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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 Fabulous treat and experience

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Gill J
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Marbella
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Marbella
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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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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Southampton, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We rented a skiff from Dara and had a fabulous self guided trip around the beautiful harbor. We felt safe and very comfortable as Dara explained all facets of the boat and harbor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Discovered by accident, totally made the highlight of the trip to Kinsale for the kids! Boat was safe to drive and all the kids had a turn at skippering!

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Kilcullen, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I thought this was a great way to explore the harbour of kinsale on a nice afternoon. At €60 for 90mins it represents good value in my opinion and no experience is necessary. The views from the harbour are truly beautiful, particularly Charles Fort. I much preferred this to the organised boat trip I had been on in the past... More 

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Wexford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We spend a morning with two young children out in the harbour taking in all the views and what a beautiful sight. Even thou I'm orginally from the town having left many yrs ago It never ceases to amaze me the beauty of the harbour. The owner was very friendly & explained all to us clearly. Even thou the boat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Well maintained boats, clear and easy to understand instructions. Friendly and helpfull staff. Great day out! Caught lots of fish too.

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Outstanding ,learned a lot.The staff are lovely and make it easy too understand I would be afraid of the sea but i was very comfortable .Not afraid at all. I was very relaxed and loved it.Boats are brilliant.I would highly recommend Kinsale Boat hire.Looking forward to next trip thank you.Really helpful and friendly .

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We were visiting on holiday for a week & my father-in-law & myself rented a boat at Kinsale Boat Hire. It was a warm, sunny day & we had a great time going out past The Bulman pub, past Charles Fort and went halfway towards the open sea before turning back followed by a trip up the Bandon River. The... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We rented two boats from Kinsale Boat Hire on June 30th, having called in advance to reserve. The owner Daragh had the boats fueled and ready when we arrived and he made sure we understood all of the operational and safety requirements for renting the boats. It was a warm sunny afternoon and to have the freedom to roam the... More 

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