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Long-time guide Mary Howard leads groups on a variety of rambles, off-the-beaten-track hikes and rugged routes.
'Gentle' walks visit historic sites while enjoying geologic and floral oddities.
John Connolly offers a broad range of walks, from gentle to more strenuous.
Local Burren author Tony Kirby leads walks and archaeology hikes.
At the southern end of town is a spa well, with a sulphur spring, a Victorian pumphouse and a fine woodsy setting...
Shop, surf school and board rental.
Gives lessons plus has a good live surf-cam on the website.
Learn to scuba dive in their 170,000L tank or join open water and shore dives, classes and courses.
This golf club in Lahinch dates from 1892 when it was laid out amid the dunes by Scottish soldiers.
Offers lessons plus rents out boards and wetsuits.
For a more methodical water experience, Clare Kayak Hire offers tours on the rivers and lakes in the region and rentals at White Strand Beach near Spanish Point.
With lessons held on various Clare beaches; transport included in the price.
Champion surfer John McCarthy offers lessons and various multiday packages.
One-hour boat tours to the Cliffs of Moher.
The Doolin area is popular with cavers. The Fisherstreet Potholes are nearby, and Poll na gColm , 5km northeast of Lisdoonvarna, is Ireland's longest cave, with more than 12km of mapped passageways; see www.caving...
One of the most enjoyable ways to pass your time in Doolin is by walking the windswept country. Tracks and paths radiate in all directions; the Cliffs of Moher are 6km southwest...
These morning tours hit the still-quiet roads followed by a gourmet breakfast.
This well-stocked shop across from O'Donohue's pub has fishing tackle, walking maps, boogie boards, cheap sand buckets and helpful service.
Offers classes for all ages and abilities. You can rent surfboards, wetsuits and gear, stand-up paddle boards and kayaks (€50 per half-day).
About 3.5km north of Killaloe is the University of Limerick Activity Centre . Here individuals and groups learn such water-based skills as canoeing, sailing and windsurfing...
A splendid antidote to Ireland’s dismal beer scene (yeah, we know about Guinness but what about some variety, huh?) can be found right at the intersection of the Ennistymon (N85) and the Kilfenora (R481) roads in Ina...
Offers seasonal bus tours to the Burren and the Cliffs of Moher, incorporating an easy one-hour guided walk.
Tierney's has well-maintained mountain bikes. Hire includes helmet, lock and repair kit.
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