Make it a day to remember.

Looking to give your event something a little different, and create a special day to remember? Ocean Escapes can tailor a day to your needs.​ These trips are perfect for Groups of friends or families wanting to do something different.

Experience you'll never forget

Ocean Escapes operates Corks largest fleet of RIBs. Nobody else comes close.

City Seafari

The City Seafari is by for our most popular option when going out on the water. Departing from Cork City we route down river before opening up the boats at Blackrock Castle where there is free speed. Due to the departure point we recommend at least 2.5hrs to make the most of this trip.

Harbour Discovery

If your looking for the best chance of spotting wildlife we suggest you depart from the many Lower Harbour departure points. On the Harbour Discovery we venture offshore where we often spot Dolphins, Seals, Basking Sharks & Whales.

Flexible Timings

Ocean Escapes can create a package to suit your needs and budget, We can fit our trips around your schedule from trips of less than an hour to a whole day charter. Our trips are ideal for team building or a "breakout" for a meeting or conference.

Team Building

Our trips are perfect for Team Building. Take in the sights of Cork Harbour before stopping off for refreshments in one of the many shore side Bars & Restaurants with amazing views over the Harbour.

High Speed

With the fastest and largest commercial RIBs in Cork Ocean Escapes can truly create an experience you'll never forget. We make full use of the breathtaking speed and performance of these unique custom built RIBs. When more than one boat is required we blast through Cork Harbour in in close formation creating a truly unique experience.


Most of our clients depart from Cork City Marina which is right in the heart of the City however pick ups can be arranged from Crosshaven, Cobh, Aghada & Monkstown.


There are a wide variety of Bars & Restaurants that we use before, during or after our trips. Talk to us about BBQ's and other options available exclusively to Ocean Escapes customers.

  • Ocean Escapes can cater for groups of 100+

  • You can extend your trip as long as you like.

  • All of our charters are fully customizable



We operate during daylight hours. Each boat carries up to 12 passengers and we price per boat.

We do have some dates available for public sailings. Please contact us to talk through the latest offers.

Great Value

Ocean Escapes owns Cork's largest fleet of RIBs which makes is competitively priced and have significant experience at putting together and amazing day - Our customers come back year after year.


For a truly professional look why not brand our Boats with flags and vinyls. Please contact us to talk through how we can make this happen.


Ocean Escapes has the largest, fastest and the best equipped RIBs in Cork. All our RIBs and state of the art sound systems and carry all necessary safety equipment which is well beyond industry standards. All of our boats are fully licenced with the department of marine and are fully insured.


Ocean Escapes runs all year. Only heavy rain slows us down but rest easy, All our prices include high quality breathable wet weather gear which protects against the elements, During the summer we even carry bottles of water, sun cream, hair bobbins and clips. We do everything to keep you as dry and comfortable as possible.

Frequently asked questions

Where do we depart from?

Private charters are built to work around you. Departing from Cork City, Crosshaven, Cobh, Monkstown or Aghada and with trips lasting from 1hr to full day charters Ocean Escapes has something for all customers.

How long do the trips last?

Private charters can be from 1hr to full day trips. So whether you fancy going for dinner or somewhere private for a few drinks with some close friends this is the one for you.

How much is the private charter?

Private charter start from as little as €150.00 for 6ppl for 1hr from Crosshaven, Cobh or Aghada. 6ppl €150.00 8ppl €200.00 10ppl €250.00 12ppl €300.00 Cork City are 2.5hrs and start at €500 per boat

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