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Now this is real adventure on the Wild Atlantic Way!

Tour Dates 2016 - 17: Every Monday (April - Oct)

Cost:

  • €484.00 Standard Room
  • €544.00 Private Room (Min of 2 people)

Standard: This is a mixed dorm room with a maximum of 8 people per room.
Private: This is a double, twin or triple room.

*Stay includes a continental buffet breakfast. Linen and towels are included.

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Do you want to discover Ireland’s highlights and hidden spots? Want to have a real adventure, get into the scenery and do fun activities? Want an affordable and personal tour? Get off the beaten track and onto Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way with our 5 day Wild Ireland Tour.

The Wild Ireland Tour is a great way to experience Ireland’s beautiful coastline, our heritage, culture and that warm Irish weCliffs of Moherlcome. On top of all that try some of the best adventure activities in Ireland; surfing, sea-kayaking, Blo-karting (land sailing), Stand-up Paddle-boarding and hill walking.

Travel direct from Dublin City Centre to Ireland’s beautiful Atlantic west coast.

The Wild Ireland Tour is a 5 day (4 night) tour including some of Ireland’s tourist highlights and hidden gems; , The Burren, Galway City, Connemara Coast and National Park, Kylemore Abbey, award winning Westport town, Bundoran the Surf Capital of Ireland, the Giant’s Causeway, the Causeway coast and Belfast City.

After the thrill of surfing the Atlantic Ocean waves, paddling along sea cliffs, sailing along sandy beaches or walking hill trails stay in comfy, affordable hostel accommodation in Galway City, Bundoran and Belfast City.

There is a selection of standard (shared) or private accommodation. All include breakfast, linen, towels, kitchen facilities and communal areas. The accommodation is located close to shops, restaurants, bars and other services.

Our tour groups are always small (max. 16 people) and we pride ourselves in providing you a personal service in a safe and secure environment. All of our staff live locally, know the area well and will be able to help you with any of your queries. All our activities are fully accredited by the various governing bodies; we are a fully insured and accredited activity and bus tour provider.

Pickup Point: Suffolk St, Tourist Office (Big Church) Dublin or Join us in Kerry in Dingle at the start date.

On this tour we have picked the best of the West of Ireland for you to explore and enjoy.

Highlights: Kerry, Dingle, Doolin, Clare, Cliffs of Moher, Aran Islands, Galway, Connemara, Mayo, Westport, Sligo, Donegal, hill walking, surfing, kayaking, Coastal Walks, Sacred Hills, Celtic sites, Castles and the Best of Irish Music.

 

Why not add one of our other tours to the begining or end of your tour? You can do this while booking.

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Note: your departure is guaranteed once we have confirmed your booking.

 




 


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What do I need to bring for activities?

We provide all equipment for your activities. You just need to bring a swim suit for wearing under your wetsuit for surfing, SUP and/or sea-kayaking. You might also want to bring a towel so you can keep the one you get in the hostel clean for your shower later on. You will need a pair of leggings or tracksuit pants and trainers for the Blo-Karting (land sailing). A rain coat and good pair of walking shoes will be needed for any walking.

Remember be sure to bring a sense of fun & adventure too!

 

 

Itinerary:

Day 1: Dublin to Galway City

  • Pick up and welcome for group at Isaac’s Hostel in Dublin City Centre.
  • Travel from Dublin to the Cliffs of Moher in County Clare.
  • Explore the UNESCO designated Cliffs of Moher (entry included).
  • Visit the unique karst limestone landscape of The Burren.
  • Arrive in Galway City and check into your accommodation at Kinlay House Hostel.
  • Ramble the winding streets of Galway City and soak up the atmosphere of music, people and craic.

 

Day 2: Galway City to Bundoran

  • Have breakfast at Kinlay House Hostel and check out.
  • Back on the TurfnSurf bus to discover the lakes and peaks of Galway’s Connemara coast.
  • Stop in Letterfrack at the Connemara National Park with a chance to do a number walks up and around Diamond Hill. Go to the top and take in a panoramic view of Connemara.
  • Onwards to Kylemore Abbey which is Ireland’s oldest Benedictine Abbey. It is a majestic Victorian manor residing on the shore of Pollacapall Lough.
  • After lunch we will travel to Westport town in County Mayo voted Ireland’s best place to live in 2012. There you can visit the National Famine Monument and take in the breath-taking vista of Croagh Patrick mountain, an important pilgrimage site to this day.
  • After Westport we will head to Bundoran in County Donegal, on Ireland’s surf coast.
  • Check into your accommodation at TurfnSurf Lodge and chill out for the rest of the evening, taking in the relaxed surf culture in the town.

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Day 3: Bundoran, Co Donegal

  • Breakfast at TurfnSurf Lodge.
  • Do one of your choices of activities; surfing, sea-kayaking or Blo-karting (land sailing).
  • In the afternoon we will bring you to the Donegal Brewing Company in the nearby town of Ballyshannon to try their local beer and tour the brewery. There’s a free pint for all and a chance to share your stories from the morning by the fire in the bar.

 

Day 4: Bundoran to Belfast City

  • Breakfast at TurfnSurf Lodge. Check out of your accommodation.
  • On the bus and head to the Giant’s Causeway in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
  • The Giant’s Causeway is an amazing natural structure of hexagonal basalt columns and is steeped in a rich mythological history (entry price included).
  • After giving you lots of time to sightsee around the Giant’s Causeway we will travel along the scenic coastline of county Antrim - Causeway Coast – towards Belfast City. You may even get a glimpse of Scotland!
  • On arrival to Belfast we’ll check you into your accommodation at Belfast International Youth Hostel in the heart of the City’s University Quarter close to Queen’s University. There is an array of cafes, bars, shops in the area.

 

Day 5: Belfast to Dublin

  • Breakfast at Belfast International Youth Hostel. Check out of your accommodation.
  • You have the morning free to explore Belfast city and find out more about its rich and turbulent history. Go to the Titantic Quarter or perhaps take a black taxi drive through some of the city’s most troubled areas. You decide.
  • After lunch we will depart to Dublin City returning you back with lots of memories and lots of new friends.

 

 


 

 Why not add one of our other tours to the begining or end of your tour? You can do this while booking.

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