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.


What to expect

We operate all over Cork Harbour, Choose to leave from Crosshaven, Cobh or Aghada and begin the adventure. Ocean Escapes takes in some breathtaking scenery along with amazing wildlife. Onboard our boats you will take in more sights in one hour than in a conventional tour and maybe discover parts of Cork Harbour you have never seen before.​

Sunset Trips

Have you ever seen a Sunset from a boat? This is an amazing experience to share with friends. We can arrange a stop for drinks as you sit and watch a sunset across the harbour as you listen to your music and create memories.

Drinks around the Harbour

If you want to spend the day travelling around to all points of the Cork Harbour for drinks and food why not hire the boat. We recommend the 3hr option for this to take in everything along with some time looking for wildlife beyond the harbour. make it a day to remember!



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 office 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

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 €160.00 for 6ppl for 1hr from Crosshaven, Cobh or Aghada. €160.00 for up to 6ppl and just €25.00pp up to 12ppl per boat