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Dublin Bay and Malahide Castle Tour

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    Approx. 4 hours

  • Start time

    09:30am & 2:00pm

  • Meeting Point
    16 Upper O'Connell Street, Dublin 1

    So there's no rush, please arrive 15 minutes early to the start time.
  • Ending Point

    The tour concludes at the original point of departure.

Key Highlights

  • Tour the stunning coastline surrounding the city of Dublin
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Malahide Castle and learn about its fascinating history
  • Visit the fishing village of Howth and enjoy spectacular views over Dublin Bay


Enjoy spectacular views of the coastline surrounding Dublin on this great day tour.

You will take a scenic drive along the coast to see some of the most breathtaking parts of the Irish coast. Drive to the tip of the Howth Peninsula for breathtaking views across the Dublin Bay.

This tour also includes a guided tour of the magnificent Malahide Castle. Set on 250 acres of Parkland, Malahide Castle dates back to the 12th century and has a rich and fascinating history.


  • You will take a guided tour of the Malahide Castle, newly refurbished castle with time to wander around the craft shops and castle grounds, which span some 250 acres. Enjoy the private gardens of Lord Talbot, which have, for the first time been opened to the public and are described by garden lovers as a small botanic haven. Relax over a coffee in the lovely setting of Avoca coffee shop with a range of treats to delight (refreshments are not included in the price). Continue with a scenic coastal drive along Dublin’s spectacular northern shores to the fishing village of Howth. Take time to feed the seals or wander through the picturesque village with charming restaurants & marina. We climb to Howth Summit where you can enjoy spectacular views looking out over Dublin Bay. The tour ends in central Dublin.


  • Free entrance to Malahide Castle
  • Free Guided tour of Malahide Castle, with audio tour available in French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Russian
  • Fantastic photo opportunities at the fishing village of Howth
  • Free WIFI on-board


  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Optional gratuities

Additional info

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.

Customer Reviews

  • 4
    07/12/2017 Valerie Pierre, France
  • 4
    Malahide is an Amazing Castle
    11/01/2016 Clara Chin, United States
  • 4
    A Great Time to Spend Outside of Dublin
    09/09/2016 Paul McIntire, United States

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