Our 11-day full Irish Adventure tour of Ireland is a once in a lifetime trip that explores our rich history and culture while also taking part in some active adventure activities, such as hiking, biking, kayaking and horse riding.

This comprehensive adventure tour of Ireland and Northern Ireland tour includes The Cliffs of Moher, Connemara, and the Antrim Coast in Northern Ireland. Journey over mountain passes, kayak with a dolphin and explore the Wild Atlantic Way. Venture off the beaten path in the ancient woodlands of Killarney National Park & Wild Connemara by bike

From the legendary Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland to the rugged south-west coast and the awe-inspiring Skellig Michael, there is an adventure at every turn. For a relaxed, slower-paced tour around Ireland, check out our 13 Day Full Irish Experience Tour or any of our Small Group Experience Tours of  Ireland

Our tours include everything you need for a stress – free trip: accommodation, transport, Irish tour guide, breakfast, and a few key cultural inclusions that are simply not to be missed.

DEPARTURE POINT: 8.30 am Jurys Inn, Moore St Plaza, Parnell St, Store Street, Dublin, Ireland


Tour Highlights:

  • Experience the Giant’s Causeway like never before on a stunning five-mile hike along the thrilling clifftop path.

  • Hike the path from Doolin to Cliffs of Moher with the fantastic views of lush green grass, rocky cliffs and varying shades of sea and sky.

  • Explore the ancient woodlands of Killarney National Park & Wild Connemara by bike

  • Dare to walk Indiana Jones-style cross the Carrick A Rede Rope Bridge

  • Go sea kayaking  through the caves of Dingle harbour or explore the rugged Killary fjord

  • Enjoy a sheepdog demo with purebred border collies Sam and Jess herding sheep on a local run farm nestled between the Slieve Mish mountains and the picturesque Tralee Bay

  • Travel along the Antrim Coast taking in many stunning Game of Thrones locations

  • Learn the tragic history of Derry City on an award-winning historical walking tour

  • Catch fantastic live Irish music performances and meet friendly locals.

Sturdy walking shoes (ankle high), swimming gear, hat and sunscreen, rain jacket/trousers, warm fleece, hat and gloves, towel, motion sickness tablets, water bottle, towel and toiletries, warm clothing and waterproof jacket, insect repellent, camera.

We’ve chosen high-quality accommodation in a variety of bed and breakfasts, Guesthouses, wilderness lodges and quality hostels.

OPTION 1

Classic – Bed & Breakfast ­& House Hotels

Enjoy a warm Irish welcome in charming and locally owned Bed & Breakfast & Hotel accommodation.

Please note:

B&B Single Supplement – is mandatory for solo travellers – Solo travellers must pay extra to have their private room.

B&B –  Twin/Double Room Share – is automatically included when 2 travellers book together

OPTION 2

Quality – Hostel ­& Lodge:

Rest up for the next day’s adventure in atmospheric and centrally located hostel & lodge accommodation. All prices are based on per person sharing.  Multi-shared room accommodation is included with your tour.

Please choose your accommodation type on the Booking Form displayed on the right-hand side on desktop

or below on mobile

    Irish Experience Tours are small group tours based on a fixed but flexible itinerary where you stay with the same guide and group of travellers.

    Unmissable activities are included. Where there are great options, we’ve left the final decision up to you. Feel free to choose your evening meals and lunches. All additional tour options are marked clearly below.

    TOUR INCLUSIONS:

    • Transportation throughout in our comfortable mid-sized buses

    • Experienced tour guide with local knowledge & entertaining commentary

    • 11 full days on tour

    • 10 nights’ accommodation

    • 10 delicious and filling hot Irish breakfasts (B&B option only see below)

    • A working Irish sheep farm experience

    • 2 Nights Accommodation in Connemara, Dingle & Killarney

    • 1 Night Accommodation in Belfast, Derry, Donegal, & Doolin

    • A ferry ride across the River Shannon

    • Return boat trip to Inis Mor – Aran Islands

    • Entrance fee to Cliffs of Moher, Blarney Castle/Gardens & Giants Causeway

    • Explore the ancient woodlands of Killarney National Park

    • Discover the ancient fort of  Griannan of Aileach

    • Hike every day, including trails on the Causeway Coast, Dingle Peninsula, Cliffs Of Moher and The Connemara Region

    • Most daily activities and visits (see Tour Options below)

    Notes:  10 breakfasts. Continental breakfast in Hostel/Lodge. Mix of cooked & continental in B&B’s/Hotel.

