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Why Vagabond?

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦ Family-Owned & Operated - We Get It!

🚴 Activities To Keep Everyone Happy

🚐 Choose Scheduled Or Private Itinerary

✨ We Guarantee Fun & Magic Memories!

πŸ’° Trusted by 1000s of Families Over 20 Years

 

Why Families Love Vagabond

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7 Day World Tour of Ireland
"FAMILY TRIP TO IRELAND"

Kid holding large sheep on Vagabond family tour of Ireland

I really wasn’t sure what to expect from the tour since we stopped using group tours long time ago.

All I have to say that this was AWESOME!!!

Our guide Danny was amazing and my kids loved him. He connects really well with the kids...

It was 7 day active tour, be ready to bike hike boat and have the time of your life.

PUPSIK, AUG 2022

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8 Day Wild Irish Rover Tour
"GREAT TOUR OF IRELAND"

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Our family (with adult Children) just finished the 8 day Wild Irish tour...

It was FANTASTIC! All our expectations were exceeded.

We loved the active part of the tour - all the walks, hikes, biking in Killarney National Park - plus members of group golfed, ocean kayaked and rode a horse.

The weather was beautiful - amazing countryside and amiable people.

ALICE, MAY 2022

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11 Day Driftwood Discover Ireland Tour
"VAGABOND IS THE BEST!"

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I traveled with a small family group on the Vagabond Driftwood 11 Day Discover Tour.

I enjoyed it immensely. The itinerary contained a good balance of must sees and hidden gems...

I appreciate Vagabond's use of unique smaller family owned hotels and its sustainability practices.

I highly recommend taking a tour with them.

MARILYN, SEPT 2022

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From Our Family To Yours...

Since 2002, Vagabond Tours has been a family-run business.

Our guests, the communities you'll visit and our love for Ireland are at the core of everything we do.

We look forward to welcoming you and your loved ones.

Come and embrace Ireland with us in 2023 and 2024!

Rob & Amy Rankin + the Vagabond Team

The Best Ireland Tours For Families

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Colourful group posing at the summit of Diamond Hill in Connemara
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Keep All Generations Happy!

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Ireland boasts a winning mix of wonderful cultural activities, beautiful landscapes, a mild climate year-round and famously laid-back and friendly locals.

We know your family will also be pleasantly surprised by Ireland's delicious and diverse food scene and the excitement on offer in our gateway city, Dublin.

Plan the perfect family trip to Ireland with the help of our expert and friendly team, based here in Ireland.

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Meet The Davidsons

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Ten members of the Davidson clan embarked on a private tour of Northern Ireland in July 2019.

Aged 14 to 80, this diverse family group squeezed maximum enjoyment from their fully guided, 7 day private tour.

Personalised Stops

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"When the Davidsons visited their ancestral castle in Donegal, I arranged for its owner to personally deliver a surprise tour.

Vagabond Private Tours of Ireland are flexible by design. This encourages one-of-a-kind experiences like this"

VagaGuide John, Private Tour Guide

Happy Family Group at Their Ancestral Castle a Private Tour of Ireland with Vagabond

Happy Vagabond tour group enjoying a private tour of Ireland

Magic Memories

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β€œWe have many beautiful memories that will live in our hearts for many years to come.

Ireland is such a special place and I'm so glad we got to take the adventure with Vagabond.”

Evette Davidson Ridenhour

Read more about this Private Tour of Ireland

We adapt the itineraries of our scheduled tours for private tours.

βœ… Our scheduled tours use boutique accommodation located in all corners of Ireland.

βœ… Each scheduled tour itinerary offers a wide range of activities that can be adapted to your group's preferences.

βœ… Timings are vital to the success of any tour. We know the timings of our scheduled tours and can adapt that effectively on a private tour.

βœ… Our scheduled tours itineraries are flexible. We can lengthen a regular itinerary. Take a detour. Or just offer a section that you'll love.

Our Family and Group Private Tours Are Great For You If...

  • You love a particular town or region in Ireland
  • You're tracing your Irish family roots to an area NOT featured on our scheduled tours
  • You're dreaming of overnighting on an Atlantic island
  • You're an avid angler or keen golfer and would like extra time to pursue your passion in Ireland
  • You are a club or association that has a specific interest connected with travel or Ireland
  • You're rewarding your hard-working employees with a team-building experience in Ireland

Private Tours of Ireland That Past Guests Loved:

  • Family group tours of multiple generations;
  • Corporate and incentive groups (with team-building exercises);
  • University re-union tours;
  • Student/educational tours;
  • Camping adventures;
  • Photography tours;
  • Just a bunch of friends who like travelling together!

