A great package for those who want a quick escape to Ireland for an incredible St Pat’s experience with the locals.
A great package for those who want to escape the ‘Big Smoke’ to Ireland for an incredible St Pat’s experience. Why hit all those Irish themed bars when there’s the real deal a short hop over the Irish Sea? All the important stuff is here; the legendary Shamrocker St Pat’s party, the festivities of Dublin’s Fair City and St Patrick’s day parade, the best pint of Guinness with your name on it at Guinness Storehouse and the famous Irish welcome. This is St Pat’s day done in Ireland by the Irish, so expect a wild one.
We spend 4 days exploring Ireland. We visit London, Dublin.
What Is Included...
Your fan-feckin-tastic Irish Guide
Fully hosted return ferry and coach transfer from London
3 nights’ city centre accommodation
Shamrocker St Patrick’s Day party
Guinness Storehouse fast track entry
Shamrocker’s Dublin city walking tour
Trip starts at 5:30am at Central London, London
Trip ends at 6:00pm at Central London, London
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4 Day Itinerary
Day 1: London to Dublin
Get excited for St Patrick’s Day! The tour starts at 5.30am from London, where you get on a coach before we board a ferry and sail over to Ireland. Your Guide will keep you entertained during the journey and this is the time to get to know all your new mates before we get the party started. There’s no better way to start your time on the Emerald Isle than arriving in Dublin by sea. Take in the Dublin’s Fair City when we drive to the city centre where you can check in to your hostel. In the evening, it’s time to join us for some proper Irish hospitality at the Shamrocker St Pat’s party where you will meet all the other Shamrocker partygoers.
Day 2: Dublin
Explore the sights and streets of Dublin on our orientation walking tour led by your local Guide before we head to the Guinness Storehouse to discover all there is to know about 'the black stuff'. No need to queue with our fast track entry tickets, so we get straight to business! In the afternoon you have plenty of time to enjoy the festival vibe and take in the music and dancing happening throughout the city. This is also your chance to put the finishing touches to your outfit for the big day. And remember you can never go too GREEN!
Day 3: St Patrick’s Day
St Patrick's Day! Today is the day you've been waiting for. Dress up in green and grab your spot early, as the streets of Dublin fill up fast with other partygoers ready to enjoy the official parade. We're based in the heart of the action, Temple Bar so get ready to have your senses bombarded with colour, music and dancing! Squeeze into a nearby pub for a live music session or join the dancing in the streets. This is St Patrick’s Day done by the Irish on their native soil… expect a wild one!
Day 4: Dublin to London
After an incredible time celebrating St Pat's, say goodbye to the Emerald Isle, until the next time. We board the ferry and make the journey back to London. You can leave Ireland, but it will never leave you! Returns approximately 6.00pm.
Frequently Asked Questions about the St Pat's Party Departing London
Tour starts from:
Central London, London at 5:30am
Tour ends in:
Central London, London at 6:00pm
Accommodation is included for this trip. You will stay in Hostel dorm multi-share.
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Here is the list of available optional activities, excursions and freetime avaiable on this trip:
- Enjoy the madness of Dublin’s Temple Bar
- Wander the city and soak up the festival atmosphere
- Dance to live traditional Irish music performances
- Wear GREEN!
All optional extras and excursions will be available to book through your Busabout Guide on the trip.
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