Frequently Asked Questions

Where can we depart from?


Cork City Marina is we most of our corporate trips depart from, This location is ideally suited for meeting because of its central location and it also allows for food and drinks to be organised for afterwards.




How much does it cost?


There are a number of options available. If you are looking for trips from the Lower Harbour you can book a boat from just €160.00 for up to 6ppl for 1hr. You can always extend your trips from €25pp for each hour. If you are looking at starting from Cork City trips start at €50pp (based on min 10pp per boat) Ocean Escapes has handled groups of 100+




How long is the trip?


Trips from Cork City are 2.5hr long. There is a speed limit between Blackrock Castle and Cork City Centre so this give you approx 20min of cruising either way to take in the views of the River Lee. Trips from The Lower Harbour start at 1hr but can be extended as long as you like. Tip: why not bring some drinks along and enjoy while we cruise.




What should I bring?


Ocean Escapes provides Lifejackets for all our customers. We also have full Gortex waterproofs* for everyone onboard should the be required. We reccomend that you dress warm as its often much cooler on the water as it is on land, even on a sunny day. It is also advised to wear appropriate footwear too.




Do we stop for a drink?


-Yes. We have allowed a 20min stop for refreshments in either Crosshaven, Cobh or Aghada during the 2.5hr trip. If you would like more stops they can be added from as little as *€50.00 per 30min stop. -If you choose the trips from Crosshaven or Cobh you can add a 45min stop from €25pp *Price per boat