We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ocean Escapes
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
138
All photos (138)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good2%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cork harbour”(17 reviews)
“hour trip”(4 reviews)
About
As Cork's largest RIB operator, we are delighted to hold Certificates of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2015 & 2016! We offer regular RIB boat trips, high speed safaris, tours and charters around Cork’s magnificent coastline and wildlife. Choose...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Contact
Cork, Ireland
Website
+353 21 233 9049
Call
Reviews (114)
Filter reviews
111 results
Traveller rating
104
3
3
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
104
3
3
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews fantastic trip cork harbour hour trip harbour trip amazing morning boat ride perfect weather an unforgettable experience great fun naval base spike island few hours guided tour rib andrew coastline crosshaven
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 111 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to ditch the cars and and join the jazz weekend in style this year and booked a Jazz cruise upriver on what turned out to be a fantastic experience with Ocean Escapes. We departed Crosshaven around 5pm , took a detour to Cobh...More

Thank Roisin B
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

My family and my friends we had a great trip from Cork to Cobh with ocean escapes, the staff was very friendly and the views were great. We had a superb day, thanks Andrew!!

Thank Krzysztof W
OceanEscapes, Owner at Ocean Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Hi KrzysztofW, So glad to hear you had a fun family day out! It's always nice to do something different with friends and family. We'd love to welcome you back onboard next year when our daily sailings will resume! Kind Regards, Andrew O'Riordan

Reviewed 4 September 2018

We went out with Andrew for my sisters Hen Party. From start to finish it was amazing! the weather was perfect and the trip itself was so much fun!! He even has a great sound system on his RIB that allowed us to listen to...More

Thank aol86
OceanEscapes, Owner at Ocean Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Hi aol86, I am so glad you had a great time on your sisters Hen Party. Our sound systems add a great personal element, you get to choose your favourite tunes as the background music to your trip! I do love my job and make...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018

They say Ireland has the most hospitable people in the world and after spending our first afternoon in the country with Trish and crew, we learned that truth first hand! Our kids are turning 12 and 13, plus we had Grandma, a septuagenarian, aboard for...More

Thank Dreamer719658
OceanEscapes, Owner at Ocean Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Hi ChrisLaMarc, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We are privileged to have been the highlight of your Cork visit! We're also delighted to hear all ages enjoyed the trip and that Trish and crew gave you lots...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018

Would just like to thank you for the great evening the other week. It was a great event and we were very lucky with the weather we had out there! Great to see cork in such a different perspective! :)More

Thank Clairebear272
OceanEscapes, Owner at Ocean Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi Clairebear272, Thanks for the great feedback. The sunset cruises proved very popular, there really is nothing like a sunset over the water! We're delighted you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to welcome you onboard again in the future. Kind Regards, Andrew O'Riordan...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018

Had a fantastic trip on Sunday aboard the Cailin Oir, It was great to see Cork Harbour from the water, a completely different perspective to something I drive past daily. Interesting stories and historical information from Trish, our tour guide. The kids had a ball...More

Thank Damien o r
OceanEscapes, Owner at Ocean Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi Damien o r, Thank you for your feedback! We really appreciate it. The City and Harbour looks completely different from the water and with guides like Trish sharing it's history it really is a trip to remember! We're thrilled to hear you and your...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

From the moment we stepped aboard we were welcomed by Trish, Peter and staff. We had 4 kids with us ranging from 6 to 10 years of age who had the best fun. Trish was very knowledgeable about everything along the way and Peter was...More

Thank Kyra G
OceanEscapes, Owner at Ocean Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi Kyra G, We were thrilled to host the event for the Children's Leukaemia Association onboard the Tour Boat and it was our pleasure to make the event extra special. We are delighted to hear you and your family had an enjoyable day on the...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018

Unreal trip!!! Andrew was very informative. Very flexible with times and pick up location. Gave us a generous amount of time in Crosshaven for a drink mid-trip. Will be doing it again!!!More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank mdillane2018
OceanEscapes, Owner at Ocean Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi mdillane2018, Thank you for taking time to share your feedback! We are delighted to hear you had an enjoyable work trip out on our RIBs! We try our best to always accommodate groups with departure times and points that suit your group! We'd love...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018

Epic from start to finish! Outstanding customer service & a pleasure to deal with.Book now!!! :) :).

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Breda H
OceanEscapes, Owner at Ocean Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Hi Breda H, Many thanks for your review! We were honoured to make the special birthday onboard even more special. Thank you for adventuring with us! We look forward to welcoming you onboard again. Kind Regards, Andrew O’Riordan Owner, Operator and Director of Ocean Escapes

Reviewed 2 September 2018

Second visit to Ocean Escapes. Just as good as the first. Andrew is a fantastic host and driver/sailor!! We found ourselves amongst (but not in the way of) a race. Huge racing boats very close together trying to get round a buoy without crashing. Fantastic...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank chrislaver82
OceanEscapes, Owner at Ocean Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Hi Chrislaver82, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review and I am pleased to hear your second trip with us was just as enjoyable as the first! The Volvo Cork Week race is really something to behold and we were glad to...More

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 24 nearby hotels
Whispering Pines Guest House
24 reviews
1.06 km away
Trabolgan Holiday Village
167 reviews
4.60 km away
WatersEdge Hotel
762 reviews
5.08 km away
Commodore Hotel
621 reviews
5.16 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 723 nearby restaurants
Cronin's Pub
197 reviews
.50 km away
The Rivers End
126 reviews
.48 km away
The Anchor Inn
58 reviews
.30 km away
The Oar Bar
23 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 360 nearby attractions
The Ferry Boat Inn
17 reviews
3.33 km away
Spike Island
1,837 reviews
3.61 km away
Birds of Prey Educational Centre
188 reviews
4.02 km away
Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story
1,013 reviews
5.06 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
lizardmo
20 July 2015|
Answer
Response from OceanEscapes | Property representative |
We have a minimum age limit of 8 years, it is at the parents or guardians discretion whether or not a child is suitable to travel. The following must be considered – duration of the trip, temperature, lack of toilet etc... More
0
Votes
Jetison
28 June 2015|
Answer
Response from OceanEscapes | Property representative |
We can collect in the lower harbour. We often collect from the town of Cobh which is 23km from the city, there is also a direct train link between Cork city and Cobh. Our second departure point is the village of Crosshaven... More
0
Votes