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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...
Hires out hundreds of sturdy bikes, electric bikes and tandems, which it delivers to your accommodation anywhere on the island. It's at the pier.
Patrick Burke is an expert on local cycling and can advise on routes that avoid crowds and reach seldom-visited ends of the island.
At the southern end of town is a spa well, with a sulphur spring, a Victorian pumphouse and a fine woodsy setting...
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).
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.
Shop, surf school and board rental.
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.
This golf club in Lahinch dates from 1892 when it was laid out amid the dunes by Scottish soldiers.
Champion surfer John McCarthy offers lessons and various multiday packages.
Offers lessons plus rents out boards and wetsuits.
With lessons held on various Clare beaches; transport included in the price.
'Gentle' walks visit historic sites while enjoying geologic and floral oddities.
John Connolly offers a broad range of walks, from gentle to more strenuous.
Long-time guide Mary Howard leads groups on a variety of rambles, off-the-beaten-track hikes and rugged routes.
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