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Spike Island Adventure - CLOSED

Spike Island | Cork Harbour, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 466 1628
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Visiting Spike Island, lots of fun.

I went to Spike Island in early July this year . I was there as a battle re-enactor for an event... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
Seán S
Limerick, Ireland
Great day,sooooo much History!

I have been on a lot of tours around the world and this is up there with the best of them... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2017
mr t
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Led by Terry Healy, we are a combination of highly qualified Army PT instructors, Special Forces and martial arts experts. Focused around our custom built assault course we run a variety of military themed activities including Battle PT, Find the Sniper, Medi Vac, Survival Skills & Bush Crafts. Catering for Sports teams, schools, family groups and corporate events.
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Spike Island | Cork Harbour, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 466 1628
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

I went to Spike Island in early July this year . I was there as a battle re-enactor for an event honouring the two hundred and fifty thousand Irish men and women that fought in the American Civil War. Cobh itself has an excellent connection...More

Thank Seán S
Reviewed May 13, 2017

I have been on a lot of tours around the world and this is up there with the best of them. Definitely worth the money and the time, fantastic way to spend a day learning all about the history of Spike Island, can't believe it's...More

Thank mr t
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We were staying in blarney for 4 days and decided to head to cobh and take the spike island tour Kids and ourselves loved it ,boat over was comfortable and the tour guide conducted a great tour of the island and military prison Lovely cafe...More

Thank londa77
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Superb visit to Spike Island Today with family. Ferry from Cobh brilliant guides on the island. .Stephen our main guide made the whole experience so wonderful his personal stories were a joy..Trevor couldn't have been nicer to us. ..everyone we met today was so friendly...More

Thank Rosemary O
Reviewed June 7, 2016

It was a lovely sunny day to go across to Spike Island on the ferry, I didn't know what to expect, we only explored the main Fort. It is very well organised, many toilets all over the place, a nice café, and the history of...More

Thank virginia1232016
Reviewed September 11, 2015

The people that run "Spike Island Adventure" are a great bunch. Cork County are very lucky to have another great facility for children & adults that is fun. I would recommend it to anyone as its great fun. Its suitable for all groups and Terry...More

1  Thank Magpie35
Reviewed September 8, 2015

This was a fabulous day trip. Take the guided tour for Sure!! It's not. Quick boat ride to Spike Island. Then guided tour of amazing historical place. So much history - great facility. 600ad to 1992. Guide was so knowledgeable. Great for kids too.

Thank kerry m
Reviewed August 19, 2015

Spike island prison is interesting but we had to stay 3 hours there as there was only one boat coming and bringing people out of the island. Food in their coffee shop wasn't good though.

Thank Giulia Muñoz G
Reviewed August 14, 2015

My family (2 adults and 2 children) visited the island and found it very interesting and the kids enjoyed it too. We did however, have a problem with the boat trip. We went over at 12pm and were told to come back on the 2.30pm...More

1  Thank Eugene79
Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

We went over to see the island and wasn't disappointed, we took a picnic with us and the kids splashed in the sea,we had a lovely walk around the prison and took in all of its history.

Thank lee h