10 hours ApproxStart time
Start time: 6:50am
Molly Malone Statue, Suffolk Street, Dublin 2
Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the tour starting time
You will be dropped off at the starting point
This fantastic tour leaves Dublin early in the morning and you are back at the starting point in time for dinner. The tour follows a circular route so that you do not see the same scenery twice the whole time.
The excursion is full of excitement and fun and you will enjoy magnificent scenery, castles, wild remote regions and of course the towering Cliffs of Moher, not to mention the Aran Islands, Galway Bay, the Curragh, Treaty Stone, Dunguaire Castle, Fanore Beach, the Burren, and Bunratty Castle.
On top of all this there’s the cultural villages of Ballyvaughan and Ennistymon, Lahinch beach, sites where the Spanish Armada visited, the traditional village of Doolin famous for its music, maybe a sighting of the dolphin Dusty in the Atlantic Ocean, ring forts, bog and the famous spine of Ireland, the River Shannon!
Phew, what a day!
Your tour starts from the designated meeting point around 6:50am. spectacular Cliffs of Moher Day Tour from Dublin takes you from Dublin through three of Ireland’s four provinces to the magnificent west coast. To join the tour, make your way to the tourist office at Suffolk Street, the Old Church, Dublin City Centre.
As you pass through the midlands, look out for castles, and notice the way the countryside changes. The further west you travel, the wilder it gets. Fields are separated by hedges and wire fences in the east and midlands, further west they are divided by stone walls.
You arrive at the spectacular Cliffs of Moher around 10:45am and you can spend 2½ hours wandering along the cliff edge. The cliffs rise 120 meters (390 ft) above the Atlantic Ocean and reach their maximum height of 214 meters (702 ft) just north of O'Brien's Tower, 8 km away.You can also see O’Brien’s Tower (entrance not included). We spend an hour and a half at this magnificent location!
In front of you are the Gaelic-speaking Aran Islands. Keep your eyes open for an array of wildlife at the cliffs, everything from fulmars, guillemots and kittiwakes to the cheeky puffins. Your lunch ( at own expense) stop is in the musical village of Doolin around 12:45pm(noon).
After lunch, you will make a 30 minute stop at one of Ireland's greatest National Parks,the Burren around 2:00pm, a botanist's paradise! Plants that would normally only grow in tundra or arctic regions flourish in this area at certain times of the year. Orchids and blue gentians grow wild and are stunningly beautiful. After we’ve strolled around the Burren, we will visit the historic vibrant city of Galway around 3:45pm.
We return to Dublin via a different route to ensure you have the opportunity to see more of the delightful west coast.
Finally, you will arrive back in Dublin by 5:00pm at the latest and will be dropped off at the point where you were picked up.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm the details
Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the tour start time
Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.
Bring warm clothing and good shoes as the weather can be erratic on the exposed coastline
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
Burren is a National Park, and follows a “Leave No Trace Policy”. Picking of flowers or moving of rocks is strictly not allowed.
Now you can download the app from app store. Simply type “Irish day tours” on your phone and listen to the informative guide and commentary in any of the following languages – English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
We request you to download the app before the tour, so as to be ready for the day ahead.
This was a great day tour from Dublin. It gave us the chance to see the countryside and the cliffs, and eat a nice Irish meal all in one shot. Jennifer was a great guide and her...Caden Connors, Canada, 24/Oct/2016
Our guide was caring and thoughtful. He provided a lot of interesting historical facts as we drove through the western countryside. He made every attempt to make our day as...Carol Choi, United States, 06/Oct/2016
We had a wonderful day. The tour guide was informative and fun :)...Slc Cartwright, United Kingdom, 01/Oct/2016
Excellent tour beautiful places and the driver was nice and gave a good explanation of everything. Thank you
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