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Skip the Line: Bunratty Castle and Folk Park Admission Ticket

Skip the Line: Bunratty Castle and Folk Park Admission Ticket

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44
  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$20.30
From
$20.30
Step back to medieval and Victorian times with a full-day admission ticket to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park near Shannon Town. Explore the 15th-century castle to see its rich furnishings, chambers and artworks, and wander through the folk park, a recreation of a 19th-century Irish village brought to life with costumed animators. See the replica cottages, shops, farmhouses, and Bunratty Walled Garden, and learn about traditional village life over a century ago.
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* A traveler said: "Fun and relaxed we met my brother and kids there. So much to do. Very pretty surroundings and great play areas"


Cork Culinary Tour

Cork Culinary Tour

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23
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$86.23
From
$86.23
To experience the culinary scene in Cork, don't miss this foodie-friendly guided tour designed for travelers to embrace the city's burgeoning culinary world. The highlight of your tour is a visit to the famed English Market where you can chat with local traders (or have the craic, as locals might say), while feasting on local treats like fish and bread, as well as tasty sweets. Wrap up your gastronic outing with a light pub lunch, included in the price.
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* A traveler said: "We met on time at the tourist office and headed off for an irish coffee learning about Cork on the way. We then headed to the magnificent English market to sample wine, cheese and seafood. The oysters and smoked salmon were delicious. This was followed by chowder, chocolate and stout at the bodega. Frances was a very attentive tour guide and we didnt need to eat til much later in the day! Enjoyed by allowing"


Blarney Castle Tour from Cork including Cobh

Blarney Castle Tour from Cork including Cobh

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22
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$42.99
From
$42.99
Visit two of Cork's most important towns—Cobh and Blarney—in a single tour, with all transportation provided. No need to rent a car or puzzle over directions; just sit back and enjoy the ride and the scenery. Admission to the castle and gardens at Blarney is included, a savings off the day-of ticket price. In Cobh, learn about the history of Irish immigration through your guide's commentary and choose the attractions you'd like to visit independently.
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* A traveler said: "Run by locals. Got us there just before the crowds. The grounds of Blarney Castle are beautiful. Loved the walk out to the lake. Trip to Cobh also interesting and very scenic."


Exhilarating Rib experience - Dingle sea safari

Exhilarating Rib experience - Dingle sea safari

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417
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.83
From
$83.83
Dingle Sea Safari Rib is exhilarating fun and informative . As the Rib travels around much of the coast and Blasket islands -It gives a unique upclose viewing of everything that is a must see . Very personal tour as limited to just 12 persons each time . Marine life , sea Birds and a great captain who tells you the history and geology , This tour really has it all to offer . This experience is sure to be 1 of the highlights to your holiday in Dingle ...
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* A traveler said: "Excellent experience. We were lucky to have such a fine day, and we're delighted to see whales and dolphins"


Ring of Kerry Tour from Killarney including Killarney National Park

Ring of Kerry Tour from Killarney including Killarney National Park

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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$47.90
From
$47.90
The Ring of Kerry and the Killarney National Park take pride of place on the Iveragh Peninsula, with some of Ireland’s finest coastal scenery — but the 177-kilometer (110-mile) journey makes sightseeing a challenge. This convenient 6-hour coach tour from Killarney makes it possible to complete the route in a day, plus take in traditional coastal villages such as Cahersiveen, Derrynane, and Glenbeigh. Visit the historic Bog Village with a guide, and discover top natural attractions including the Killarney Lakes, Rossbeigh Beach, and Macgillycuddy's Reeks.
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* A traveler said: "We've had a wonderfull day with, lucky enough, nice weather. Guide John is a very good storyteller with the tipical Irish humor. Thanks John!"


Dingle Peninsula Four Hour Private Tour

Dingle Peninsula Four Hour Private Tour

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73
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$339.33
per group
From
$339.33
per group
Immerse yourself in the culture, history, music, and architecture of the Dingle Peninsula on this private tour. You'll enjoy personalized attention and a flexible itinerary; you can focus on parts of the landscape and history that interest you. The peninsula is known for its epic scenery, and since this tour includes all transportation, you'll be able to take it all instead of driving or directions.
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* A traveler said: "Rory was a awesome tour guide. Very professional, on time, helpful with dinner reservations. We felt we would call upon him again, and again. The van was very CLEAN!, Covid-19 friendly, and knew the area. Thank you Rory!"


