Dolphin and Whale Watching Dingle
Dingle is widely regarded as one of the best spots in the country for whale watching. Dingle Ireland is also home to many species of dolphin and sightings are very common in the bay which is why it also considered one of the best spots for dolphin watching. Kerry’s waters in general are a great source of marine wildlife and Dingle Boat Tours is one of the best ways to experience it, our tours provide the best dolphin and whale watching dingle has to offer.
Whale watching Dingle Ireland
Dingle’s waters are home to two species of whales mainly: the humpback whale and minke whales. Minke whales are a type of baleen whale, they can be as long as 35 feet and weight as much 20,000 tons.
The humpback whale is also a species of baleen whale. Adult humpbacks can range from 14 to 17 meters in length and can weight as much as 40 metric tons. These animals are gentle and non-aggressive, they regularly approach nearby boats which is why they are so well suited for whale watching. Dingle Ireland has become home to these two species because they follow large shoals of fish as a source of food down the coastline.
Although sightings are by no means guaranteed booking tours in late summer or early autumn will give you the best chance of a sighting.
Dolphin Watching Kerry
Thanks to Fungi Kerry has become famous for dolphin watching. Kerry’s waters are home to many different species of dolphins, in Dingle the two species that are most common are bottle nose dolphins and common dolphins. Bottlenose dolphins are between 2m to 3.9m in length and weigh between 150kg and 200kg. Bottle nose dolphins like humpback whales are very friendly which makes them much more likely to approach boats during tours.
Common nose dolphins are less than six feet on average and they weight about 170 pounds. There are one of the biggest species of dolphins in terms of population with over 6 million currently alive.
Take part in Dolphin and Whale Watching, Dingle Boat Tours “Blasket Wildlife Eco Tour”
If this blog interested you, make sure to book a trip with us to get the best possible experience dolphin and whale watching, Dingle Boat Tour’s “Blasket Wildlife Eco Tour” is our best trip for seeing marine life. The tour lasts approximately three and a half hours, some of the main attractions on the tour are Slea Head, the Great Blasket Island and Begins Island. This trip costs €55 per adult and €40 per child. This can be booked directly from this website, by phoning 087 6726100 or by calling into our Marina Office.
We hope you can join us for a tour soon.