7 Day Wild Atlantic Adventure Small Group Tour From Dublin

7 Day Wild Atlantic Adventure Small Group Tour From Dublin

Head west on our most immersive Southern Ireland adventure holiday yet! Spend seven days on an unforgettable adventure holiday in Ireland, exploring the Wild Atlantic Way rugged coastline and learning about the old Gaelic Ireland’s fascinating culture.

Combine Connemara, Clare and Kerry’s wild outdoors with the warmth of famous Irish hospitality. Hike the Cliffs of Moher, discover the beaches of The Aran Islands, explore Killarney National Park by bike and cross the ocean to the Skellig Islands. This tour is ideal for travellers keen to experience the island’s wilder side. If you want to experience Ireland at a slower pace, browse our slower-paced Experience Tours

Our tours include everything you need for a stress – free trip: accommodation, transport, Irish tour guide, breakfast, and a few key cultural inclusions that are simply not to be missed.
* Duration: 7 days
* Starts: County Dublin, Ireland
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Head west on our most immersive Southern Ireland adventure holiday yet! Spend seven days on an unforgettable adventure holiday in Ireland, exploring the Wild Atlantic Way rugged coastline and learning about the old Gaelic Ireland’s fascinating culture.

Combine Connemara, Clare and Kerry’s wild outdoors with the warmth of famous Irish hospitality. Hike the Cliffs of Moher, discover the beaches of The Aran Islands, explore Killarney National Park by bike and cross the ocean to the Skellig Islands. This tour is ideal for travellers keen to experience the island’s wilder side. If you want to experience Ireland at a slower pace, browse our slower-paced Experience Tours

Our tours include everything you need for a stress – free trip: accommodation, transport, Irish tour guide, breakfast, and a few key cultural inclusions that are simply not to be missed.

Itinerary

Day 1: Dublin to Connemara

Stop At: Galway, Galway, County Galway, Western Ireland
Leave the capital, and enjoy the scenic drive to of Ireland’s most beautiful regions, Connemara.
Stroll around the tribal city of Galway and take it all in – the busker music, the cobblestone lanes, the contemporary flair that blends well with its medieval past, and of course, the oysters
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Clifden, Clifden, County Galway, Western Ireland
Explore Clifden & Connemara Region at your leisure. Take a self-guided cycling tour of the region – (Tour Option – €20 per person). Expect a mix of paved country road and forest trails.
Duration 2/3 hours approx. Cycling ability is required.
Biking, not your thing? You’re free to roam Clifden Town
Variety of signposted walks
Idyllic seaside and mountain views
Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight for two nights in Clifden

Day 2: Explore Wild Connemara

Stop At: Connemara, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland
We spend another day and night in the wilderness of Connemara, so you don’t need to repack your suitcase. Just relax and enjoy.
After breakfast is yours to design. Relax with downtime in Delphi. Or partake of the following options;
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Killary Fjord, Leenane Ireland
Guided sea kayaking on Killary Fjord (Tour Option – €55 per person)
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Connemara, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland
Biking on country roads or Mountain biking through forest trails (Tour Option – €45 per person)
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Connemara On the N59 between Clifden and Westport, Kylemore Ireland
After lunch, and a wee photo stop at Kylemore Abbey, one of Ireland’s most beautiful buildings
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre, Connemara National Park Connemara National Park Connemara, Co Galway Near the village of Letterfrack, Galway Ireland
Then onto Connemara National Park for a hike around Diamond Hill for phenomenal views of Connemara.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Delicious and filling hot Irish breakfasts
Accommodation included: Overnight for two nights in Clifden

Day 3: Inis Mor & Doolin

Stop At: Aran Islands, Aran Islands, County Galway, Western Ireland
Enjoy a 40 min boat trip to the island (included in the price) .
Travel back in time as we spend a whole day on the Gaelic speaking island of Inis Mor. Miles of stone walls awaits

Choose to explore the island by hike, bike or bus
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Dun Aonghasa, Cill Mhuirbhigh, Province of Connacht Ireland
Discover the most impressive stone fort in Ireland at Dun Aengus.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Aran Sweater Market, Lower Kilronan, Province of Connacht Ireland
Drop by local market shops for the famous Aran sweaters.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Doolin, Doolin, The Burren, County Clare
Return to Doolin Pier by boat (included), where you’ll be met by your guide. Doolin Village is the capital of Irish traditional music. Relax and enjoy your meal at a cosy Irish pub.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Delicious and filling hot Irish breakfasts
Accommodation included: Overnight in the charming village of Doolin.

Day 4: Hike the mighty Cliffs of Moher & Dingle Peninsula

Stop At: Cliffs of Moher, Lislorkan North, Liscannor Ireland
From the mighty cliffs to the magical kingdom as we move from Clare to Kerry.