The Gap of Dunloe Adventure Day Tour from Killarney

The Gap of Dunloe Adventure Day Tour from Killarney

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56
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$125.75
Price varies by group size
From
$125.75
Price varies by group size
Embark on an incredible Irish adventure on a unique tour through County Kerry. Set out by open boat from Killarney National Park's 15th-century Ross Castle, passing islands and beneath old stone bridges along the Lakes of Killarney. Then continue via pony-drawn carriage through the remote Black Valley and the narrow and winding Gap of Dunloe. Meander through this stunning mountain pass, marveling at a handful of scenic lakes and crossing the Old Weird Bridge before catching a bus back to Killarney.
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* A traveler said: "Schavonne was fun, informative, and we lived her pony Mickey Mouse. We couldn’t have asked for a better guide in the beautiful mountains and valley!"


The Gap of Dunloe Full-Day Tour from Killarney

The Gap of Dunloe Full-Day Tour from Killarney

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47
  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$65.87
From
$65.87
Spend the day exploring Ireland’s most stunning natural landscapes on this full-day tour of the Gap of Dunloe from Killarney. Follow your guide on a seven-mile (11 kilometer) adventure that covers some of the nation’s vast emerald scenery. Enjoy ample time for hiking, take an optional Jaunting Cart ride, and kick back and relax during a boat ride on the Gearhameen River. This tour also includes a stop at the Ross Castle.
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* A traveler said: "The walk is about 7 miles of fantastic views and a feeling of getting back to nature, the gap is such an idealic place, everyone should visit once to take in the atmosphere of this wonderful place x you can also use a jaunting car from the beginning of the gap. There is parking at the beginning of the gap at Kate Kearneys house. Brilliant day out."


Cobh (Cork) to Blarney Castle Half Day Shore Tour

Cobh (Cork) to Blarney Castle Half Day Shore Tour

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37
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$55.28
From
$55.28
Maximize your time in Cork on a half-day shore excursion from Cobh, and benefit from departure times tailored to your time in port. Discover regional highlights such as Blarney Castle, the Blarney Stone, and the city of Cork, and hear regional insights provided by your driver-guide. Relax with round-trip transfer from your port and free time to shop at Blarney Woolen Mills.
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* A traveler said: "It was a beautiful day to visit & our driver was very knowledgeable. The walk up the stairs to the Blarney stone was challenging if you are not in fairly good physical condition."


Ring of Kerry Day Tour from Killarney: Including Killarney National Park

Ring of Kerry Day Tour from Killarney: Including Killarney National Park

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24
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$36.85
From
$36.85
Ideal for first-time visitors, this 9-hour tour of the spectacular Ring of Kerry allows you to travel between southern Ireland’s natural wonders with ease. Departing Killarney, you’ll visit coastal gems such as Dingle Bay, Inch Beach, and the quaint villages of Waterville and Sneem. Also on the itinerary is Killarney National Park, a wonderland of mountains, lakes, world-famous gardens, where you’ll stop at Molls Gap and Torc Waterfall. Your guide provides history- and geography-rich commentary throughout the tour. 
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* A traveler said: "The ride was great, with excellent views as the weather mostly cooperated. The driver was entertaining, enthusiastic, and informative. We were blessed to ride in a smaller tour bus that maneuvered the narrow roads well and made stop-offs easier."


Cork City Cycle Tour - Experience the beautiful and historic City by bike

Cork City Cycle Tour - Experience the beautiful and historic City by bike

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23
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$53.89
From
$53.89
Cork ranks among the most attractive cities in Ireland, with beautiful architecture and fine Lee River views—but seeing the best of the city on foot takes time and effort. On this tour, spin along Cork’s cycle lanes and riverside pathways by bike, and hit top attractions including Fitzgerald’s Park and St. Finbarr’s Cathedral with ease. With bike and helmet hire included, listen as your guide brings Cork’s history to life.
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* A traveler said: "Great cycle tour! It was a great way to see a beautiful city. Very easy going, scenic and a great tour guide. Would highly recommend to give it a go and explore the city a different way."


