School Tours at Ireland’s Historic Island


Are you looking for an exciting and educational experience for your students? At Spike Island, children of all ages can enjoy an unrivalled exploration of Irish history on a unique island location.

Depart from the heritage town of Cobh and embark on an island adventure with your school tour group. The visit begins with a short ferry journey across one of the world’s largest natural harbours where you might even spot some marine wildlife such as seals, birds and the occasional dolphins! On arrival at the island, join a guided tour with your designated guide, an expert storyteller who will bring the island’s diverse history to life.

Our school tours at Spike Island offer a range of activities to suit all ages and abilities including:

  • Fully Guided Tour
  • Orienteering
  • History-themed Quiz Trail
  • Use of our on site playground
  • Access to some of our interactive and educational exhibitions and museums

With ample time for breaks and lunch as well as a visit to our gift shop and playground, Spike Island is the perfect option for a fun and educational school tour.

Don’t miss the opportunity to provide your students with an immersive and memorable day out of the classroom which combines history and adventure on a unique island setting.

Contact us today at to request our full school tours brochure and arrange your school trip to Ireland’s infamous prison island.

Terms & Conditions apply. Subject to availability.

Please note: Full school tour packages are only available Monday-Friday during school term.