The Stone House, Baltimore, Cork


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Adventures in and on the water from the small fishing village of Baltimore, West Cork renowned for fine dining, walking, kayaking, sailing, island visits, clear waters, beautiful rugged coastline, 100 isles in Roaringwater Bay (including Cape Clear, Sherkin & Heir Island), the elegant offshore Fastnet Rock Lighthouse and famous wrecks (U260 & Kowloon) and reefs.

Lots of colourful marine flora and fauna as well as wrecks in depths between 10 and 40 mtrs for recreational sports divers and deeper wrecks for technical diving.  “Wave Chieftain” hardboat with hydraulic lift, toilet on board, hot drinks and plenty of space on this Offshore 125.  Alternatively “Vagabond” is a large 9 mtr rhib for fast trips out to sea - being lower in the water it feels like you’re flying and very suitable for snorkel tours and eco-trips.

Diving including courses from beginner level upwards, dive boat charters for qualified divers, boat trips to watch for minke whales, humpbacks, fins, basking sharks as well as dolphins, harbour porpoises, sunfish, seals and the occasional leatherback turtle.


Dive boat charter €70 pp/pd excl rental or fills.Including full equipment rental €115 pp/pd.Including full rental and personal instructor guide €190pd.

Guided Snorkel Tours in Lough Hyne – Europe’s oldest Marine Nature Reserve.  Private instructor guide and all equipment rental included in this half day trip suitable for anyone who can swim from the age of 6 upwards.

Prices:  Half Day Guided Snorkel Tours €30 for youngsters up to 12 and €40 for 12 and older (all equipment rental is included)

Eco & Whale & Dolphin Tours.Half day or full day trips, suitable for individuals or groups (island hopping, walking groups, stag & hen weekends or angling trips, eco tours) //

Prices: On application as this depends on distance / time and numbers but guide price €40pp for half day trip.

ISA Powerboat Courses on demand, subject of course to minimum numbers.

The Stone House B&B

Special offers available for an activity combined with accommodation in The Stone House B&B, Baltimore, winner of the 2014 Excellence Award on Trip Advisor and rated No. 1 for accommodation locally.  Renowned for home baked breads, cakes, jams, yoghurts and special diet including gluten-free and vegetarian.

Prices:   See website //

(All trips are subject to minimum numbers and weather dependant). Prices correct on date of publishing but may change – therefore check when making your reservation.

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Opening hours

Easter to November (subject to weather/minimum numbers)

Latitude: 51.4847514

Longitude: -9.3690185