Puffin Island Nature Reserve, Skellig Coast, Kerry

  • Author:ActiveME
  • Created: August 28, 2012
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Kerry
  • DistanceInstructions
  • Distance5.22 km
  • Time0 s
  • Speed0.0 km/h
  • Min altitude0 m
  • Peak5 m
  • Climb7 m
  • Descent7 m
Puffin Island just off the Kerry coasts is well known for its large colonies of breeding seabirds, it is owned by the State and the Irish Wildbird Conservancy. A marine reserve has been established on the surrounding area of sea and sea shore to ensure the protection of the birds and control activities which might cause disturbance.