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$124.45 Day Trips & Excursions

Connemara Beach Horseback Ride from Galway

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Omey Island, Claddaghduff, County Galway, Western IrelandOmey Island is accessible across a wide open strand of white sand when the tide is full out. All these rides are tidal so the start time varies from day-to-day.Duration: 3 hours

$65.65 Day Trips & Excursions

Clifden Wild Atlantic Way Full-Day Self-Guided E-Bike Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Alcock and Brown Landing Site, Clifden, County Galway, Western IrelandVisit the landing place of the worlds trans ocean flight. It is also the site of the first trans Atlantic radio transmission.Duration: 8 hoursPass By: Clifden Castle, Clifden, County Galway, Western IrelandThe former home of the D'Arcy family, the founders of Clifden town itself.

$124.45 Outdoor Activities

Cleggan, Omey Beach and Island Guided Beach Horseback Ride

After arriving in Cleggan village (transport not included in this package), make your way to the riding centre at the entrance of Cleggan village, where you will present your voucher at reception. Then you will gear up for the ride - hats and boots will be supplied by the riding centre. Make sure you bring appropriate rain and wind gear. In the arena you will meet your guides and your horse for the day. The guides will make sure that you feel comfortable and safe. After a short assessment you will leave for the pony trek towards the beautiful Omey Beach and Omey Island. The guide will lead you off road, where you will pass Courthoor Lough and you can see some famous Connemara Ponies in the fields. Arriving in Claddaghduff, you are right on the Wild Atlantic Way and will make your way to one of the Wild Atlantic Way Signature Points - Omey Island, which is a designated Special Area of Conservation. On the beautiful Omey Beach you have the chance to take pictures and depending on your level of experience you can canter or gallop across the white strand. Novices are kept safely in walk and trot. Then you cross Omey Beach the guide will lead you to the other side of Omey Island, where you have a fantastic view over the wild Atlantic. Then you make your way back to Omey Beach, where the horses can cool themselves while riding through the sea.Depart Omey Beach and ride back to the riding centre to dismount at the conclusion of your memorable horseback riding experience.

$97.05 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Magical Inishbofin Island on the Connemara Coast from Galway including Lunch

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Inishbofin, County Galway, Western IrelandDeparting central Galway city at 8.30am, hop on the public bus (transport cost included in this package) to Cleggan, County Galway. Traveling through Connemara through Oughterard village, pass the famous Quiet Man Bridge through Connemara's capital Clifden and on to the fishing village of Cleggan to catch the ferry from the pier at the harbour.Arrive in Cleggan and explore the village before making your way to the ferry. Depart Cleggan by ferry to discover the island time capsule that is Inishbofin. The island was inhabited as far back as 8000-4000 B.C. The first documented history of the island dates from early Christian times. Sailing into the harbour you will see Cromwell’s 16th Century Barracks, which was used as a prison for catholic priests from all over the country after the English Statute of 1585 declared them guilty of high treason. At midday you will arrive on Inishbofin. Explore this fascinating island and have lunch at a local restaurant/pub. For lunch it's recommended you have the dressed crab sandwich and a local craft beer, all containing local ingredients. Other tasty options are also available. Several safe sandy beaches strewn with shells and with crystal clear water make stand up paddling, swimming and snorkeling a joy. The islands waters make for spectacular diving. Inishbofin is a breeding area for many species of birds. For the adventurous there are hill walks and excellent shore angling. Inishbofin is a centre for traditional Irish music and song with its own Ceilí band.Depart from Inishbofin Island by ferry. This is the last ferry of the day so please make sure to arrive 15 minutes before departure!Approximately 45 minutes later you arrive in Cleggan and depart for return journey to Galway city by public bus. Ten minutes from Clifden you will pass Ballynahinch Castle, one of Granuailes (famous pirate queen) on an island in Ballynahinch Lough. On the remaining journey you will travel through the wilds of Connemara and pass by the Maamturk and Twelve Ben mountain ranges. You will arrive back in Galway city centre at approx. 8pm to finish off the day.Duration: 7 hours

$44.53 Day Trips & Excursions

Cycling the Wild Atlantic Way - 1-Day Self Guided Tour from Clifden

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Wild Atlantic Way, Galway, County Galway, Western IrelandTravel by bike out the Sky Road and take in the spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. Alternatively take the Ballyconneelly Road and visit the landing site of the first transatlantic flight.Duration: 8 hours

$199.80 Day Trips & Excursions

Connemara to Wild Atlantic Way Horse Riding Shore Excursion

After arriving in Cleggan village (transport not included) customers are advised to make their way to the riding centre at the entrance of Cleggan village, where you will present your voucher at reception. Then you will gear up for the ride - hats and boots will be supplied by the riding centre. Make sure you bring appropriate rain and wind gear.In the arena you will meet your guides and your horse for the day and the guides will make sure that you feel comfortable and safe. After a short assessment you will leave for the first pony trek towards the beautiful Omey Beach and Omey Island. The guide will lead you offroad, where you will pass Courthoor Lough and you can see some famous Connemara Ponys in the fields. Arriving in Claddaghduff, you are right on the Wild Atlantic Way and you will make your way to one of the Wild Atlantic Way Signature Points - Omey Island, which is a designated Special Area of Conservation. On the beautiful Omey Beach you have the chance to take pictures and depending on your level of experience you can canter or gallop across the white strand. Novices are kept safely in walk and trot. Then you cross Omey Beach the guide leads you to the other side of Omey Island, where you have a fantastic view over the wild Atlantic. Then you make your way back to Omey Beach, where the horses can cool themselves while riding through the sea.After this you depart Omey Beach and rideback to the riding centre and dismount.A recommended meal stop would be the Oliver's - Cleggan village's famous Seafood Bar overlooking the harbour (lunch at own expense).After lunch you will meet with your guides again at the riding centre and depart for the second ride. This time the guides lead you through the village towards Selerna Beach. It is a scenic cresent shape sandy beach, which looks towards Inishbofin Island to the west and the mouth of Cleggan Bay to the east. Stroll, trot or gallop across this quiet WIld Atlantic Way shoreline. There is a megalithic wedgetomb up on the field to the right of the beach. Spend some moments appreciating the  Atlantic Ocean and islands beyond, before turning back along the backroads with its many horses, cows and sheep in the fields and the magnificient Twelve Bens mountain range in the background.Then, make your way back to the riding centre where you dismount again and this is where your tour ends.

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