The ferry, Thresher, is a separate business, a four minute crossing from Cunnamore Pier to the Island. Licensed to carry 12 passengers and may need to do two crossings.

Ferry_ThresherFor the evening meal, the restaurant is not responsible for arranging transport to and from the island. 

The ferry leaves Cunnamore at 7.30pm and returns at 11.30pm,  This service only runs if required and must be booked. Contact John Moore, 086-819 2342. €7 per person return.

Off Season Late Lunch (April, May, June)

Use scheduled daytime ferry. Depart 2pm, return 3.55pm or 5.55pm, €6 per person return. Scheduled service. (Enquiries : 086 809 2447).

It is advisable to be at the ferry five minutes before departure.

 Directions by Car

From Skibbereen take the N71 towards Schull and after approx 3 miles turn left at Church Cross, signposted Hare Island and Cunnamore. Follow the narrow winding road, pass primary school, church, and Minihan’s Bar, and keep going until the road ends at Cunnamore Pier car park. 

If using a smartphone key in Cunnamore pier into Google Maps and it will take you there. Ireland’s postcode system is called eircode, if you key in an eircode into Google Maps it will take you to that building. You will find information at eircode.ie, Island Cottage eircode is P81 HY52.

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Skibbereen: 7 miles
Ballydehob: 7 miles
Schull: 12 miles
Cork: 61 miles