Short on time but want a massive ﬁx of Irishness? This tour should do the trick!
Short on time but want a massive fix of Irishness? This tour should do the trick! Be blown away by the dizzying heights of the Cliffs of Moher, while fairies and leprechauns wait to be found in the lunar landscape of the Burren. Dangle upside down from Blarney Castle in hope of getting the ‘gift of the gab’ and experience a real Irish ‘dishco’ in the party town of Killarney. Lose yourself on the Dingle Peninsula with its beautiful beaches and rugged coastline then jig the night away in Ennis, renowned for traditional Irish music. Our 100% local Guides are sure to show you the best Ireland has to offer.
We spend 3 days exploring Ireland. We visit Dublin, Killarney, Ennis.
What Is Included...
Your fan-feckin-tastic Irish Guide
All transport around the Emerald Isle
2 nights’ accommodation
Cliffs of Moher entry
Trip starts at 8:30am at Shamrocker Adventures, Dublin
Trip ends at 5:30pm at Shamrocker Adventures, Dublin
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3 Day Itinerary
Day 1: Dublin to Killarney
We leave Dublin at 8.30am and travel south-west through the lush green Irish countryside. Pass the River Liffey, we head to the imposing Rock of Cashel, proudly towering over the fields of the Golden Vale. Once the seat of the Kings of Munster and a medieval architectural delight, this iconic site will awaken your Celtic soul. We continue to the rebel county of Cork and the famous Blarney Castle. Now’s your chance to give the stone a big juicy smacker to get the legendary ‘gift of the gab’. You will now realise your Guide has kissed the stone many, many times… Tonight, use your new gift in a pub and get friendly with the locals in the party town of Killarney. It’s bound to be an epic night!
Day 2: Killarney to Ennis
Today, it’s all about breathtaking scenery and adventure. We take the stunning Slea Head Drive down the coast and spend the day exploring the dramatic Dingle Peninsula, the highlight of the Wild Atlantic Way. Your Guide will take you to the edge of the ancient world and tell tales of our ancient heroes and warriors. Spot 'The Sleeping Giant' and 'The Three Sisters' amongst the rugged coastline and take in the stunning Coumeenoole Beach, before we travel through Tralee into County Clare. We spend the night in charming Ennis where the pubs are filled with locals playing traditional Irish music. Grab your pint of Guinness and get carried away by the lively tunes!
Day 3: Ennis to Dublin
Today we brave the heights and soak up the dramatic views at the Cliffs of Moher that tower high above the wild Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy the wind on your face as you snap a photo of potentially the most famous cliffs in the world that were also used as a backdrop in Harry Potter & The Half Blood Prince and The Princess Bride. Afterwards, we’ll explore the weird and magical world of the Burren, Ireland’s lunar landscape and home to fairies and leprechauns! Leave the mesmerising landscapes behind and have lunch in one of the brightly painted pubs of Galway, Ireland’s cultural capital, before returning to Dublin at approximately 5.30pm.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Southern Rocker
Tour starts from:
Shamrocker Adventures, Dublin at 8:30am
Tour ends in:
Shamrocker Adventures, Dublin at 5:30pm
Accommodation is included for this trip. You will stay in Hostel dorm multi-share.
You can upgrade to a twin private room (min. 2 people) from MyTrip once you have made a booking.
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Here is the list of available optional activities, excursions and freetime avaiable on this trip:
- Blarney Castle entry
All optional extras and excursions will be available to book through your Busabout Guide on the trip.
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Yes, depending on availability there is no problem to change dates (a small fee applies). If the new date is more expensive the difference will also need to be paid. You can also transfer the funds you’ve already paid over to another trip of the same or higher value if you change your mind, as long as it’s outside of the notification period.
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