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eCoach run scheduled bus tours from Cobh (Cork) exclusively for visiting cruise ships. Our exciting tour itinerary is expertly guided by experienced local guides and include Blarney Castle, Cork city highlights, Charlesfort, Kinsale and Cobh. You...more
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Cobh P24 P380, Ireland
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All reviews blarney castle great tour cruise line day tour driver guide woolen mills charles fort fish and chips booked this tour caribbean princess ship's tour highly recommend this company half the price irish countryside excellent driver climb the stairs beat the crowds
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Reviewed 5 days ago

For a big bus tour, it was great. The driver was very informative and very safe. We spent an adequate amount of time at each stop and were promptly picked up.....I would highly recommend this tour to anyone. The Ireland countryside is so green and...More

Thank Mary M
LouiseM4542, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Mary M, I have to agree our beautiful Ireland is lush and green and there is so much to do and see here. We hope to have you all on board again in the future, Warm regards, Louise and all at ecoach

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Friendly guides and a new comfortable bus made this tour a fun and informative! The bus met us right at the cruise dock and took us to each site efficiently and with clear instructions when we will arrive and leave. The tour was a winner...More

Thank steven54
LouiseM4542, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Steven54, Thank you this great review, it was our pleausre to have you on board. We hope to hvae you on board again in the future, Warmest regards, Louise and all at eCoach.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Blarney/Kinsale Tour from the port. We left at 9.30am and were back about 5.30pm. Blarney Castle is a lovely old castle however the queues to go up "kiss the Blarney Stone" were very long so we didn't bother to do this but...More

1  Thank Swansforever
LouiseM4542, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Swansforever, We are delighted you enjoyed your tour with Liam. We genuinely strive to ensure you make the most of your short visit to our beautiful shores so it just makes my day to read this review. I will pass your regards onto the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose the tour to get an introduction to the countryside/villages of Ireland and thought that the Blarney visit would be a waste of time waiting for the queue of Blarney Stone kissers. I didn't want to be part of this queue so I explored...More

Thank NailByter
LouiseM4542, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear NailByter, I am delighted you really enjoyed your tour with us. I have to agree Blarney Castle and Gardens are definitely worth a visit. A popular favourite is the Poison Garden, it's a great spot for stunning photographs too. We hope to have you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I had a wonderful all day tour of the Cobh, Cork, Kinsale area. We were promptly picked up by our driver/tour guide at the dock. He delighted us with many stories and so much Irish history. Our first stop was Blarney Castle....More

Thank BJH709
LouiseM4542, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear BJH709, I am delighted you had a wonderful first day in Ireland. We hope you have many more here in the future. Warmest regards, Louise and all at eCoach.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great day with our guide. He did his best so we would get there early to avoids a line. He sang for us and made everyone happy. I would use this company again.More

Thank bens0n456
LouiseM4542, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear bens0n456, Thank you for your review. We are thrilled you enjoyed the tour with us at eCoach. John will be delighted with your feedback and I have to agree he is great for an old Irish song. We hope to have you on board...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018

Our group of 8 enjoyed a wonderful tour of the Blarney Castle. Our group ranged in ages of 7yrs old to 75 yrs old and everyone had a great time. We especially enjoyed our bus-driver/guide who did an excellent job -not only did he go...More

Thank Ashley G
LouiseM4542, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Ashley, I am delighted you all had a great tour with us, Blarney Castle and Gardens certainly have something for all ages to enjoy. I will pass your regards onto the team. Warmest regards, Louise and all at eCoach.

Reviewed 10 September 2018

On time, clean buses, great driver who actually sang songs and had an outstanding voice. Great tour for price compared to cruise ship excursion for same trip. They picked up at ship and had us back way before our time to return back to ship....More

Thank Kurt D
LouiseM4542, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Kurt. Thank you so much for the recommendations, we really appreciate it. We hope to have you on board again in the future. Warmest regards, Louise and all at eCoach.

Reviewed 5 September 2018

This was a cruise port stop and we chose eCoach tours to provide us with a half day tour (which was approximately 5 hours) to visit Blarney Castle and see the surrounding area. The ship docks in Cobh where you are picked up in a...More

Thank Jan G
LouiseM4542, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Dear Jan G, Thank you so much for this wonderful review. I have to agree Blarney Gardens are absolutely stunning and we highly recommend a leisurely stroll around them. Also a spot of shopping or coffee in the old woollen mills is definitely worth the...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

This tour took us to Blarney Castle and Gardens, Cork City, Kinsdale and Cobb. It was about an 8 hour tour. The buses are very clean and comfortable, and our guide Ian was very good. He was humorous and very efficient. Everything went like clock...More

Thank kazimmer25
LouiseM4542, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Dear Kazimmer25, Thank you so much for the recommendations. I will pass on your regards to Ian and the team. We would love to have you on board again in the future, Warmest regards, Louise and all at eCoach.

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Rose C
6 May 2018|
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Response from LouiseM4542 | Property representative |
Hi Rose, There is still availability on the half day tour at the moment. So pop onto ecoach. ie to book your place. Many thanks, Louise
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Don M
21 March 2018|
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Response from LouiseM4542 | Property representative |
Hi Don, Thanks for the enquiry. We can give you a quote if you contact us on Butlers Tours. Many thanks, Louise
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Steve L
9 March 2018|
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Response from LouiseM4542 | Property representative |
Hi Steve, Thank you for your enquiry. We have both full day and half days tours available. All our tour itinerary and times are tailored to suit your ships sailing times and we don't foresee any issues with timings that... More
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