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Atlantic Coastal Cruises will bring you on a cruise at sea experience to view Europe's highest accessible sea cliffs standing at 600 metres. Along with the cliffs, Donegal has a beautiful rugged coastline consisting of lighthouses, beaches, harbours and inlets, leaving Killybegs as the ideal location to begin your coastal cruise.

The boat, the Pirate Queen, is a strong steel built vessel which can accommodate 72 passengers with three professionally trained crew. The vessel is constructed in order to meet the Irish maritime law standards.

The vessel will perform informative and visual tours of Killybegs Harbour, Ireland’s largest fishing port, with some of the world’s most modern and high tech pelagic fishing vessels. Also, on occasions, luxury cruise liners visit the port and this will enable the public to get an up close experience of these truly magnificent vessels.

On leaving the harbour, you will see Rotten Island Lighthouse which was constructed in 1838. It is still functional and extremely important to all vessels entering and departing the port.

In the distance St. John’s Point Lighthouse can be seen located at the end of the long peninsula. It was constructed in 1831 and is still functional.

You will then travel west along the rugged Donegal coast which shows its beauty from centuries of Atlantic storms.

On route to the cliffs, there is a view of Fintra Beach with its blue flag credentials, that then leads on to Muckros Head. After Muckros Head the tour goes by Teelin Bay and onto Carrigan Head. Rounding Carrigan Head with the Napoleonic tower overhead looking down, the majestic Sliabh Liag Cliffs start to come into view.

The Giant’s Desk and Chair can be seen along with the highest point of the cliffs which stand at 601 metres, making them the highest accessible sea cliffs in Europe. While cruising close to the cliffs, you get a great chance to see the many caves and waterfalls.

On the return journey, you can see the vast openness of Donegal Bay, seeing the southern Donegal towns of Ballyshannon and Bundoran, the table shaped mountain of Benbulben in Sligo and the Mayo coast.

Along with the Sliabh Liag tours, harbour tours will be offered which will take in the harbour, lighthouse and a full operating live salmon fish farm, where jumping fish are clearly visible.

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