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Bantry Bay Boat Hire

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Bantry Bay Boat Hire
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Oct 14, 2018
“Super boat tour with a difference”
Oct 13, 2018
“A Terrifically Fun And Unique Experience”
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The Railway Pier, Bantry P75 RH59, Ireland
+353 83 888 1102
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic to be take control of your own boat and shown around beautiful Bantry Bay. Definitely a memorable way of seeing things! Our guide, Aaron, was amazingly knowledgeable, very friendly, and very patient as we learned how to steer the boat. Highly recommended!

Thank clockworkrob
Reviewed October 13, 2018

A group of four of us took part in the Sea Food Tour around Bantry Bay a couple of weekends ago, and safe to say, we are STILL talking about it! From the very beginning, our guide Aaron couldn't have been more helpful, especially as...More

Thank Pixiemix79
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We went out on the powerboat for over an hour. The guide was full of interesting local knowledge about the area. I would highly recommend this trip. It was a lovely way to spend the day, and getting to see dolphins was a bonus. Great...More

Thank Passenger322687
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Had such a great day out on the powerboats! The staff were very friendly and helpful and our experience was fantastic...would recommend everyone to give it a try!

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

No better way to spend an August afternoon than a power boat trip of Bantry Bay. We were a group of 3 adults and six children (ages from 9 to 3) in two boats. We all had a turn to drive the boat in a...More

Thank crehub
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I recently did this with our 2 boys (7+5). We live in Clonakilty surrounded by the sea but have ZERO boating experience and had never even sat on a boat like this before so to be able to drive it ourselves really...More

Thank Paula O
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Aaron was excellent when we hired canoes from him and despite our lack of skills showed great patience, even when we managed to accidentally come ashore in the wrong place! Great little company in the most beautiful of locations!

Thank Peter M
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Exploring the Bantry bay by motor boat is a must When we arrived we were met by a friendly gentlemen who instructed us on how to use the very safe boats The boats were very clean and easy to manouver We then were taken on...More

Thank dutch_colleen
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

We rented a powerboat for 1 hour with our children (10y, 10y, 6y). What a fantastic experience! The tour was guided so we feeled very comfortable. Under our guidance the children could even take the wheel for a moment. We enjoyed the great view of...More

Thank Magalieke
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Had a great experience on a motorboat trip around Bantry Bay. Can pilot boat so lots of fun for all! Saw seals, whiddy Island, etc. Staff were very knowledgeable and friendly. Would highly recommend it!

Thank BLHCork
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