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12 Day Giant Irish Adventure Tour

A Legendary Adventure Tour Around Ireland

Take a 12 day, personalised journey around Ireland, filled with stories, laughter and the culture of each region you visit. Explore destinations rich in history with optional adventure activities each day. Hike, bike, ride horses and paddle kayaks. Your step count is going to be off the charts!

If you have 2 weeks to spend in Ireland, this is the very best way to do it! Fall in love with the island and its people: explore the Cliffs of Moher, rugged Connemara and the wildly scenic coastal touring routes of the Wild Atlantic Way and Northern Ireland.

Journey over mountain passes, horseback-ride along deserted beaches and climb to the summit of the awe-inspiring Skellig Michael Island.

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What's Included

All Vagabond tours are flexible. Your 12 Day Vagabond Great Irish Adventure is no different.

Unmissable activities are included. Where there are great options, we’ve left the final decision up to you. Feel free to choose your evening meals and lunches. All additional tour options are marked clearly below.

Brexit Notice: Please note all tours travelling into Northern Ireland will continue to run as normal and scheduled. Please contact us with any direct concerns you may have.

What's Included In Your Trip
  • An off the beaten track adventure in 4x4 VagaTron tour vehicle
  • The services of a highly-trained and professional VagaGuide tour guide
  • 12 full days on tour
  • 11 nights' accommodation
  • 11 delicious and filling hot Irish breakfasts
  • Most daily activities and visits (see Tour Options below for extras)
  • Live like lords and ladies with a one night stay in a castle
  • Entrance into the magnificent Blarney Castle and Gardens
  • A working sheep farm experience
  • Entrance into the epic Rock of Cashel
  • Entrance into the world famous Giant’s Causeway
  • Entrance into Aughnanure Castle/Donegal Castle
  • Shannon Ferry Tickets

All details of prices and suppliers listed here are correct at time of publication. Our suppliers occasionally increase prices for optional tour activities during the touring season. This is a rare occurence. In the unlikely event of a major price increase, we will do our utmost to update you.

Flexible and optional activities on tour
  • Black Cab Tour
    £15.00
    Guided tour of historic Belfast. Highly Recommended.
  • Titanic Experience
    £21.50
    Self-guided tour of the world's largest Titanic visitor experience
  • Bushmills Whiskey Tasting
    £10.00
    Tasting at the world's oldest licensed whiskey distillery
  • Dunluce Castle
    £5.65
    Self-guided tour of clifftop Dunluce Castle
  • Boat Trip at Slieve League Cliffs
    €25.00
    Guided boat trip in the shadow of 2000ft high sea cliffs.
  • Relaxing Seaweed Bath
    €25.00
    Spa treatment using fresh seaweed in Enniscrone, Sligo.
  • Surf Lesson in Kerry
    €35.00
    2 hour surf lesson on Castlegregory beach in Kerry
  • Horse Riding Dingle
    €50.00
    Ride a horse along a beach or up a mountain in Dingle
  • Boat Trip in Dingle Bay
    €10.00
    Harbour cruise in Dingle Bay
  • Sea Kayaking Dingle
    €55.00
    A guided sea kayaking session around beautiful Dingle Bay.
  • Traditional Rowing
    €35.00
    Row a traditional Naomhóg boat in Dingle Bay
  • Golf in Dingle
    Variable
    Play 18 holes at Dingle’s links course. All day activity.
  • Cycling Tour in Killarney
    €35.00
    Guided bike tour of Killarney National Park on road and paths. 3 hrs.
  • Skellig Michael Landing
    €120.00
    Half day boat trip to land on Skellig Michael island. High fitness required.
  • Skellig Islands Cruise
    €50.00
    Cruise around Skellig Michael and Little Skellig. 2hr 30 mins.
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We had the most amazing time. Ireland is an an incredible place and we couldn't have asked for a better tour guide. Brian made everything easy for us and made sure we were all taken care of. I've been recommending this tour at all my friends.
Product : I wish you hosted tours in every country. I loved the setup of this tour. I loved that we didn't have to think about anything. We just showed up to our destination and enjoyed. We had an unforgettable experience.
30th Nov 2022
Best tour guide ever!!
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Our tour guide was the absolute best!! If I ever do this again I would have to have her as our guide. She went above and beyond with everyone and has the kindest heart there is
Product : The only thing I would have liked to experience was a little more time to look around in the towns and shop!
Jimmy, 29th Nov 2022
A Real Irish Adventure
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The service at each and every location was excellent. Vagabond staff were the best.

