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Adventures await on the Shamrocker Express Tour, from Galway to Killarney. On this action-packed weekend adventure tour, you'll experience wild beauty, magical lakes and lyrical hotspots, as we weave our way along the wild Atlantic Coast.
Adventures await on the Shamrocker Express Tour which explores the pretty villages, thatched cottages, astonishing plant life, ancient ruins, colourful harbours, awesome cliff-top vistas, along with the highest and most splendid mountains in the country.
The west of Ireland is populated by musical folk, and their pub-filled villages create a wonderful opportunity to explore and indulge in the rich musical culture of Ireland. On this awesome adventure, you'll be amazed by the moonlike landscape of the Burren, stunned by the magnificent Cliffs of Moher, and awestruck by the rugged beauty of the Dingle Peninsula, before enjoying an action-packed day out in Killarney National Park and the Gap of Dunloe. This fun-filled weekend adventure tour combines the opportunity to hike, bike and kayak in stunning landscapes and experience some of the best pub culture and traditional music Ireland has to offer. Departing Galway, this action-packed Shamrocker Express Tour travels all along the Atlantic coast to Killarney.
We depart Galway City at 9am, with a scenic drive along Galway Bay, into the moon-like landscape of the Burren, stopping at Kinvara’s farmer’s market. Cycle the Black Head Coastal Route or walk along the Burren Way. There is an optional ‘pub-grub’ lunch in musical Doolin, before we head up to the Cliffs of Moher for a stroll along Ireland’s most spectacular cliffs. The night is spent in medieval Ennis, with an optional excursion to a medieval banquet at Bunratty Castle.
Visit the pretty, thatched cottages of Adare and learn about Irish history at the Kerry Kingdom History Museum, before arriving in Dingle, where keen cyclists can tackle the Conor Pass. In the afternoon, stunning walks and cycles take us out to the most westerly point in Europe, followed by an optional evening boat trip to spot the famed dolphin Fungie. Tonight, we stay on the Dingle Peninsula, where you’ll find traditional music in the curious 'hidden pubs’.
An action-packed day in Killarney National Park begins with a walk or cycle along the shores of Muckross Lake, to Torc Waterfall. Alternatively, take an optional visit into 19th century Muckross House, or opt to experience the magical lakes by kayak. After a scrumptious picnic lunch, we join our open boats to cross the magical lakes over to Lord Brandon’s Cottage. In the afternoon, walk through the stunning Gap of Dunloe. We end the day with a scenic drive to our accommodation on the Ring of Kerry..
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