Day trip

From Galway: Full-Day Cliffs of Moher & The Burren Day Tour

Day trip

From Galway: Full-Day Cliffs of Moher & The Burren Day Tour

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Experience the beauty and wonder of the Wild Atlantic Way as your driver and guide takes you from Galway to the majestic Cliffs of Moher with plenty of stops along the way.

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Duration 8 hours
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  • Enjoy a fully guided tour through the Burren along the Wild Atlantic Way
  • Experience the majestic Cliffs of Moher
  • See medieval castles, dry stone walls and the beautiful, stone Burren landscape
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Discover the history and landscapes of Ireland on a day trip from Galway with a local driver and guide. Marvel at centuries-old buildings and striking natural features before taking in one of the best views the country has to offer from the Cliffs of Moher. Stop for plenty of photo opportunities.

Meet your trained driver and guide outside the Kinlay Hostel. Climb aboard the bus to head to your first stop, Dunguaire Castle on the outskirts of Kinvara. Looking at the 16th-century medieval tower house castle, discover why it is one of the most photographed castles in the whole of Ireland.

Then, drive through the unique glaciokarst landscape of the Burren and past the 12th-century Corcomroe Abbey, a Cistercian monastery noted for its distinguished carvings and rich ornamentation. Then, follow the Wild Atlantic Way as it wends its way along the coast of County Clare.

Pass Black Head and Fanore Strand, Discovery Points on the Wild Atlantic Way, from where you can marvel at views of the three Aran Islands, Inishmore (Inis Mor), Inishmann (Inis Meain), and Inisheer (Inis Oirr), locking in Galway Bay, and in the distance the Connemara mountains.

Next, stop for photos at Doolin pier. Feel the Atlantic wind in your face and admire the power of the sea as it crashes onto the shore. After you've worked up an appetite on the beach, tuck into lunch at the Doolin Hotel (not included). Try any of the local seafood dishes. You won't be disappointed.

Then, head to your main stop of the day, the Cliffs of Moher. Enjoy 2 hours at this signature point along the Wild Atlantic Way. Admire one of Ireland's most spectacular sights. Rising 214 meters out of the Atlantic Ocean, the Cliffs of Moher offer one of the most amazing views in Ireland.

After the Cliffs of Moher, return to Galway via Lisdoonvarna, famous for its annual matchmaking festival.

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Air-conditioned bus
  • Driver and guide
  • Cliffs of Moher entry
  • Stops along the way
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips

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Meeting point

Meet at Merchants Road outside Kinlay Hostel.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)
  • Alcoholic drinks in the vehicle

Know before you go

  • Tour returns to Galway between 17:30 and 18:00.
  • Infants must sit on your lap
Customer reviews

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4.7 /5

based on 666 reviews

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Today we did the tour of the Cliffs with Jerry, a guide that every tour should have, really nice but also professional, during the trip he tells a lot of stories about the places we visit, and gives a lot of information. a wonderful experience that I will recommend to anyone who wants to visit the Cliffs!! thank you Jerry!

March 24, 2023

The full tour was so worth it compared to the half day trip. Felt like we got to understand so much of the history of Ireland as well from the impeccable tour guide, whereas with the half day tour you simply have a silent driver that takes you to and fro.

March 24, 2023

what a great experience. this was a well-planned day trip, and our driver Gerry made it better with his wealth of history knowledge. besides the usual nature sites, he also showed us little less-known areas, like an underground well. thanks for the great experience, would definitely recommend.

March 24, 2023

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