Maximize time spent in Galway with a 48-hour ticket for the hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus. Explore the city at your own pace, hopping off the bus at any of eight tour stops to see popular landmarks including Eyre Square and the Salthill Promenade. Utilize the bus as many times as you wish during a 48-hour period.
Embark on a two-hour independent tour of Ireland's Cliffs of Moher, one of the country's most stunning natural attractions. Depart Galway on a direct shuttle bus to experience these incredible seaside formations and once here, spend a couple solo hours taking in the sights at your own pace. Wandering the cliff top trails, keep an eye out for whale sharks and seals in the waters below (depending on the time of year) and marvel at spectacular views around every turn. Then return to Galway aboard your air-conditioned coach.
Galway is Ireland’s cultural capital, but it’s also one of the best places in the country to sample traditional Irish food. Get the local scoop on this Galway tasting tour, stopping to enjoy a pint of Guinness, tuck into hearty Irish Stew, try local cheeses, and taste fresh seafood.
The Cliffs of Moher are a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of Ireland’s most memorable landmarks, but most tours only take in the views from the shore. On this full-day tour from Galway, admire the cliffs from the sea on a cruise to the Aran Islands; visit Inisheer, Doolin, and The Burren, then hike along the cliff-tops.
Discover top attractions including Leenane Village and Kylemore Abbey on this day trip to Connemara from Galway. Travel to Connemara as your guide sheds light on the region’s rich heritage and spectacular natural scenery. Take in fine views over the Twelve Pins mountain range and enjoy free time to explore Leenane Village at your leisure. Visit attractive landmarks such as Killary Fjord and Kylemore Abbey, and gain insight into Ireland’s heritage. Stop in the Irish-speaking village of Spiddal and perhaps try chatting to the locals, then head back to Galway.
Home to rolling hills, shimmering lakes, and spectacular coastal scenery, the Connemara Peninsula is one of western Ireland’s must-see sites. During this tour, spin through the Connemara countryside in comfort by air-conditioned minivan as your guide talks of the region’s colorful history. Choose to spend your time exploring the beautiful Connemara National Park or the Benedictine Kylemore Abbey with its Victorian walled gardens. Pickup and drop-off in central Galway are included.
The "Corrib Queen" departs from Oughterard pier daily (except Tuesdays) at 12:00pm, and sails onto Inchagoill Island. En route passengers experience awe inspiring views of the Connemara mountains, and experience the beauty of Lough Corrib's 365 islands.Having arrived on Inchagoill Island, passengers will be given a guided tour at St. Patricks monastic site
which dates back to the 5th century.
Leaving Inchagoill Island we continue our cruise onto the world-renowned Ashford Castle in Cong arriving there at approx
13:30. Passengers at this point have the option of taking the 1 km walk to the quaint village of Cong, famous as the location of John Ford's 1951 classic
Hollywood movie "The Quiet Man". Passengers also have the option of enjoying the beautiful grounds of Ashford Castle,
The Oughterard Cruise ticket price includes admission to the gardens at Ashford Castle. At 17:00 passengers will then board the Corrib Queen for direct transfer to Oughterard, arriving at approximately 18:00.
Explore nature walks in scenic Connemara National Park on the Wild Atlantic Way. The park covers 2.957 hectares of scenic mountains, expanses of bogs, heaths, grasslands and woodlands. The park's mountains are part of the famous 12 Bens mountain range.
Entrance to the park is free. At the visitor centre view a fascinating exhibition on the Connemara landscape. A variety of safe and easy trail options are available for the whole family to enjoy, with more challenging tracks &trails for walkers, ranging from 0.5kms to 5kms.
Come see the world famous Connemara pony. The birdlife is varied and includes Meadow pipits, skylarks, stonechats, chaffinches, robins and wrens. Birds of prey and wild red deer can be seen occasionally too.
Lunch is at the Tea Room, situated in the park, consisting of delicious soup of the day, with homemade brown bread, plus a freshly made sandwich (plain or toasted), with 2 fillings of your choice, tea or coffee and a chocolate.
This is a self-guided tour.
Come explore magical Inishbofin (Island of the White Cow) off the coast of Connemara along the Wild Atlantic Way. Inishbofin has become the first Irish island to receive an international ecotourism award.
This self-guided package Includes a return ferry to Inishboffin Island from Cleggan.
Walk the short distance from the ferry to the hotel, and enjoy some delicious homemade soup and sandwiches while watching a short video about the island explaining the fascinating heritage, history and geology of the island in brief. Then go for an invigorating self-guided walk, with maps provided around the scenic Westquarter Loop. The island is a great place for bird watching and the corncrake can be heard here every year.
After your walk, return to the hotel for some freshly brewed tea/coffee and homemade scones before either boarding the ferry back to the mainland or staying on the island
What makes us different is no set time bus shuttle, no crowds,no one else to wait for, no expected tourist route and surprises of remoteness and scenery that only locals know. We offer you a Safari style trip. We collect you and take you in 4X4 Defender jeep into the wilderness with a quality Kalkhoff German built Electric bikes on the back. We give you a unique self guided map for the local area. This guide will show you the real backroads of Ireland , with local knowledge. Our driver will arrange to pick you up and finish when & where you want to.
Its your day your way....
A once in lifetime opportunity to visit the natural beauty of the west of Ireland and all its attractions, a tour that can be tailored by the tourists to visit whichever locations they like, and whatever amount of times they want to spend at each location
Tucked between the shores of the Atlantic Ocean and Galway Bay in Ireland, the Burren is a rugged landscape of limestone uplands and gentle valleys, where native wildflowers thrive. On this tour, explore the Burren with your guide and find the finest views with ease. Navigate stony hiking trails and open pastureland, delve into 5,000 years of human habitation, and gain insight into the Burren’s rich geology.
