Make it a day to remember.

Ocean Escapes regularly run public trips, From sunset trips to Dolphin and Whale watching we have an option for everyone.

Lets get on the water!

Thank you for checking out what Ocean Escapes has to offer. here you will learn a little more about our popular public trips.

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.

Sunset Trips

Ocean Escapes runs a very popular sunset trip from Crosshaven which takes in Roches Point and beyond. Enjoy a high speed buzz before chilling out with some sun downers.

Want More?

You can hire out the whole boat for you and your friends! why not let us know what you want and we can make it happen. From marriage proposals to birthday parties we can help you plan your special day.

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.


Ocean Escapes has trips going from all over the worlds 2nd largest Harbour, from Cork City, Crosshaven, Monkstown, Aghada and Cobh why not check out what's available by clicking Book Now to see latest sailings.


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.

  • Sunset Trips

  • City Trips

  • Spike Island Specials

  • Dolphin & Whale Watching

  • South Coast Tours



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.


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.

Lets answer some of your questions...

Can I book the whole boat?

Yes, Ocean Escapes specialises in Private Charter. Why not contact us or check out our "Private Charter" section to learn more.

There are no public sailings on my preferred date?

Public sailings are on selected dates and are subject to weather and sea conditions. If you have a specific date why not book a private charter or contact us to see if we can accomidate you.

How much are the trips?

You can see available trips once you proceed to "Book Now" and this will also show you the prices. Ocean Escapes runs a number of trips throughout the year and can add last minute trips depending on wildlife and the availability of the boats. Follow our adventure on Instagram and Facebook to stay up to date with offers and the latest news.

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