Cork City

Make it a day to remember.

Would you like to depart from Cork City? Ocean Escapes offer trip from the heart of Cork and take in the sights and sounds of the River Lee as we cruise towards the Lower Harbour.


What to expect

Let Ocean Escapes take the hassle out of arranging your day out. Meet in Cork City and jump onboard our Boats for a day to remember. Cruise down the River Lee passing Blackrock Castle before heading to the Lower Harbour for drinks in the many bars and restaurants located on the waters edge. Our trips from Cork City start from 2.5hrs which allow for a 20min drink stop

We like big boats

Not only do we have the biggest and fastest passenger RIBs in Cork but we also have the largest fleet. Contact us for larger groups.

Ocean Escapes can cater for groups of 100+

You can extend your trip as long as you like.

All of our charters can be tailored to suit your needs.

Create the summer you have been waiting for.

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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.

Staff Parties

For a truly unique party you can book our boats to explore and enjoy Cork Harbour. Ocean Escapes can cater for small and large groups. Contact us for more information.


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

How much is this trip?

Our trips from Cork City start from €50pp based on a min of 10ppl per boat.

How long do the trips last?

Our trips last 2.5hrs which include a 20min stop in Cobh or Crosshaven. If you would like to add an aditional stop you can choose our 3hr trip.

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