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10 Day Crean - South Ireland Adventure

10 Day Crean - South Ireland Adventure - Dublin, Ireland

Duration: 10 days
Location: Dublin, Ireland

From USD
$956.33

Hike along the Wild Atlantic Way, climb to the summit of Croagh Patrick, kayak through lakes, seas and Fjords, trek along the edge of the jaw-dropping Cliffs of Moher, speak Gaelic over a pint of Guinness with the natives on the Dingle Peninsula, follow in the footsteps of witches in the medieval Kilkenny, go back in time while exploring the island Inis Oirr by bike, learn to play the ancient game of hurling and relax and unwind in the nature reserve on the lake shores of Glendalough. 

The Crean Tour is named after the famous Irish explorer Tom Crean who one of the most remarkable stories of survival against all the odds.  Just like Crean, you’ll  become an explorer, getting off the beaten track and charting your own territories! You’ll travel in a small group with an experienced local guide, exploring unique destinations and immersing yourself in local culture and Ireland’s beautiful environment.

DAY 1: Dublin to Galway - Make our way to the wild west of Ireland. Along the way, we will visit the historical Trim Castle, home of ‘BraveHeart’. From there we head towards Galway city, where you have the rest of the day free to enjoy the sights and sounds of this tribal city. 

DAY 2: Connemara & ‘The Holy Mountain’ - Enjoy a free day and get out and explore the savage beauty of the Connemara Region ... More info ›

Hike along the Wild Atlantic Way, climb to the summit of Croagh Patrick, kayak through lakes, seas and Fjords, trek along the edge of the jaw-dropping Cliffs of Moher, speak Gaelic over a pint of Guinness with the natives on the Dingle Peninsula, follow in the footsteps of witches in the medieval Kilkenny, go back in time while exploring the island Inis Oirr by bike, learn to play the ancient game of hurling and relax and unwind in the nature reserve on the lake shores of Glendalough. 

The Crean Tour is named after the famous Irish explorer Tom Crean who one of the most remarkable stories of survival against all the odds.  Just like Crean, you’ll  become an explorer, getting off the beaten track and charting your own territories! You’ll travel in a small group with an experienced local guide, exploring unique destinations and immersing yourself in local culture and Ireland’s beautiful environment.

DAY 1: Dublin to Galway - Make our way to the wild west of Ireland. Along the way, we will visit the historical Trim Castle, home of ‘BraveHeart’. From there we head towards Galway city, where you have the rest of the day free to enjoy the sights and sounds of this tribal city. 

DAY 2: Connemara & ‘The Holy Mountain’ - Enjoy a free day and get out and explore the savage beauty of the Connemara Region. there are many excellent outdoor activities available in the region, climb to the summit of Croagh Patrick,  or at your own expense, go kayaking through Killary Fjord or mountain biking through the Lost Valleys of Connemara.

DAY 3: The Island of Inis Oirr & Cliffs of Moher -  Explore the ancient Gaelic island by bike and after lunch, hike along the Atlantic edge to the highest point of the Cliffs of Moher standing 214m above sea level. 

DAY 4: Free Day - Killarney National Park- Options at own expense include: kayaking on the lakes of Killarney, rock climbing or hiking through glaciated valleys, biking through the National park, climb Torc Mountain or just enjoy the stunning scenery and do nothing. 

DAY 5: Valentia Island - You can either opt for a three-hour walk to Valentia Island and Bray Head  (included), or optional extras include a boat trip to the  UNESCO World Heritage site of the Skellig Islands or opt to hire a bike and discover the island at your own pace.

DAY 6: Dingle - We stop at Inch Beach for a slow morning stroll or optional surfing in the wild Atlantic ocean. In the afternoon we visit the Dingle Whiskey Distillery, followed by an Irish trad music session. 

DAY 7: Dingle Peninsula - Isolated from the rest of Ireland by the impressive landscape, the Dingle Peninsula will take you where the locals go. We will follow a coastal trail on windswept cliffs, perched above beautiful coastlines. Optional extra activities such as sea kayaking, paddle boarding or horse riding are available. 

DAY 8: Cork - Cork is a small city with a relaxed pace of life. You’ll have plenty of free time to wander the streets of Cork, with some fantastic sights and attractions to see and do.  

DAY 9: Cork to Kilkenny - In the morning we visit the Rock of Cashel, once the seat of the Kings of Munster. Arriving in the medieval city of Kilkenny, you will take part in a guided walking tour with plenty of free time to discover the city’s many attractions.

