Diving In Ireland with Oceanaddicts


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Oceanaddicts is the only Dive Centre in Southern Ireland offering Liveaboard and Day Boat diving, Snorkeling trips and sea thrills. Based in Kinsale Co. Cork, the starting point of the Wild Atlantic Way, on Ireland’s South Coast.

Liveaboard Kinsale Based Stay on board our Liveaboard Embarr in Kinsale. We provide B&B, lunch and snacks. Diving takes place from our Ribs. See the Wild Atlantic Way from under the waves and you will see that it’s just as wonderful and the scenes above water. Our Kinsale based vacations are very popular with divers. Find out more

Day Boat Diving South Cork You can also go Scuba Diving from our day boats, We have two Excalibur Ribs an 8.8M and 6M, operating from Kinsale, Co Cork with space for up to 14 divers. We dive from Cork Harbour to the Old Head of Kinsale. You can stay on our ex Royal Navy Fleet Tender on a B&B basis or we can arrange B&B or self catering accommodation locally for groups who wish to visit us. Find out more

Liveaboard Diving Irish Style Operating along the South and West Cork coast of Ireland, Oceanaddicts is a member of the PADI resort association www.padi.com We dive the Wrecks of Cork Harbour and South coast as well as the fantastic scenic dives all along the Coast. We offer  FREE NITROX with Liveaboard packages. We provide Bed & Breakfast and lunch on board, guests go ashore each evening for dinner and a bit of fun in the many traditional pubs. Find out more

Snorkeling For those who prefer to stay on top of the waves, we can take you snorkeling. Get a different view of the Wild Atlantic Way form the sea. Look up at tall cliffs with their nesting sea birds and down and amazing marine life living in the shallows. We will supply you with a warm semi-dry suit and snorkel equipment. You will be in the safe hands of our snorkel instructors at all times. You will travel to the snorkel site by rib enjoying our wonderful scenery along the way. Once at the site you will put on your fins and roll off the boat into crystal clear water to enjoy your snorkel. There is much to see from colourful anemones, starfish, crabs and fish and all while in the safe hands of your snorkel guide / instructor. A fast boat spin back to Embarr for a cup of tea and biscuits completes your trip where we have some marine life ID books available to allow you identify the creatures you saw on your snorkel. For more information contact anne@oceanaddicts.ie

Corporate Trips We provide corporate and team building trips on both our boats, these trips can be tailored to your needs and designed around the time you wish to spend on board.

Rib Rides Coming to the South of Ireland for a break and looking for something different to try for your Holidays, Hen/Stag, or just up for a blast at sea. Never been on a Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) Try a RIBRIDE on our 8.8metre 260HP RIB named “OISRE” which is Irish for “Oyster”. Experience the spills and thrills on the water, wind in your hair, and sun on your face…….c’mon!

Boat Charter Are you working on a research project and need to charter a boat? We have the boat for you, our 24M ex Royal Navy fleet tender has a spacious lounge and a shelter deck and provides a stable platform from which you can carry out your research / survey in comfort. Our Rib is ideal for those wishing to cover ground fast she is very comfortable and stable. Whether you are studying bird life or fish life, the Seabed or cliff face we can get you there and back quickly and safely.

Scenic Coastal Cruise Are you a member of a photography club? Do you enjoy the outdoors? Do you enjoy our coastal scenery? Have you an interest in nature and wild things? Why no take a coastal cruise with us and enjoy all of what the South Coast of Ireland has to offer.