    All details of prices and suppliers listed here are correct at time of publication. Our suppliers occasionally increase prices for optional tour activities during the touring season. This is a rare occurrence. In the unlikely event of a major price increase, we will do our utmost to update you.

    • Black Cab Tour

    £15.00
    Guided tour of historic Belfast. Highly Recommended.

    • Canoe journey on River Boyne

    €20.00
    Guided open boat tour along the ancient river Boyne.

    • Titanic Experience

    £18.50
    Self-guided tour of the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience.

    • Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

    £9.00
    Cross this scenic rope bridge, suspended over the Atlantic Ocean.

    • Bushmills Distillery Tour

    £9.00
    Guided walking tour of the world’s oldest licensed whiskey distillery.

    • Walking Tour of Derry/Londonderry

    £4.00
    Guided walking tour of Ireland’s only walled city.

    • Cycling Tour of Connemara
    €30.00
    Self Guided bike tour of  Connemara Region on-road and paths. 3 hrs
    • Sea Kayaking Killary Fjord
    €55.00

    Guided Kayaking trip across Killary Fjord

    • Dingle Distillery Tour

    €15.00
    Guided tour of the distillery with craft whiskey, vodka and gin tasting.

    • Boat Trip Dingle

    €15.00-€20.00
    Boat trip across Dingle Bay to meet Fungie the Dolphin.

    • Skellig Islands Cruise
    €40.00
    Cruise around Skellig Michael and Little Skellig. 2hr 30 mins
    • Surf Lesson Kerry
    €40.00
    1.5-2 hour surf lesson on Inch beach in Kerry
    • Horse Riding Dingle
    €45.00
    Ride a horse along a beach or up a mountain in Dingle
    • SUP – Stand Up Paddle Boarding
    €55.00

    Guided paddleboard trip across Dingle Bay to meet Fungie the Dolphin.

    • Cycling Tour Killarney
    €30.00
    Guided bike tour of Killarney National Park on-road and paths. 3 hrs
    • Sea Kayaking in Dingle
    €55.00

    Guided Kayaking trip across Dingle Bay to meet Fungie the Dolphin.

    Please contact us via the enquire form below about remaining 2020 dates 

    2021 DATESHOSTELB&B TWIN/DOUBLEB&B SINGLE
    March 10th€1,549.00€1,849.00€2,219.00
    April 23rd€1,749.00€2,149.00€2,499.00
    May 19th€1,749.00€2,149.00€2,499.00
    June 16th€1,749.00€2,149.00€2,499.00
    July 14th€1,749.00€2,149.00€2,499.00
    August 11th€1,749.00€2,149.00€2,499.00
    Sept 8th & 22nd€1,749.00€2,149.00€2,499.00
    Oct 6th & 20th€1,549.00€1,849.00€2,219.00

    Please choose your accommodation type on the Booking Form displayed on the right-hand side on desktop

    or below on mobile

    1

    Day 1: Dublin to Belfast

    Begin your tour from Dublin and travel to Antrim’s Causeway Coast via Belfast.

    • Revel at the Friary church and monastic ruin on The Hill of Slane, with its beautiful views of The Boyne Valley.
    • Cross into Northern Ireland (remember, UK £ sterling required).
    • Explore Belfast with a guided Black Cab Tour (Tour Option – £15 per person), and enjoy a visit to the fantastic Titanic Centre (Tour Option – £18.50 per person) or follow the Glass of Thrones trail.
    • Discover one of the world’s most spectacular coastal drives, the Causeway Coastal Route.
    • Overnight at Ballycastle

    The average driving time today is 4 hours 30 minutes.

