Tour Code: 8623P4
Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
If you're into walking, hiking, photography, exploring or quite simply wish to take your time and enjoy a day at the world famous Cliffs of Moher (Wild Atlantic Way - Signature Point), then this is the tour for you. Our Cliffs of Moher Explorer tour has a minimum 5 hour stop at the Cliffs of Moher. Entry fee included.
Departing from Merchants Road, Galway from outside the Kinlay Hostel at 9am daily, your fully trained, local driver / guide will take you on a scenic journey south along the Wild Atlantic Way, through the lunar-like landscape of the Burren and on to the Cliffs of Moher. Heading towards the Cliffs of Moher you will pass through the picturesque villages of Clarenbridge, Kilcolgan, Ballindereen, Kinvara, Ballyvaughan and Doolin. Along the way you will see Medieval ruins, 16th century tower house castles, churches and graveyards, dry stone walls, quays and harbours, ponies and horses, calves and cows, lambs and sheep and maybe even a leprechaun or two.
Turning right at Ballyvaughan, your local driver/guide will follow the coastline of Clare and Galway Bay south along the Wild Atlantic Way via Blackhead (Wild Atlantic Way - Discovery Point), Fanore Strand (Wild Atlantic Way - Discovery Point).
From here you can witness the power of the Atlantic Ocean as it battles the coastline of Ireland, this is the Wild Atlantic Way! You will also see Connemara in the distance, the Aran Islands and Galway Bay.
Upon arrival at the picturesque quay at Doolin, your driver / guide will present you with your complimentary ticket to the Cliffs of Moher visitor centre, the Atlantic Edge. From here you will have 5 hours to follow the Cliffs path on foot to the visitor centre. You will rendezvous with the coach and driver at the Cliffs of Moher for your return journey to Galway.
Following the Cliffs of Moher stop, you return to Galway through the limestone, glacio-karst Burren landscape and via Lisdoonvarna, home to the world famous matchmaking festival held every September.