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12 Day Giant Irish Adventure Tour

A Legendary All-Island Adventure Tour

Explore history, culture and active adventure in stunning natural scenery on a fast-paced, full circuit of the island of Ireland.

This 12-day round trip is a comprehensive Ireland and Northern Ireland tour, including: The Cliffs of Moher, Connemara, the Wild Atlantic Way and the Causeway Coast.

Journey over mountain passes and horse-ride along deserted beaches. Take a deep breath and get ready - this is the ultimate Irish adventure tour!

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"The trip exceeded our expectations in every way ... Tour Guide Eamonn was fabulous. Knowledgeable about the history of Ireland and each of the towns we visited along the way. Could not have been a better guide ... Wonderful scenery, great hikes, great pubs, great music, great group of folks in the van. Vagabond sets the bar high for any other tour we will take." Guest Review, Sept 2023

From €3,186.00 pps* Single Supplement €620.00
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Harold, 22nd Jul 2023
Great Experience
Amazing experience! Vagabond provides a well organized tour taking us to places you might not experience on your own or with a large tour bus. Our tour guide Damien was amazing! He was extremely informative; caring; took a personal interest in each individual in our group; did everything possible for special requests without impacting the group or the schedule; and most of all is was fun and had a great sense of humor.
We were on the 12 day Giant Irish Adventure which has you almost always on the go and changing hotels every night except for a 2 day stop mid-trip in Dingle. It was great for me as I want to see as much as possible when I’m somewhere new not knowing if I’ll ever be able to make it back and Vagabond Tours delivered. Each day was a new adventure and I took advantage of …
Marty, 21st Jul 2023
Incredible experience
Wonderful, knowledgable guides who provided humor, information and care to all of the guests
Loved being able to see so much of the country (and not just main tourist destinations)
Very friendly team and easy to work with in the planning of this trip
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Vagabond 12 Day Giant Irish 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.


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Vagabond 12 Day Giant Irish Adventure

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!


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Vagabond 12 Day Giant Irish Adventure

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.


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Tour FAQs

Find answers to questions about the 12 Day Vagabond Giant Irish Adventure Tour itinerary.

Do I Book Skellig Michael Tour In Advance?

The Skellig Michael Island landing and boat trip experience MUST be booked at least 45 days before your tour departure date.

If you intend to land on Skellig Michael, please let us know as soon as possible. This can be done during your pre-tour survey or by emailing us:

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Which Vagabond Tours Visit The Skellig Islands?

We offer two boat-based Skellig Islands activities.

Choose to land on Skellig Michael (€120 - 5 hour duration) or take a cruise around both Skellig Islands (€50 - 2 hour duration).

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What Currency Will I Need On Tour?

Euro is the main currency you'll use while touring in the Republic of Ireland.

If your tour visits Northern Ireland, you'll also use Pound sterling (£).

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What Is A Boat Trip To The Skellig Islands Like?

Whether you're planning to land on Skellig Michael or simply cruise around both Skellig Islands, the boats you travel on will be similar in size and structure.

The boats are roughly 9 metres / 30 feet long. Though powerful, they are open-decked vessels with little or no protection for our guests from rain, waves and spray.

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What Is Landing On Skellig Michael Island Like?

Landing on Skellig Michael with Vagabond Tours is DEFINITELY an adventure! Fitness is required.

The first challenge is the boat trip, followed by disembarkation and a steep hike to the summit of the island.

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When & Where Do Vagabond/Driftwood Tours Depart From?

All of our tours leave from our pick-up/drop-off point at the Grand Canal Hotel in Dublin.

Our pick-up times from the Grand Canal Hotel vary by tour:

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Who Guides The Tours?

All of our tours are fully guided by our team of expert driver guides.

We call them VagaGuides.

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What Activities Have Weight Limits?

We always put guest safety first on Vagabond Cultural Adventures.

For this reason, when engaging in kayaking and horseback-riding activities, the following personal weight limits apply:

🐴 Horseback-Riding

Male weight limit: 238lbs / 17 stone / 108kg

Female weight limit: 225lbs / 16 stone / 102kg

🛶 Kayaking

Per person Double Kayak weight limit: 110kg / 17.5 stone / 245lbs

Total Double Kayak weight limit for 2 guests: 190kg / 30 stone / 420lbs

Per person Single Kayak weight limit: 92kg / 14.5 stone / 200lbs.


