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Address: Salve Marine, Crosshaven, Cork none, Ireland
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On board with Ocean Escapes you will discover a wealth of information about...

On board with Ocean Escapes you will discover a wealth of information about the worlds second largest natural harbour and surrounding areas. You will have a chance to explore our beautiful Coastline from a unique perspective and take in breath taking views.

Our RIB offers the chance to escape from the hussle and bussle and discover remote coves, leading to encounters with wildlife that call our coastline home.

Join us on a unforgettable experience along the most dramatic coastline that will bring you to the heart of the action.

Our tours combine the versatility of a fast, custom built RIB with expertise of local knowledge creating opportunities for a once in a lifetime experience along the Cork coast.

Follow in the footsteps of the legendary Titanic, taking in views of Fort Camden, Spike Island and Cobh.

You will also have a chance to see some of the vast wildlife that call out coast home, from bottlenose dolphins to minke whales, even huge Basking sharks!

a trip with us is a truly unique experience. be sure to bring your camera!

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UNFORGETTABLE!

Andrew O'Riordan certainly has a really top class act put together!! Unfortunately, he has not yet organized to have a "pet" whale shark ready for all of his outings!! (-: But his... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 July 2016
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Robbiate, Italy
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Robbiate, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Andrew O'Riordan certainly has a really top class act put together!! Unfortunately, he has not yet organized to have a "pet" whale shark ready for all of his outings!! (-: But his knowledge of the Irish coast, and everything in, around and under is fenomenal! A real treat, that beats any other boat tour going. There were just two of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Do not hesitate for a second! This was by far my favorite thing in Ireland, and there were so many great things in that country. The guide, Andrew, is a very nice guy and very professional. He knows his away around the clouds if it starts to rain, which is extremely important in Ireland.. it rains out of no where!... More 

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amman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

one of the best things we did during our stay in Cork and Ireland, not a dull moment on that speeding boat, and Andrew is a professional when it comes to driving that boat, he is funny, very informative about the history of the place, and he has everything you can imagine on that boat even bobby pins ;))) .... More 

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Andrew is the perfect host, attentive, funny and has everything you could possibly need for a high speed boat ride from Cork City port out to Spike and Robert Island. A lovely stop over for lunch at Cobh and fantastic view of the amazing coastline. I arranged the trip for my daughter's hen party and it was a blast. Cannot... More 

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OceanEscapes, Owner at Ocean Escapes, responded to this review

Chris, Thank you for giving us a review. It was very nice to meet you during your visit. We could not have asked for a better day on the water. Best wishes to your daughter on her big day! Thank you again, and we look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Cork! Best Regards, Andrew More 

Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Andrew was kind, curteous and had a wealth of knowledge on the surrounding attractions. He really put our safety first and gave us a tour to really remember. We will most certainly go back for another round later this year! Thank you very much for the experience Andrew!

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OceanEscapes, Owner at Ocean Escapes, responded to this review

John, Thanks for coming out with us and taking the time to write a review. I hope to see you out on the water again soon! Best Regards, Andrew More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Andrew was great told us all abt the history and the places very informative very funny and super nice we were really happy and relaxed The bought it self was very safe and comfortable Showed us really nice spots as well Overall super glad to have taken this ride

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OceanEscapes, Owner at Ocean Escapes, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, We had a fun time on the water. Great way to spend your first time on the Ocean! I hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit to Ireland. Thanks again Best Regards, Andrew More 

Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

I had an amazing time on my trip into Cork harbour and beyond. The scenery is absolutely beautiful; the experience of speeding over the ocean in the rib is thrilling and it was all topped off by seeing enormous Basking sharks from just a few feet away. The boat is powerful, comfortable and safe(while not being the slightest bit dull).... More 

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OceanEscapes, Owner at Ocean Escapes, responded to this review

John, I appreciate the review. Conditions out there that evening where perfect and we where treated to loads of sharks! "I think we need a bigger boat" some where very curious and got fairly close. It doesn't get any better than that. Thanks again for your business. Best Regards, Andrew More 

Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

This is my third time experiencing what Ocean Escapes has to offer. It seems to be turning into an annual event. It's THAT good! This was the best trip yet though. We were lucky enough to see zillions of ultra cool jelly fish and encounter so many basking sharks, it was simply awesome!!! We also got an amazing view of... More 

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OceanEscapes, Owner at Ocean Escapes, responded to this review

I appreciate your review and it was a pleasure to have you out with us again. Its great to see so much wildlife out there. We must get you out again on our new boat and go looking for Dolphins! Thanks again. Best Regards, Andrew More 

Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

We choose this adventure long in advance, about a month. The day of our Escape the weather changed suddenly; as to be expected in autumn. Our captain advised we decline and reschedule. We decided as a group to carry on. Long story short, we only experienced a small part of the Ocean Escape. Our captain apologized, and discounted our trip.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

Andrew was a fantastic guide and great person. We had a blast riding in the boat and taking a tour of Cobh. Highly recommended.

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