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Baltimore, Co. Cork
Family friendly
Free car parking
Pre-booking essential
Cloudy days
Aquaventures is based in the village of Baltimore, West Cork, along the Wild Atlantic Way. It is popular with visitors who have an interest in diving, water adventures and the marine environment. Experience a sunset tour, whale and dolphin watching tour or eco trip.

This area of the southwest coast is renowned for a great variety of marine life including basking sharks, seals, dolphins, minke whales, humpback whales and fin whales. Take a trip with Aquaventures in Baltimore, West Cork, and get the opportunity to enjoy beautiful seascapes passing by caves, cliffs, arches and offshore islands.

The impressive sunset tours to the Fastnet Rock are popular with photographers, where you can see the changing colours of the setting sun and the majestic silhouette of the Fastnet Rock Lighthouse. Boat tours from Baltimore Harbour are suitable for all age groups.

For people wanting to get in the water, Aquaventures offers snorkel equipment rental and scubadiving (shop, servicing of equipment, boat charter and air fills) for groups and clubs. The area around Baltimore has a great variety of fascinating dive wrecks. The most famous are the U260 and Kowloon Bridge. Pre-booking is advisable, and all trips are subject to weather and minimum requirement numbers.

Why we like it
  • Aquaventures is for everyone with an interest in diving and water adventures.
  • See humpbacks, fin and minke whales, dolphins, seals, basking sharks and sunfish on a Coastal Eco Tour.
  • Take a snorkelling trip, diving and boat charter or try technical diving of a deep wreck.
  • Experience a sunset tour around the spectacular Fastnet Rock Lighthouse.
Tips from locals

Take a ferry from Baltimore Pier and explore the nearby islands of Heir Island, Sherkin Island or Cape Clear Island.

Contact details
Lifeboat Road, Baltimore, Co. Cork, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 1 to 4 hours here.

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