Smoked Salmon Tours

The Kenmare Bay Salmon Experience 2014

This option has been designed for 2014 after some requests over last season or two from groups who have visited us for some or all of these activities. Total visit time is approx. 2.5 hours and all activities located at one location with lots of safe secure parking for cars and coaches. We are located 6km from Kenmare Town on the R571 Ring of Beara route. We have hand held audio visual guides with translations in French, German, Spanish and Italian. This package consists of:

Kenmare Bay Cruise
One hour guided cruise on the “ Star of Kenmare” to include visit to the seal colony, viewing of 19th century restored castle and some history and facts on Kenmare, the Kenmare river history and the importance of Salmon in particular to the area over a long number of years.

A visit to Star Seafoods Smokehouse
 We take a visit to the smokehouse and processing area to see how the salmon is prepared, smoked and packed for sale. A taste of the finished product is included in the visit and of course the option to buy a variety of different size packs. Total time on visit is approx. 30 minutes.

Con’s Restaurant
 A visit to Con’s Restaurant Buffet to taste a range of local fish, cheeses, honey, brown breads, salad leaves etc. This may cover as lunch option for groups if visiting time is suitable. The option to purchase samples of these products will also be available.