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Coastal Seaweed Walk and Abalone Farm Tasting Tour

Coastal Seaweed Walk and Abalone Farm Tasting Tour

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Explore the Atlantic coast in County Galway during a unique tour focused on seaweed and aquaculture. Set out on a coastal walk and foraging tour to learn about edible sea plants and visit an abalone farm. Taste several dishes prepared with seafood grown on the farm and learn about sustainable aquaculture farming.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.54
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$65.54

From Galway: Guided tour of Connemara and Connemara National Park.

From Galway: Guided tour of Connemara and Connemara National Park.

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Embark on a thrilling road trip along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way on this full-day tour from Galway. Discover the natural wonders of Galway Bay and Connemara as you leave the tourist trail behind and journey along the coast. Admire views of Rosmuc, Derrygimlagh Bog and the Twelve Bens Mountains; visit the former residence of political leader Padraic Pearse; and stop for morning tea in Roundstone (not included). Finally, look out for wild Connemara ponies as you hike through Connemara National Park or pay a visit to the magnificent 19th-century Kylemore Abbey.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.10
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$42.10
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Beach & countryside horse ride along a Connemara beach. Privately guided

Beach & countryside horse ride along a Connemara beach. Privately guided

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Take off from the village of Cleggan in County Galway, and enjoy a day of horseback riding during this tour. Ride across Omey Beach on Omey Island, and catch sight of historical sites, the Atlantic Ocean, and picturesque landscapes. No matter what your skill level, enjoy a leisurely ride across the white-sand beach.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$214.10
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Private beach horse riding on a scenic beach in Connemara - Guided. 1 ½ hours.

Private beach horse riding on a scenic beach in Connemara - Guided. 1 ½ hours.

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When it comes to exploring the rugged wilderness of Connemara, there are few better ways than by horseback. Saddle up at stables where you’ll be provided with a riding hat and boots, and matched with a steed. Then set off through Cleggan fishing village to the sands of Selerna Beach. An accompanying guide ensures a comfortable ride tailored to participant’s riding experience and taste for adrenaline.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$147.94
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$147.94
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Cliffs of Moher Cruise from Doolin

Cliffs of Moher Cruise from Doolin

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The mighty Cliffs of Moher are even more impressive from the water and this cruise from Doolin offers incredible views. Set sail along the Atlantic coast, marvel at the scenery along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, and look out for puffins and other seabirds as you cruise beneath the towering UNESCO World Heritage-listed cliffs.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$18.51
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$18.51
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Burren Nature Sanctuary

Burren Nature Sanctuary

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Get an in-depth introduction to one of Ireland’s most impressive biodiversity hotspots with pre-booked admission tickets to Burren Nature Sanctuary. Discover a hidden oasis filled with rich local flora and fauna, from wildflowers and orchids to rugged meadows and a fairytale-like woodland. Entry includes a complimentary audio guide and a twice-daily meet-and-greet with the reserve’s animal residents.
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  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$9.62
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Shore Excursion: Cliffs of Moher, Aran Islands, and The Burren Tour from Galway

Shore Excursion: Cliffs of Moher, Aran Islands, and The Burren Tour from Galway

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The Cliffs of Moher are a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of Ireland’s most memorable landmarks, but most tours only take in the views from the shore. On this full-day tour from Galway, admire the cliffs from the sea on a cruise to the Aran Islands; visit Inisheer, Doolin, and The Burren, then hike along the cliff-tops.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$81.79
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$81.79
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Connemara, Kylemore Abbey or Connemara National Park day tour from Galway-Guided

Connemara, Kylemore Abbey or Connemara National Park day tour from Galway-Guided

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Home to rolling hills, shimmering lakes, and spectacular coastal scenery, the Connemara Peninsula is one of western Ireland’s must-see sites. During this tour, spin through the Connemara countryside in comfort by air-conditioned minivan as your guide talks of the region’s colorful history. Choose to spend your time exploring the beautiful Connemara National Park or the Benedictine Kylemore Abbey with its Victorian walled gardens. Pickup and drop-off in central Galway are included.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$56.22
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Shore Excursion: Full-day Connemara and Wild Atlantic Way Tour from Galway

Shore Excursion: Full-day Connemara and Wild Atlantic Way Tour from Galway

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Explore the natural wonders and historic monuments of Connemara on this full-day tour from Galway. Visit the Sky Road, Pearse’s Cottage, and Derrygimlagh Bog along the Wild Atlantic Way; go hiking or visit Kylemore Abbey in the Connemara National Park; and enjoy views of Twelve Bens, Galway Bay, and Bothar na Scragoige.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.13
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Cliffs of Moher, Burren and Wild Atlantic Way day tour from Galway city

