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eCoach Shore Tours

Cobh P24 P380, Ireland
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eCoach run scheduled bus tours from Cobh (Cork) exclusively for visiting cruise ships. Our exciting tour itinerary is expertly guided by experienced local guides and include Blarney Castle, Cork city highlights, Charlesfort, Kinsale and Cobh. You can join our tours by booking your seat securely online.
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“blarney castle” (368 reviews)
“great tour” (95 reviews)
“driver guide” (44 reviews)
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Cobh P24 P380, Ireland
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$47 per adult
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"blarney castle"
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"great tour"
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"driver guide"
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"cruise line"
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"day tour"
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"woolen mills"
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"charles fort"
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"booked this tour"
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"fish and chips"
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"caribbean princess"
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"ship's tour"
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"highly recommend this company"
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"beat the crowds"
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"half the price"
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"excellent driver"
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"received an email"
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"irish countryside"
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

We booked a shore excursion with eCoach in May while cruising on the Queen Victoria based on all the positive reviews and we couldn't agree more! Kevin was our tour guide. We were in-and-out of Blarney Castle (including kissing the stone) by 9:30 a.m., with...More

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Louise M, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Cynthia, We are delighted you enjoyed your tour with us at eCoach so much. I will pass your regards onto Kevin. We have to agree he is a top class driver/guide whose passion for our beautiful island of Ireland shines through. We would love...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

Touring Blarney, Cork City and Cobh. We had a great time. Very professional company and rightly priced tour compare to similar tour by Princess Cruise. At the Blarney castle we climbed a bit of stairs, aged from 55-80 and all managed. It was worth it,...More

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Louise M, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Thank you so much for this great review. Niall certainly has a great singing voice. We strive to ensure you have comprehensive bus tour of Blarney, Cork city and Cobh which ensures you make the very most of every minute of your short stay in...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

We were very well pleased with the guide and the transportation. Most importantly, they know the importance of getting to Blarney Castle before the other tour groups. 😊 After we kissed the Blarney Stone and made our way out of the castle, we could not...More

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Louise M, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Thank you so much for this great review. We hope you caught the gift of eloquence (or the gift of the gab as we call it) after kissing the stone. We are delighted you enjoyed your tour with us and you were all able to...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

We were on a Princess Cruise which stopped in Cobh. This tour worked great and offered more than the cruise line shore excursion. Our guide was great - he even sang to us! We got to the castle before the crowds, too! It wasn't the...More

Thank Jean M
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Louise M, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Hi Jean, We are glad you enjoyed Niall's great singing voice. We strive to ensure you have comprehensive bus tour of Blarney, Cork city and Kinsale which ensures you make the very most of every minute of your short stay. Thank you so much for...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

It was our first time (group of 9) in Cork, Ireland and we needed a good guide to tour around Blarney areas. We booked eCoach based on good reviews. Our guide/driver did a phenomenal job and made our tour wonderful. Traffic was heavy in Kinsale...More

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Louise M, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Thank you for this great review. It is great to hear our driver/guides extensive local knowledge was such an asset dealing with heavy traffic. We are delighted you and all your tour enjoyed the full day tour so much. We hope to see you all...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

These people are polite, professional, and do what they say. Their promptness saves us well over an 1hour to kiss the Blarney Stone.

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Louise M, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Thank you much for these kinds words. We hope to see you again in the future, Warmest regards, Louise and all at eCoach

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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Our tour to Blarney Castle on eCoach was educational and enjoyable. Our tour guide was excellent, giving us the historical background of the port, Blarney Castle and surrounding countryside. Highly recommended as an alternative to more expensive excursion offered by the cruise ship!More

Thank Mike B
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Louise M, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Hi Mike, Thank you so much for this great review! It was our pleasure having you on board. At eCoach we strive to ensure you get a real taste of Cork and it's history on your tour so reading this review is heartwarming. We hope...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Cobh was our second Transatlantic stop aboard the Norwegian Breakaway. Booked half day tour thru eCoach to Blarney Castle. Nile our bus driver and tour speaker was outstanding. He was knowledgeable and funny. The bus left before the Norwegian buses after all passengers got on...More

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Louise M, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Hi William, We strive to ensure you have a relaxed, scenic and enjoyable tour with us at eCoach. We are delighted you enjoyed your tour with Niall and his knowledge about our beautiful Cork shone through. We hope to see you all again in the...More

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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Due to other people's recommendations we booked this tour and were very happy with it. They communicated before our arrival via email and if you can get off the bus as soon as possible you get to best the crowds at Blarney castle which we...More

Thank Janey L
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Louise M, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Hi Janey, Thank you for this great feedback and your suggestions. I will pass on your kinds regards to our driver/guides. We hope to see you on board again in the future. Warmest regards, Louise and all at eCoach

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Reviewed May 31, 2018

This was my first time in Ireland (and Europe for that matter). eCoach did a phenomenal job and their bus was very comfortable. They gave us several hours to spend at Blarney Castle which was so convenient and we did not feel rushed at all....More

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Louise M, Owner at eCoach Shore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Thank you so much for your recommendation we really appreciate it. We are thrilled you enjoyed your tour so much. It was our pleasure having you on board. We hope to see you again in the future, Warmest regards, Louise and all at eCoach

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Rose C
May 6, 2018|
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Response from Louise M | Property representative |
Hi Rose, There is still availability on the half day tour at the moment. So pop onto ecoach. ie to book your place. Many thanks, Louise
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Don M
March 21, 2018|
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Response from Louise M | Property representative |
Hi Don, Thanks for the enquiry. We can give you a quote if you contact us on Butlers Tours. Many thanks, Louise
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Steve L
March 8, 2018|
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Response from Louise M | Property representative |
Hi Steve, Thank you for your enquiry. We have both full day and half days tours available. All our tour itinerary and times are tailored to suit your ships sailing times and we don't foresee any issues with timings that... More
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