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Breathtaking scenery. Inspiring people and hospitality. Legendary history and culture.

Vagabond have been THE leaders in small-group tours of Ireland for almost 20 years. Our guided Ireland tours are the perfect recipe of locally-owned accommodation, passionate driver guides, top quality Mercedes tour vehicles, delicious food and unmissable local Irish experiences.

There are two ways to tour Ireland with us. Discover our relaxed Driftwood Journeys of Discovery and active Vagabond Cultural Adventures.

Tour Ireland with us in 2022. Embrace your Irish roots and start planting new ones. Make magic memories with family and friends on our epic 12 Day Giant Irish Adventure Tour.

Private or scheduled — we know that after any of our award-winning Ireland tours, you'll love Ireland as much as we do.

What Makes Our Irish Tours Stand Out?
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Extraordinary Destinations In Hidden Corners Of Ireland
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Genuinely Small-Group Tours of Ireland
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We Care For You, Our Community And The Planet
Scenic church and reflection of blue sky, clouds and green mountains in lake at Gougane Barra, Ireland
Family-Owned Hotels in Incredible Locations
Characterful guide Joe O'Connell at Jerpoint Abbey
Real Cultural Experiences With Friendly Locals
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Exceptional Quality & Value For Money
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Awesome Local Tour Guides
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We Care For You, Our Community and Planet

Like you, we want our children (and grandchildren) to be able to enjoy authentic travel experiences into the future.

That's why we're a certified B Corp.

We aim to bring long-term benefits to both our community and our planet as part of our responsible tourism mission.

Rob & Amy Rankin
+ the Vagabond Team

Driftwood Journeys of Discovery

Relax on a Driftwood small-group tour of Ireland featuring quality time to explore Ireland's scenery, history & culture.

✔️ Maximum 14 Other Guests

✔️ Comfortable Mercedes Tour Vehicles

✔️ Explore Castles, Gardens & Scenery

✔️ Guaranteed Scheduled Departures*

✔️ Relaxed Tour Pace

Expect Excellence

Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award Vagabond Tours Ireland

Our customers love us! Our tours of Ireland were awarded Feefo's Gold Trusted Service Award for 2020 based on 100s of glowing reviews.

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We are committed to using business as a force for good. We're proud to be Ireland's first B Corp certified travel and tourism company.

National Geographic Traveler Magazine 50 Tours of a Lifetime 2013 badge

Our 8 Day Vagabond Wild Irish Rover Tour was the only tour of Ireland selected by National Geographic Traveler Magazine's 50 Tours of a Lifetime 2013.

Tripadvisor certificate of excellence

Our Ireland tours have earned a 2019 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor for consistently excellent reviews. Thanks a million!

Sustainable Travel Ireland Intermediate Member 2020

We care about the impact of our Ireland tours on our community and planet. To prove this, we're active members of Sustainable Travel Ireland.

Irish Tourism Industry Awards Winner badge

Our 6 Day Driftwood Ancient Ireland Tour took home the prestigious 2019 award for Best Ireland’s Ancient East Tourism Experience (Under 25k visitors).

Winner badge for the Irish Green Awards 2018

We were delighted when our small-group tours of Ireland were awarded the Green Tourism & Entertainment Award at the Green Awards 2018

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Our active Vagabond Ireland Tours won the illustruous Best Adventure Experience category at the Irish Tourism Industry Awards in both 2017 and 2015

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Our efforts towards Responsible Tourism were awarded Best Environmental Tourism Initiative at the 2019 Irish Tourism Industry Awards

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The personalised customer service that comes as standard on our Ireland tours took home the 2018 CX Impact Award for Entertainment & Leisure

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Your Safety and Security is paramount on our Ireland tours. That's why all our staff and VagaGuides are trained to comply with Ireland's Safety Charter standard for tourism businesses.

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🛫 Travel in confidence with the latest Ireland travel updates.


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Where We Tour In Ireland


We tour Northern Ireland, the Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland's Ancient East and the Hidden Heartlands.

Highlights include the Ring of Kerry, Dingle, Giants Causeway, the Cliffs of Moher, Connemara, the Burren, Kilkenny Castle and the Blarney Stone.

The counties we visit include Belfast, Derry/Londonderry, Donegal, Galway, Waterford, Clare, Cork and Tipperary. All of our small-group tours depart from and return to Dublin.

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Get The Latest Travel News For Our Tours Of Ireland

21st January 2022
Travel to, and life in, Ireland is returning to normal. Ireland is now open for international travellers and society has fully reopened. The Latest Ireland Travel News In A Nutshell 🥜 🛬 Ireland Is Open For Travellers 📈 Ireland Excels In Vaccination Statistics 💉 Only These Vaccines Are Approved In The EU 🧾 You'll Need To Complete This Form Before Arrival ⬆️ Northern Ireland Has Slightly Different Rules 🛃 Tests May Be Required When Returning Home. Here's How. 🧪 Testing Prior To Our Tours Is Not Required 🚐 Your Tour Experience May Be Affected (but the craic is guaranteed!)
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Take These 7 Easy Dublin Day Trips By Rail, Bus Or Tram

12th January 2022
Staying in Ireland's capital city before a tour? Don't miss these easy day trips from Dublin, all within easy reach by public transport. Dublin Day Trips & Public Transport In A Nutshell 🥜 🚞 We Love These Charming Day Trips Around Dublin 🚉 Dublin's Rail And Tram Systems Cover Most Of The City 🚏 For Everywhere Else, Hop On A Dublin Bus 🤑 Save Money & Hassle With This Travel Card

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