Let us whisk you away on this incredible three day trip through centuries of Irish history and magical scenery.
Let us whisk you away on this incredible three-day adventure through centuries of Irish history and magical scenery. Feel wild and free on the beautiful island of Inis Mór and get an insight into the Irish way of life that will be hard to beat. Stand on the edge of the mighty Cliffs of Moher and feel the wind in your hair while you gaze over the Atlantic Ocean and experience the great nightlife and vibrant Celtic energy of Galway, the cultural capital of Ireland.
We spend 3 days exploring Ireland. We visit Dublin, Galway.
What Is Included...
Your fan-feckin-tastic Irish Guide
All transport around the Emerald Isle
2 nights’ accommodation
Inis Mór ferry and transfer
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 Galway
We leave the Fair City of Dublin behind at 8.30am and make our way to the mysterious Celtic capital of Ireland, the Hill of Tara where your Guide will tell you stories of Ireland's ancient kings who ruled from here. Next, it’s on to Tullamore Dew Whiskey Museum to get a real taste of Ireland. After the optional visit, you will develop a totally new appreciation of how Uisce Batha or 'Water of Life' is made. This stuff will warm the cockles of your heart! We cross the peat bogs of Central Ireland (keep your eyes peeled for ballybog faeries) as we continue west to bohemian Galway, the cultural capital of Ireland. You have plenty of time to explore this colourful city and feel the energy of its buzzing streets. Find yourself a cosy Irish pub for the evening and have a great craic chatting with the locals while listening to some traditional live music.
Day 2: Galway
Travel back in time as we take a ferry across the Atlantic and spend a whole day on Inis Mór, the largest of the Aran Islands, where time seems to fly its own way. Get mesmerised by the melody of Irish Gaelic when you chat to the locals about their way of life over an obligatory pint or two. You have time to hire a horse and cart or rent a bike to explore the rugged beauty of the island. Don’t miss the awe-inspiring Dun Aonghasa, a 3,000-year-old Iron Age ring fort perched on the edge of a 300-foot high cliff or the stunningly beautiful sandy beaches scattered around the island. After a day of discovering the charms of the ancient Gaelic-speaking island, it’s time to head back to the mainland for a well-deserved pint of the black stuff!
Day 3: Galway to Dublin
We explore the weird and magical world of the Burren, Ireland’s limestone 'lunar' landscape and home to ancient tombs, fairies and leprechauns. Your Guide will tell you all about the magical side of Ireland while we make your way to the most famous cliffs in the world! Vertigo sufferers beware; it’s time to explore Cliffs of Moher. Hold on to your hats when you approach the sheer drop of the famous Moher’s coastline, rising hundreds of meters over the Atlantic Ocean. This is your moment to tick off a Hollywood movie location (Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince) and get a perfect selfie! Then it’s time to bid farewell to your new friends as we arrive back in Dublin at approximately 5.30pm. Chin up and remember, you can leave Ireland but it will never leave you!
Frequently Asked Questions about the Western 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:
- Tullamore Whiskey Distillery Museum
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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