The best fun on the water
If you want to see the Mourne Mountains sweeping down to the sea ? the best vantage point is from the water. If you book a power boat experience / sea safari you are assured of an exhilarating experience you will long remember.
Do you want to feel the wind in your hair and a ticklish feeling in your stomach, while being surrounded by the breath taking scenery of the majestic Mourne mountains? If you enjoy that tickling sensation, we recommend going on our sea safari around Dundrum Bay, Newcastle Co Down in a rigid inflatable boat (RIB) MOURNE LASS
Get up close and personal with some of Northern Irelands most spectacular, dramatic scenery—and enjoy a thrilling way to travel—on this rigid inflatable boat tour. Pick from multiple tour times, book your date & time here a maximum of 6 passengers per trip, where we hope to see seals, porpoise / dolphins, Minke whales and spectacular bird life.
Single bookings or private & family groups, 3 trips per day. There must be a minimum of 4 confirmed to make the trip viable.
Over 7 years of age
Not suitable for pregnant women
Not suitable for anyone with spinal issues
Complete health declaration questionnaire here
Book your date & time, meet us at South Pier Newcastle harbour, get fitted with lifejacket & off we go for an unrivalled 1 hour experience taking in the spectacular scenery. Course of trip may alter slightly due to tidal conditions etc. (trips can also be tailor made for private groups)
Mourne Lass is a 7.2m Ballistic Ocean RHIB with a powerful Yamaha 150hp outboard motor. The boat is coded with the MCA and the highest safety spec on board. There is bench seating and jockey seating with handgrips for added safety.
Skippers & crew
Mourne Lass is skippered by Ian Kelly who lives locally to the harbour and is commercially endorsed by the RYA as a powerboat & advanced powerboat qualified skipper. Ian is also an RYA qualified powerboat instructor & holds many qualifications in seamanship, navigation, first aid, sea survival, VHF radio, safeguarding and is also a boat crew volunteer for the local RNLI station.
(if Ian is not available to skipper, a suitable and similarly qualified skipper will be drafted in)
Will I get wet?
You may get slightly splashed as we crash over waves, you will not get soaked and we suggest you dress accordingly
Are lifejackets provided?
Yes lifejackets are supplied and are compulsory, all lifejackets are to MCA standards and are fully automatic
Will I get sea sick?
We cannot guarantee that you wont be sick, but we would advise you don’t eat a heavy meal before departure & avoid alcohol consumption prior to trip.
What should I wear?
Comfortable clothes and dress for the conditions, closed toe flat shoes, hat & gloves during colder days and sun cream and cap during sunnier weather
Do you sail in bad weather?
Conditions at sea can change quickly, the skipper will make an assessment of conditions prior to trip which will include, high winds, strong gusts, large swell, heavy and prolonged rain fall. Our boat is an Ocean specific RIB so she can with stand severe weather. Safety first and enjoyment second.
What happens if it is cancelled?
If your trip is cancelled by our skipper you will be offered alternate dates or a full refund of your deposit. See our T&Cs here
How do I book and pay?
Once you have chosen your date on the booking page, fill in your details and confirm your booking.
We will then send you a confirmation email that will include the payement/depost details.