About the Kinsale Harbour Tours


Embarkation Point


Please be at embarkation point 20 minutes prior to departure, tickets may be purchased as you board but booking is advisable. It is essential to be there early to secure seats.


Departure point for the Harbour Cruise can be found 300 meters along the quay near Actons Hotel.


Check tourist office notice boards for details.


Tickets are bought on board the boat but groups are encouraged to make reservations in advance to avoid disappointment.



Kinsale Harbour Cruises has scheduled daily trips which depart on the hour. The daily time table can be seen at the Kinsale Tourist Office, and on the Kinsale Harbour Cruises website.


Booking is not necessary for the scheduled trip. Embarkment takes place 10 minutes before departure. Groups are advised (especially in high season) to reserve in advance.




In the event of adverse weather there may be changes to the schedule. These will be clearly shown on the signs at the departure point, the tourist office and shown on the website.


The Spirit of Kinsale is available for private hire outside the scheduled times. Please contact us to arrange a private cruise.




Please Note : we do not have credit card facilities, we only accept cash


Scheduled Cruises

  • Adult : €14.00

  • Children (Under 14) : €6.00

  • Children (Under 2) : Free

  • Family Rate (2 Adults + 2 Children) : €32.00

  • Group Rate (8 or More) : €11.00

Private Rates

Maximum of 50 passengers. Payment by cash or cheque. Credit transfer only by appointment prior to your cruise date.

  • 10 or less passengers :€230

  • 11-20 passengers :€280

  • 21-30 passengers :€330

  • 31-50 passengers : €380


Contact The Harbour Cruise

Telephone : +353 86 2505456

Email : [email protected]


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