Luxury private tour whisking you away from the tourist spots to indulge in the very best of the Southern Irish Coast
Immediately upon disembarking, be whisked away by your waiting private chauffeur via luxury vehicle taking you miles from the typical large coach routes. Exploring eastern cork, this special day begins with a visit to the cookery school and gardens of the world famous Darina Allen at Ballymaloe. How about a stroll on Garryvoe Beach , one of Irelands most beautiful beaches? Its then onto a rare find overlooking Ballycotton Bay, The Shanagarry Design Centre, which offers unforgettable shopping, dining and cultural experiences. Home to the very best of genuine Irish design, its Kilkenny Shop and Studios allows you to see Irish craftsmanship in action and take home jewelry, crystal, clothing and more!
Then visit Midleton, the centre of Irelands most famous whiskey "Jameson" and its unique distillery. Depending on your ships departure time you may opt for the Jameson Experience Tour. Returning to Cobh with time to enjoy its imposing Cathedral, your luxury Coastal Cork tour will be one for the memory books!
Approx 9:00am private driver/guide meets your Ship for immediate departure on your exclusive day of food, shopping and magnificent sights for next 7 hrs.
Touring Eastern Cork, visit the Ballymaloe Cookery School and enjoy a garden walk. Then onto The Shanagarry Design Centre, with its Kilkenny Shop and Studios for the best of Irish crystal, jewelry, clothing and keepsakes. If there's time, a bit of whiskey at the Jameson Experience Tour.
4:00pm - Tour ends with timely return to explore charming Cobh, its exceptional Titanic Experience or Heritage Center or cathedral depending on time to reembark.
Exact time depend on when you disembark, but each tour is 7 hours total from departure. Above is guide as to how best utilize your precious, and sometimes limited, time onshore based upon my experience and knowledge of the area. However, your day will be at your own pace and are always "Your Tour - Your Trail"™. Leave the big bus and long lines behind and Join me for your private excursion exploring Coastal Cork.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Ship
End location: Ship
Duration: 7 hours
* No matter when the Capt. allows you to disembark, whether it's 8:30a.m. or 9:30a.m., I will be waiting to get your tour underway for the next 6.5 hours of luxurious, private touring. Don't worry, I monitor the times as it sometimes changes while you are enroute. While traffic & weather can impact a day tour no matter the season, flexibility and having an experienced, private guide/driver behind the wheel allows you to enjoy the journey, as well as the day, no matter the weather or conditions on the road.
Travel in true executive style via 2017 Mercedes V-Class touring van. In order to provide you the very best, exclusive touring experience available, this premium vehicle is of a standard unmatched by rental class minivans often offered by tour providers.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 Euro - If you opt to take the Distillery tour (The Jameson Experience) there is an additional charge payable at the entrance includes a whiskey tasting.