Welcome to Harbour
Queen Ferry


Visit the wonderful Gardens of Ilnacullin on Garnish (Garinish) Island aboard one of our fully licensed ferries

Operating in Glengariff
since 1970

Harbour Queen Ferry Services was established in 1970. It is owned and operated by Glengarriff and Garnish Island Boat Services Ltd and is the longest operating ferry company in Glengarriff.

Our fleet of ferries includes 3 purpose built enclosed water buses which are licensed to carry 45, 50 and 56 passengers.

About Us

Our Ferries

Our Tours

Garnish Island

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What to expect
during Covid-19

We are delighted to welcome back our customers

Here’s what to expect when you arrive to get the boat to Garinish Island:
We have a system in place to queue to board the boats from the Pier.
All boats are sanitised after each journey with special attention to frequently touched surfaces.
Hand sanitisers are available at the ticket office and at the entry to the boats and on Garinish Island.

When you reach Garinish Island:
There is a one way system in place.
The maximum time on Garinish Island is 90 minutes.
Cafe is open as normal and they now accept credit cards.
When you reach the end of the one way system there is a holding point to get the boat back.

Please bear with us as the entry and exit is the most difficult and slowest part for us to do safely.

Daily Tours to the beautiful Garnish Islands