Combine History, Adventure and Fun with Titanic Experience Cobh!
Cobh is an exciting cultural school trip destination. Create the perfect balance of education and fun on your School Tour by visiting one of these attractions: TITANIC EXPERIENCE COBH, SPIKE ISLAND, CUSKINNY COURT, FOTA WILDLIFE PARK, and FOTA ISLAND ADVENTURE.
One of the most popular destinations for a history school trip is Titanic Experience Cobh is suitable for both Primary and Secondary School Tours. Take your school group to Titanic Experience Cobh for an educational, cultural and fun visit. Students will enjoy our fantastic tour retracing the footsteps of the last 123 passengers who came to the White Star Line Ticket Office on Thursday, April 11th 1912, to board the Titanic. Our guides customise the content and delivery of the guided tour to the age profile of the class, making it suitable for all age groups. Contact us by our group booking enquiry here. We will be delighted to discuss your visit and make the necessary arrangements to fulfil your booking.
Children of all ages can learn so much about Irish history through the incredible stories of Spike Island Cork. They also have amazing adventure activities to make your trip memorable!
The adventure starts with a short 12-minute ferry journey from scenic Cobh across the world’s 2nd largest natural harbour, where you might spot seals, sea birds and occasional dolphins! On arrival to the island, every child gets a free map, and the guide leads the way. Then it’s on to the imposing Fortress Spike, where over a dozen museums and exhibitions await, on subjects like Cork Harbour history, Irish independence, Prison life and Ireland’s largest military gun park, with cannons, artillery and tanks! For more information, click here.
Cuskinny is all about experiencing the great outdoors in a fun and creative ways. Whether its team adventure challenges, educational tours or group activities for a fun day out, Cuskinny will work with you to develop a unique programme to suit your individual requirements.
The range of activities and exercises they have to offer has been designed to support learning and positive group dynamics. Cuskinny promises to be a fun day out for every group. Zipline, Climbing, Squirrel Trail, Grass Sleding, and Archery are part of the wide range of activities you will have here! Click here for more details.
Fota Wildlife Park’s Education Centre is one of the biggest in Ireland and can host up to 200 students a day. Their Primary School Tour was created to give students a greater appreciation of wildlife, our courses are suitable for students from Junior Infants up to 6th class. The content is simplified or made more challenging depending on the age group, but is based on Irish education syllabus requirements and can be tailored to compliment any work being done in the classroom.
Students are given a Guided Tour of the Park and taken through basic terms such as Feeding Behaviours, Habitats and Threats. They are also given details about individual animals in an effort to make the experience as relevant as possible. Ecology is touched on by spending time in the Woodland areas while a Play approach to Learning is taken with smaller children. Children who love animals will relish the chance to explore the Park differently! Click here for more information.
Perfectly situated on the island’s banks within the natural environment of Fota Island Resort-Fota Adventure is exactly what you’re looking for when it comes to a day of excitement. With a wide range of outdoor activities available, your adventure awaits. Their school tours are 4.5hrs long and are a moveable feast depending on your schedule. They can start and finish based on what suits you and your travel time best. They take approximately 120 students at a time, and a normal tour would involve shelter building, fire lighting and marshmallow cooking in the survival skills area. Kombat archery on the pitch and finishing up with the obstacle course. Absolutely fantastic and exciting trip that you can arrange for your students! Click here to explore more.