I feel that it was difficult to find specific information (like what to pack) on the website. having as more robust menu on the website would help.
Product : I want to thank Vagabond for a well planned, exciting and rewarding tour -- Five Stars! I loved the mix of activities that we got to do. It really was a wondrous adventure. I liked being active every day and I didn't feel we were in the van overly long. I feel we got to experience the rich Irish culture, not a galavant from one touristy place to another. The accommodations were always good and having a delicious breakfast included was very nice.

A highlight of the trip was our tour guide Brian Barry. He was so genuine and…
Louis, 26th Nov 2022

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"AMAZING ADVENTURE"

Cliffs and blue ocean on a 2 week tour of Ireland

Going to Ireland has been a dream of mine since I was young. Doing a group tour held little interest for me as I didn't want to sit on a large bus merely moving from point A to B, only to disembark to walk 50 feet to take some quick pictures. I wanted my days spent exploring the beautiful country outside - hiking, picnicking, and bare feet in the sand type of trip...

I was thrilled to find Vagabond Tours! The 12 Day tour exceeded my expectations. The lodgings ranged from quaint historic hotels to a grand castle. Hikes, sea side walks, castles, abbeys, estates (with a side trip to Muckross Abbey on my request to see the Yew tree!!).

I highly recommend Vagabond to anyone wanting "more" from their trip. They will not disappoint you.

TREDHART, JULY 2022

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Vagabond 12 Day Giant Irish Adventure
"BEST. TRIP. EVER."

Tour vehicle offroad on a 2 week adventure around Ireland

Don’t miss this trip. Since you are going to be seeing Ireland; why not the 12 day?

I was a sIngle, retired lady looking to see Ireland and be active and not sit on a bus with 50 people. This trip exceeded my expectations.

Our Tour guide Dave challenged us every day with a hike but also listened to our ideas and would change plans if we all wanted to do something different. He was so accommodating.

The 11 people who joined me in the van for the tour ranged from 17-71. All of us had an amazing time. Dave is #1!

DIANA, JUNE 2022

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"A LOAD OF CRAIC!!"

Sea kayakers on a 2 week active tour of Ireland

My sister and I originally planned to go on the Rick Steves tour but when we found Vagabond we quickly changed our minds. Good thing too, because this 12-day adventure was perfect!

We couldn't have asked for a better tour group or a more experienced tour guide. Sean made a point to get to know everyone and kept us all entertained throughout our trip with his stories.

What my sister and I loved most about this tour was that it was off the beaten path. Yes, we went to touristy spots, but for the most part, we went to areas that not even the locals had been to. For instance, on the second to last day, we went to this castle ruin where were had a picnic. Sean made us hot chocolate and Irish coffee and brought a cake to celebrate all the June birthdays. It was the craic, as they like to say...

I would definitely do another tour with Vagabond and highly recommend anyone interested in having an adventure of a lifetime to go.

GALINA, JUNE 2022

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Scenic shot of adventure tour guests sea kayaking in Ireland
Ocean kayaking adventure tour with caves and gorgeous seascapes
Adventure tour guests riding horses on a scenic beach in Ireland
Horseback ride along deserted beaches
The Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland at sunrise
Tour the spectacular Causeway Coastal Route in Northern Ireland
Vagabond VagaTron Tour Vehicle and group posing at Rossbeigh in Kerry
Go off road in your 4x4 VagaTron tour vehicle at our favourite secret spots
Hiking the Cliffs of Moher in Clare
Explore the stunning Cliffs of Moher on the Wild Atlantic Way
VagaTron tour vehicle parked up on the scenic Healy Pass
Go off the beaten track on the undiscovered Beara peninsula
Titanic mural on a building in Belfast, Northern Ireland
Take a guided Black Cab Tour of Belfast's historic murals in Northern Ireland
Vagabond group dancing around the Uragh stone circle
Dance around mysterious Megalithic Uragh stone circle
Vagabond group picnicing outside on a fine day with a VagaTron tour vehicle parked nearby and a scenic ocean view in the background
Picnic at our favourite hidden gems along the Wild Atlantic Way
Group of Vagabond tour guests looking satisfied at the summit of Diamond Hill in Connemara
Get ready for phenomenal views from the summit of Diamond Hill
An aerial view of the rock of cashel
Imagine saints and scholars on a self-guided tour of the epic Rock of Cashel.
Accommodation

A hot shower after a mountain hike. A real fire. A pint. We assure you that wherever you stay with us, you’ll love it.

