Saoire Mara Charters Kincasslagh Donegal

Saoire Mara Charters Kincasslagh Donegal

Saoire Mara Charters Kincasslagh Donegal – On the north west coast of Ireland near the picturesque village of Cionn Caslach (Kincasslagh) in the Gaeltacht region of Co. Donegal, Saoire Mara operates a charter boat providing an exciting range of marine activities.

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Kincasslagh, Co. Donegal, Ireland

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Boat trips depart daily from Kincasslagh Pier and some of the excursions available onboard our charter boat “Caitlín Marie” include:

  • Coastal Cruises amid the breathtaking scenery of the rugged Donegal coastline and secluded islands where marine wildlife such as birds, seals, dolphins and even basking sharks can occasionally be seen
  • Deep Sea Angling in the crystal clear waters of the north Atlantic
  • Island hopping to the timeless culture and tranquillity of the Donegal Gaeltacht islands of Uaigh (Owey), Gabhla (Gola), Árainn Mhór (Arranmore) and Toraigh (Tory)


MV “Caitlín Marie”

MV “Caitlín Marie” is a Vigilante 33 purpose built for marine tourism by Lyme Boats in 2007.

The boat is fully insured and licensed by the Department of Transport to carry up to 12 passengers plus 2 crew and is equipped with all modern navigation, fish finding and safety equipment including: 24 mile radar, Fish finder, GPS plotter, VHF, life jackets & a 16 man life raft.

Onboard there is a toilet which is accessed from the deck. A Radio/CD/MP3 player allows you to listen to your favourite music and provides a guided talk on our sightseeing cruises.

The galley includes a microwave oven, sink and a hot water boiler for complimentary tea and coffee.

The boat is also equipped with a dive platform & ladder allowing easy access for divers. Her wide beam makes her a very stable boat and provides ample deck space. Under foot the Tek Deck provides a comfortable non-slip platform


Location of Saoire Mara Charters

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Sea Angling

There are an abundance of fish species available only 10 minutes away from Kincasslagh Pier. Some of the species include, Pollack, Coalfish, Mackerel, Cod, Ling, Red, Grey and Tub Gurnards, Ballan Wrasse, Cuckoo Wrasse, Conger Eel, Pouting and Dogfish. We can take you deep-sea fishing for bigger fish among wrecks from the Spanish Armada & 2nd World War. The local islands and rugged coastline offer good shelter allowing fishing trips almost all year round.


Sightseeing Cruises

Departing Kincasslagh Pier, our coastal cruises travel along the rugged coastline and around the secluded islands of Cruit, Uaigh, Inis Fraoigh and Gabhla. Our cruises are ideal for photography and filming, school and work outings, birthday celebrations and stag or hen parties.

Our East and West Cruises last between 1.5 and 2 hours and include a guided talk ensuring that customers are kept well informed as we pass local attractions. Binoculars are available for a closer look at the marine wildlife and the magnificent scenery. Sightseeing can also be combined with a spot of fishing if desired and we can also retrieve a lobster pot from the sea. Occasionally dolphins and basking sharks visit our shores, which are already home to wildlife such as birds and seal colonies. On early morning cruises the local lobster fishermen can be seen working their lobster pots.


Island Trips

We offer day trips to the Donegal Gaeltacht islands of Owey, Gola, Arranmore & Tory where you can get away from the routine of everyday life and experience a place where time stands still and where an old Irish culture and way of life survives to this day.

These islands offer a unique setting for hill walking, camping, cycling, bird watching, diving, shore angling, climbing or just an opportunity to relax and absorb the timeless culture and tranquillity.




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