Cliffs of Moher, Burren and Wild Atlantic Way day tour from Galway city

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The UNESCO-listed Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland’s most memorable sights, but many tours only make a short stop. This full-day tour from Galway includes five hours of free time to explore the cliffs, as well as visiting the dramatic landscapes of The Burren, and stopping at Discovery Points along the Wild Atlantic Way.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$58.60
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$58.60
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Burren Guided Walk

Burren Guided Walk

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Tucked between the shores of the Atlantic Ocean and Galway Bay in Ireland, the Burren is a rugged landscape of limestone uplands and gentle valleys, where native wildflowers thrive. On this tour, explore the Burren with your guide and find the finest views with ease. Navigate stony hiking trails and open pastureland, delve into 5,000 years of human habitation, and gain insight into the Burren’s rich geology.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.68
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Horse riding - Dirt Trek Trail. Lisdoonvarna, Clare. Guided. 1 hour.

Horse riding - Dirt Trek Trail. Lisdoonvarna, Clare. Guided. 1 hour.

Experience the beautiful County Clare countryside from horseback with this family owned stables. Beautiful views of Slieve Eva, the magnificent Connemara mountain ranges, the iconic Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands make this trek is one of the most popular!. Whether it's a fun time or an exciting and challenging hack you're looking for we cater for all riders, from young to old with all different levels of experience. Ride some of the best trails the West of Ireland and Wild Atlantic Way have to offer. Each of our trails is unique. We trek through the woodlands, up the hills of Slieve Elva and along peaceful winding green roads into the world-renowned Burren region. Trek at a leisurely pace with gentle canters optional. Suitable for beginner and advanced riders.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$58.01
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Private beach horse riding on the Wild Atlantic Way Connemara. Guided. Full day.

Private beach horse riding on the Wild Atlantic Way Connemara. Guided. Full day.

The soft-sand beaches of Connemara are widely considered among the Wild Atlantic Way’s top natural attractions, with sweeping coastal views as far as the eye can see. During this tour, explore the shoreline on horseback and see the best of western Ireland. With routes adapted to all levels of rider and all your safety gear included, jump into the saddle and trot or gallop through Ireland’s great outdoors.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$360.84
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$360.84
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Private Half-Day Tour: Connemara Wild Atlantic Way Guided Beach Horseback Ride.

Private Half-Day Tour: Connemara Wild Atlantic Way Guided Beach Horseback Ride.

Widely considered to offer some of Ireland’s most beautiful wilderness scenery, the Connemara Peninsula is a haven of outdoor adventure. On this tour, hop into the saddle and explore the coastal landscapes on horseback with your guide. With safety equipment included, hit the beaches of the Wild Atlantic Way and Omey Island, and canter or gallop through the rolling surf at your own comfortable pace.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$214.10
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$214.10
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Explore Connemara National Park. Self-Guided with transport from Galway

Explore Connemara National Park. Self-Guided with transport from Galway

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The Connemara National Park is one of Ireland’s most popular hiking destinations and this self-guided tour from Galway lets you explore at your own pace. Ride the bus to Letterfrack village, where you can enjoy hiking along the park’s many trails, take in the views from Diamond Hill, then re-fuel with a tasty 2-course lunch at the Connemara Tea Rooms (included).
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.62
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$69.62
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Shore Excursion: Private Wild Atlantic Way Omey Beach Horseback Ride, Cleggan

Shore Excursion: Private Wild Atlantic Way Omey Beach Horseback Ride, Cleggan

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Before you leave Ireland, go for a relaxing horseback ride from Cleggan village in County Galway to the special area of conservation, Omey Island. Along your trek, enjoy views of the Atlantic Ocean and the white sand of Omey Beach. No matter what your skill level is, you’re sure to have a great time on horseback. Plus, boots and hats are included with your tour price.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$214.10
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 Abalone farm tour and tasting with coastal seaweed walk. Guided. 2 hours

Abalone farm tour and tasting with coastal seaweed walk. Guided. 2 hours

Enjoy a tour of this modern aquaculture farm and a tasting of fresh seafood dishes that makes use of the seafood grown on the farm as well as fresh local ingredients.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$77.35
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$77.35
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Shore Excursion: Private guided Beach Horse Riding: Wild Atlantic Way Connemara