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Are There Toilets On Skellig Michael Island?

There are no toilet facilities on Skellig Michael Island.

If you are planning to land on Skellig Michael or taking our Skellig Islands cruise, you may not have access to a toilet for up to 6 hours.

The Lady Clare boat that many guests are aboard when landing on Skellig Michael DOES have toilet facilities. However, not all boats that provide this activity do have toilets.

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Are There Any Luggage Restrictions?

Yes, we do operate a limit on luggage.

Owing to the compact nature of our small-group tour vehicles, your luggage limit is one suitcase per person (no bigger than 30” or 75cm along their longest side).

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What Activities Are Seasonal?

Our regular touring season runs from March 10th until October 22nd 2024.

However, the following activities and attractions do not operate year-round:

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What Day Do Tours Return To Dublin?

To help you plan your return flights, here are the days and times that our tours return to Dublin.

The return point for all tours is Dublin's Grand Canal Hotel

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Where Can I Do Laundry On Tour?

Serviced laundry facilities are available on tours that stay 2 nights in the following towns:

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Do All Hotels Provide Separate Bathrooms?

Yes, all hotel rooms on Vagabond and Driftwood Tours of Ireland are ensuite.

Expect your own separate bathroom with toilet, sink and shower and/or bath.

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Where Is My Luggage Stored On Tour Vehicles?

The answer depends on which tour style you have chosen.

Driftwood vehicles have space for luggage onboard. Vagabond vehicles tow a trailer.

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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 Hotel

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 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, bask in breathtaking scenery and a unique atmosphere of warmth and comfort.

Londonderry Arms Hotel in Carnlough
Picturesque evening light hits the harbour in Carnlough

Roe Park Resort Hotel

Set amid the gorgeous surroundings of the Roe Valley Country Park, this modern and comfortable hotel is the perfect setting to unwind after a busy day exploring.

In keeping with the elegance of a traditional Irish country house estate, all rooms and suites have been beautifully decorated to complement the original building.

Guests on our 12 Day Vagabond Giant Irish Adventure Tour relish their stay here.


Aerial shot of Roe Park Resort in Northern Ireland
Gateway and sign at Roe Park Resort

Abbey Hotel Donegal

Enjoy the charms of Donegal town at the comfortable Abbey Hotel.

Relax in superbly appointed bedrooms before savouring delicious food and lively traditional Irish music performances.

You're guaranteed a warm Irish welcome at the Abbey!

The exterior of The Abbey Hotel in Donegal
The abbey hotel double room interior

Waterfront House Hotel

Enjoy spectacular views of 5km of golden sandy beaches laid out in front of you at Waterfront House.

This independent hotel has been a popular stop on our northwest tours for many years.

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.

Relax with delicious food and drink in the restaurant with Enniscrone’s famous sunsets happening right in front of the hotel.

An aerial view of the coastal town of Enniscrone
The exterior of waterfront house in the sun with a lady walking past

Abbeyglen Castle Hotel Connemara

Fan of champagne and history?

You’re about to experience both!

Get ready for a generous serving of real Irish hospitality at the Abbeyglen Castle Hotel.

Enjoy complimentary bubbles as well as storytelling in the piano bar before an atmospheric dining experience.

In your well-appointed and castle-themed room, you'll relax and recuperate before another fun day of activities in the stunning Connemara region.

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

The Armada Hotel

Get ready for a beautiful sunset and a memorable stay.

The Armada Hotel is beautifully located on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.

Dine in full view of Spanish Point beach. The menu at Aileen's Restauarnt features local food, artisan food producers and dishes with herbs and vegetables from the Armada Farm.

After dinner, kick back in front of a roaring fire at Johnny Burke's, the traditionally-themed pub.



A view of the armada in spanish point during the sunset with a view of the sea
View to the ocean from Aileen's Restaurant at the Armada Hotel in Spanish Point

Dingle Skellig Hotel

Imagine waking up to a traditional Irish breakfast with spectacular views over Dingle Bay.

Now make that dream a reality at the Dingle Skellig Hotel.

Just a short stroll from the centre of Dingle town, this is the perfect base for enjoying the charms of Dingle and its wild and beautiful surrounding countryside.

