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  1. Ireland
  2. Munster
  3. Cork
  4. Blarney Castle

Cork: Hop-on-Hop-off Sightseeing Tour (Cork Hopper)

Product ID: 213630
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Experience Cork's main attractions in 1 day with this hop-on-hop-off tour ticket. Hop on board the Cork Hopper bus at any time of day and use your ticket in 24 hours to take in the must-see attractions in County Cork.
About this activity
Valid 24 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the best of what Cork has to offer on a hop-on hop-off tour
  • Explore the legendary Blarney Castle and Gardens
  • Visit Cobh, the famous departure point of millions of Irish emigrants
  • Explore the Fota Wildlife Park, one of Ireland's top 10 visitor attractions
  • Journey through the story of Irish whiskey at the Jameson Experience
Full description
Climb aboard the Cork Hopper bus and begin your exploration of the best attractions in the county. Make a first stop at Blarney Castle, and take the chance to kiss the Blarney Stone and receive the "gift of the gab" for 7 years. Visit the witches caves in the castle grounds or indulge in the tax-free shopping haven of the Blarney Wollen Mills, Ireland's biggest craft shop.

Next, stop in the historic city of Cobh situated on the Cork Harbour. Hear stories of the millions of Irish people that emigrated from Cobh between 1840 and 1950 and see the place where the Titanic set sail in 1912. See the Titanic monument in the town center and visit the impressive St Coleman's cathedral. 

Climb back aboard the bus and consider jumping off at one of Ireland's most famous attractions, Fota Wildlife Park. Situated in Carrigtwohill, County Cork this 70-acre wildlife park is home to 50 bird species and 30 mammals. Many of the animals are free to roam and interact with visitors such as squirrel monkeys and giraffes.

After this, make an optional stop at the Jameson Experience, located in the Old Distillery in Midleton. The distillery was established in the 1700s and has a wonderful visitor's center. Learn everything you need to know about Ireland's most popular whiskey. Tickets for Jameson Experience are not included but can be purchased on the day. At the end of the tour, the bus will drop you off in Cork City Center.
Includes
  • 24-hour hop-on-hop-off ticket
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch/food
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Bridge St Tourist Offce (next to St Patrick's Bridge); 7 Bridge St, Montenotte, Cork, T23 D5PC, Ireland.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• You are strongly advised to start this tour at 9.30 AM to get the best experience from this Hopper Bus
• Please confirm the time of your departure selection prior to travel date; failure to do so could result in missing the tour
Customer reviews
Overall rating
3.4 / 5
based on 36 reviews
Review summary
Service
3.6/5
Organization
3.5/5
Value for money
3.5/5
Safety
5.0/5

Organized by

Paddywagon Tours

Product ID: 213630