Shore Excursion: Private guided Beach Horse Riding: Wild Atlantic Way Connemara

The rocky coves and windswept beaches along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way offer a dramatic backdrop to a horseback riding tour. This full-day horse riding excursion can be tailored for both complete beginners and experienced riders, so you can gallop along the beach, soak up the scenery of Connemara on a leisurely hack, or ride past ancient Megalithic tombs and herds of semi-wild Connemara ponies.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$360.23
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$360.23
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Horse riding - Burren Trail. Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare. Guided. 3 or 4 hour options

Horse riding - Burren Trail. Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare. Guided. 3 or 4 hour options

Experience the beautiful County Clare countryside from horseback with this family owned stables. Beautiful views of Slieve Eva, the magnificent Connemara mountain ranges, the iconic Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands make this trek is one of the most popular! Treks stretch to either 3 or 4 hours depending on your own preference. Whether it's a fun time or an exciting and challenging hack you're looking for we cater for all riders, from young to old with all different levels of experience. Ride some of the best trails the West of Ireland and Wild Atlantic Way have to offer. Each of our trails is unique. We trek through the woodlands, up the hills of Slieve Elva and along peaceful winding green roads into the world-renowned Burren region. Live out your dreams and gallop in the waves on a nearby beach or trek up the mountains until you find yourself sitting over 1200 feet above the Atlantic, taking in panoramic views of the Cliffs of Moher, Aran Islands and Connemara Mountains.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$145.04
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Private beach horseback riding in Connemara from Galway City. Guided. Full day

Private beach horseback riding in Connemara from Galway City. Guided. Full day

Coastal Connemara is one of western Ireland’s loveliest corners, and on this full-day tour, you’ll explore its wild scenery from a new perspective. Begin at the village of Cleggan (or select the tour option which includes round-trip coach transit from Galway); upon arrival at the riding center, you’ll meet your guide, find all the equipment you need, and get acquainted with your horse. The first ride of the day includes Omey Island and Claddaghduff; after lunch (own expense) you’ll go for a second ride along the Wild Atlantic Way coastline.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$305.52
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Private beach horse riding on the Wild Atlantic Way Connemara. Guided. Full day.

Private beach horse riding on the Wild Atlantic Way Connemara. Guided. Full day.

Witness the natural beauty of Connemara’s Wild Atlantic Way without the hassle of planning on a full-day horseback riding tour. In addition to navigating, your guide ensures you visit secluded locations often missed by visitors, including Omey Beach and vistas overlooking the Twelve Bens mountain range. No previous horseback riding experience is necessary: Instruction and equipment are provided for your convenience.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$364.74
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Horse riding - Mountain Trail. Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare. Guided. 2 hours.

Horse riding - Mountain Trail. Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare. Guided. 2 hours.

Experience the beautiful County Clare countryside from horseback with this family owned stables. Beautiful views of Slieve Eva, the magnificent Connemara mountain ranges, the iconic Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands make this trek is one of the most popular! Whether it's a fun time or an exciting and challenging hack you're looking for we cater for all riders, from young to old with all different levels of experience. Ride some of the best trails the West of Ireland and Wild Atlantic Way have to offer. Each of our trails is unique. We trek through the woodlands, up the hills of Slieve Elva and along peaceful winding green roads into the world-renowned Burren region. This is a livelier 2-hour trek with trots and canters. Suitable for beginner and advanced riders.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$96.70
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$96.70
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Private Half-Day Tour: Connemara Wild Atlantic Way Guided Beach Horseback Ride.

Private Half-Day Tour: Connemara Wild Atlantic Way Guided Beach Horseback Ride.

Whether you’re an absolute beginner or an experienced rider, experience the beauty of Connemara’s Wild Atlantic Way on horseback. Soak up pristine seascapes as you walk, trot, or canter from the village of Cleggan to Omey Island, a tidal island with sweeping Atlantic views. This half-day horseback trekking package includes guide, helmet, and riding boots.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$216.10
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$216.10
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Private Wild Atlantic Way Beach Horseback Riding Excursion from Galway-Full Day

Private Wild Atlantic Way Beach Horseback Riding Excursion from Galway-Full Day

The Wild Atlantic Way is home to some of Ireland’s most spectacular scenery, but the most adventurous way to explore is on horseback. Gallop across deserted beaches, splash through the waves, and discover Omey Island on this full-day horseback excursion from Galway. Suitable for all riding levels.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$213.69
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