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Self Drive Boat Hire in Cobh, Ireland

Quick Details

*At least 1 person onboard must be 21 (ID required on arrival)
Smoking or Drinking onboard is strictly forbidden and will result in being towed in straight away! You will not be refunded 

Boat Up to 5 People • 4 Adults Max (Ages 16+)

Enjoy a peaceful tour in a self-drive boat

These easy-to-drive boats make it simple to navigate the waters of Cork Harbour, perfect for groups of all ages and sizes.

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. The 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.

Our tours are led by a fully qualified safety boat guide, who allows you to independently explore and discover Cork Harbour while showcasing the harbour’s 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 the original pier where the last Titanic passengers disembarked on the fatal voyage and more all while skippering your very own boat.

What to Bring

On a Hot, Sunny Day:

  • Sun cream
  • Hat
  • A cold drink
  • Sunglasses

On a Cold, Damp Day:

  • Waterproof jacket
  • Hat
  • Drink


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