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Karl was our guide, great for the younger people! The history was v interesting. The cafe was... read more

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Karl was our guide. He was great and explained all about Spike Island very well. The children... read more

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Discover Ireland's Captains & Convicts, Rebels and Rioters & Sinners and Saints at Spike Island Cork, voted Europe's Leading Tourist Attraction of 2017! The Island is located off the coast of Cobh in Cork harbour & has over 1300 years of Irish...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Karl was our guide, great for the younger people! The history was v interesting. The cafe was lovely!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sadsunflower
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Karl was our guide. He was great and explained all about Spike Island very well. The children loved it

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nhoran2018
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Such a worthwhile tour with a very good tour guide. Spike Island has beautiful views and great history.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank yates_14
Reviewed 3 days ago

the guide is fantastic,,noel was one and I had the other, cant remember his name,, none the less he held me captive and was a bag of interesting facts,,3 and half hours is not enough, it flew by,,

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank walshemarie
Reviewed 3 days ago

Spike After Dark Tour was a very good experience, even though the weather wasn't great we still had an amazing time! Our tour guide John G was very informative and funny. Will definitely return for a second visit!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Trina B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very interesting, informative , fun family day out. Teen, kid & adult all really enjoyed the day out. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank stephanieu334
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have been to Spike many many times over the years . My hubbie lived there as a child in little Nellie's house so we love it there. This was the second time I did this night tour on Spike Island ( Spike after dark)...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Trionacummins
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit. I had no idea of the history of the area and it was fascinating and they have laid the island out great. Our tour guide John G was brilliant. We actually thought 3.5 hours would be way too long and that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very cool to see, take a boat across the water to spike Island, lovely walks on a nice day, shop and cafe on site, plenty of history to see, very cool place to check out and great for kids also.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 203sylvanah
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent. Tour guide Karl was brilliant,I would recommend it to anyone it's well worth the money ,a visit to Cobh wouldn't be complete without the tour.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RichardD2749
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StephenJRamsay
14 January 2019|
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Response from John C | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi Stephen, if you attend the after dark tour you will get the full history. The guides include the full history as an introduction to each area, but of course break into the darker aspects of each area as well. So if you... More
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leannabanana90
28 December 2018|
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Response from John C | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi Leanna, we are closed until the first weekend of February, when we reopen for weekends and half terms until we go 7 days a week in May. Groups of 15 or more can book a private tour and boat any time of the year including... More
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