Get on the Water

  • June 1, 2019 - June 9, 2019
    10:00 - 15:00

With Spike Island. Take the ferry to Spike Island for a fully guided tour of Fortress Spike. Learn all about the world’s second largest natural harbour and hear stories of shipwrecks like the Lusitania, Titanic and the Aud.  Once your tour is complete use your free map and downloadable app to explore our beautiful Ring (more…)

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Address:
Cobh, Co. Cork


  • June 1, 2019
    11:30 - 12:45
  • June 2, 2019
    11:30 - 12:45
  • June 3, 2019
    11:30 - 12:45

With Ocean Escapes Departing. A brand new festival event! Departing from the heart of Cork city, this cruise takes in sights such as the newly developed Pairc Uí Chaoimh, Blackrock Castle and the Docklands. Follow the river down past Passage, Monkstown and the Irish Naval Base before entering the historic town of Cobh – the (more…)

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Address:
Port of Cork Marina, Cork City

Description:
Port of Cork Marina


  • June 1, 2019
    18:30 - 20:00
  • June 2, 2019
    18:30 - 20:00
  • June 8, 2019
    18:30 - 20:00

With Cork Harbour Boat Hire. Come aboard a high-speed RIB (rigid inflatable boat) and enjoy the amazing evening views of Cork Harbour. These waters are full of fascinating history and captivating sights. And with a vast array of wildlife known to inhabit the region, you will have a great time trying to spot them all. (more…)

Venue:  

Address:
17 Westbourne Place, Cobh


  • June 2, 2019
    13:00 - 16:00

With Royal Cork Yacht Club. Try sailing at the world’s oldest yacht club, situated in Cork Harbour. Pre-book a free sailing taster aboard a club 1720 Sports Boat, and find out more about the various sailing courses available. There will be a display of club dinghies and visitors can learn about the different styles of (more…)

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Address:
Crosshaven, Co. Cork


  • June 3, 2019
    10:00 - 13:00
  • June 6, 2019
    18:00 - 20:00

With Atlantic Offshore Adventures. A firm festival favourite, try stand-up paddle boarding at the Lee Fields. Promoting balance, strength and fitness, SUPing is a great activity for everyone. Whether you are a first-timer or a have done it before, this is a memorable and fun experience. To get the most out of the experience you (more…)

Venue:  

Address:
Cork City


  • June 3, 2019
    10:00 - 17:00

With SailCork. A fun and exciting day out for the family! Come to the picturesque eastern side of Cork Harbour at East Ferry and get kitted out and afloat with SailCork’s qualified Instructors. Learn the ropes with some dinghy or yacht sailing; enjoy a jaunt in a power-boat or paddle your very own kayak. There (more…)

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Address:
Marlogue, East Ferry


  • June 3, 2019
    10:30
  • June 3, 2019
    12:00
  • June 3, 2019
    13:30
  • June 9, 2019
    10:30
  • June 9, 2019
    12:00
  • June 9, 2019
    13:30

With Cork Sea Safari. For those seeking adventure & thrills, this tour offers it all while experiencing the highlights of Cork Harbour. A local skipper and guide will whisk you away at high speed by RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) to visit the far corners of our magnificent harbour and the many sights that are situated (more…)

Venue:  

Address:
17 Westbourne Place, Cobh


  • June 3, 2019
    11:00 - 17:00

With Atlantic Sea Kayaking. The ultimate river experience! Step into a double-kayak and set off from Cork City, follow the river down along Blackrock Castle, into Lough Mahon, skirting past Fota and Passage into the lower harbour. Circumnavigate Spike Island, where it is possible to stop for a brief visit, and finish up in the (more…)

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Address:
Lapps Quay, Cork


  • June 4, 2019
    18:30 - 20:30
  • June 5, 2019
    18:30 - 20:30
  • June 7, 2019
    18:30 - 20:30

