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From Galway: Aran Islands & Cliffs of Moher including Cliffs of Moher cruise.

From Galway: Aran Islands & Cliffs of Moher including Cliffs of Moher cruise.

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Visit the Aran Islands and the Cliffs of Moher in one day on this full-day tour from Galway. Travel along the Wild Atlantic Way with your guide, through pretty villages including Ballindereen, Clarenbridge and Kilcolgan. Take the ferry from the fishing village of Doolin to Inisheer Island and enjoy free time at your leisure. Then, pass beneath the mighty Cliffs of Moher on the return ferry back to Doolin. Soak up spectacular views from atop the Cliffs of Moher, then take in the Burren and Lisdoonvarna on route back to Galway.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.22
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The cycle around Inis Oirr

Very informative relaxed day. Plenty of time to enjoy each location which were visually spectacular.

Mark_T, Aug 2020

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Shore Excursion: Connemara Sea Kayaking Adventure along the Wild Atlantic Way

Shore Excursion: Connemara Sea Kayaking Adventure along the Wild Atlantic Way

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Paddle through the scenery of the Wild Atlantic Way on this half-day guided kayak tour. All equipment and instruction is included, so even beginners can enjoy a day on the water. Paddle into Connemara's sea caves, see the salmon farms, and strap on the snorkeling gear to dive beneath the waves for a possible glimpse of seals or dolphins.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.02
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$89.02
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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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$18.27
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Inis Oirr And Cliffs of Moher Cruise

Inis Oirr And Cliffs of Moher Cruise

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Leave the towns of Western Ireland behind for the day and head out to Inis Oirr on a ferry. This day trip will take you from Doolin to the smallest of the Aran Islands in Galway Bay, an island dotted with ancient ruins, secluded beaches and astonishing ocean views. Explore Inis Oirr without a tour group holding you back, and sail under the Cliffs of Moher, an ancient rockface that towers over the Atlantic Ocean, on the way back.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.61
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Shore Excursion: Cliffs of Moher Day Tour Along the Wild Atlantic Way from Galway

Shore Excursion: Cliffs of Moher Day Tour Along the Wild Atlantic Way from Galway

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Make your way to the Cliffs of Moher while traveling along the Wild Atlantic Way from Galway during this tour that provides round-trip transport for a stress-free day. En route, pass by medieval ruins, 16th-century castles, and the village of Doolin. Once you arrive at the cliffs, spend about five hours exploring. You can also take a look at the visitor’s center, too.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$57.83
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Shore Excursion: Connemara Wild Atlantic Way Sea Kayaking Adventure

Shore Excursion: Connemara Wild Atlantic Way Sea Kayaking Adventure

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Cruise along the Wild Atlantic Way in Connemara during this kayaking tour that includes your kayak, paddles, and snorkeling gear. Head out on the Atlantic Ocean, and paddle the water to explore sea caves. Along the way, keep your eyes peeled for dolphins, seals, and basking sharks. You’ll also visit a salmon farm before your tour is over. This adventure is offered two times during the day, so you can pick which fits your schedule best.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.21
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Connemara & Inishturk Island wildlife watching cruise. Private guided Full-day

Connemara & Inishturk Island wildlife watching cruise. Private guided Full-day

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Discover the rugged Connemara coast with its rocky beaches and deserted islands on this private full-day cruise. Set sail from Cleggan to the island of Inishturk; look out for wildlife including dolphins, seals, puffins, and guillemots; and enjoy lunch at a typical Irish pub.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$764.39
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Magical Inishbofin Island on the Connemara Coast from Galway including Lunch

Magical Inishbofin Island on the Connemara Coast from Galway including Lunch

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Explore the Connemara Coast without the stress of planning on a full day tour with round-trip transport from Galway City. In addition to small towns and landmarks often missed by visitors, the day’s itinerary includes rare views of the countryside and coastline from the bus and ferry. Freshly-prepared lunch and drinks are included for your convenience.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$114.82
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Shore Excursion: Connemara Sea Kayaking Adventure from Cleggan

Shore Excursion: Connemara Sea Kayaking Adventure from Cleggan

The rugged coast of Connemara is one of the highlights of the Wild Atlantic Way and the most adventurous way to explore is by sea kayak. On this 3-hour kayaking excursion from Cleggan, paddle through natural rock arches, venture into sea caves, pass deserted beaches, and look out for dolphins and seals in their natural environment.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Connemara Sea Kayaking Adventure along the Wild Atlantic Way

