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Shore Excursion From Cork: Including Blarney Castle and Kinsale

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You'll start at
Port of Cobh
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  • Pass by Cobh
  • 1
    Blarney Stone
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by The English Market
  • 2
    Charles Fort
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Kinsale Tourist Information Office
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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    Pass by Cobh Cathedral
    Pass by Port of Cobh
You'll return to the starting point
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Port of Cobh, Kilgarvan, Cobh, Co. Cork, Ireland

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We collect passengers from the cruise ship at 07:30 for departure @ 08:00. If your ship docks later than 07:30, don't worry! The tour will begin 30 minutes after disembarkation commences. Example. If you dock at 11:00 am, we will operate the tour as soon as customers have disembarked the liner.

    Cobh Port, Ringaskiddy Port
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Port pickup and drop-off
    • Blarney Castle and Gardens Entry Fee included
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Back at port 1 hour before last boarding.
    • Entry/Admission - Blarney Stone
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Charles Fort
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Booster/Baby seats required, and available. Please advise if you require at booking.
    • Collapsible scooters and wheelchairs can be stored under coach. Responsibility for the passenger for the day.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    Our driver was great, very patient with a fellow tour member who was 20 minutes late back to the bus. He was a terrific tour guide filling in information not only about what we were seeing, but the history of the area both important and incidental. I would recommend this tour
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    Really great shore excursion to Blarney Castle & Kinsale. This was a really great value tour, full of humour and fun. We arrived way ahead of the ship tours first thing in the morning. The line up to kiss the Blarney stone was non existent. Kinsale was a cute little town.
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    Paddywagon tours did a great job in getting us to Blarney castle early thus avoiding large crowds later in the morning. Excellent driver/commentator.
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    The bus left right on time. We had plenty of time at Blarney Castle to wait our turn to kiss the stone and explore the grounds. Kinsale was very pretty. We had a sunny day, so the weather really made our day too. I think our driver's name is Mike. He went out of his way to drop
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    Our tour guide Mike was excellent! His stories and music added to a great tour. Our first stop was a Blarney Castle. Despite being a bit off season, the line to get into the castle was 90 minutes long according to the sign. Unfortunately the line for the castle and to kiss the
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    About the operator
    By: Paddywagon Day Tours
    913 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Excellent way to see the area.
    Booked this tour to give my mum a flavour of Ireland as we were staying in Cork for a few days. Excellent
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    Huddersfield, United Kingdom
    Recommend them highly
    Very friendly driver. Reasonable prices. Great way of seeing countryside/remote tourist spots if you dont drive
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    Madrid, Spain
    Very good experience Cork and Dingle Peninsula excursion
    Beautiful places, very proffesional people, better if you go in spring, during winter I think is better go to only
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    Colin D
    West Drayton, United Kingdom
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    Well first of all what inbcredible scenery to see on this tour. You really will not know what you have missed
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    Pensacola, Florida
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    Our driver was great, very patient with a fellow tour member who was 20 minutes late back to the bus. He was a
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    Maidstone, United Kingdom
    Friendly tour and affordable!
    This tour was genuinely great - we visited Connemara, Galway and the Aran Islands. Our driver (John Kelly, I
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    Raluca C
    This trip is a must!
    The views were really beautiful and the driver (Deejay) was really fun and entertaining. Really happy we chose to
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    Cliffs of Moher
    The Cliffs of Moher were great! The Paddywagon Tour was great, and especially the busdriver DJ/ TJ was very funny!
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    DJ took us on a lovely day trip to the Cliffs of Moher. We got really lucky with the weather. It was partly cloudy
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    Absolutely Breathtaking!!
    I don't need to say how incredible the Cliffs & the tour was because it speaks for itself! But I do need to say
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    Nice But
    Blarney Castle known by many the world over is somewhat disappointing in that it is run-down in the first place.
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    Canberra, Australia
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    I did this tour from Killarney as the bus stops in Killarney on the way from Cork. It was an excellent day. It was
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    Giorgio C
    Buffalo, New York
    Waiting on refund. Once I receive refund, I'll update this rating.
    Booked trip in late August 2019. Cancelled well within 24 hour period allowed for full refund. Paddywagon said
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    Renee L
    Edmonton, Canada
    Great day
    Really great shore excursion to Blarney Castle & Kinsale. This was a really great value tour, full of humour and
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