All our whale watching trips depart from Reen Pier which is 4 Kilometres outside of Union Hall village, West Cork. From Clonakilty, Leap or Glandore direction, go into Union Hall village and drive through the main street until you reach a large church, (St. Bridgets) on your left as you head away from village. Take a left turn at church; Reen Pier is signed at this point. Take 1st right after 300 metres (again signed for Reen Pier) and stay on this road, keeping the lake on your left, and you can’t miss Reen Pier. It’s a 4-5 minute drive from Union Hall to our car parking area. With beautiful Castlehaven Bay on your right hand side, the car parking area is marked by a “Cork Whale Watch” sign, and is about 200 mts before the pier itself; here you will find plenty of free car parking. We’d ask that you do not park on the actual pier, as it may obstruct commercial vehicles and your vehicle may have to be towed away.
If you are travelling from the Skibbereen or Castletownshend direction, the church is on your right side, before you get into the main village, and take a right at the church, and follow the signs as above.
Our GPS location is N 51.5318 W -09.16529 or N 51 31.910 W -09 09.918
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