Killary Fjord is located in the heart of Connemara and it is one of the three glacial fjords in all of Ireland! Once you board the Killary Fjord cruise ship, you will enter a dining area. Sit back and relax as you cruise down the fjord with a warm meal and a drink. Savor the freshest fish and shellfish from the clear water on the fjord. If you are not into seafood, enjoy a crisp salad or a handmade sandwich. The crew will not only accommodate you they will tell you all they can about the wildlife and facts about the fjord, they will also make your choice of drinks from a deep dark Guinness to spirits and even coffees. Take in scenery from the surrounding landscapes, from mountains peaks and green plains to the deep sea while enjoying a brief meal.
After your meal, look out to either side of the ship and see the majestic mountains surrounding the fjord and sheep dotting the green plains. The location of the fjord creates a natural border between Mayo and Galway, and the location also provides a safe haven for a variety bird species such as barnacle goose, ringed plover, tufted duck, mallard duck, mute swan, whooper swan, and even otters and dolphins. If you get lucky, you might have a chance to see dolphins emerge towards the mouth of the fjord! Furthermore, the depth of 45 meters and the mountains in the north and south, create a perfect habitat to farm mussels and catch salmon. You will have a chance to see ropes at several points on the fjord and circular salmon farms. This fjord is teeming with wildlife and fresh ingredients for local farmers to sell around the area. These 16 kilometers is simply a sanctuary for wildlife and you will be in awe of the dramatic scenery.
This cruise is one to remember as you will have a chance to see the incredible panoramic view of the mountains, various wildlife, and ocean life in the same location. Come on the Connemara tour to experience a sight you might never forget!