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About Cork Harbour Boat Hire
Cork Harbour Boat Hire allows you to explore the vast depths of Cork Harbour on a fantastic boating adventure. This is an ideal day out in Cork for groups of all ages and sizes, with the easy to drive boats making it very easy to navigate the waters with Cork Harbour Boat Hire. There is so much to explore in Cork Harbour, and this fantastic boat trip is an ideal way to take in the fresh sea air and see another side of Cork. The waters of Cork Harbour are full of fascinating history and captivating sights. With a vast array of wildlife known to inhabit the region, you will have great fun trying to spot all the different birds and sea creatures. Take a trip around Spike Island, the old monastic settlement and prison which resides in the middle of Cork Harbour. Cork Harbour Boat Hire makes this wonderful adventure on the open seas straightforward and accessible for everyone. These easy to drive boats make it possible for anyone to enjoy a brisk sail around Cork Harbour. With tours ranging from one hour to three and four hour adventure tours, there is something to suit groups of all ages. You will receive full training before setting out on the water, ensuring everyone can enjoy their trip around Cork Harbour safely. Cork Harbour Boat Hire are now open in Cork City and are based at The Port of Cork Marina. Take a trip under some of the historic bridges of Cork right up to the Franciscan Well or take a trip to Blackrock Castle and maybe spot a seal or two on your way! No matter which route you take, you are guaranteed an enjoyable boat trip. Our tours are led by a fully qualified safety boat guide, who allows you to independently explore and discover Cork Harbour while showcasing the Harbours natural beauty. From the water visit the Irish Naval base, cruise past Spike Island, spot the sights; St.Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh’s seaside Promenade, view the historic White Star line ticket office and original pier where the last Titanic passengers disembarked on its fatal voyage and more all while skippering your very own boat.
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NooShoes wrote a review Sep 2022
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Staff were all really nice and extremely welcoming and helpful. Boat was super fun, incredible scenery. Highly recommended!! Can't wait to go again.
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Date of experience: September 2022
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crashburns_raffo wrote a review Sep 2022
Dublin, Ireland30 contributions25 helpful votes
Highly recommended…Family of seven inc young children and teens/young adults.. Had to hire 2 boats to accommodate but experience was fantastic and everyone really enjoyed. Boats are extremely easy to use,very safe and guide following in his boat was very attentive and informative.. Wonderful activity and I recommend anybody to try it out
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Date of experience: September 2022
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yelsewetuc wrote a review Aug 2022
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We had booked this self drive boat for our family, 3 adults and 2 children today. When we arrived in Cobh, 20 minutes before our allocated time, we realised it was very rough in the water due to high winds. As we were nervous going out with young kids, Lee refunded our money and said there was no issues with us not going out. I thought this was very decent as the boats were running, and we cancelled with such short notice. Thank you again.
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Date of experience: August 2022
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Mick B wrote a review Aug 2022
New Ross, Ireland2 contributions
The instructors were very professional in everything. The experience itself was amazing for both kids and parents. The time spent out at sea was just right. There was plenty to see out in Cobh Harbour. There was several breaks out in the harbour where the boats would all stop and the main instructor would tell a short story before heading off again. 👍🏻
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Date of experience: August 2022
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Róisín wrote a review Aug 2022
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A great addition to Cobh! Myself and my three friends booked the 6.30pm slot for the self driving boats. In total there was about four or five boats out with us with the instructors in front. A great trip out on the water, went all the way out around Spike Island. Would recommend to anyone, especially an evening slot as the setting sunlight reflecting on the water was stunning!!
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Date of experience: August 2022
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