DAY 10: Kilkenny to Dublin - This morning you will experience first hand the ancient Celtic game of Hurling. In the afternoon we bid farewell to the medieval city of Kilkenny and make our way to the monastic city of Glendalough. Wander the valley and lakes, touching haunting medieval remains that stand long after Viking raids. Tour ends 

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8 Day Shackleton - South Ireland Adventure

8 Day Shackleton - South Ireland Adventure - Dublin, Ireland

Duration: 8 days
Location: Dublin, Ireland

From USD
$831.97

Hike along the Wild Atlantic Way, climb to the summit of Croagh Patrick, kayak through lakes, seas and Fjords, trek along the edge of the jaw-dropping Cliffs of Moher, speak Gaelic over a pint of Guinness with the natives on the Dingle Peninsula and go back in time while exploring the island Inis Oirr by bike.

The Shackleton tour is named after one Ireland’s most famous polar explorer, Ernest Shackleton, who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic, and one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. Like Shackleton, you’ll be able to make your own mark on Ireland, discovering hidden trails, lakes and peaks.

DAY 1: Dublin to Galway - Make our way to the wild west of Ireland ... More info ›

Hike along the Wild Atlantic Way, climb to the summit of Croagh Patrick, kayak through lakes, seas and Fjords, trek along the edge of the jaw-dropping Cliffs of Moher, speak Gaelic over a pint of Guinness with the natives on the Dingle Peninsula and go back in time while exploring the island Inis Oirr by bike.

The Shackleton tour is named after one Ireland’s most famous polar explorer, Ernest Shackleton, who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic, and one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. Like Shackleton, you’ll be able to make your own mark on Ireland, discovering hidden trails, lakes and peaks.

DAY 1: Dublin to Galway - Make our way to the wild west of Ireland. Along the way, we will visit the historical Trim Castle, home of ‘BraveHeart’. From there we head towards Galway city, where you have the rest of the day free to enjoy the sights and sounds of this tribal city. 

DAY 2: Connemara & ‘The Holy Mountain’ - Enjoy a free day and get out and explore the savage beauty of the Connemara Region. there are many excellent outdoor activities available in the region, climb to the summit of Croagh Patrick,  or at your own expense, go kayaking through Killary Fjord or mountain biking through the Lost Valleys of Connemara.

DAY 3: The Island of Inis Oirr & Cliffs of Moher -  Explore the ancient Gaelic island by bike and after lunch, hike along the Atlantic edge to the highest point of the Cliffs of Moher standing 214m above sea level. 

DAY 4: Free Day - Killarney National Park- Options at own expense include: kayaking on the lakes of Killarney, rock climbing or hiking through glaciated valleys, biking through the National park, climb Torc Mountain or just enjoy the stunning scenery and do nothing. 

DAY 5: Valentia Island - You can either opt for a three-hour walk to Valentia Island and Bray Head  (included), or optional extras include a boat trip to the  UNESCO World Heritage site of the Skellig Islands or opt to hire a bike and discover the island at your own pace.

DAY 6: Dingle - We stop at Inch Beach for a slow morning stroll or optional surfing in the wild Atlantic ocean. In the afternoon we visit the Dingle Whiskey Distillery, followed by an Irish trad music session. 

DAY 7: Dingle Peninsula - Isolated from the rest of Ireland by the impressive landscape, the Dingle Peninsula will take you where the locals go. We will follow a coastal trail on windswept cliffs, perched above beautiful coastlines. Optional extra activities such as sea kayaking, paddle boarding or horse riding are available. 

DAY 8: Cork - This morning we leave Dingle and travel in the direction of County Cork.  Cork is a small city with a relaxed pace of life. You’ll have plenty of free time to wander the streets of Cork, with some fantastic sights and attractions to see and do. For example, the bustling and colourful English market,  enjoy a great guided tour of the Franciscan Well Brewery, a half day trip to Blarney Castle & Stone or a visit to the ancient site of St Finbarr’s Cathedral. This is where you end your tour – we hope you have enjoyed your Irish Adventure!