Don’t look down, It’s the 700ft high Cliffs of Moher.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: River Shannon, Ireland
Watch out for dolphins as we take a ferry across the mighty mouth of the Shannon – the longest river in Ireland or Britain!
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: West Kerry Sheep Dog Demonstrations, Derrymore west Tralee, V92 H1RC Ireland
Enjoy a spectacular sheepdog demonstration on a locally run farm.
Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Conor Pass, Ireland
Drive over Ireland’s highest mountain road, The Conor Pass
Roll into bustling Dingle just in time for a creamy pint of Guinness.

Stop At: Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry
Explore the colourful & lively town of Dingle, which has an abundance of pubs, awarding restaurants, craic agus ceoil.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Delicious and filling hot Irish breakfasts
Accommodation included: Overnight in locally run accommodation on the edge of Dingle town

Day 5: Full Day Dingle Peninsula

Stop At: Dingle, Dingle, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry
This morning is yours to design. Relax with downtime in Dingle. Or partake of the following options:

Horse ride on a beach or up a mountain (Tour Option – €45 per person)

A wee boat trip with local celebrity dolphin, Fungie (TourOption – €15-20 per person)

Guided sea kayaking on Dingle Bay (Tour Option – €50 per person)

Guided SUP on Dingle Bay (Tour Option- €50 – 65 per person)

Sample craft Irish whiskey and gin at Dingle Distillery (Tour Option – €15 per person).

Stroll Dingle’s streets for a quirky mix of craft studios, lively pubs, fantastic food, and traditional Irish music.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Dingle Distillery, R559 Milltown Roundabout, Dingle V92 E7YD Ireland
Go dolphin spotting by boat in Dingle Bay (Tour Option – €15-20 per person).
Sample craft Irish whiskey and gin at Dingle Distillery (Tour Option – €15 per person).
Stroll Dingle’s streets for a quirky mix of craft studios, lively pubs, fantastic food, and traditional Irish music.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Slea Head Drive, Ireland
After lunch, jaw-dropping scenery and knife-edge drops are guaranteed on a leisurely drive around Slea Head. Includes a gentle hike along Dunmore head

The average driving time today is 1 hour 30 minutes.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Delicious and filling hot Irish breakfasts
Accommodation included: Overnight in locally run accommodation on the edge of Dingle town

Day 6: Ring of Kerry to Killarney

Stop At: Ring of Kerry, Ireland
Today we’re touring the scenic Ring of Kerry route, circuiting the Iveragh peninsula from Dingle to Killarney
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Skellig Michael, Ballinskeillig Bay Ireland
OPTION 1:
Explore 1400 years of history on a boat trip around the Skellig Islands (Tour Option – €40 per person). Seasonal departures: May to September.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Bray Head Loop Walk, Bray Head, Valentia Island Ireland
OPTION 2
Hike the amazing Bray head loop, followed by a taste for local Irish culture, history, and ice cream on Valentia Island.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Derrynane Beach, Darrynane More, Caherdaniel Ireland
Discover Derrynane, historic home and golden sand beach.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ladies’ View, 71 Killarney National Park, N, Killarney V93 X376 Ireland
Photo stop at Ladies View in Killarney National Park. Incredible panoramic view of the park and the three lakes of Killarney.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Torc Waterfall, Kenmare Road, Killarney Ireland
Photo stop at the cascading Torc waterfall in Killarney National Park.
Duration: 15 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Delicious and filling hot Irish breakfasts
Accommodation included: Overnight in locally run accommodation on the edge of Killarney National Park and town.

Day 7: Full day Killarney National Park

Stop At: Killarney National Park Cork Road, Killarney Ireland
Explore Killarney Nationa Park at your leisure.

Take a guided cycling tour of Killarney National Park – (Tour Option – €30 per person). Expect a mix of paved road and forest trails.
Duration 3 hours approx. Cycling ability is required.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Muckross Abbey, N71 Killarney National Park, Killarney Ireland
Biking, not your thing? You’re free to roam this magnificent parkland. Highlights of Killarney National Park for both bikers and hikers may include:
Sightings of rare red deer herds in native oak forest
19th century Muckross House and Gardens
A short hike to scenic Torc Waterfall
A centuries-old yew tree at the centre of a ruined abbey
Idyllic lakeside and mountain views see the magical 1,000-year-old
Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Lakes of Killarney, Lakes of Killarney, County Kerry
Your tour ends today with a scenic train journey through the ‘Golden Vale’ countryside of Ireland to Dublin.
We hope you’ve enjoyed your Irish Adventure

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Delicious and filling hot Irish breakfasts
No accommodation included on this day.