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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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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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Sunny day fun

Extremely professional organisation offering well equipped easy to handle boats for pleasure boating or a spot of fishing. Really enjoyable all round

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Adrian M
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Belfast
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Belfast
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Extremely professional organisation offering well equipped easy to handle boats for pleasure boating or a spot of fishing. Really enjoyable all round

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Thank Adrian M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great morning, even thou the weather wasn't so good, it was a good laugh to take the boat out, Dara was great at instructing us, really easy to steer, no experience required, really good fun

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Thank Snoopy123456
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

First thing we did in Kinsale. Provides a great overview of the town and the beautiful country it surrounds. A must do activity! My sulking 14 year old son even enjoyed it.

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Thank Paul K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Daragh made our midweek break fantastic, my daughter (7yrs) and I knew we were in good hands, We felt safe enough after our first lesson to spin out in the 'Wally' without Daragh, he was never away from the Mariana while we were building confidence and always reassuring. He went above and beyond our expectations. Highly recommended and great with... More 

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Thank Tasha B
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Stayed in Kinsale last week and was looking for things to do with my sea-mad 14-year-old son. We found the Kinsale Boat Hire sign, rang up, and had a very prompt and efficient service. The boat was a good size and handled well, the price was very reasonable for three of us and Daragh was very friendly and professional. Definitely... More 

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Thank Fliss48
County Offaly, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

My wife and I went to Kinsale for a romantic couple of days and nights. We stayed in the Trident hotel and as we were walking by the marina we noticed a sign for boat hire. It was a beautiful day so we decided to check it out. We met Dara who owns the hire business and he gave us... More 

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KinsaleBoatHire, Owner at Kinsale Boat Hire, responded to this review

Thank you for your business and lovely review. See you again. Daragh More 

Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

Although it was February, we hired a boat from Daragh ( Kinsale boat hire) who was extremely professional and health and safety conscious. Good boat, great scenery. Great to be able to avoid the rain clouds while on the water! I can imagine in Spring or Summer it would be amazing! We would recommend.

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Thank Janine P
Kinsale, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

Daragh assured not only boat safety and comfort, but also an experience that surpassed all my spoken requests! Our trip one morning this week began with the sun shining and the air brisk. Two to three layers of clothing, two hoods, extra socks, boots, scarf, and gloves were not too much. We went out through the inner, middle, and outer... More 

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Southampton, New York
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

We hired several boats for a family outing. There were many of us and Kinsale boat hire was great getting everyone out on the water. Great fun and beautiful.

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Thank 2griff
MI
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We made a spontaneous decision to rent this while touring Ireland. Turned out to be much more fun than we expected. Boats are very safe, instructions given by operator were thorough and accurate regarding how to use the boat, where to go, things to stay away from, and what to do in the event of an emergency. We were blessed... More 

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