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5 Day Brendan - South West Ireland Adventure

5 Day Brendan - South West Ireland Adventure - Cork, Ireland

Duration: 5 days
Location: Cork, Ireland

From USD
$744.92

Hike along the Wild Atlantic Way, trek along the edge of the jaw-dropping Cliffs of Moher, speak Gaelic over a pint of Guinness with the natives on the Dingle Peninsula, go back in time while exploring the island Inis Oirr by bike, explore Killarney National Park

The Brendan Tour is named after Ireland’s St. Brendan the Navigator who embarked on a legendary voyage that some believe took him to North America nearly 500 years before the Vikings and 1,000 years before Christopher Columbus. For 40 days St ... More info ›

Hike along the Wild Atlantic Way, trek along the edge of the jaw-dropping Cliffs of Moher, speak Gaelic over a pint of Guinness with the natives on the Dingle Peninsula, go back in time while exploring the island Inis Oirr by bike, explore Killarney National Park

The Brendan Tour is named after Ireland’s St. Brendan the Navigator who embarked on a legendary voyage that some believe took him to North America nearly 500 years before the Vikings and 1,000 years before Christopher Columbus. For 40 days St. Brendan fasted and prayed atop a mountain on the rugged Dingle Peninsula, a spindly finger of land on the west of Ireland that points directly at North America. Follow in St Brendan’s footsteps and spend 5 days exploring the Southwest of Ireland, taking in the diverse and stunning landscapes, and seeing all the highlights.

DAY 1: Cork to Killarney - You have a full free day to fully explore everything on offer. Killarney is a great place to spend a full day, no matter what your past-time of choice is. Options include: kayaking on the lakes of Killarney, rock climbing or hiking through glaciated valleys, biking through the National park, climb Torc Mountain for amazing views, or just enjoy the stunning scenery and do nothing. Optional activities are at your own expense. Accommodation located close to the town and park.

DAY 2: Killarney to Valentia Island - This morning we drive “the Ring of Kerry “, a journey through County Kerry with amazing views at high altitude with stops regularly for spectacular photos. From there we will stop and you can either opt for a three-hour walk to Valentia Island and Bray Head  (included), take  a boat trip around the  UNESCO World Heritage site of the Skellig Islands ( €50 extra – very weather dependent ) or opt to hire a bike and discover the island at your own pace (€15 extra). After a full day of discovery, we will check into our accommodation in the picturesque fishing village of Portmagee. This is also one of the best places in Ireland to join an evening stargazing.

DAY 3: Dingle Peninsula -  This amazing guided tour takes you along the spectacular Wild Atlantic Way as you experience the most dramatic scenery that Ireland has to offer. Arriving in back in Dingle town, at your own expense you can go sea kayaking around Dingle harbour, horse riding on the foothills and beaches or SUP boarding in the sea.In the evening we visit the Dingle Whiskey Distillery (included), a small distillery which includes generous tastings of whiskey, vodka and gin.We spend the night in Dingle, where we will sample the fresh seafood or and local craft beers in a nice cosy Irish Pub. 

DAY 4: Dingle to Cliffs of Moher-  We bring you on a stunning guided walk of the unspoilt region along the cliffs. You will walk along until you reach the highest point of the Cliffs of Moher standing 214m (702 feet) above sea level, where views of the Dingle Peninsula and Loop Head in the South, the Aran Islands to the West with the Twelve Pins and mountains of Connemara to the North can be seen on a clear day. After the hike, you will get the chance to experience a traditional Irish music night with some local craft beers in a nice cosy Irish Pub.

DAY 5: Aran Islands to Cork: Travel back in time! We spend a day on Inis  Oirr, the smallest and less inhabited of the Aran Islands. The locals are fluent Irish (Gaelic) speakers and you’re free to explore the island and get chatting to them over a pint, miles of stone walls wait as you walk or bike around the island. After a tremendous day, it’s time to head back to the city of Cork. This is where your Irish Adventure ends, we hope you have enjoyed your time spent with us!

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Day Tour: Connemara Wild Atlantic Way Guided Beach Horseback Ride from Galway

Day Tour: Connemara Wild Atlantic Way Guided Beach Horseback Ride from Galway - Galway, Ireland

Duration: 1 day
Location: Galway, Ireland

From USD
$217.63

Experience the Wild Atlantic Way on horseback for a unique way to explore Connemara’s beautiful landscapes, historical sites, beaches, and sea views. On a 3-hour tour to Omey Island and across Omey Beach at low tide, you'll discover the geology and natural history of the region with a guide ... More info ›

Experience the Wild Atlantic Way on horseback for a unique way to explore Connemara’s beautiful landscapes, historical sites, beaches, and sea views. On a 3-hour tour to Omey Island and across Omey Beach at low tide, you'll discover the geology and natural history of the region with a guide. Treks are suitable for beginner to advanced horseback riders and include a short assessment of your skills before you head out from the riding center. After a break for lunch, you'll take a second ride. When booking, select the option that either includes or does not include bus transportation from Galway to the village of Cleggan.

