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Kinsale Boat Hire

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Address: Marina Office | The Trident Hotel, Kinsale, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 87 174 7585
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Description: We operate a fleet of motor boats from our base at the Trident Hotel...
We operate a fleet of motor boats from our base at the Trident Hotel Marina, Kinsale, Co. Cork. You need no pervious experience as full training is provided as well as lifejackets, safety equipment, GPS & much more. Choose from our fleet of Harbour Runabouts or Fishing boats and take family & friends to explore the amazing harbour, coastline & wildlife at your leisure, from sunrise to sunset, seven days per week.
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A day on the bay. Highly recommend!

The gentleman who who took care of us was very friendly and helpful. Our Ninety minute trip was fantastic. We're looking forward to our next trip.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Cashel S
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Kinsale, Ireland
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Kinsale, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The gentleman who who took care of us was very friendly and helpful. Our Ninety minute trip was fantastic. We're looking forward to our next trip.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

lovely leisurely cruise around the bay, safe and fun. Easy to drive the boat, got to see a different side to kinsale, brought the grandkids and they loved it. so peaceful out on the water. Very safe, got life jackets and training. Highly recommend it. Nice owner too, Dara gave us lots of tips and had some great stories.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Had a great time renting a boat and cruising around the harbor. We were lucky with a gorgeous April day but will definitely be renting one no matter the weather when we're back over! Staff was so friendly and I definitely suggest this trip!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I went for a very nice trip this morning an a little boat with everything we could need. Great explanations of how to drive by Dara, gps and depth gauge very helpful. Sun sparkled and we got to see Charles Fort and other attractions from new view points. Wrap up well because there is a strong breeze... More 

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We rented the boat for 1.5 hours today. Dara was very professional and very good at explaining all the safety features of the boat. We felt safe all along the way. I would go back in a heart beat. We were 4 on the boat and it was really comfortable. A bit more speed could be nice but I do... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

only 60 Euros to become a sea capatain. Most impressed that we got depth measurers and gps on such a little boat. Made us much more confident with heading down river to the sea.

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Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We hired a boat for 2 hours with my girlfriend and we spent a delightful moment, we saw a seal, the weather was nice and not much windy. The guy renting the boat was very nice, professional and explained everything before going aboard. We will definitely return at the same place next time we want to have a break and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Great trip. Kids loved it (kids aged 5, 7 & 9) and the adults loved it too. It's easy and a great way to get out and see Kinsale from the water. Highly recommended as an activity to do in Kinsale.

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Marbella
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

What a find kinsale has everything. Dara was very welcoming, professional and all round good stick. Had a wonderful hour and a half in the beautiful harbour which must not be missed. Would definitely do it again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Awesome time. Highly recommend. Easy quick and the guy was really laid back about the return time. A+ experience

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