Killarney Super Saver: Dingle and Slea Head Day Trip plus Ring of Kerry and Killarney Lakes Day Trip

Killarney Super Saver: Dingle and Slea Head Day Trip plus Ring of Kerry and Killarney Lakes Day Trip

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16
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$117.37
From
$117.37
Take in some of Ireland’s most spectacular scenery and save up to 10% on two top tours with this 2-day Killarney Super Saver. Combine day trips to Dingle and Slea Head with the Ring of Kerry and the Killarney Lakes, and travel with ease through coastal Ireland. Take in traditional villages such as Cahersiveen, Derrynane, and Glenbeigh, and discover a relaxed pace of life away from the cities. Visit the historic Bog Village with a guide, and discover top natural attractions including Rossbeigh Beach and Macgillycuddy's Reeks.
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* A traveler said: "The scenic views were fabulous and our Viator guide was knowledgeable and entertainingâŁïž Loved this tourâŁïž"


4 Hour Slea Head Drive Tour - Personal Chauffeur Guided Tour

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4 Hour Slea Head Drive Tour - Personal Chauffeur Guided Tour

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5
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$239.52
per group
$307.09
$67.57 savings
From
$239.52
per group
$307.09
$67.57 savings
Personal chauffeur guided tour with an accredited and personable tour guide, in a very comfortable Mercedes e class car
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Killarney Jaunting Car Tour with Craft Brewery Beer & Pizza

Killarney Jaunting Car Tour with Craft Brewery Beer & Pizza

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5
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$65.87
Price varies by group size
From
$65.87
Price varies by group size
Experience Killarney’s old-time charms the old-fashioned way in a horse carriage, or jaunting car, with your own personal “jarvey” driver/guide. Trot through the grounds of 15th-century Ross Castle, get a taste of Killarney National Park, and see sights including the cathedral and Lough Leane lake. Wrap up with a quintessentially modern experience: pizza and craft beer at the Killarney Brewing Company.
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* A traveler said: "Rob and Maggie May gave us a brilliant tour of Killarney National Park peppered with historical facts and some really quite memorable jokes... We particularly enjoyed the fairly cutting banter between all the different jaunting cart drivers as the passed on the paths. The tour ended at Killarney Brewing company with a pizza (they accommodated our veganism) and a beer (I particularly like the blonde) Great trip all together!"


Cliffs of Moher and The Burren day trip

Cliffs of Moher and The Burren day trip

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2
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$400.81
per group
From
$400.81
per group
We are the third generation in a family touring business, so we have been steeped in the business and know how to look after our guest. We provide local knowledge of the areas we travel to and ensure our guest see the best spots while on tour in Clare.
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3 Hour Slea Head Drive Tour - Personal Chauffeur Guided Tour

3 Hour Slea Head Drive Tour - Personal Chauffeur Guided Tour

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2
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$239.52
per group
From
$239.52
per group
Personal chauffeur guided tour with an accredited and personable tour guide, in a very comfortable Mercedes E-Class Hybrid car
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Highlights of Killarney Private Tour

Highlights of Killarney Private Tour

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1
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$307.09
per group
From
$307.09
per group
I was born and reared in Kerry and enjoy sharing this beautiful area with my guests. I will collect you at your accommodation and we will visit the highlights of Killarney commencing with a visit to Ladies View, then Torc Waterfall, Muckross House and Gardens, Ross Castle and Lough Leane returning by Aghadoe. I can customise this tour if you have specific places you would like to visit in the locality. I will share the history, the culture and scenery of our beautiful town. My vehicle is a Mercedes V Class which can accommodate up to six guests comfortably.
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Pub Crawl of Limerick City's Nightlife

Pub Crawl of Limerick City's Nightlife

  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$239.52
per group
From
$239.52
per group
If you are looking to enjoy a great night in Limerick City & fall straight in with the locals then this is for you! Our young local guides will take you through their favourite bars pubs taverns & clubs. They are well known locals so you will be safe & sound! This is the most fun safe & comfortable way to see Irelands youngest & most vibrant cities!
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Walking in the unique Burren landscape & perfumery visit. Clare. Guided 4 hrs

Walking in the unique Burren landscape & perfumery visit. Clare. Guided 4 hrs

  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$442.85
per group
From
$442.85
per group
This exhilarating walk in the Burren National Park with an qualified local guide to explore nature up close, can only be reached on foot and then experience the aromatic Burren Perfumery. Climb your way up into the mountains and be rewarded with magnificent views of the surrounding area while gaining an insight into the flora and fauna and archaeological remnants of a life long-gone by. Then tour a family farm, seeing a range of animals including Midge the Shetland Pony! Finally, visit the Burren Perfumery and herb garden. This is a small, west of Ireland-based company making cosmetics & perfumes inspired by the landscape around it. Everything is made on site, by hand, in small batches. The Burren Perfumery shop is a treasure! In apothecary chic surroundings you will discover a handpicked collection of some of the finest niche perfumes, soaps, lotions & potions. Wander through the aromatic herb garden, and finally relax in the beautiful cafe with a cup of tea & some homemade delights.
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Sneem Waterfall and Eagles Lake Guided Walk

