal // The Krystal Diaries

    Oh wow, it looks beautiful there! Hopefully I can visit Ireland one day.

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  46. Ellie

    That scenery is so beautiful! There’s something magical about the cliffs and beaches of Ireland!! Ellie

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  47. ourliveswithbella

    Blasket Island looks amazing. I am sure it was an awesome experience. Your pics look great, thank you for sharing 🙂

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  48. Victoria H Woods

    WOW that is breathtaking…. I’ve heard of Great Basket island before, but now it’s definitely on the bucket list LOL!!! That is truly beautiful.

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