We put great effort into selecting accommodation on Vagabond tours. Your tour will overnight in locally-owned establishments (in some cases for generations). Receive a heartfelt welcome, often from the hoteliers themselves. No hotel chains here!

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Londonderry Arms, Antrim

A warm welcome awaits you at the Londonderry Arms Hotel, once owned by none other than Winston Churchill. Ideally situated midway between Belfast and the The Giant’s Causeway, the Londonderry Arms is an ideal base for exploring this beautiful region. Sit back and relax in front of an open log fire, to bask in breathtaking scenery and a unique atmosphere of warmth and comfort.

"We welcome lovers of good food, whiskey connoisseurs and those wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. "
Picturesque evening light hits the harbour in Carnlough
Londonderry Arms Hotel in Carnlough

The Roe Park Resort Hotel

Set amid the gorgeous surroundings of the Roe Valley Country Park, this 4-star hotel blends the charm of a country house estate with modern luxuries and convenience. All rooms have been beautifully decorated and offer fabulous views of either the golf course or courtyard garden. The Roe Park Hotel is the perfect place to relax and enjoy your stay in Northern Ireland.

Aerial shot of Roe Park Resort in Northern Ireland
Hotel room at Roe Park Resort in Northern Ireland

Waterfront House, Sligo

The unrivalled location and luxury of Waterfront House in Enniscrone provides an oasis of comfort and calm, from the moment guests arrive, there is a sense of being welcomed into a home from home. Run by the legendary Martina Tuffy and situated on the water’s edge overlooking Killala Bay, you can often hear the waves crashing on the shore as you drop off to sleep. Enjoy spectacular views of the bay, the 5km of golden sandy beaches and Enniscrone’s famous sunsets.

The interior design of a main bedroom in Waterfront House
Menus, two whiskeys and olives on the table in front of a warm fire

Abbeyglen Castle, Galway

What makes Abbeyglen great is that it is a hotel that is marinated in character, charm, warmth and friendliness.
It offers hospitality second to none where all our guests are treated to real Irish traditional hospitality that is accompanied by luxury, comfort, great food and entertainment.

"Our warm and friendly staff are always at hand to make your stay special, guaranteeing you an unforgettable experience."
The exterior view of the stunning Abbeyglen Castle Hotel at dusk with water fountain
Family posing for a picture with woman sitting on the throne in front of Abbeyglen Castle

Armada Hotel, Clare

Named for the Spanish Armada — shipwrecked here in 1588 — and beautifully located on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, a stay at the Armada Hotel is a sensory journey, with all the best sounds, sights and flavours of Ireland on offer. The village of Spanish Point, where the Armada is located, epitomises what the Wild Atlantic Way touring route is all about - vast skies, wild sandy beaches and breathtaking Atlantic sunsets. Taste locally-sourced food at the Armada, your perfect base for the nearby Cliffs of Moher and the rest of West Clare's attractions.

The exterior view of the Armada Hotel located on the Atlantic coastline with a beach at its front door
The interior design of a main room in the Armada Hotel with views of the beach

Dingle Skellig Hotel, Kerry

Located on the shores of Dingle Bay, enjoy breath-taking views across the countrysidefrom the Dingle Skellig Hotel. Just a short stroll from town, you will enjoy the excellent facilities as well as the unique atmosphere. The perfect base to unwind after a long day exploring the Dingle Peninsula. Enjoy your breakfast or dinner whilst admiring the spectacular Dingle Bay.

"From the moment you arrive, our friendly staff will welcome you and ensure that your visit and time with us is as relaxing and enjoyable as possible."
An amazing view of the Dingle Skellig Hotel and Dingle Bay with mountains in the background
The view from the restaurant overlooking Dingle Bay

Dingle Bay Hotel, Kerry

Situated in the heart of picturesque Dingle town, next to the bustling marina, the Dingle Bay Hotel is the town’s most modern hotel, yet it proudly maintains the Brosnan family history of hospitality. You’re within minutes of all the best pubs and restaurants Dingle has to offer, as well as popular attractions and at the end of the day return from a day touring the spectacular Dingle Peninsula to rooms steeped in comfort.

"Our family are looking forward to welcoming you to our hotel."
The recognisable red exterior of the Dingle Bay Hotel
The interior design of a double ensuite room in the Dingle Bay Hotel

The Moorings Guesthouse, Kerry

Nestled into the picturesque seafront of Portmagee, the Moorings Guesthouse overlooks the village’s busy working harbour. Just 30 seconds walk from the pier, where boats leave for the Skelligs every morning, and right at the heart of village life, there’s simply nowhere more convenient to base yourself when you stay in Portmagee. Gerard and Patricia Kennedy’s warm and genuine welcome is a great way to end a good day’s adventuring.

