8 Days
Duration
Feb – Nov
Dates
The Wild Atlantic Way
Location
4/5
Physicality
10+
Age

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.
DEPARTURE DAYS Saturday
SCHEDULE 9:00am – Please arrive by 8:45 AM for a prompt departure.
WHAT TO BRING
  • Rain Jacket/Pants
  • Walking boots/shoes
  • Rucksack or appropriate bag for carrying food/clothing
  • Suitable hiking clothing e.g. fleece, hat, gloves
  • No cotton t-shirts or jeans as these items will hold water and may accelerate chances of hypothermia
  • Spare clothes and shoes for after activity
  • Warm drink and water(1 litre approx)
  • Food e.g. lunch, snacks, etc.
INCLUDED
Professional and experienced guide                 All listed Activities
7 nights accommodation Breakfast each morning

Private Bus Chauffeur

NOT INCLUDED
Any activities/services not listed on itinerary 

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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.

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DAY 1: THE ROCK OF CASHEL AND CORK CITY

Your adventure starts off in Dublin, Ireland’s capital also known as the Fair city. Our direction is south to the rebel county of Cork and its wild Atlantic coastline.
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.
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DAY 2: MIZEN HEAD PENINSULA

Rise and shine for our first adventure as we explore the spectacular coastline of Cork and climb over the mountain pass to Killarney. Along the way we will stop off at a Stone Age tomb called the Altar Wedge Tomb, which sits dramatically on the waterfront overlooking Toormore Bay. We continue our journey towards Ireland’s most southerly point, Mizen Head. You have the option of visiting the Mizen Head Signal Station* or take a stroll along the golden strand of Barleycove beach.
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.
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DAY 3: DISCOVER KILLARNEY

You have the day relax, explore or take an adventure in beautiful Killarney and its national park. It is famous for being the first national park to be created in Ireland and still to this day the largest. The town offers a wealth of historical and cultural points of interest.
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DAY 4: THE RING OF KERRY AND BRAY HEAD TOUR

Today’s adventure takes you off the beaten track to unlock the real beauty of the world famous Ring of Kerry. Considered one of the most beautiful destinations to explore in Ireland, the Ring of Kerry offers dramatic landscapes of wild rugged coastline, golden beaches, glistening lakes, picturesque villages and spectacular mountain ranges.

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.

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DAY 5: DINGLE & SLEA HEAD

Dingle is our destination today, as we explore this dramatic and beautiful peninsula that is littered with archaeological and historical wonders. Our first stop off is at Inch beach, famous for being the place where an inch is actually three miles long and where we take a short stroll along its golden sands and watch long rolling waves that come crashing ashore.
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.
 
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DAY 6: THE CLIFFS OF MOHER

Leaving Killarney we make our way north along the edge of Europe to the spectacular Cliffs of Moher in County Clare. Before heading to the Cliffs of Moher we will stop off in Lahinch, a famous surfing spot, for a bit of fresh Atlantic air and a bite to eat.
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.
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DAY 7: ROCK CLIMBING & ABSEILING

This morning you get the chance to enjoy a sleep in, relax in the tranquility of Doolin village or if you feel up to it why not take an amazing adventure. Surf, rock climbing and abseiling or explore the amazing Burren landscape and its unique ecosystem.
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.
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DAY 8: GALWAY TO DUBLIN VIA CLONMACNOISE

The morning is yours to explore Galway City before taking our return journey to Ireland’s capital city, Dublin. You have the time to wander its bustling streets, hang out in some of Galway’s lively cafes, take in the wild Atlantic air on its waterfront or do some last minute souvenir shopping.
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.

WILD SOUTH 8 DAY

Ross Castle, Killarney, Co.Kerry- What a magical place!
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