    2

    Day 2: Causeway Coast to Derry

    Start the day on the Antrim coast before heading to Derry.
    • Walk in the footsteps of the mythical Irish giant, Finn McCool, on the legendary Giant’s Causeway.
    • Cross Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge over the ocean Indiana Jones style (Tour Option – £9 per person).
    • Photo stop at the historic ruins of clifftop Dunluce Castle.
    • Taste Irish whiskey on a guided tour of Bushmills – one of the world’s oldest licensed distilleries (Tour Option – £7 per person)
    • Overnight in Derry

    The average driving time today is 3 hours.

    3

    Day 3: Derry to Donegal

    Explore Derry before departing Northern Ireland, ending the day in the hills of Donegal.

    • Take a guided walking tour of Derry/Londonderry, Ireland’s only walled city (Tour Option – £4 per person).
    • Visit an ancient stone ringfort at Grianán of Aileach.
    • Visit the hauntingly beautiful wilderness of Glenveagh National Park and a dramatic 19th-century castle.
    • Visit Eddie Doherty’s weaving studio. One of Ireland’s few remaining handweavers
    • Traditional Irish music and crafts in the quaint town of Ardara.
    • Overnight in Adara, Donegal

    The average driving time today is 4 hours.

    4

    Day 4: Donegal to Connemara

    Explore Donegal, and enjoy the scenic drive to of Ireland’s most beautiful regions, Connemara.
    • Wander wild along the Slieve League Cliffs –Take a guided boat trip under these dramatic 600m/2000ft cliffs  (Tour Option – €20 per person).
    • Honour Irish poet and Nobel Laureate, WB Yeats, in Sligo.
    • Stroll around one of Ireland’s most atmospheric towns, Westport
    • Visit the ruins 16th-century Murrisk Abbey and the National Famine Memorial.
    • Drive through the breathtaking Doolough Valley.
    • Overnight in Connemara

    The average driving time today is 3 hour 30 minutes.

    5

    Day 5: Full Day Connemara Region

    We spend another day and night in the wilderness of Connemara, so you don’t need to repack your suitcase. Just relax and enjoy.

    • Admire Kylemore Abbey, one of Ireland’s most beautiful buildings
    • Wander Kylemore’s wonderful landscaped gardens.
    • Discover the picture-postcard beauty of the Inagh Valley & Sky Road.
    • Drop by Clifden, a quaint town at the heart of Connemara.
    • Accommodation tonight is once again in Connemara

    The average driving time today is 2 hours.

    6

    Day 6: Inis Mor & Doolin

    Travel back in time as we spend a whole day on the Gaelic speaking island of Inis Mor. Miles of stone walls awaits

    • Enjoy a 40 min boat trip to the island & choose to explore the island by bus with a local guide or on pony & trap
    • Discover the most impressive stone fort in Ireland at Dun Aengus.
    • Drop by local market shops for the famous Aran sweaters.
    • Pass by the remaining two Aran Islands en route back to Doolin in County Clare
    • Visit a nice cosy Pub for food and traditional Irish music experience.

    The average driving time today is 2 hours.

    7

    Day 7: Cliffs of Moher & Dingle Peninsula

    From the mighty cliffs to the magical kingdom as we move from Clare to Kerry.

    • Don’t look down, It’s the 700ft high Cliffs of Moher.
    • Watch out for dolphins as we take a ferry across the mighty mouth of the Shannon – the longest river in Ireland or Britain!
    • Enjoy a spectacular sheepdog demonstration on a locally run farm.
    • Drive over Ireland’s highest mountain road, The Conor Pass
    • Roll into bustling Dingle just in time for a creamy pint of Guinness.
    • Overnight in Dingle

    The average driving time today is 3 hours 30 minutes.

    8

    Day 8: Full Day Dingle Peninsula

    This morning is yours to design. Relax with downtime in Dingle. Or partake of the following options:

    • Go dolphin spotting by boat in Dingle Bay (Tour Option – €15-20 per person).
    • Sample craft Irish whiskey and gin at Dingle Distillery (Tour Option – €15 per person).
    • Stroll Dingle’s streets for a quirky mix of craft studios, lively pubs, fantastic food, and traditional Irish music.
    • After lunch, jaw-dropping scenery and knife-edge drops are guaranteed on a leisurely drive around Slea Head.