The only dilemma facing you at the Dingle Skellig is whether to unwind in the bar first or soak in the rooftop hot tub!

Aerial view of Dingle Skellig Hotel in Ireland
Waiter and dining room with scenic view at Dingle Skellig Hotel in Ireland

The Moorings Hotel

Literally 30 seconds walk from the pier, The Moorings Guesthouse is well-named!

The Moorings lies at the heart of this tiny but characterful village in remote West Kerry.

Gerard and Patricia Kennedy’s warm welcome and delicious home-cooked food is a great way to end a day’s adventuring.

There’s simply nowhere better to base yourself when you are exploring the Ring of Kerry with Vagabond & Driftwood Small-Group Tours.

The exterior front view of the Moorings Guesthouse directly across from the harbour
The interior design of a double room in the Moorings Guesthouse

Coachman's Townhouse

You just can’t beat Irish hospitality!

The Jones family have been welcoming guests to The Coachmans Townhouse since 1969.

The Coachmans is located at the heart of the small town of Kenmare. When you stay here with Vagabond & Driftwood Tours, speciality shops, music venues and great restaurants are only a few footsteps away.

Music-lovers, take note that the pub in the Coachmans frequently hosts live performances by traditional musicians. Not to be missed!

The Coachman's Townhouse exterior
The interior design of a double room in The Coachmans

Gougane Barra Hotel

Gougane Barra Hotel is a family-run establishment, spectacularly located in Cork, on the edge of a lake.

Rob discovered this magical place on the very first Vagabond tour, way back in 2002!

Neil and Katy Lucey's hotel has been delighting our tour guests ever since.

Many of our Vagabond and Driftwood Tours visit Gougane Barra when passing through the southwest.

A view of the gougane barra church from across the lake
A group of guests standing outside the church in gougane barra

Macroom Castle Hotel

Expect a warm Irish welcome at the Castle Hotel in Cork.

This comfortable hotel has been managed by the Buckley family for 3 generations.

It's a great place to unwind after a full day of adventures on Vagabond & Driftwood tours.

The exterior of Castle Hotel lit up as darkness falls on Macroom
The interior design of a triple room in the Castle Hotel with a breakfast displayed also in the room

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. Please read the Activities & Fitness FAQs for further information.

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 for extras)
  • Live like lords and ladies with a one night stay in a castle
  • Entrance into the magnificent Blarney Castle and Gardens
  • A sheep farm tour and sheepdog demo experience
  • Entrance into the epic Rock of Cashel
  • Entrance into the world famous Giant’s Causeway
  • Entrance into Aughnanure Castle/Donegal Castle
  • A guided walking tour of Derry/Londonderry
  • 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.

** Cash is required for this activity. No card payment available.


Flexible and optional activities on tour
  • Black Cab Tour**
    Guided Belfast tour. Recommended. Cash Required (£GBP Sterling).
  • Titanic Experience
    Self-guided tour of the world's largest Titanic visitor experience.
  • Bushmills Whiskey Tasting
    Tasting at the world's oldest licensed whiskey distillery.
  • Glenveagh Castle Tour
    Guided historic tour of Glenveagh Castle Tour in Donegal
  • Boat Trip at Slieve League Cliffs**
    Guided boat trip in the shadow of 2000ft high sea cliffs. Cash required.
  • Relaxing Seaweed Bath
    Spa treatment using fresh seaweed in Enniscrone, Sligo.
  • Surf Lesson in Kerry**
    2 hour surf lesson on Castlegregory beach in Kerry. Cash required.
  • Horseback Riding in Dingle**
    Ride a horse along a beach or up a mountain in Dingle. Cash required.
  • Boat Trip in Dingle Bay
    Harbour cruise around scenic Dingle Bay.
  • Sea Kayaking Dingle
    A guided sea kayaking session around beautiful Dingle Bay.
  • Traditional Rowing**
    Row a traditional Naomhóg boat in Dingle Bay. Cash required.
  • Dingle Sea Safari
    Guided sea safari around the Dingle Peninsula by high-speed open boat.
  • Golf in Dingle
    Play 18 holes at Dingle’s links course. All day activity.
  • Bike Hire in Killarney**
    Explore Killarney National Park by bike on roads & paths. Cash required.
  • Skellig Michael Landing**
    Half day boat trip to land on Skellig Michael island. High fitness required.
  • Skellig Islands Cruise
    Cruise around Skellig Michael and Little Skellig. 2hr 30 mins.
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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.
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12 Day Vagabond Giant Irish Adventure Intro & Highlights

