Cruise Ship Excursions

Cruise Ship Excursions

Cruise Excursions

Founded in 1957, Cronins Coaches is a leading inbound tour operator specialising in shore excursions, ground handling services and pre and post cruise services for cruise lines on the island of Ireland.

With offices in Cork and Dublin we are ideally located for ships docking in Cork, Dublin and Belfast. Our back-office team consists of talented individuals who have significant experience in travel, hotel, cruise and event management.


Shore Excursions

We can design, plan and implement fantastic shore excursions from every port on the island of Ireland. Your guests will travel in style and comfort on board our luxury modern coaches. We can also arrange tour guides to provide local knowledge to your guests.


We understand that the turnaround service is the first and last impression of your cruise with customer satisfaction of paramount importance. Our friendly and dedicated team of ground staff and drivers understand this and will give your guests a memorable experience.

Pre/Post Cruise Services

If your guests are arriving or departing at ports in Ireland we can also offer extended stays in each of the main cities of Cork, Belfast and Dublin or overland touring opportunities offering your guests lasting memories and providing an extra revenue stream. As part of the Cronins Travel Group our sister companies; Select Hotels of Ireland and Specialized Travel Services can assist with pre/post cruise stays.

Private Tours

If you have guests wishing to visit a particular destination in Ireland but not offered as a mainstream shore excursion, we can also provide private car and minivan touring options.

Our Fleet

Our fleet of coaches for hire incorporates all vehicle sizes, from 6-seater MPV’s up to 76-seat double-decker coaches . We can provide you with the flexibility and quality to meet your transport needs. We offer the perfect solution for cruise ship operators requiring hire coaches in Ireland.

Our Clients

During our 60+ years of operations we have worked with many cruise ship operators including MSC Cruises & Princess Cruises to name a few.


We can arrange excursions to many popular Irish tourist attractions including Blarney Castle & Gardens in Cork, The Titanic Experience in Belfast or the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin plus many more.



Cronin’s Coaches Ltd
Shannon Buildings
Mallow Road
Cork City

 +353 (0) 21 4309090







Cronin’s Coaches Ltd
The Ward
Co. Dublin

 +353 (0) 1 8351560

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