Tour Code: 18519P2
Duration: 5 days
Enjoy a 5-day whirlwind adventure of the south and west coast of Ireland along the Wild Atlantic Way. You will have an unforgettable experience exploring everything from kayaking with dolphins in Dingle Bay to the magnificent sights on the Ring of Kerry. Prepare to be awestruck by Ireland’s most famous landmark – The Cliffs of Moher and fall in love with the bustling bohemian Galway City.
This small group adventure tour has it all. The expert guides have handpicked the best the south and west has to offer for your tour around Ireland leaving you with enough time to indulge in the delights of Dublin City.
Travelling from Dublin, you will leave the crowds and noise behind and begin your journey along the Wild Atlantic Way. Your journey will cover 70 km of rugged Irish coastline from Dingle to Galway. You will take part in as many adventures and see all the iconic sights than can be squeezed in along the way. You will eat the freshest seafood and stay in locally owned bed and breakfasts to get a full Irish experience.
Depart Dublin in the morning and travel west to the magical south west. Travel from Tralee to Dingle over the breath taking and thrilling Conor Pass. Spend the afternoon sea kayaking (own expense) around Dingle Bay and meet the famous dolphin, Fungie. Enjoy your evening sampling Dingle’s freshest seafood and soak up the atmosphere, music and craic in Dingle. Catch a few words of Gaelic from the locals over a pint of Black Stuff.
Shake off the cobwebs and take a plunge into the sea at Inch Beach before discovering the magical Ring of Kerry drive. This route is one of the most beautiful ring roads in the world steeped in history, tradition and spectacular scenery. Relive the past at the Bog Village centre and take incredible photos at the cliff edge in Portmagee. This tour lets you go off the beaten track and discover some hidden gems. Return to Dingle and enjoy a local beer at Tom Crean’s brewery or taste the very first batch of Dingle Whiskey at The Dingle Distillery.
Continue the tour across the river Shannon and leave the South West behind for County Clare – the home of the world famous Matchmakers Festival. Ireland’s most famous landmark, Cliffs of Moher awaits you. Spend the evening in Surf City Lahinch tackling the waves and relax with your fellow adventurers in the many surf cafés and bars.
Head north along the Wild Atlantic Way to Galway, the cultural capital of Ireland. Bohemian Galway is renowned for its friendly atmosphere. Enjoy the city’s bustling market stalls, artisan producers, wine shops, great restaurants and buzzing nightlife. Every night is like a Friday night in Galway. The brightly painted bars have live music and cafés offer front row seats for observing street performers.
After a great night in Galway it’s time to get your adventure on one more time. If the weather permits you can go kite surfing (own expense) or stand up paddle boarding in Galway Bay. After this it’s time to say goodbye to your guide as you will be leaving the tour and taken to Dublin. The bus will take you straight from Galway to either Dublin City Centre of to Dublin Airport.