  • Challenge yourself with spectacular hikes and optional activities like horseback-riding, biking and sea kayaking.
  • Tour Northern Ireland from Belfast, along the epic Causeway Coastal Route to the historic city of Derry/Londonderry.
  • Venture along the Wild Atlantic Way to hideaway destinations and world famous sights.
  • Board a boat to land on the Skellig Islands, meet puffins and climb 600 steps to an epic World Heritage site.
  • Explore Irish history at amazing castles, ghostly ruins and prehistoric archaeological wonders.
  • Encounter friendly locals during separate multi-night stays in Clifden, Connemara and Dingle, Kerry.
  • See wild and natural wonders of four different National Parks; Connemara, Glenveagh, Killarney and The Burren.
  • Authentic guided tour of an Irish sheep farm; talk to farmers, feed lambs and watch a fun sheepdog demo.
  • Understand why Ireland is world-renowned for superb food, drink and hospitality.
Happy tour guest feeding a lamb while spending 2 weeks in Ireland
Tour group on a boat with Skellig Michael Island in the background
Take a guided boat trip around the Skellig Islands

Day 1: Belfast 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.

In Belfast, choose from the following activities:

TOUR OPTIONS (Choose A, B or C)

  • A. A highly recommended Black Cab Tour, explaining the history of the Troubles era.
  • B. Or a self-guided visit to the Titanic Centre.
  • C. Alternatively, explore Belfast at your own pace.

Accommodation tonight 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
Tour guest on Slieve Gullion while spending 2 weeks in Ireland

Day 2: Giant's Causeway Hike

  • Experience one of the world’s most spectacular coastal drives: the Causeway Coastal Route.
  • Hike the stunning Causeway Coast Way to the Giant's Causeway World Heritage Site (Fee Included).
  • 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.

Accommodation tonight is at The Roe Park Resort.

The average driving time today is 3 hours.

Shepherd's Steps, a perfect place to tour while spending 2 weeks in Ireland
Clifftop Dunluce Castle, a perfect place to visit while spending 2 weeks in Ireland

Day 3: Derry/Londonderry & Donegal

Crossing from 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 (Fee Included).
  • Clamber up the stone ringfort at Grianán of Aileach for amazing views.
  • Hike along a scenic lake in Glenveagh National Park with the choice of a self-guided castle tour (Tour Option).

Accommodation tonight is at The Abbey Hotel.

The average driving time today is 3 hours.

Tour group at stone ring fort while touring Ireland for 2 weeks
Weaver studio in Donegal, a perfect place to tour while spending 2 weeks in Ireland
Eddie O'Doherty, one of Ireland's last remaining handweavers

Day 4: Donegal Hike or Boat Trip

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

  • Hike towering sea cliffs at Slieve League in Donegal or take a boat trip (Tour Option).
  • Watch a sheepdog demo in Sligo (Tour Option). Alternatively, take a scenic hike or visit Glencar Waterfall, inspiration for WB Yeats.

Accommodation tonight is at The Waterfront House Enniscrone.

The average driving time today is 4 hours.

Jumping tour group on a beach while spending 2 weeks in Ireland
Slieve League cliffs, a beautiful destination if you're spending 2 weeks in Ireland

Day 5: Connemara Farm Tour

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 breathtaking Doolough Valley.
  • Hike in Connemara National Park for phenomenal views.
  • Sheepdog demo on a farm tour near Killary Fjord (Fee Included).

Accommodation tonight is at The Abbeyglen Castle Hotel.

The average driving time today is 4 hours.

Hiking group in Connemara while spending 2 weeks in Ireland 2022
The beautiful and desolate valley of Doolough in Mayo as seen on a tour around Ireland

Day 6: Cliffs Of Moher & Castle Tour

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

  • Guided tour of 16th century Aughnanure Castle (Fee Included).
  • 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 (Fee Included).

