WANT TO EXPLORE AND EXPERIENCE THE REAL IRELAND? Well, look no further, as we have the perfect 8 day tour experience that will definitely captivate your eyes and heart as we explore the most dramatic landscapes of Ireland’s wild Atlantic coastline. Our Wild South tour commences in Dublin and brings us from Cork’s wild Atlantic setting in the south to the bohemian capital of Ireland Galway city and back to Dublin.
Experience jaw dropping scenery, unique towns and villages full of vibrant colors and Gaelic culture, the roar of the wild Atlantic Ocean and amazing activities such as kayaking on the Lakes of Killarney, hiking on the Ring of Kerry and Dingle, exploring the impressive Cliffs of Moher and rock climbing in the wild Burren.
You can experience all this and more, as we take you off the beaten track to discover the real Ireland and its beautiful Wild Atlantic Way.
|TOUR HIGHLIGHTS||1. Discover Ireland’s wild and rugged coastline
2. Visit Killarney National Park, Ireland’s largest national park
3. Discover the world famous destinations of the Ring of Kerry and Dingle
4. Explore the spectacular Cliffs of Moher and the wild Burren
5. Overnight in Galway City, the Bohemian capital of Ireland
6. Experience great food and fun traditional music nights
|START/RETURN POINT||Visit Dublin Centre,25 Suffolk Street, Dublin.|
|SCHEDULE||9:00am – Please arrive by 8:45 AM for a prompt departure.|
|WHAT TO BRING||
Private Bus Chauffeur
The itinerary listed below is for the current season.
Given the unpredictable nature of Ireland’s weather, what we do each day might occasionally vary so that you have the best experience possible.
DAY 1: THE ROCK OF CASHEL AND CORK CITY
Along the way we take a stop off at the Rock of Cashel, a spectacular group of medieval buildings set on an outcrop of limestone and home of the High Kings of Ireland. After lunch we continue our journey towards Cork, which is the starting point of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way and where that evening you can relax and savour its picturesque setting and friendly atmosphere.
DAY 2: MIZEN HEAD PENINSULA
After we have satisfied our hungry souls we will set off once more making our way over mountainous terrain that rises up to Molls Gap before descending down into the picturesque setting of Killarney. Home to Ireland’s largest national park and glistening lakes take the opportunity to experience its beautiful nature, great food and cultural atmosphere.
*Mizen Head Signal Station only available from Mid-March to October.
DAY 3: DISCOVER KILLARNEY
DAY 4: THE RING OF KERRY AND BRAY HEAD TOUR
Even better, we will take you on an incredible tour of the spectacular Valentia Island where you can delve into its incredible history and heritage, explore its magical setting on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean and if you are lucky get a glimpse (weather permitting) of the dramatic Skellig Islands (Star Wars famed). After a well-earned bite to eat, we slowly make our way back to Killarney stopping off at many spectacular viewing points to learn of their historical importance and the opportunity to take that picture that will ensure an everlasting memory of paradise.
DAY 5: DINGLE & SLEA HEAD
Once aboard we head due west to the edge of Europe, also known as Slea Head. Feast your eyes on breathtaking scenery of wild rugged coastline, golden beaches and the magnificent Blasket Islands. We continue our journey around this rich and vibrant peninsulas exploring its vast Gaelic culture and learning a cupla focal (some words) in Irish along the way. We will also visit Dingle town, a picturesque fishing town that is famed for Fungi the dolphin who has been a local for almost 30 years, before making our return journey to Killarney.
DAY 6: THE CLIFFS OF MOHER
Then onwards to the ‘must see’ wonder of Ireland, the Cliffs of Moher. Stretching for almost 10km, this amazing spectacle will capture your eyes and imagination as you gaze out in awe of its impressive setting. Take the opportunity to explore the fantastic interpretation centre that will show you how this marvelous creation was shaped by natures hand and learn about its unique geological makeup. We overnight in Doolin village, a great place to experience great traditional music sessions, fantastic seafood and of course meet the locals.
DAY 7: ROCK CLIMBING & ABSEILING
We depart at 2 PM, heading due north in search of the Bohemian capital of Ireland, Galway City. Along the way, cast your eyes over the remarkable moon-like terrain of the wild Burren and the Atlantic waves that roll into jaws of Galway Bay. That evening take the opportunity to sample Galway’s famed culinary delights and lively atmosphere.
DAY 8: GALWAY TO DUBLIN VIA CLONMACNOISE
We depart at 2 PM, taking the road back east, crossing the River Shannon on route to the fair city of Dublin. We will take one last magical stop to Clonmacnoise, a mid-6th century Early Christian site founded by St. Ciarán. Afterwards, we jump aboard one last time, towards Dublin, where we will say our fond farewells. We really hope you have had an amazing time exploring some of Ireland’s most unique destinations and remember Ireland is now forever your home away from home.