With SailCork. How about having a go at small boat sailing or taking a ride on a speedboat ? No getting wet, no wetsuits. Come to beautiful East Ferry where your Instructor will take you for a sail or a jaunt on a RIB in our sheltered waters. Learn the parts of the boat, what (more…)

Venue:  

Address:
East Ferry, Cobh


  • June 5, 2019
    15:00 - 17:30
  • June 5, 2019
    18:30 - 21:00
  • June 6, 2019
    15:00 - 17:30
  • June 6, 2019
    18:30 - 21:00

With Atlantic Sea Kayaking. Experience Cork City from the water as you paddle under the bridges of the beautiful River Lee. You will be introduced to kayaking in a safe and fun-filled half day trip with an experienced instructor and guide. Take in the sights of the city, its river walls and bridges – and (more…)

Venue:  

Address:
Lapps Quay, Cork


  • June 5, 2019
    18:00 - 22:00
  • June 6, 2019
    18:00 - 22:00

With Cork Dive Centre. Being on the very edge of the western European continental shelf, Irish waters are perfectly suited to scuba diving. Join this one-hour introduction with a theory dry session and then a water session. Go to a depth of 5 meters and see hermit crabs, flat fish, reefs – and possibly even (more…)

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Address:
Trá Bhaile an Chuainín, Cork, Ireland


  • June 6, 2019
    18:30 - 21:00
  • June 7, 2019
    18:30 - 21:00

With SailCork. This is your chance to get aboard a yacht in Cork Harbour. See how the sails take the wind and experience the boat dancing on the movements of the sea – an amazing feeling! Come and join this 2.5hr sail on a 36ft yacht – join the crew and learn some basic sailing (more…)

Venue:  

Address:
East Ferry, Cobh


  • June 7, 2019
    00:00
  • June 8, 2019
    00:00
  • June 9, 2019
    00:00

With the Drascombe. Boaties are invited to join a group of Drascombe sailing boats for a weekend of harbour exploration. Open to sail, row or motor boats. Enjoy the natural and built heritage of Cork Harbour and visit Cobh, Aghada, East Ferry, Ballinacurra, Crosshaven, Passage – as well as any festival events we come across. (more…)

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Address:
3 De Vesci Pl, Ringacoltig, Monkstown, Co., Cork, Ireland


  • June 8, 2019
    11:00 - 13:00

With An Taisce’s Coastal Programmes Clean Coasts & @subowti. Open to kayakers, canoeists and stand up paddleboarders.  Participants will set out on the river to do a coordinated clean up to remove the ever-growing amounts of marine litter that float in the river.  Please bring suitable clothing (including PFD) and your own kayak/canoe/SUP.  Bags, gloves, (more…)

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Address:
Sunday's Well, Cork, Ireland


  • June 8, 2019
    15:00 - 17:00

With Naomhóga Chorcaí & Cork Dragons. PART OF SEAFEST VILLAGE. Join the coordinators of Cork Harbour Festival and have a go in a traditional currach or a Chinese dragon boat. Fun for old and for young! Meitheal Mara is Cork’s community boatyard, training centre and charity. The organisation works to promote and foster maritime culture (more…)

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Address:
Port of Cork Marina, Cork City

Description:
Port of Cork Marina


  • June 9, 2019
    14:00

With Swell Surf School. “There are a million ways to surf, and as long as you’re smiling you’re doing it right.” Surfing is great fun, it is also a full workout for the body! You will never forget catching your first wave on a surfboard. Come along to beautiful Inch Beach, East Cork and have (more…)

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Address:
East Cork, Co. Cork


  • June 9, 2019
    20:00

With Swell Surf School. Coasteering is an adventure activity that takes place around the rocky coastline. It is a combination of adventure swimming, exploring gullies and caves while using the movement of the swell, and traversing the lower level rocks to jumping sites. You can jump from a height that is suitable to you, swim (more…)

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Address:
East Cork, Co. Cork