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The bay is good for swimming, albeit in a bracing sort of way...
A road train leaves from the West Cork Model Railway Village on a 20-minute commentated circuit of Clonakilty. It's good if you like being cooped up and stared at.
Learn to ride the waves at Inchydoney Island. The surf school also rents boards (from €20 for two hours) and wetsuits (€10 for two hours).
A fun way for pirates (adults) to introduce buccaneers (under 16s) and scallywags (under threes) to golfing, this all-weather, astroturf 18-hole course in Rosscarbery features wooden rafts and treasure chests.
Runs half-day marine safaris by sea kayak from Reen Pier, 4km south of Union Hall. No previous experience needed.
Runs four-hour whale-watching cruises out of Reen Pier, 4km south of Union Hall; one trip daily year-round (weather dependent), two trips daily June to August. Cash only; no credit cards.
This exclusive golf resort is magnificently situated on a clifftop promontory 15km south of Kinsale via the R600 and R604...
One-hour walking tours departing from the tourist office; tours starting at 3pm can be arranged by appointment.
Whale of a Time offers weekend coastal cruises from around €20/€15 per adult/child.
Depart from the tourist office.
You can rent fishing rods here for €10 per day, bikes for €15 a day.
For deep-sea fishing trips, contact Kinsale Angling Co-Op.
Runs boat trips to Charles Fort, James Cove and up the River Bandon. Departure times vary through the year and are weather dependent – check the website or with the tourist office for details...
You haven't 'done' Kinsale till you've done Scilly Walk, a lovely coastal trail that leads out to Charles Fort...
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