"The Moorings Guesthouse strives to deliver personal, attentive service while matching the very best standards in efficiency and hospitality."
The exterior front view of the Moorings Guesthouse directly across from the harbour
The interior design of a double room in the Moorings Guesthouse

The Coachmans Townhouse, Kerry

The Jones family have been welcoming visitors to The Coachmans Townhouse Hotel for generations. Excellent location on Henry St, in the heart of day and nightlife where speciaity shops and award winning restaurants are plentiful. The Coachmans Bar is noted for its Irish Whiskey collection and is part of the Wild Atlantic Way whiskey trail. High class quality Irish music can be enjoyed during dinner in a casual setting.

"We feel honoured and privileged to be in such a fortunate position where we can help create wonderful memories for our guests."
The bar and restaurant of The Coachmans with traditional Irish instruments on show
The interior design of a double room in The Coachmans

Gougane Barra Hotel, Cork

Gougane Barra Hotel is fifth generation family run hotel on the edge of Gougane Barra Lake run by Neil And Katy Lucey. They are tucked away in the mountains in a hidden and romantic glaciated valley in the South West of Ireland. The rooms either look out on the stunning lake or give great mountain views. The hotel is surrounded by forest with walking trails beginning at the front door.

"We like what we do and aim to look after you as best as we can, be welcome to make our home yours in Gougane Barra"
View of Gougane Barra Hotel and the chapel on the side of the lake with the mountains in the background
A stunning view of the Gougane Barra Chapel on the Lake with mountains in the background

West Cork Hotel, Cork

Overlooking the Ilen River, the West Cork Hotel is located on the Wild Atlantic Way and in the heart of Skibbereen. Deeply rooted in the community, it’s the warmth of The West Cork Hotel’s staff, relaxed charm and town centre location that reveal the true heart of this hotel. Established in 1902, The West Cork Hotel was owned and operated by the Murphy family for 104 years. In 2006, it was acquired by Skibbereen residents Tim and Marian Looney who pledged to continue the hotel’s ethos of old fashioned hospitality and value.

The exterior of the West Cork Hotel
The interior of the restaurant in the West Cork Hotel
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12 Day Adventure Tour Around Ireland - Intro & Highlights

Jump into the Wild Atlantic Way and Northern Ireland on Ireland's best adventure experience. With a day on each end in Dublin, this is the ultimate 2 week Ireland itinerary!

  • Land on Skellig Michael, a 6th century monastic island and UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Tour Northern Ireland from Belfast, along the epic Causeway Coastal Route to Derry/Londonderry.
  • Experience true serenity and Irish culture at the Cliffs of Moher and Dingle.
  • Challenge yourself with daily hikes to spectacular destinations.
  • See the wild and natural wonders of four National Parks; Connemara, Glenveagh, Killarney and the Burren.
  • Optional adventure activities like horseback-riding, biking and sea kayaking.
  • 4x4 offroading, picnics, secret beaches and hidden gems on the Wild Atlantic Way.

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Happy tour guest feeding a lamb while spending 2 weeks in Ireland
Get ready for amazing experiences - like feeding lambs! - on this exciting tour around Ireland
Tour group on a boat with Skellig Michael Island in the background
Challenge yourself with unique activities like an ocean crossing and summit hike to Skellig Michael Island

Day 1: Belfast Historic Tour & Scenic Hike

Fasten your seatbelt! Your Vagabond Cultural Adventure starts from Dublin and heads for Northern Ireland.

  • It's Day 1, so let's hike! Slieve Gullion mountain features Ireland's highest passage tomb at the summit.
  • Explore vibrant history and street art on a guided Black Cab Tour of Belfast (Tour Option - £15 per person).
  • Visit the Titanic Centre, the world's largest Titanic visitor experience
  • Experience one of the world’s most spectacular coastal drives: the Causeway Coastal Route.
  • Your accommodation and dining for the evening is at the ​Londonderry Arms​.

The average driving time today is 4 hours.