Sneem Waterfall and Eagles Lake Guided Walk

  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$35.93
From
$35.93
Walk through wild countryside to the 130m high Coomanassig waterfall and take a break by the dark waters of Eagle Lake. Marvel at the towering 260 metre corrie cliff faces. Explore this geological wonderland and the lower heights of the Dunkerron Mountains. Traverse the open moorland long ago smoothed by the deposits of ice age glaciers. Possible encounters with sheep, hares, mountain goats, huge ravens and perhaps the white-tailed sea eagles. Enjoy spectacular views to Sneem, Kenmare Bay and the Caha Mountains on the Beara Peninsula.
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Quin Abbey, Craggaunowen and Bunratty Castle

Quin Abbey, Craggaunowen and Bunratty Castle

  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$410.43
per group
From
$410.43
per group
We provide a personal chauffeured tour of some of the unique sites in Clare that tourists haven't heard of or seen. You'll get to see some of the countryside and villages as we take you through the Eastern parts of County Clare.
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Explore Cape Clear island departing Baltimore. Cork. Self-guided. 6 hours.

Explore Cape Clear island departing Baltimore. Cork. Self-guided. 6 hours.

  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$28.79
From
$28.79
Join this island-studded Atlantic Ocean return ferry journey across Roaring Water Bay on the Cork coastline to visit remote Cape Clear Island and experience this Gaeltacht (Irish speaking) island’s culture and life of old. Arriving at the north harbour on Cape Clear Island, a shuttle bus service is provided to Cape Clear Heritage Centre, where you can explore the history of both the Island and the interactive Fastnet Display about the Fastnet Rock. On the way back to the harbour we stop along the way to visit the memorial on the Island to the 1979 Fastnet Yacht Race Disaster. Then spend some free time exploring this Gaeltacht Island, learning about the island’s culture, the islander life, including old traditions and traditional farming. Discover the island’s ancient standing stones, Napoleonic Tower, DĂșn an Óir Castle and 12th century church. See the Fastnet Rock Lighthouse in the distance on one of the walking trials or enjoy lunch at one of the island’s bars and restaurants.
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Private Market Tour and In-Home Vegan Cooking Demo with a Limerick Local

Private Market Tour and In-Home Vegan Cooking Demo with a Limerick Local

  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$131.29
Price varies by group size
From
$131.29
Price varies by group size
Meet your local host Ciara at the entrance to the local Milk market in Limerick city, a busy and lively canopy-covered market. As you walk around and discover local and regional produce sold by Ciara's favored vendors (many of whom she knows very well), you'll purchase a few ingredients for your vegan cooking demo. In Ciara's charming kitchen, you will learn to cook a global vegan meal from recipes she has created on her own. Your meal may include dishes such as a smoked carrot pate served on black cabbage with a dill dressing, an aubergine and wild mushroom pie topped with sweet potato and crunchy radishes, and a dessert of chocolate and coconut cake or chocolate mint mousse. Your cooking demonstration will last about two hours, during which you will watch Ciara make three different dishes from scratch, while chatting, eating and helping her prepare a few of the ingredients for the meal. Once the food is ready, you will sit down together to enjoy the meal.
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Fastnet Rock Lighthouse & Cape Clear Island Tour from Schull West Cork
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Fastnet Rock Lighthouse & Cape Clear Island Tour from Schull West Cork

  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$59.98
From
$59.98
After your ferry crossing passing Carbery’s 100 Isles, arrive at Cape Clear Island. Take the shuttle bus to Cape Clear Heritage Centre to explore the history of the Island and the interactive Fastnet Display. Spend some free time exploring this Gaeltacht Island, learning about the island’s culture, the islander life, including old traditions and traditional farming. Discover the island’s ancient standing stones, Napoleonic Tower, DĂșn an Óir Castle and 12th century church. See the Fastnet Rock Lighthouse in the distance on one of the walking trials or enjoy lunch at one of the island’s bars and restaurants. After lunch re-board the ferry travelling to see the lighthouse. Catch a glimpse of the magnificent whales and dolphins en route! We circumnavigate ‘An Carraig Aonair` or the ‘Lonely Rock’ taking in its history and culture. Once we have circled the Rock twice, to get the perfect photo, we head for home enjoying the spectacular scenery until we reach our final port.
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