14 June 2016
By Bryan Smyth
Explore Cork City, Fota Wildlife Park, and Cobh with Bus Éireann’s open top hop-on hop-off summer service which runs until the 31st of August.
The tour is a great way for both domestic and international visitors to explore the attractions Cork has to offer, it departs Cork Bus Station at 0900, 1300 and 1600.
Hop on the Great Island Cork Harbour Experience Open Top Tour from several locations in Cork City, Fota and Cobh. The tour will bring you on a journey through the heart of Cork City, along Cork’s famous Saint Patrick Street and Grand Parade to University College, Cork where you can explore the Lewis Glucksman Gallery.
Appreciate the vista and history of Cork Harbour, the second largest natural harbour in the world, from the heights of an open top double decker bus as it travels to Fota Island, home to Fota Wildlife Park, Fota House, Gardens and Arboretum.
The tour follows the Harbour Trail into Cobh, Great Island, home of many attractions including the Cobh Heritage Centre, Titanic Experience and the towering Cobh Cathedral.
Cobh Pier is also a prime location to further explore the waters of the harbour with Ocean Escapes Harbour Tours, trips to the beautiful Spike Island and Cork Harbour Boat Self Hire.
Adults can avail of this great service for €10, children can travel for €5, and students and senior citizen tickets are priced at €8; family tickets (2 adults and 3 children) can be bought for €24.
For timetables or to buy tickets online click here for a 5% discount