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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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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a great experience with eCoach! They had people with signs strategically posted along the way with precise directions. The bus was ready and waiting. Ian was a fantastic guide throughout the day; you could tell he’s passionate about his region and sharing it...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Took this 1/2 day trip from Cobh port to the castle. Nice scenery in route and beautiful grounds at the castle. Didn't wait the 1 hour plus required to climb to the top to kiss the stone. Spent time walking the grounds and visiting a...More

Thank KSADEE
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was great as we got away early and missed some long line ups. The driver/guide was very informative as well as being a very good driver. He knew the good places to stop for pictures along the coast and made suggestions as to where...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our guide was amazing. He provided information on irelandmthe entire trip both ways. At blarney the lines were too long for us to get into the castle but still a great visit. We had some people who couldn’t make it back to the bus on...More

Thank Bonnie B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took the full day tour to Blarney Castle and Kinsale. Surprisingly we were on a large coach although there were only 14 of us, this really wasn't a problem. Our guide/ driver was Ian. He was the excellent guide, witty, informative and prompt. (I...More

Thank newtOhio
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a highlight tour of our trip! We highly recommend the shore excursion on eCoach. Our driver was a gem & kept us entertained the entire tour. We arrived at Blarney Castle early before the crowds arrived & only wish we had more time...More

Thank Joni V
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very reasonably priced bus tour compared to ship excursions to the same locations. eCoach was very organized and kept things running on a smooth schedule. The guide was knowledgeable and professional. Blarney Castle itself was a little disappointing. The lines to kiss the stone were...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We traveled from Cobh off a cruise ship to Blarney Castle and Kinsale. eCoach was on time, gave clear directions for our meeting places each stop and the buses were clean. A very good value for the services provided. I would offer the suggestion of...More

Thank Rino720
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great way to see Blarney Castle. We were there early enough to have a fairly short line to kiss the stone. I swore I wouldn't due to germs, etc. but after that narrow, long trip up to the top I swore I wanted to...More

Thank CAglammie
Louise M, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi CAglammie, Thank you so much for this kind review. Well done on making it up to Kiss the stone! I hope you were blessed with the gift of eloquence as legend has it. We hope to have you on board again in the future....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great option for cruise ship passengers. The booking process was easy and we were given a very detailed explanation as to our meeting place. Kevin was there to meet us just outside the exit gates and in no time we were on...More

Thank donna b
Louise M, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Donna, I am delighted you enjoyed our half day tour to Blarney, Cork, and Cobh. I have to agree, Kevin certainly is a knowledgeable and experience Driver/Guide/. Enjoy the rest of your cruise, Louise and all at eCaoch.

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Rose C
6 May 2018|
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Response from Louise M | 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 Louise M | 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 Louise M | 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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