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👋 Hello from Ireland!

I'm Rob Rankin, founder of Vagabond Tours and Ireland expert.

My mission is for you to love Ireland as much as everyone here at Vagabond does.

Rob Rankin of Vagabond Tours of Ireland

Why Choose Vagabond?

Fun tours. 5 Star Reviews. Friendly support.

Discover why we're Ireland's No.1 small-group tour company.

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Price Lock Guarantee For 2025

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At Vagabond Tours, we delight in bringing together adventure seekers for unforgettable outdoor experiences. In 2025, we are committed to absorbing cost increases to ensure our active tours remain accessible for families and adventurous Vagabond travellers.

💚 Our Guests Love Us!

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7 Day Treasure Ireland Tour
"experience of a lifetime"
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Vagabond/Driftwood tours are the absolute BEST.

We had a most memorable time. Couldn’t have asked for better accommodations or a better experience. Highly recommend, for the experience of a lifetime.

7 Day Irish Castles & Kingdoms Tour
"excellent value for money"
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Andrew was a wonderful guide, with the small group we could go places the larger bus could not.

The hotels for the kingdoms tour were excellent. cannot say enough about what a nice time we had. They even have plan b sites to visit based on weather.

7 Day World Tour of Ireland
"perfect for a solo traveller"
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This was my first international trip and my first trip going solo - it exceeded my expectations!

Our tour guide Denise was SO knowledgeable. Everything was perfect! The van was comfortable, spacious, and every seat had a good view.


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Why Should I Book Now?

Early Bird

Book your Vagabond 2025 tour NOW.

You'll be paying this year's prices for next year's tours.

Get your skates on!


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Low Deposit

Our flat-rate deposit applies no matter which tour you choose.

Confirm your tour for only €250 deposit per guest.

Then pay the balance off in bitesize chunks.

Flexible and fair, just how we like it!

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Free Seat Hold

Choose your tour date with no pressure to commit for 7 days.

Our friendly team will lock-in your chosen tour for FREE.

2024 tours are selling like hotcakes.

Reserve your dates for FREE now!

Why Vagabond?


We are extremely experienced and long-established, since 2002.

Over 22 touring seasons, we have distilled our common skills and knowledge into our itineraries.

We refine and improve our tours every year.

The result? You always get the best possible version.

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Almost 3,000 5-Star guest reviews across TripAdvisor, TrustPilot, Yelp and Feefo. Here's some recent feedback:

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We are honoured that countless loyal guests return to Vagabond and Driftwood for their repeat tours, over and over again.

The fact is, we welcome 4-time and 5-time guests regularly!

Friends who first met on a Vagabond or Driftwood tour even return to explore Ireland with us as a private group.

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Highly acclaimed, with multiple, prestigious awards to our name.

  • 🏆 World's Best Award Travel + Leisure 2023
  • 🏆 TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice 2023
  • 🏆 Gold Trusted Service Award Feefo 2023
  • 🏆 National Geographic 50 Tours of a Lifetime
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Activities and destinations to match every taste.

We offer two distinct tour styles:

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Top Vehicles

Top quality 100% Mercedes tour vehicle fleet:

  • ⛰️ VagaTrons are rugged, 13-seater Mercedes-Benz 4×4 tour vehicles, equally at home on mountain passes and rocky shorelines.
  • 🚐 Drifters are smooth, slick and very comfortable, 15-seater Mercedes-Benz mini-coaches.
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Fully Guided

Our highly-trained and well-supported tour guide team are AWESOME.

They're local. They're friendly. They're experts in Irish history, nature and culture.

Naturally, they're also entertaining with incredible singing voices.

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Responsible tourism is built into our company culture...

We are committed to reaching Net Zero by 2050.

We report publicly on our environmental and community progress.

We understand that sustainability is a journey and we're always looking to improve.

Did we mention we're a B Corp?

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Fair & Flexible

Fairness and flexibility are central pillars of our booking terms.

You'll never pay more than €250 per person to book.

You can even reserve your chosen dates for free for 7 days.

Contact our team TOLL FREE from the USA, Canada or Australia.

Read our Flexi-Terms for more info

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Our whole team go above and beyond to give you an outstanding travel experience.

From your first phone call to your final farewell, trust us for honest advice about your trip and professional guidance on tour.

Not forgetting the importance of fun, companionship and laughter!

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Our Ireland Tours Care For Community and Planet

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

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

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

Rob & Amy Rankin
+ the Vagabond Team

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