Connemara Sea Kayaking Adventure along the Wild Atlantic Way

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Explore the wild Connemara coastline on a guided sea kayaking tour along the Wild Atlantic Way. Paddle around sea caves, rock arches, and beaches while enjoying spectacular ocean views with the chance of spotting a variety of marine wildlife including dolphins and seals if you’re lucky. No kayaking experience needed; the tour includes all equipment and kayaking instruction.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$98.92
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Shore Excursion: Full-day Connemara and Inishbofin Island Tour from Galway

Shore Excursion: Full-day Connemara and Inishbofin Island Tour from Galway

Discover the rugged Connemara coast and cruise out to explore the island of Inishbofin on this full-day tour from Galway. Ride the ferry across the Atlantic to Inishbofin; enjoy swimming, snorkeling, or paddle boarding at the island’s beaches; look out for wildlife including dolphins, seals, puffins, and guillemots; and enjoy lunch at a typical Irish pub.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.23
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Round-trip boat transfer to Inis Oirr in the Aran Islands from Doolin

Round-trip boat transfer to Inis Oirr in the Aran Islands from Doolin

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The Aran Islands are renowned for their ancient ruins and rugged landscapes, but you don’t have to take a guided tour. Enjoy a self-guided visit to the island of Inis Oirr with round-trip boat transfers from Doolin, a choice of departure times, and plenty of free time to discover the island at your own pace.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.74
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Sea kayaking to Connemara sea caves along the Wild Atlantic Way. Guided 2 ½ hrs

Sea kayaking to Connemara sea caves along the Wild Atlantic Way. Guided 2 ½ hrs

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Paddle along the coastline of Connemara during this sea kayaking excursion. Experience the Wild Atlantic Way from a new perspective and kayak into sea caves and through sea arches. Check out a salmon farm and see a variety of marine life such as seals or dolphins. Snorkeling gear is available for those who want to get into the water.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.21
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Sunset kayaking on Connemara coastline. Galway. Guided. 2½ hours

Sunset kayaking on Connemara coastline. Galway. Guided. 2½ hours

Watch the sun set over the Wild Atlantic Way coastline from the best possible vantage point on this evening kayaking tour. You'll be provided with a kayak, paddle, and snorkeling equipment to properly explore the coastline under the supervision of your guide. Traveling with a small group of just 10 people or fewer will ensure personalized attention from your guide and an intimate group atmosphere.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.21
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Shore Excursion: Day self guided walking Inishbofin Island Connemara coast.

Shore Excursion: Day self guided walking Inishbofin Island Connemara coast.

Explore Inishbofin Island on this self-guided day tour. After hopping off the ferry from Cleggan, you'll be able to follow the provided map for an independent walking tour. A short film on the island's heritage provides an introduction, and a light lunch as well as afternoon tea and scones round out the experience.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$82.05
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Shore Excursion: Guided sunset kayaking in Connemara Wild Atlantic Way coastline

Shore Excursion: Guided sunset kayaking in Connemara Wild Atlantic Way coastline

When your cruise ship docks in port, know that you have a special sunset excursion planned: a kayaking tour along the Wild Atlantic Way. With all equipment and instruction provided, you can paddle and snorkel throughout the Connemara sea caves and even jump in to snorkel and maybe spot some seals and dolphins. Enjoy the best possible vantage point of the evening sunset from the water.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.21
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 Scenic boat cruise, Letterfrack Bay, Connemara. Guided. 1 hour

Scenic boat cruise, Letterfrack Bay, Connemara. Guided. 1 hour

See and feel the excitement when children and the young at heart get to hold and touch a real starfish, shrimp or shore crab! Handle real live shellfish and learn about the different species - where they live, what they eat and their lifespan. Letterfrack is a haven for fish species including Grey Mullet, Thorn Back Ray, Dog Fish and Large Bull Huss. The ecology of Letterfrack has to include the Terns, sea birds that make Letterfrack Bay their home and nesting grounds. The Sandwich and Common Tern fly 7,000 miles from South Africa every Spring/Summer to nest on Lamb's Island which is a nature reserve. The bay is also home to Grey Herons, Oyster Catchers, Guillemots, Cormorants, Curlews, Great Black Gulls, Great Northern Divers, Mallard Ducks and Black-headed Gulls. Spot the shy otters' hide outs and if you're lucky you might even catch a glimpse of these playful marine mammals. Other sea mammals that are sometimes seen on the Ballinakill Harbour tour are dolphins and porpoises.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.16
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Deep sea angling / fishing on Connemara coast. Guided Full-Day