Depending on the option selected when booking, your tour starts in either Galway for bus transportation to Cleggan or in Cleggan itself. If you're starting in Galway, take the bus in the morning to Cleggan, where you'll make your way to the riding center at the entrance to the village.

No matter which option you select, when you arrive at the riding center, you'll gear up for your ride with provided boots and hat; make sure you're wearing appropriate clothing and outerwear for the weather, such as rain and wind. Then head to the horse arena to meet your guide and your horse for the day; your guide will make sure you feel comfortable and safe and evaluate your skills before leaving for your ride to beautiful Omey Beach and Omey Island. Follow your guide off-road, where you will pass Courthoor Lough and can see Connemara ponies in the fields.

Arriving in Claddaghduff, you'll be right on the Wild Atlantic Way, making your way to one of the Signature Points, Omey Island, a designated Special Area of Conservation. On Omey Beach, you have the chance to take pictures and, depending on your level of experience, you can canter or gallop across the white strand; beginners are kept safely in a walk or trot. Then cross Omey Beach, following your guide to the other side of the island, where you have a fantastic view over the Atlantic coast.

Next, make your way back to Omey Beach, where the horses can cool themselves while riding through the sea. Then depart Omey Beach and ride back to the riding center to dismount your horse. You'll have a break for lunch (own expense; one recommendation is Oliver´s, a seafood bar in Cleggan overlooking the harbor.

After lunch, meet your guide again at the riding center and depart on your second ride. This time, head through the village toward Selerna Beach, a scenic, crescent-shaped stretch of sand that looks toward Inishbofin Island to the west and the mouth of Cleggan Bay to the east. Walk, trot, or gallop across this quiet WIld Atlantic Way shoreline, admiring a megalithic wedgetomb up on the field to the right of the beach. Spend some time appreciating the ocean views and islands beyond before turning back along the back roads, with their many horses, cows, and sheep in the fields and the Twelve Bens mountain range in the background.

Return to the riding center, where your horseback riding adventure ends. For the Galway return option, catch the bus back to the city in the early evening.

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Guided Beach Horse Riding Excursion: Wild Atlantic Way Connemara

Guided Beach Horse Riding Excursion: Wild Atlantic Way Connemara - Clifden, Ireland

Duration: Flexible
Location: Clifden, Ireland

From USD
$217.63

Ride Connemara's golden beaches on horseback! Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way is carved out with bays and inlets dispersed with islands all along its rugged shoreline. Megalithic tombs dot the shore, a natural rugged landscape continually carved out by Atlantic storms.

This equestrian escape offers premier horse riding excursions from one to four hours, across beaches, to islands (when the tide is right) and along quiet country lanes ... More info ›

Ride Connemara's golden beaches on horseback! Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way is carved out with bays and inlets dispersed with islands all along its rugged shoreline. Megalithic tombs dot the shore, a natural rugged landscape continually carved out by Atlantic storms.

This equestrian escape offers premier horse riding excursions from one to four hours, across beaches, to islands (when the tide is right) and along quiet country lanes. All treks are suitable for the beginner to advanced riders and include a short assessment before venturing out. Depending on numbers you will be accompanied by one or more guides, so when the ride gets to the beach the experienced riders can cantor and gallop while the novices are kept safely in walk or trot.

After arriving in Cleggan village (transport not included) customers are advised to make their way to the riding centre at the entrance of Cleggan village, where you will present your voucher at reception. Then you will gear up for the ride - hats and boots will be supplied by the riding centre. Make sure you bring appropriate rain and wind gear.

In the arena you will meet your guides and your horse for the day and the guides will make sure that you feel comfortable and safe.
After a short assessment you will leave for the first pony trek towards the beautiful Omey Beach and Omey Island. The guide will lead you offroad, where you will pass Courthoor Lough and you can see some famous Connemara Ponys in the fields. 