Explore Inishbofin Island at your own pace with this self-guided tour, navigated via provided walking map covering the West Quarter. With round-trip ferry tickets as well as a light lunch, tea, and scones provided, you'll have everything you need or a comfortable independent exploration.
When your cruise ship docks in port, know that you have a special sunset excursion planned: a kayaking tour along the Wild Atlantic Way. With all equipment and instruction provided, you can paddle and snorkel throughout the Connemara sea caves and even jump in to snorkel and maybe spot some seals and dolphins. Enjoy the best possible vantage point of the evening sunset from the water.
Many tours are set to an itinerary. Not this tour as you have your driver for the day and he will take you wherever you wish to travel to. Your driver will, of course, be well able to offer you plenty of advice on possible destinations and points of interest. The possibilities are endless!
***All beers + seafood are included***
Leave the main street behind and come explore Galway’s working docks with us. Visit cool neighborhoods alongside a local, and experience Ireland’s rich flavors in the most unique way.
We’ll take you to Galway’s longest serving craft fishmonger – a family business that has provided Galwegians with locally caught fish and seafood for more than half a century. Here, you’ll get to taste the exceptional quality of fresh Galway Bay Oysters, Mussels, Clams, and freshly in-house smoked Salmon and Mackerel.
You’ll get to know local independent Breweries and beloved + characteristic pubs. Here we’ll make sure that you get a taste of those lip-smacking Irish Indie beers.
BEYOND THE WALKING TOUR
We’ll make sure that you’ll get to know the best of Galway’s food + drink scene. We’ll also share our local expertise so that you will be able to make the best of the rest of your stay with many more fine adventures.
Go fly fishing on Lough Corrib during a full-day tour in County Galway. Join a guide for a day’s fishing on this large lake known for its brown trout fishery and admire views of the beautiful scenery. Learn new skills and try your hand at fly fishing in several hot spots around the lake. The guide with a boat and fishing equipment are included.
The Connemara National Park is one of Ireland’s most popular hiking destinations and this self-guided tour from Galway lets you explore at your own pace. Ride the bus to Letterfrack village, where you can enjoy hiking along the park’s many trails, take in the views from Diamond Hill, then re-fuel with a tasty 2-course lunch at the Connemara Tea Rooms (included).
Discover a thriving Irish tradition in a historic place with admission to Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations. Pre-booking tickets to the sheepdog demonstrations is a convenient way to take care of planning in advance. That means you can use your travel time for exploring the historic ring fort and watching the highly trained sheepdogs perform.
*** ALL BEERS ARE INCLUDED***
Hello guys, it’s Alex and Melanie! We’re two sisters, who run an Indie food & cultural tour company called Find Your Food Adventure®.
We'll make sure you'll experience the finest of the Irish craft beer scene!
We'll bring you to the coolest neighbourhoods of Galway.
We'll drink and taste in local pubs where real beer is served.
You'll get to know the most exciting independent makers and beer regions and will taste a variety of craft beers.
On the tour we pass by symbolic spots, immerse in history and music during our stroll through the city. We'll talk about the vibrant Galwegian food and drink scene and exciting experiences available.
We'd love to make other people as passionate about Irish beer and Indie makers! Get to know the locals who open their doors to inspire with their commitment to craft and "the craic" ;-))
"There are no strangers here only friends you haven't yet met" - W.B. Yeats
Let's meet and celebrate in Galway together!
Explore the stunning and rugged scenery of Connemara in a privately chauffeured vehicle and take in some of the most spectacular scenic views in Ireland. Heading west from Galway city, the villages of Connemara will stretch out before you like a colorful road map of communities and hidden gems just waiting to be explored, from the bogs and lakes of the Gaelic speaking South Connemara to the mountain vistas of North and West Connemara. However, as dramatic and breathtaking as the landscape may be, all travelers know that memories and encounters are what make a journey unique and Connemara Chauffeurs will help make your visit to Connemara one that you will never forget.
We custom build and design tours of Dublin City and it's surrounding areas. Experience a half day tour taking many of the highlight attractions that Dublin City has to offer. Our tour starts with a visit to the beautiful Phoenix Park. It's 11km wall encloses its 707 hectares; it is one of the largest enclosed recreational spaces within any European capital city. The Irish Government is lobbying UNESCO to have this fantastic park designated as a world heritage site. We also take in the areas of The Guinness Brewery, Dublin Castle, Dublin Zoo, St.Stephens Green, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Christchurch Cathedral, The National Museum, Trinity College, National Botanical Gardens and many more sites.
Inishmore is an island with choices for everyone. On this self-guided tour, you can choose your route and discover the secrets of Inishmore at your own pace. Visit ancient stone forts and churches, and pagan standing stone. Spot seal colonies and a huge range wildlife. Witness the Worm Hole, a natural wonder where the sea ebbs and flows into a natural rectangular pool. With the stone fort at Dun Aengus, an archaeological find only 30 minutes (4 miles) away, all the main attractions within easy reach
Immerse yourself in the culture and history of Irish whiskey with this in-home whiskey tasting experience in County Sligo. With a local whiskey-enthusiast as your guide, taste Irish, Scotch, and Bourbon whiskeys and learn about the perfect food pairings. You'll walk away with a lot more knowledge about whiskey to impress your family and friends and inform your future drinking choices.