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nature dolphins cliffs & coves

clare & kerry coastline


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We take you places, most people never get to see...

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Welcome to West Coast Rib Adventures, where every journey is an unforgettable exploration of the breathtaking beauty awaiting you along the stunning Shannon Estuary!

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with us and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature and wildlife that make this magnificent stretch of the Shannon River their home. From bottlenose dolphins gracefully gliding through the clear waters to the majestic cliffs and coves, every moment shows you more of  the Shannon Estuary's diverse ecosystem.

Situated along the famed Wild Atlantic Way, our base is conveniently located just 45 minutes from Shannon Airport, making it easily accessible for travelers seeking an exciting  escape on the water. Whether you're arriving from the bustling streets of Limerick or the vibrant energy of Galway City, our adventures are within reach, beckoning you to join us for an experience like no other.

As you embark on one of our Cliff and Coast Safaris, prepare to be captivated by the raw beauty of the west coast as it unfolds before your eyes. Feel the thrill of the wind in your hair and the salty spray on your skin, as you journey through rugged coastlines and hidden coves.

Our Public Safari Experiences operate only at weekends during the summer months, and can be booked directly online. We reccommend early book early to avoid disappointment!

Private Tours can be booked on both weekdays and weekends 

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Cliff & Coast
Sea Safari

€60 per person

Duration - 2 hours

Minimum age 10+ 

Get ready to explore the stunning coastal scenery of the majestic Shannon Estuary!

Find your playground.

Go beyond the usual to a place of real excitement. 

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Private Charters

Duration - 2  hours

Book a family or private group and create your own fun filled experience! Choose from our Cliff & Coast  Safari, Sunset Safari or simply take a dolphin watching trip, the choice is yours to create your own tailor made experience! 

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Crimson Coastline Sunset Safari

€60 per person

Duration - 2 hours

Experience the beauty of the Shannon Estuary and an epic West Coast Sunset as we take in the local cliffs, islands and wildlife 

TAKE THE FIRST STEP ON your JOURNEY of adventure and exploration

Our safaris are all about forging connections with the natural world and creating memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you're an avid outdoor enthusiast or a first-time adventurer, our experienced guides are here to ensure your safety and comfort every step of the way, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the wonder and beauty of the Shannon Estuary.

At West Coast Rib Adventures, we believe that the best way to experience the world is through exploration and discovery. That's why each of our trips is carefully crafted to showcase the hidden gems and secret treasures of this stunning region, offering you a glimpse into its rich history, vibrant culture, and unparalleled natural beauty.

So step onboard and into the extraordinary. Join us on a journey of exploration and adventure, where every moment is an opportunity to discover something new and exciting. Whether you're seeking adventure, relaxation, or simply a chance to connect with nature, you'll find it all here, waiting for you along the shores of the Shannon Estuary.

We look forward to welcoming you onboard! 

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300 BHP

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Max 10 pax per trip


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cliffs coves,
dolphins & wildlife

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Shannon Estuary

The mouth of Ireland River, is a playground for adventure. It is home to lots of amazing views, caves and cliff coves, and a spectacular array of wildlife, including; Seals, Dolphins, Gulls, Guillemots, Gannets.

It's time to explore adventure RIB rides and the Shannon Estuary and power through the water on an epic adventure with amazing Shannon River Adventure!

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