• Duration: 1 day
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Description

If walking, photography, breath taking scenery and breathing in salty, invigorating Atlantic sea air is your thing, this tour is for you! Come explore the iconic Cliffs of Moher on the scenic coastal Wild Atlantic Way route.

Your local driver/guide will take you on a fascinating journey along the Wild Atlantic Way from Galway City, through the lunar-like landscape of the Burren and on to the Cliffs of Moher. Heading towards the Cliffs you will pass through picturesque Irish villages, see medieval ruins, 16th-century tower-house castles, Abbeys, churches, graveyards, dry stone walls, quays and harbours, ponies, horses, calves, cows, lambs and sheep.

Your driver / guide will drop you at the Quay at Doolin, from here you start your self-guided walk via the village of Doolin along the Cliff path to the Cliffs of Moher. The 8km of coastal walkway offers breathtaking views of Galway Bay, the Aran Islands and the Cliffs of Moher.

Rendezvous with your driver / guide and the tour coach at the Cliffs of Moher visitor centre at 4.30pm and then return to Galway via Lisdoonvarna, home to the famed match making festival and once again through the limestone, glacio-karst landscape that makes up the unique Burren.

Itinerary

09:00 - Depart Galway

Our locally sourced and trained driver / guide will take you from Galway to the picturesque village of Doolin in County Clare. En route, you will travel along the Wild Atlantic Way, passing medieval castles, beautiful little villages, fields of dry stone walls and amazing coastal views. Our driver / guide will entertain you with insights into the geology, history and stories of the landscapes on view.

10:45 - Arrive Doolin Pier

In Doolin our driver / guide will give you directions to the start point of the coastal pathway along with instructions as to meeting up with the tour vehicle after your walk to the Cliffs of Moher visitors centre. You'll have 6 hours to walk the 8 km of cliff path so there is ample time to enjoy Doolin before heading off. The 8km of coastal walkway offers breathtaking views of Galway Bay, the Aran Islands and the Cliffs of Moher.

16:30 - Depart Cliffs of Moher

You will rendezvous with our driver / guide and tour vehicle at the Cliffs of Moher visitors centre. Then sit back and relax while out driver / guide returns you to Galway via Lisdoonvarna and the Burren. The County Clare town of Lisdoonvarna is famous for it's Spa Well and annual Matchmaking Festival. The Burren is one of the worlds best examples of a glacio-karst landscape and from the tour vehicle today you will get amazing views of this lunar-like landscape. Where possible the tour vehicle will stop for photo opportunities.

19:00 - Arrive Galway

Your tour today finishes at our departure point on Merchants Road, Galway. Time to say a final 'Good Bye' or 'Slan Abhaile' to your driver / guide.

What's included

Entrance ticket to the Cliffs of Moher
Tour escort/host

What's excluded

Lunch
Cruise to base of Cliffs of Moher

What do I need to bring

Please bring weather appropriate clothing ,warm layered rain and windproof gear, as weather can be changeable and comfortable walking shoes/boots.

Important information

  • Infant seats unavailable
  • Not suitable for pets
  • No public transportation nearby
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Important: A voucher will be supplied after booking with departure times, departure point, directions and details.

    Special offer: Free pick up and drop off service supplied from all registered hotels and accommodation providers in Galway city. Should you want to avail of this service, please supply name, address and contact number of hotel/accommodation to: info@ connemarawildescapes.ie 
  • Pick ups from approved accommodation only.

    Package includes: One day driver guided tour from Galway to Cliffs of Moher along the Wild Atlantic Way. Entry fee to the Cliffs of Moher and visitor centre.
    Please note:
    • Travel to the Cliffs of Moher are subject to weather conditions;
    • This tour is also subject to availability and terms & conditions
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund. 

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 1000 days or less before departure

Categories

  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS
  • SHORE EXCURSIONS
  • BUS OR MINIVAN TOUR
  • NATURE
  • WALKING TOUR

Guided Language

  • English

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