Deep sea angling / fishing on Connemara coast. Guided Full-Day

Add an ocean adventure to your Connemara itinerary with a full-day fishing tour departing from Clifden. No previous fishing experience is necessary, as your guide navigates, offers instruction, and provides the necessary equipment. The tour includes coastline views rarely seen by visitors, as well as a packed lunch for your comfort and convenience.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.84
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Sea kayaking to Connemara sea caves along the Wild Atlantic Way. Guided 2 ½ hrs

Sea kayaking to Connemara sea caves along the Wild Atlantic Way. Guided 2 ½ hrs

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The Wild Atlantic Way tourism trail dominates the western Irish coast, but most tourists just drive or walk the trail; very few see its rugged cliffs and beautiful beaches from the ocean. Experience the grandeur of this wild coastline from the Atlantic on this half day kayaking trip. Kayak under towering arches and into hidden sea caves, and take the opportunity to go snorkeling and get close to the region’s marine wildlife.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$98.92
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Private Trip: Connemara Deep Sea Angling Day Trip from Cleggan

Private Trip: Connemara Deep Sea Angling Day Trip from Cleggan

Come deep sea fishing off the west coast of Ireland on this private full-day tour from Clifden; the reef fishing is excellent, ensuring good catches and lasting memories. Fishing for giant tuna to shoals of mackerel in the deep clean waters off the coast are exciting possibilities for all fisherman, novice or expert, all are welcome. Deep sea fishing for shark and tuna around Clifden is amongst the finest in Europe.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$763.20
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Brown trout fly fishing with fishing guide on Lough Corrib, County Galway. 1 day

Brown trout fly fishing with fishing guide on Lough Corrib, County Galway. 1 day

Go fly fishing on Lough Corrib during a full-day tour in County Galway. Join a guide for a day’s fishing on this large lake known for its brown trout fishery and admire views of the beautiful scenery. Learn new skills and try your hand at fly fishing in several hot spots around the lake. The guide with a boat and fishing equipment are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$354.90
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Brown trout fly fishing with fishing guide on Lough Corrib, County Galway. 1 day

Brown trout fly fishing with fishing guide on Lough Corrib, County Galway. 1 day

Get the best chance of catching brown trout in Lough Corrib by traveling with a dedicated guide on this day trip in County Galway. Hop aboard a local fisherman's boat for a ride out to the local spots where trout bite the most. Bring along your own picnic lunch as well as tackle and flies, but fishing equipment will be provided. Midday, stop on a local island to relax with lunch and some commentary on the local ecosystem.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$343.49
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Lake cruise on Lough Corrib to Inchagoill Island & Cong village from Oughterard.

Lake cruise on Lough Corrib to Inchagoill Island & Cong village from Oughterard.

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The "Corrib Queen" departs from Oughterard pier daily (except Tuesdays) at 12:00pm, and sails onto Inchagoill Island. En route passengers experience awe inspiring views of the Connemara mountains, and experience the beauty of Lough Corrib's 365 islands.Having arrived on Inchagoill Island, passengers will be given a guided tour at St. Patricks monastic site which dates back to the 5th century. Leaving Inchagoill Island we continue our cruise onto the world-renowned Ashford Castle in Cong arriving there at approx 13:30. Passengers at this point have the option of taking the 1 km walk to the quaint village of Cong, famous as the location of John Ford's 1951 classic Hollywood movie "The Quiet Man". Passengers also have the option of enjoying the beautiful grounds of Ashford Castle, The Oughterard Cruise ticket price includes admission to the gardens at Ashford Castle. At 17:00 passengers will then board the Corrib Queen for direct transfer to Oughterard, arriving at approximately 18:00.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.09
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Scenic cruise of Corrib river & lake. Galway City. Guided. 1 ½ hours

Scenic cruise of Corrib river & lake. Galway City. Guided. 1 ½ hours

View breath-taking views of castles and other sites of historical and cultural interest. Lough Corrib is home to more than 1000 islands and is a haven to many marine and wildlife species.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.34
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