Arriving in Claddaghduff, you are right on the Wild Atlantic Way and you will make your way to one of the Wild Atlantic Way Signature Points - Omey Island, which is a designated Special Area of Conservation. On the beautiful Omey Beach you have the chance to take pictures and depending on your level of experience you can canter or gallop across the white strand. Novices are kept safely in walk and trot. Then you cross Omey Beach the guide leads you to the other side of Omey Island, where you have a fantastic view over the wild Atlantic. Then you make your way back to Omey Beach, where the horses can cool themselves while riding through the sea.
After this you depart Omey Beach and rideback to the riding centre and dismount.

A recommended meal stop would be the Oliver's - Cleggan village's famous Seafood Bar overlooking the harbour (lunch at own expense).

After lunch you will meet with your guides again at the riding centre and depart for the second ride. This time the guides lead you through the village towards Selerna Beach. It is a scenic cresent shape sandy beach, which looks towards Inishbofin Island to the west and the mouth of Cleggan Bay to the east. Stroll, trot or gallop across this quiet WIld Atlantic Way shoreline. There is a megalithic wedgetomb up on the field to the right of the beach. Spend some moments appreciating the  Atlantic Ocean and islands beyond, before turning back along the backroads with its many horses, cows and sheep in the fields and the magnificient Twelve Bens mountain range in the background.

Then, make your way back to the riding centre where you dismount again and this is where your tour ends.

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Guided Beach Horse Riding Excursion: Wild Atlantic Way Connemara

Guided Beach Horse Riding Excursion: Wild Atlantic Way Connemara - Clifden, Ireland

Duration: Flexible
Location: Clifden, Ireland

From USD
$217.63

Ride Connemara's golden beaches on horseback! Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way is carved out with bays and inlets dispersed with islands all along its rugged shoreline. Megalithic tombs dot the shore, a natural rugged landscape continually carved out by Atlantic storms.

This equestrian escape offers premier horse riding excursions from one to four hours, across beaches, to islands (when the tide is right) and along quiet country lanes ... More info ›

Ride Connemara's golden beaches on horseback! Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way is carved out with bays and inlets dispersed with islands all along its rugged shoreline. Megalithic tombs dot the shore, a natural rugged landscape continually carved out by Atlantic storms.

This equestrian escape offers premier horse riding excursions from one to four hours, across beaches, to islands (when the tide is right) and along quiet country lanes. All treks are suitable for the beginner to advanced riders and include a short assessment before venturing out. Depending on numbers you will be accompanied by one or more guides, so when the ride gets to the beach the experienced riders can cantor and gallop while the novices are kept safely in walk or trot.

After arriving in Cleggan village (transport not included) customers are advised to make their way to the riding centre at the entrance of Cleggan village, where you will present your voucher at reception. Then you will gear up for the ride - hats and boots will be supplied by the riding centre. Make sure you bring appropriate rain and wind gear.

In the arena you will meet your guides and your horse for the day and the guides will make sure that you feel comfortable and safe.
After a short assessment you will leave for the first pony trek towards the beautiful Omey Beach and Omey Island. The guide will lead you offroad, where you will pass Courthoor Lough and you can see some famous Connemara Ponys in the fields. 

Arriving in Claddaghduff, you are right on the Wild Atlantic Way and you will make your way to one of the Wild Atlantic Way Signature Points - Omey Island, which is a designated Special Area of Conservation. On the beautiful Omey Beach you have the chance to take pictures and depending on your level of experience you can canter or gallop across the white strand. Novices are kept safely in walk and trot. Then you cross Omey Beach the guide leads you to the other side of Omey Island, where you have a fantastic view over the wild Atlantic. Then you make your way back to Omey Beach, where the horses can cool themselves while riding through the sea.
After this you depart Omey Beach and rideback to the riding centre and dismount.

A recommended meal stop would be the Oliver's - Cleggan village's famous Seafood Bar overlooking the harbour (lunch at own expense).

After lunch you will meet with your guides again at the riding centre and depart for the second ride. This time the guides lead you through the village towards Selerna Beach. It is a scenic cresent shape sandy beach, which looks towards Inishbofin Island to the west and the mouth of Cleggan Bay to the east. Stroll, trot or gallop across this quiet WIld Atlantic Way shoreline. There is a megalithic wedgetomb up on the field to the right of the beach. Spend some moments appreciating the  Atlantic Ocean and islands beyond, before turning back along the backroads with its many horses, cows and sheep in the fields and the magnificient Twelve Bens mountain range in the background.

Then, make your way back to the riding centre where you dismount again and this is where your tour ends.

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