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
Two guests on a 12 day adventure tour around Ireland in the Burren

Day 7: Kerry Surfing or Farm Tour

Start your day off in Clare, reaching Kerry and the Dingle peninsula by the afternoon.

  • Take a ferry journey across the mouth of the Shannon (Fee Included).
  • Choose a surf session on one of Ireland's most gorgeous beaches (Tour Option).
  • Hike a steep valley in Annascaul, then refresh yourself with an ice cold pint at the historic South Pole Inn.

Accommodation tonight is at Dingle Skellig Hotel.

The average driving time today is 3 hours 30 minutes.

Tour group toasting 2 weeks in Ireland in a pub
Sheep farm in Kerry, a perfect place to tour while spending 2 weeks in Ireland

Day 8: Free Time in Dingle

Get set for jaw-dropping natural scenery this morning on the Slea Head Drive.

The afternoon is yours to design. Relax and soak up Dingle’s charms with quality downtime or the following optional activities.

TOUR OPTIONS (Choose A, B, C, D, E or F):

  • A. Go horseback-riding on a beach or up a mountain.
  • B. Tour scenic Dingle Bay on a boat trip.
  • C. Guided sea kayaking on Dingle Bay.
  • D. Guided rowing experience in a traditional Naomhóg boat.
  • E. Guided sea safari around the Dingle Peninsula in a high speed rib. Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes.
  • F. Golfers will enjoy Dingle’s 18-hole links course. All day activity.

This evening, don’t miss a traditional Irish music session in one of Dingle's many pubs.

Accommodation tonight is at Dingle Skellig Hotel.

The average driving time today is 1 hours 30 minutes.

Laughing tour guest while spending 2 weeks in Ireland with us
Smiling horseback-rider on a 2 week tour of Ireland

Day 9: Bike Trails in Killarney

  • Self-guided cycling tour of spectacular Killarney National Park (Tour Option).
  • Alternatively, explore Killarney National Park on foot, including elegant Muckross House and Gardens.
  • Go offroad in your 4x4 VagaTron tour vehicle to a secret panoramic viewpoint above the Ring of Kerry.
  • Capture crystal clear views of the Milky Way in Kerry's International Dark Sky Reserve.

Accommodation tonight is at The Moorings Portmagee.

The average driving time today is 3 hours 30 minutes.

Tour guests and bikes in a woodland while spending 2 weeks touring Ireland
Two tour guests pointing out to sea while spending 2 weeks in Ireland

Day 10: Skellig Michael Boat Trip & Hike

You have incredible options today on and around the Ring of Kerry.

  • Embark on a combined boat trip and hike to the summit of remote Skellig Michael island (Tour Option).
  • Or a guided boat trip option around both Skellig Islands to experience seabird colonies and amazing history (Tour Option).
  • Third option is to hike Bray Head for stunning views of the distant Skelligs.
  • Catch authentic traditional Irish music and outstanding local food in quaint Kenmare.

Accommodation tonight is at The Coachman's Townhouse.

The average driving time today is 2 hours.

Puffin on Skellig Michael Island in Ireland
The view down the steep steps on Skellig Michael Island on a 2 week tour of Ireland

Day 11: Beara Peninsula in Cork

This morning, we head out onto the Beara, a wild peninsula split between the counties of Cork and Kerry.

  • Explore the mysteries of an ancient stone circle.
  • Gaze down over the scenic Healy Pass – Ireland's twistiest mountain road.
  • Hike Bullig Bay for views of Bere Island and picnic opportunities at historic Dunboy Castle.

Accommodation tonight is at The Gougane Barra Hotel or The Castle Hotel Macroom.

The average driving time today is 3 hours 30 minutes.

Aerial shot of tour group standing around a stone circle in Ireland
A tour vehicle in a scenic location in Ireland

Day 12: Blarney Stone & Rock of Cashel

Turning homeward, your tour will visit Cork and Tipperary before returning to Dublin.

  • Discover pure tranquility on a hike through Gougane Barra Forest Park.
  • Kiss the Blarney Stone amidst the lush surroundings of Blarney Castle Gardens (Fee Included).
  • Self-guided tour of the monastic site at Rock of Cashel (Fee Included).

The average driving time today is 4 hours 30 minutes.

Rock of Cashel a destination on Vagabond 12 Day tour
Tour group on bridge in Ireland
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