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Dublin: Cliffs of Moher, Kilmacduagh Abbey & Galway Day Tour

Dublin: Cliffs of Moher, Kilmacduagh Abbey & Galway Day Tour

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Explore Ireland’s scenic landscapes on a trip to the Cliffs of Moher. Visit Galway, journey through The Burren & see the monastic ruins of Kilmacduagh.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
English

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Experience

Itinerary
7 hours
  • Dublin

  • 2.5 hours
  • Galway Plaza (break)

  • Kilmacduagh Monastery

  • Cliffs of Moher (free time)

  • The Burren

  • Galway (free time)

  • 2.5 hours
  • Dublin

Meeting point
Main stop
Other stop
Highlights
  • Visit the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher
  • Enjoy a stop to explore the lunar landscapes of The Burren
  • Explore the city of Galway and enjoy the vibrant side of it
  • Visit the ruins of Kilmacduagh Monastery
Full description

Depart Dublin at 6:45 AM and journey through the flat open plain of the Curragh. Pass the Irish National Stud thoroughbred horse breeding facility as your guide shares a wealth of history and information.

Head to the ruins of Kilmacduagh Monastery and its roundhouse—unique for the way it leans over by more than 2 feet. Spend 15-20 minutes here. Then, arrive at the Cliffs of Moher for a view of the Atlantic Ocean and explore on your own for 2 hours.

Go to the visitor's center for the interactive Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience with a large multimedia screen displaying a bird's-eye view from the cliffs, and a video from the underwater caves.

Next, discover the lunar landscapes of The Burren with a 15–20-minute visit and hear about the many secrets of this atypical landscape, home to the warmest ground temperature in Ireland.

Arrive in the city of Galway, where you will have around 1 hour to explore on your own. Discover its old-world charm on cobblestone streets that evoke an authentic Ireland of times gone by.

Then drive along the coastal route of the Wild Atlantic Way to Kinvara, passing Dunguaire Castle and the 12 Bens mountain range along the way. Return to Dublin and get dropped off at the meeting point at around 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM.

*Please note that all times are approximate. The locations might be visited in a different order, depends on traffic and weather.

Includes
  • Air-conditioned transportation with live onboard commentary
  • Guided tour
  • Entrance fee to the Cliffs of Moher visitor center
  • Hotel pick-up/drop off
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet outside Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane, Parnell Square North Dublin 1.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Jacket
  • Packed lunch

Know before you go

  • Please note that this is a long day trip. It can be up to 2 hours between stops. The tour starts at 6:45 AM and finishes between 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Please note that all times are approximate. The locations might be visited in a different order, depends on traffic and weather. Galway may or may not be the last stop before returning to Dublin
  • Please note that this tour involves a fair bit of walking. Not recommended for small children or people with mobility issues. If your child is used to traveling, please book 1 seat per child and bring your own child seat
  • Please ensure you have filled out the online Track and Trace waiver form which will be emailed to you 25 hours before your activity starts. The form must be completed by each participant in order to join the tour.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 4491 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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We had a great time! The tour was well planned and organised, with lots to see and experience. Our guide,Sean, kept us entertained with Irish history and the best Irish music. You could even make requests. The cliffs of Moher were magnificent, with enough time to explore on your own, and Galway was the perfect place to have a tasty meal. The tour was good value for money, too. Highly recommended.

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October 24, 2021

This tour was awesome. We had Rory as our tour guide and JP as the bus driver. Rory was super funny and had a lot of good information to share about the places where we stopped. No and Rory work for Finn McCools tours. My friends and I will definitely be touring with them again on our next visit to Ireland.

October 22, 2021

Great experience! The guide Daniel was just brilliant, he not only told us about the history of Ireland, he made the experience really attractive. And what about the places, simply magical whether it is the power of the Cliffs of Moher or the whole history of Galway and this abbey, quite incredible! I highly recommend this activity and this guide!

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October 12, 2021

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