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Kinsale Harbour Cruises

Kinsale Quay | (between Actons Hotel and Trident Hotel), Kinsale, Ireland
+353 86 250 5456
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Nice trip around the harbour

Nice trip around the harbour with helpful advice about the history of Kinsale . Complimentary hot... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Penelope H
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Could do with a better speaker/sound system

This cruise would have gotten full marks if the sound system was better, as has been mentioned... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Kinsale Quay | (between Actons Hotel and Trident Hotel), Kinsale, Ireland
+353 86 250 5456
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice trip around the harbour with helpful advice about the history of Kinsale . Complimentary hot drinks provided and a comfortable seating area both inside the boat and on top. Worth a trip if you have an hour to spare

Thank Penelope H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cruise would have gotten full marks if the sound system was better, as has been mentioned before. We were on the cruise but it started raining so had to come inside and with people talking & children we missed the entire section about Charles...More

Thank maglinjo
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kinsale harbour cruise aboard the 'Spirit of Kinsale" is a lovely way to spend an hour. The commentary provided by the skipper is informative and helps out of towners understand not just the history of the town but also defines the local landmarks. The...More

Thank Edward N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the Kinsale Harbour Cruise, which allowed for excellent views of Charles Fort and James Fort, along with a history of the area provided by knowledgeable guides. The boat even offered warm, wooly blankets as there was a bit of a chill in the...More

Thank C N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Takes about an hour, takes you out past Charles Fort to the harbour mouth and back in again, you get some great views of kinsale coming back in, we even saw a seal swimming alongside us, highly recommend and not expensive.

Thank northroph
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Went on the harbour cruise for the first time and what a very interesting trip it was. Very comfortable with a large solid and stable boat that can seat 50 comfortably!

1  Thank Balmace
Reviewed June 25, 2017

We enjoyed this quite a bit though it was chilly and blustery on our journey. Rick Steves recommended, notably for the broad knowledge of the guide. Note: the guide is recorded, so I'd say the cruise it's a bit expensive for what you get. If...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed June 19, 2017

I was arranging a corporate team building event so we chartered the Harbour cruise for a private 2 hour cruise. Jerome was great to work with throughout and I couldn't have been happier with the actual cruise. We were contacted prior to the cruise to...More

Thank aamoore106
Reviewed June 17, 2017

When we got on the boat we found that the business does not accept credit cards--only cash. We found that a little suspicious. We had been looking forward to this "guided" cruise, but it turned out that the "guide" was just a really poor quality...More

2  Thank saphronie
Reviewed June 7, 2017

See the two old forts, geological formations, lots and lots of boats . . . . probably prettier at sunset.

Thank Caro D
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May 14, 2016|
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Response from mcnewsue | Reviewed this property |
I agree with previous post. The cruise is an hour long. It stays light late that time of year so you should be able to catch a late afternoon cruise