Charters » Dolphin and Whale Watch Cruise

Boat Hire Overview

Come on a boat trip with us to spot Dolphins, Whales and Basking Sharks of the coast of Kinsale…


We depart from the Water Activity Marina by the Trident Hotel. Cruising out of the historic harbour of Kinsale, with the 17th century Charles Fort on your left and James Fort on your right, signalling your departure.
We pass the Old Head of Kinsale; a magnificent peninsula stretching five miles out into the Atlantic from the mainland; home of the prestigious Old Head Golf Links in to deeper waters, heading west towards the Galley Head.
As we Cruise around, keep a watchful eye out for the different whale species that visit out waters; such as humpback whale, minky whales and fin whales. Also a regular visitor to the West Cork Coastline is the mighty Basking Shark; the world’s second largest living shark.
Common Dolphins, Bottlenose Dolphins and harbour porpoises are resident in the waters around Kinsale all year. Sightings of Orca Killer Whales are rare, but have been seen in the past. You never know you could be lucky, don’t forget your camera!


The Dolphin ans Whale Watch Cruise lasts 2 hours

Terms & Conditions

Price per charters is €600.00.  This price is based on a party of 12 people.  if group is larger please contact us for further pricing and charter options.  If group is less than 12 people, full boat price still applies.  A deposit of 50% is required on booking.  We reserve the right to refuse to allow any individual to board the boat under the influence of excess alcohol.