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Dublin: Cliffs of Moher, Kilmacduagh Abbey & Galway Day Tour

Dublin: Cliffs of Moher, Kilmacduagh Abbey & Galway Day Tour

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Explore Ireland’s scenic landscapes on a trip to the Cliffs of Moher. Visit Galway, journey through The Burren & see the monastic ruins of Kilmacduagh.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
English

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Experience

Itinerary
7 hours
  • Dublin

  • 2.5 hours
  • Galway Plaza (break)

  • Kilmacduagh Monastery

  • Cliffs of Moher (free time)

  • The Burren

  • Galway (free time)

  • 2.5 hours
  • Dublin

Meeting point
Main stop
Other stop
Highlights
  • Visit the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher
  • Enjoy a stop to explore the lunar landscapes of The Burren
  • Explore the city of Galway and enjoy the vibrant side of it
  • Visit the ruins of Kilmacduagh Monastery
Full description

Depart Dublin at 6:45 AM and journey through the flat open plain of the Curragh. Pass the Irish National Stud thoroughbred horse breeding facility as your guide shares a wealth of history and information.

Head to the ruins of Kilmacduagh Monastery and its roundhouse—unique for the way it leans over by more than 2 feet. Spend 15-20 minutes here. Then, arrive at the Cliffs of Moher for a view of the Atlantic Ocean and explore on your own for 2 hours.

Go to the visitor's center for the interactive Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience with a large multimedia screen displaying a bird's-eye view from the cliffs, and a video from the underwater caves.

Next, discover the lunar landscapes of The Burren with a 15–20-minute visit and hear about the many secrets of this atypical landscape, home to the warmest ground temperature in Ireland.

Arrive in the city of Galway, where you will have around 1 hour to explore on your own. Discover its old-world charm on cobblestone streets that evoke an authentic Ireland of times gone by.

Then drive along the coastal route of the Wild Atlantic Way to Kinvara, passing Dunguaire Castle and the 12 Bens mountain range along the way. Return to Dublin and get dropped off at the meeting point at around 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM.

*Please note that all times are approximate. The locations might be visited in a different order, depends on traffic and weather.

Includes
  • Air-conditioned transportation with live onboard commentary
  • Guided tour
  • Entrance fee to the Cliffs of Moher visitor center
  • Hotel pick-up/drop off
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet outside Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane, Parnell Square North Dublin 1.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Jacket
  • Packed lunch

Know before you go

  • Please note that this is a long day trip. It can be up to 2 hours between stops. The tour starts at 6:45 AM and finishes between 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Please note that all times are approximate. The locations might be visited in a different order, depends on traffic and weather. Galway may or may not be the last stop before returning to Dublin
  • Please note that this tour involves a fair bit of walking. Not recommended for small children or people with mobility issues. If your child is used to traveling, please book 1 seat per child and bring your own child seat
  • Please ensure you have filled out the online Track and Trace waiver form which will be emailed to you 25 hours before your activity starts. The form must be completed by each participant in order to join the tour.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 4780 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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This tour was the most fun I’ve ever been on! Sean and Vic were incredible. So kind, informative, and helpful. It was very clear that they put a lot of time and effort into planning a good tour and making it a good experience for everyone. All the way down to the music that was played as Sean explained different historical aspects. He regularly checked on each member of the group to ensure everyone was having a good time. We had plenty of time at every stop to make it an enjoyable experience. I would absolutely recommend this tour to anyone looking to have a positive experience in Ireland. The cliffs were amazing, the monastery was incredible and the explanations were so informative and great. Thanks so much Sean and Vic!

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December 5, 2021

This tour is just simply more than what it offers in the description. It was truly amazing and breathtaking. Seeing the West of Ireland, the Wild Atlantic Way, the Cliffs of Moher gave me more than I had in most of my life, it really made me thinking of some things. Brian our tour guide and Dic, the bus driver were both really fantastic. Brian has a wonderful sense of Irish humour and told us lots of stories, which were absolutely lovely or interesting. I highly recommend to anyone who comes to Ireland to take this tour.

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December 5, 2021

We really loved this tour. The weather was great and we got to enjoy the majestic cliffs of Moher views. Galway was also nice. Our guide Peter is an amazing tour guide who gave us a lot of info but was fun and witty at the same time. Fun way to learn more about Irish history for sure! Our driver Fergus was also great, and we were all admiring his driving skills when he managed to drive through some reeeally narrow streets without any problems.

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December 1, 2021

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