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Pontoon Pier is your Embarkation Point for Bere Island.
Pontoon Pier is your Embarkation Point for Bere Island. It is located 3 miles from Castletownbere on the Glengarriff Road. Bere Island is rich in historical importance, from a military point of view as well as an archaeological one. Bere Island was once a base for the British Navy and Army, it is dotted with observation buildings along its shoreline. As you tour the island you will also find a lighthouse, the Holy Year Cross, Martello Towers and commanding views.