Pricing For Our Private Tours of Ireland

Our private tour prices vary. The price we quote will relate to the regular tour prices but also the number of people in your group and the duration of your tour.

LEARN MORE FROM OUR FRIENDLY TEAM TODAY

Choose a Vagabond Tour

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Epic All-Ireland Adventure
12 Day Giant Irish Adventure Tour
Buckle up! This is the ultimate small group adventure, a guided Wild Atlantic Way and Northern Ireland tour.
12 Day Giant Irish Adventure Tour Map Dublin Cork Kerry Galway Donegal Derry Belfast
From €2,866.50
Per person sharing
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Group hiking in Annascaul valley, Dingle peninsula
The Southwest + Connemara
Wild Irish Rover 8 Day Tour of Ireland
Feel the magic in Ireland’s stunning west and southwest. Adventure awaits on this active Wild Atlantic Way tour.
8 Day Wild Irish Rover Tour Map Dublin Cork Kerry Galway Clare
From €1,975.50
Per person sharing
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Ride horses along a wild beach on your active adventure tour of Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way in a Week
7 Day World Tour of Ireland
Go off the beaten path to spectacular destinations along the Wild Atlantic Way on this small group Ireland tour.
7 Day World Tour Of Ireland Dublin Cork Kerry Clare
From €1,678.50
Per person sharing
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Northern Ireland Adventure
7 Day Magnetic North Adventure Tour
Hike, bike, horseback-ride and sea kayak on a rugged adventure tour of Northern Ireland, Donegal & Mayo.
7 Day Magnetic North Adventure Tour Dublin Derry Donegal Belfast Mayo
From €1,678.50
Per person sharing
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Vagabond Tour Group foraging for seaweed in Ireland
Delicious & Expeditious
6 Day Epic Ireland Food Tour
Discover delicious and foraged culinary delights on our fully-guided adventure food tour of Ireland.
6 Day Epic Ireland Food Tour Dublin Cork Kerry Clare
From €1,945.00
Per person sharing
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Tour guests biking with old building in Ireland
Ireland's Southwest in 5 Days
5 Day Edge of the World Tour
Adventure to the max on our shortest, most affordable active tour of southwestern Ireland.
7 Day World Tour Of Ireland Dublin Cork Kerry Clare
From €1,246.50
Per person sharing
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Choose a Driftwood Tour

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Tour Ireland Coast-to-Coast
11 Day Discover Ireland Tour
Get ready for an amazing Wild Atlantic Way and Northern Ireland tour. A once-in-a-lifetime journey of discovery.
11 Day Discover Ireland Tour Dublin Cork Kerry Galway Donegal Derry Belfast
From €2,731.50
Per person sharing
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Our Most Popular Tour
7 Day Treasure Ireland Sightseeing Tour
Relax into your seat for 7 days of fun, culture and scenery along the Wild Atlantic Way in southwestern Ireland.
7 Day Treasure Ireland Tour Dublin Cork Kerry Galway Clare
From €1,777.50
Per person sharing
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Exterior of Ballyseede Castle Hotel in Ireland
Stay In An Irish Castle
7 Day Irish Castles & Kingdoms Tour
Stay in a castle and explore the Ring of Kerry on this fun-filled Wild Atlantic Way and southwestern Ireland tour.
7 Day Castles Irish Kingdoms Dublin Cork Kerry Galway Clare
From €1,777.50
Per person sharing
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Graveyard in Glendalough, Wicklow
Great For History Buffs
6 Day Tour of Ireland's Ancient East
Travel back in time to meet Saints and Vikings on this relaxing tour of Kilkenny, Wicklow and Waterford.
6 Day Ancient Ireland Tour Dublin Cork Wicklow Waterford Kilkenny
From €1,777.50
Per person sharing
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Exterior of Ballygally Castle Hotel in Antrim
Stay In A Castle Hotel
6 Day Northern Island Tour
Experience a relaxed tour of Northern Ireland, Donegal and Mayo featuring a castle stay, coastal scenery and whiskey.
6 Day Northern Island Tour Dublin Derry Donegal Belfast Mayo
From €1,480.50
Per person sharing
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What Makes Us Tick?

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Read how Vagabond was founded β€” and where we're headed β€” on the About Us page.

What Is Responsible Tourism?

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Respect for our planet and its people lies at the heart of our responsible tourism mission.

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