    The average driving time today is 1 hour 30 minutes.

    9

    Day 9: Ring of Kerry to Killarney

    Today we’re touring the scenic Ring of Kerry route, circuiting the Iveragh peninsula from Dingle to Killarney

    • Explore 1400 years of history on a boat trip around the Skellig Islands (Tour Option – €40 per person). Seasonal departures: May to September.
    • Get a taste for local Irish culture, history, and ice cream on Valentia Island.
    • Discover Derrynane, historic home (Tour Option – €5 per person) and golden sand beach.
    • Your accommodation is at the ​centrally-located at the edge of Killarney National Park

    The average driving time today is 3 hours.

    10

    Day 10: Full day Killarney National Park

    Explore Killarney at your leisure

    • Take a scenic horse-drawn carriage ride around Killarney National Park (Tour Option – €15 per person).
    • See the magical 1,000-year-old yew tree growing at the heart of ruined Muckross Abbey.
    • Catch traditional Irish music and outstanding local food in picturesque Killarney.
    • Scenic, short hike to Torc Waterfall.
    • Admire charming 19th century Muckross House Gardens.
    • Your accommodation is at the ​centrally-located at the edge of Killarney National Park

    The average driving time today is 1 hour.

    11

    Day 11: Killarney to Dublin

    On our final day, we’ll leave Killarney behind and head for Dublin via Tipperary.

    • Trace the Lee Valley downriver, passing patchwork fields, stone bridges and charming cottages.
    • Kiss the Blarney Stone in the lush surroundings of Blarney Castle Gardens.
    • Tour the epic Rock of Cashel with its stunning natural setting and historic architecture.
    • This is where your tour comes to an end – we hope you had a blast on your Irish journey!

    The average driving time today is 4 hours and 30 minutes.

    small group hiking the causeway coast with Irish Experience Tours
    senior traveler enjoying the views on a small group hiking tour to the Cliffs of Moher, Doolin, Ireland
    friends enjoying biking on the country roads of Inismore , Aran islands
    small group at Torc Waterfall Killarney National Park
    Stand up paddle boarding on Dingle harbour and Fungie the Dolphin
    Adventure kayaking on lake in Ireland
    group tour of peace wall Belfast
    young travelers at the peace wall Belfast city
    solo traveler overlooking Killarney lakes - small group tour of Ireland
    small group tour enjoying their Cliffs of Moher tour from Dublin
    exploring the Giants Causeway
    sunset view at the Giants causeway
    St. Patrick's Day on Boyne Boats
    murals on side of house at the Bogside Derry city Northern Ireland
    tours for young adults hiking on a mountain in Ireland
    historical walking tour of Derry
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    ancient stone fort at Donegal
    a group of people enjoying their meal at local gourmet food restaurant in Ireland
    preparing for a kayaking adventure tour at Ballintoy harbour , Northern ireland
    a group of girls having a picnic on the beach on the Aran islands
    small group of travelers getting ready for a boat trip down the river Boyne
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    small group adventure tour on river Boyne
    couple smiling for a photo at Ladies View , Killarney National Park
    Solo traveler hiking up Croagh Patrick and overlooking Clew Bay, Westport, County Mayo
    small group doing Star Wars pose on the Dingle Peninsula
    basalt columns on the Giants Causway Northern Ireland Tours
    A couple on walking tour of Derry , taking a photo of The Guildhall
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    Torr Head hiking Causeway coast Northern Ireland
    Rolling green hills and Causeway Coastline Northern Ireland , small group tours
    stairway to Dunluce castle on the causeway coast - Irish Experience Tours
    small group hiking the causeway coast with Irish Experience Tours
    colourful harbour view of Cushden hotel with small blue and red boats
    Ancient stone fort at Grianán of Aileach, County Donegal