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Cork Harbour Boat Hire

17 Westbourn Place | The Quays Bar & Restaurant Pontoon, Cobh, Ireland
+353 86 074 7926
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Boat trip!!

Great experience!! Had a lovely time seeing cove and crosshaven from another angle... cobh has lots... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sinead G
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London, England, United Kingdom
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Fantastic morning boat tour!

Today we did the 2 hour boat tour from Cobh with our 2 small children and we had the best time. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
miss_kelly_2007
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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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“self drive” (14 reviews)
“great fun” (16 reviews)
“treasure hunt” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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17 Westbourn Place | The Quays Bar & Restaurant Pontoon, Cobh, Ireland
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+353 86 074 7926
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great experience!! Had a lovely time seeing cove and crosshaven from another angle... cobh has lots to offer.

1  Thank Sinead G
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Today we did the 2 hour boat tour from Cobh with our 2 small children and we had the best time. The guide was really friendly and knowledgeable and we really enjoyed the autonomy of driving our own boat.

Thank miss_kelly_2007
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Highly recommended. We had a really great time, kids (7, 10 & 13) loved every minute of it. Our 7 year old even got to drive boat! He was thrilled! Staff v. friendly and helpful. A MUST when in Cobh with the kids !!

Thank Audrey C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went out to spike island and cork naval base watched the seals this the best trip I’ve done in a long time go for it

1  Thank scottmicrolights
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great morning on the water getting to see some of the sites around Cobh and Spike Island including 8 seals which were relaxing on a slip way. Being a waterproof jacket as your may get splashed. Highly recommend.

Thank Mrs_Pud1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant way to see the harbour and beautiful surroundings what a great way to travel to see Cobh from the sea

Thank Keith R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the hour out on the boat. definitely recommend this.. Might be an idea to bring a coat/hoodie as it can get a bit chilly out on the water.

Thank ActuallyKillian
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of 10 people from work went out on the river for the treasure hunt. What a brilliant evening - thoroughly enjoyed by all!! Deborah and her team are professional, friendly and made sure we had a great time! Definitely worth doing - can’t...More

1  Thank rbtgrace
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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the very start, Deborah from CHBH was a pleasure to deal with. Although the weather wasn't great, 20 of us headed off in 5 boats to do our treasure hunt. Some of the questions were hard and some easy so it was great fun....More

1  Thank bensonet
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best excursion we done in Cobh the people who run this trip are really nice from the lady who took our money to the captain who leads you out our teenage son got to drive the boat and really enjoyed it anyone who...More

2  Thank Louise S
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annettekiely2013
14 July 2018|
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Response from Danielle M | Reviewed this property |
I believe it’s €49 for an hour trip! They run Monday to Sunday. You would be better off calling them on 0860747926 to make a booking as they can book out. I would definitely recommend the tour!
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liverpoo2
26 June 2017|
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Response from RichardM2627 | Property representative |
Sorry only came across your question today, yes you can leave the buggy in or by the booking hut, there are no straps on the boat but this is normal on all boats, he or she will be very safe on your lap or sitting beside... More
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Penny B
7 March 2017|
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Response from Richard M |
Hi you can contact us on 00353 860474926 and we have a base in Cobh and another in Cork City
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