We use high speed rib boats to transport all our guests to and from the Island. Normal ferry times are 4pm on arrival and 10.30am on departure. Your group will be met by your private high-speed rib transfer at the Rosmoney Pier. Google “Collanmore Island Lodge” for directions. Please bring all your luggage and supplies to the pontoon, which is located just off the pier. Your transfer will be split into two groups; the first group of 10 people (or half the group size) needs to be on Rosmoney Pier 15 minutes prior to your departure time at 4.00pm sharp. The second group should not arrive until after 4.00pm for the 4:30pm departure. Please wear appropriate footwear for the rib transfer; heels and boots are not permitted. All passengers must wear a mask and have their temperature taken before stepping on board.
Return ferry trip: €20
Your transfer will leave at the times specified. If an extra transfer for late comers is required, a fee of €100 for up to 6 people is payable before departure. Additional transfers are not guaranteed so please ensure your group is aware that a late arrival could jeopardise their stay on the island. Extra transfers are payable in advance and cost €80 for one person, for up to 6 people.
Departure time of 10.30am sharp.
Yes there is enough free parking on Rosmoney Pier.
We recommend you bring the following items with you for your stay:
Our staff will facilitate the transfer of your luggage from the rib boat to the Lodge. Please ensure your luggage is well packed and in robust bags to avoid breakage.
Yes the boat will take all your bags, food and drinks (no glass beer/cider bottles please). Please pack all your needs in strong bags (no paper bags).
There are 3 bathrooms, two en-suite and one main bathroom. A shower is also available in the hot tub area.
Yes you can bring a keg. A service fee of €100 will be applied to arrange cleaning of the lines and gas. This must be booked a minimum of 2 weeks prior to your event. We have just one line for Guinness.
Yes some wine and pint glasses are available.
We have 4 family rooms, one with 4 double pods style beds, (please see attached video) room 2has 2 doubles, room 3 has 2 doubles, room 4 has 2 doubles and 2 singles.
No, pets are not allowed.
Yes, fresh linen and duvets are provided at the Lodge.
No, towels are not provided, however we will have small hand towels in the bathrooms. You will need to bring your own personal towel for the activities and the bathroom.
No, smoking is not permitted within the Lodge.
No, the Lodge does not provide a washing machine or dryer service.
Yes, we can arrange a cot, please ask us in advance.
There are 2 fridges; one is a full-length fridge and the other a fridge/freezer.
The activities are normally at 11am.
Yes wet suits are provided. We provide all you need to take part in the activities.
Yes the minimum number is 10.
Children must be over the age of 6 to participate in adventure activities.
No, fireworks are not permitted as they can be mistaken for distress signal.
The island is not suitable for bike riding so bikes are not recommended.
In the event of a serious incident, please contact us straight away. You should also contact the Coast Guard Helicopter in the event of a medical emergency.
Collanmore Island Lodge is steadfastly committed to ensuring the safety of our guests and staff and we pride ourselves on our premier standard of cleanliness and hygiene. That’s why we have taken extra steps as recommended by the HSE and WHO to protect against the transmission of the COVID-19.
Our COVID-19 policy ensures that:
All public areas will be deep cleaned daily.
During your stay at Collanmore Island Lodge we ask that you:
Further information about COVID-19 and what you can do to protect yourself is available at the HSE website at www2.hse.ie/coronavirus
The COVID-19 Safety Charter tells you that a business is following the necessary safety guidelines so you can relax on a special staycation. When you see the Charter’s reassuring green and white Safety Charter symbol, know that every single employee in the business has passed the COVID-19 Safety & Hygiene Control Training and is working hard to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable experience.
To earn the Charter, staff must have a good understanding of infection control and take strict hygiene measures. Tourism businesses that have successfully completed COVID-19 Safety & Hygiene Control Training are subject to spot checks.
From the friendly receptionist at the front desk to the head chef, every staff member is following key safety guidelines so that you can enjoy yourself with confidence.
Businesses with the Charter display the symbol on their official websites and in their front windows. You can check out a detailed version of the COVID-19 Safety Charter here.
While the Charter puts your safety first, it’s worth remembering what you can do when you head on a trip.
On a day out or a weekend break away, take the recommended government measures to keep safe. Remember to wash your hands regularly and pop some hand sanitiser in your bag.
Social distancing is important, keep a space of two metres between yourself and others where possible, wear face coverings on public transport and in shops, and avoid close contact including shaking hands and hugs.
If you sneeze, cover your mouth and nose with a tissue, or your sleeve. Check out the HSE Guidelines which are updated regularly.
It’s important to follow these steps but now that you can travel again, don’t be afraid to return to your favourite holiday spots or discover new places in Dublin.
All communications should be carried our using WhatsApp, which can be downloaded to your phone via Google Play.
Please contact Ciaran: +353 86 251 8252 – with any queries or concerns.
We are really looking forward to meeting you all and know you will all relax and enjoy everything at Collanmore Island Lodge and all it has to offer for a truly memorable experience.