Two tour vehicles, your home while touring Ireland for nearly 2 weeks
Our funky 4x4 VagaTron tour vehicles are your home for nearly 2 weeks in Ireland
Female tour guest sitting on top of the summit of Slieve Gullion mountain summit in Ireland
Kick off your tour around Ireland with a summit hike to Slieve Gullion featuring Ireland's highest passage tomb

Day 2: Giant's Causeway Hike & Whiskey Tasting

Circuiting the northeastern corner of Ireland, we'll hug the Causeway Coastal Route, finishing in Derry/Londonderry.

  • The raised beach at Ballintoy Harbour will set the hearts racing of Game of Thrones fans.
  • Trek the stunning Antrim coast from Dunseverick to the Giant's Causeway World Heritage Site.
  • Raise a glass of Irish whiskey at Bushmills, the oldest licensed distillery in the world (Tour Option - £10 per person).
  • Travel back in time at the clifftop ruins of Dunluce Castle.
  • Your accommodation is the Roe Park Resort Hotel, nestled amidst the Roe Valley Country Park.

The average driving time today is 3 hours.

Shepherd's Steps, a perfect place to tour while spending 2 weeks in Ireland
Trek the stunning Antrim coast, down the steep Shepherd's Steps (pictured), to the legendary Giant's Causeway
Clifftop Dunluce Castle, a perfect place to visit while spending 2 weeks in Ireland
Travel back in time with spectacular castle ruins, like those at the clifftop Dunluce Castle

Day 3: Historic City Walking Tour & Donegal

Crossing from County Derry in Northern Ireland into Donegal, we'll head truly off the beaten track.

  • Relive sieges and battles on a guided walking history tour of Derry/Londonderry.
  • Clamber up the stone ringfort at Grianán of Aileach for amazing views.
  • Watch for wild deer and golden eagles in Glenveagh National Park.
  • Meet Irish craftspeople on a craft studio tour in the quaint village of Ardara.
  • This evening’s accommodation is at the Abbey Hotel or Central Hotel in Donegal town.

The average driving time today is 3 hours.

Tour group at stone ring fort while touring Ireland for 2 weeks
Soak up panoramic 360° vistas as you picnic within the Celtic stone ring fort at Grianán of Aileach
Weaver studio in Donegal, a perfect place to tour while spending 2 weeks in Ireland
Visit Irish craft studios like one of Ireland's last remaining handweavers in the quaint town of Ardara

Day 4: Cliff Hike Or Boat Trip & Horseback-Riding

Wandering southwest, your tour will explore Donegal further and complete the day in Sligo.

  • Hike towering sea cliffs at Slieve League in wild Donegal.
  • Climb Knocknarea in Sligo to hear the incredible myth of Queen Maebh and see her tomb.
  • Encounter inspiration for the magical poetry of W.B. Yeats at blissful Glencar Waterfall.
  • Experience a magical seaweed spa and hot tub session (Tour Option - €25 per person).
  • ​Overnight tonight at Waterfront House in coastal Enniscrone​.

The average driving time today is 4 hours.

Slieve League cliffs, a beautiful destination if you're spending 2 weeks in Ireland
Hike the towering sea cliffs of Slieve League
Jumping tour group on a beach while spending 2 weeks in Ireland
Go wild on the beautiful beaches of northern Donegal

Day 5: Connemara Farm Tour & Mayo Scenic Drive

Today brings incredible scenery and fascinating culture from Sligo to Connemara via Mayo.

  • Lose a sin with every step along an ancient pilgrimage route on Croagh Patrick mountain.
  • Learn the tragic history of the breathtakingly scenic Doolough Valley.
  • Hike in Connemara National Park for phenomenal ocean and mountain views.
  • Sheep shearing and sheepdog demo on a farm tour near Killary Fjord (this tour may occur later on the route, depending on time available).
  • A royal feast and overnight stay at ​Abbeyglen Castle Hotel, located deep in Connemara​.

The average driving time today is 4 hours.

Hiking group in Connemara while spending 2 weeks in Ireland 2022
Hike Croagh Patrick in Mayo or Connemara National Park in Galway.
The beautiful and desolate valley of Doolough in Mayo as seen on a tour around Ireland
The beautiful and desolate valley of Doolough in Mayo as seen on our 12 day tour around Ireland

Day 6: Cliffs of Moher & Guided Castle Tour & Galway

Journey through the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way, from Connemara to Clare via Galway.

  • Guided tour of 16th century Aughnanure Castle.
  • Visit Galway, the largest city in the west of Ireland.
  • Marvel at ancient dolmens in the limestone wonderland of the Burren National Park.
  • See the world famous Cliffs of Moher in all their glory.
  • Accommodation tonight is at ​the Armada Hotel.

The average driving time today is 4 hours.

The spectacular Cliffs of Moher in Ireland during a 12 day tour
The spectacular Cliffs of Moher in Clare
Two guests on a 12 day adventure tour around Ireland in the Burren
Two guests having fun on a 12 day adventure tour around Ireland in the Burren

Day 7: Beaches, Mountains & Pubs

Starting the day in Clare, we'll reach Kerry and the Dingle peninsula by the afternoon.

  • Take a ferry across the mouth of the Shannon - the longest river in Ireland.
  • Opt for surf session on one of Ireland's most gorgeous beaches (Tour Option - €35 per person).
  • Enjoy a sheep farm tour (if this activity has not already happened earlier in the route).
  • Hike a steep valley then refresh yourself with an ice cold pint at the historic South Pole Inn.
  • Your overnight stay is at either the ​Dingle Skellig​ Hotel or ​Dingle Bay Hotel​.

The average driving time today is 3 hours 30 minutes.

Sheep farm in Kerry, a perfect place to tour while spending 2 weeks in Ireland
Meet sheep farmers Seamus and Bridget and their sheepdogs on a guided farm tour.
Tour group toasting 2 weeks in Ireland in a pub
Refresh yourself with an ice cold pint at the historic South Pole Inn.

Day 8: Boat Trip, Horseback-Riding Or Sea Kayaking

Discover Dingle, one of Ireland's most exciting small towns, with plentiful activity options and down time.

The average driving time today is 1 hour 30 minutes.

Laughing tour guest while spending 2 weeks in Ireland with us
Soak up fresh air and incredible scenery on the Dingle peninsula
Smiling horseback-rider on a 2 week tour of Ireland
Explore beaches and mountains of the Dingle peninsula on horseback

Day 9: Guided Bike Tour of Killarney National Park

Move from Dingle to Portmagee across the Iveragh peninsula.

The average driving time today is 3 hours 30 minutes

Two tour guests pointing out to sea while spending 2 weeks in Ireland
Go offroading to a panoramic viewpoint above the Ring of Kerry.
Tour guests and bikes in a woodland while spending 2 weeks touring Ireland
Guided cycling tour of spectacular Killarney National Park including native woodlands, ancient ruins and even a spot of caving!

Day 10: Skellig Islands Boat Tour Or Valentia Island

Amazing adventure options on islands off the Iveragh peninsula.

The average driving time today is 2 hours.

The view down the steep steps on Skellig Michael Island on a 2 week tour of Ireland
Don't look down! Guest photo of the 600 steep stone steps on Skellig Michael Island
Puffin on Skellig Michael Island in Ireland
Spot puffins and other seabirds on a boat trip around the Skellig Islands

Day 11: Wilderness & Offroading on the Beara

Expect rugged roads and superb scenery today as you journey from Kenmare to West Cork.

  • Dance around mysterious stone circles on the wild Beara peninsula.
  • Put your tour vehicle through its paces while offroading at an abandoned copper mine.
  • Wind up the scenic Healy Pass, Ireland's bendiest road.
  • Unearth the incredible history of ruined Dunboy Castle on a coastal hike.
  • Accommodation tonight is at either the ​Gougane Barra Hotel​ or the West Cork Hotel.

The average driving time today is 3 hours 30 minutes.

Aerial shot of tour group standing around a stone circle in Ireland
Superb scenery and mysterious stone circles on the wild Beara peninsula
A tour vehicle in a scenic location in Ireland
Wind up the scenic Healy Pass, Ireland's bendiest road

Day 12: Kiss the Blarney Stone & Rock of Cashel

Before we say goodbye back in Dublin, we'll catch some tour highlights travelling from Cork via Tipperary.

  • Trace the River Lee passing through scenic Irish countryside.
  • Kiss the Blarney Stone amidst the lush surroundings of Blarney Castle Gardens.
  • Imagine saints and scholars on a self-guided tour of the epic Rock of Cashel.
  • Lush rolling hills and patchwork farmland as we traverse Ireland's Hidden Heartlands towards Dublin.
  • Farewell hugs all around for your new Vagabond travel buddies as you arrive back in Dublin between 5-6pm.

The average driving time today is 4 hours and 30 minutes.

Rock of Cashel a destination on Vagabond 12 Day tour
Imagine saints and scholars on a self-guided tour of the epic Rock of Cashel.
Tour group on bridge in Ireland
Farewell hugs and magical memories with your new Vagabond travel buddies
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