Welcome to Lahinch

More recently this old holiday town has become one of the epicentres of Ireland's burgeoning surfing scene. Surf schools and stores cluster near the seafront.

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$31.12 Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Small-Group Cliffs Of Moher Day Trip from Limerick

Begin the day with pickup from most accommodations in Adare, Limerick, Shannon and Ennis. Alternatively, meet your driver and guide at the Tourist Information Office in Limerick at 9:45am and Ennis 10.30.Make your first stop of the day at Leamanagh Castle, and take a morning refreshment at Caherconnell Fort. Then stop at Poulnabrone Dolmen, an ancient burial site thought to date back to 3800BC. From here, head across the famous Burren region, a unique Limestone landscape that is often compared to a lunar landscape; see breathtaking views across Galway Bay (weather permitting). Make a stop in Ballyvaughen for lunch (own expense).After lunch, drive with your guide along the Wild Atlantic Way, which will take you across the Blackhead Drive, with it's stunning views of Connemara and the Aran Islands. There will be time to stop for a few moments to reflect on this ancient region and admire the flora and scenery.Next is the the highlight of our tour: the majestic Cliffs of Moher along the spectacular Wild Atlantic Way. Here, take in awesome views from the cliffs, which rise 702 feet (approximately 214 mt) from the ocean. There will be ample time for photos. Here you can take an optional Atlantic Edge Tour (included in price) or simply enjoy a coffee.On leaving the cliffs, drive by the villages of Liscannor and Lahinch on the return journey to Ennis and Limerick.

$51.75 Day Trips & Excursions

1 Day Cliffs of Moher & Atlantic Edge Walk

Departs Cork city at 7.45am Photo stop at Bunratty CastleAt 11.30am we begin walk from trail head near Liscannor to Cliffs of Moher visitor centreExperience this spectacular Wild Atlantic Ocean walk that this filled with wonderful scenery and fascinating historyAfter about 1hr 30mins you will arrive at the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience CentreAt edge you will gaze out upon spectacular landscapes, all while experiencing the wild nature of IrelandAt 3.30pm , you will depart the centre and visit the surfing town of Lahinch, grab a coffee and watch local surfers ride the waves. All good things must come to an end, we make our way back to our departure point, with our local guides telling jokes and playing music along the way to keep you entertained.

$1093.71 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Burren Clare 8 Day Self Guided Cycle

Day 1: Arrive in Ennis - Check into your B&B. Collect your bicycle, Information Pack with Route Description and map from the proprietor. Day 2: Ennis to Kilrush - Leaving Ennis for Kilrush you cycle along the north shore of the mighty Shannon River Estuary which hosts beautiful views over North Kerry and Scattery Island. Today’s Cycle Distance: 58kms/ 36mi. Day 3: Kilrush to Kilkee - Today’s cycle takes you from Kilrush to Carrigaholt & the beautiful Loop Head cycle. Overlooking the Shannon Estuary, south to County Kerry & north up towards the Cliffs of Moher. Completing your circuit, you end your day in the seaside town of Kilkee. Overnight in Kilkee. Today’s Cycle Distance: 44km /27.5mi. Day 4: Kilkee to Lahinch - From Kilkee, your cycle takes you along the south-western shores of County Clare as you follow north through the seaside village called Spanish point which takes its name from the stories of Spanish Armada ships washing up on the coastline and many Spanish sailors who made it ashore lost their lives to the local chieftain. Overnight in Lahinch. Today’s Cycle Distance: 63km /39mi.Day 5: Lahinch to Doolin - Continuing north from Milltown Malbay, you pass the famous Lahinch Golf Course before reaching the coast town of Liscannor – famous for its stone work. Continuing on to the Cliffs of Moher, we encourage you to stop here, lock your bicycles and enjoy a walk out to these impressive cliffs with wonderful views across to the Aran Islands. Today’s Cycle Distance: 37km / 23mi.Day 6: Rest day or Doolin Loop - This is your opportunity to take a rest day & we recommend you take this opportunity to visit one of the famous & beautiful Aran Islands.  If you are unable to make a 9-Day holiday, then we suggest you enjoy this loop in place of the Aran Islands.Doolin Loop – As you cycle to the northern corner of County Clare this is one of the most spectacular regions in Ireland – known as “The Burren”. Today’s Cycle Distance: 56km /34.5mi.Day 7: Doolin to Ennis - Your final cycle will take you through the heart of County Clare, through farming communities giving you a great immersion into rural Ireland. You will meander through villages such as Corofin and other mystical sounding places on a network of backroads. Overnight in Ennis. Today’s Cycle Distance: 49km /30.5mi. Day 8: Departure - After a final breakfast and farewell you leave your cycle behind you and follow your own arrangements for your onward journey.

$2995.30 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Walking tour - Emerald - 15 Day

Day 1: Wicklow Mountains & Glendalough Monastic Site Highlight of the day:  Glendalough Monastic Site/ Overnight:  Laragh Village - Wicklow/ Restaurant Suggestion:  The Wicklow Heather RestaurantDay 2: Dingle Village & South Pole Inn Highlight of the day:  Cliff walk into Dingle/ Overnight:  Dingle Town/ Restaurant Suggestion: An CanteenDay 3: Mount Brandon & Connors Pass Highlight of the day:  Climbing up Mt Brandon/ Overnight:  Dingle Town/ Restaurant Suggestion: Walkers Bar & Restaurant Day 4: Slea Head Walk & Views of The Blasket IslandHighlight of the day:  Hike Slea Head/ Overnight:  Dingle Town/ Restaurant Suggestion:  The Chart House Day 5: Killarney National Park & The Gap Of DunloeHighlight of the day:  The Gap of Dunloe & the lakes of Killarney/ Overnight:  Killarney/ Restaurant Suggestion:  Bricin Restaurant Day 6: Cliffs Of Moher Walk Highlight of the day:  Cliffs Of Moher/ Overnight:  Lahinch/ Restaurant Suggestion:  The Cornerstone Day 7: The Burren & Galway City Highlight of the day:  Walk through The Burren/ Overnight: Clifden/ Restaurant Suggestion: Ardagh RestaurantDay 8: Connemara & Kylemore Abbey Highlight of the day: Visit Kylemore Abbey/ Overnight: Clifden/ Restaurant Suggestion: Guy’s Bar & Snug Restaurant Day 9: Connemara & Killary Fjord Highlight of the day:  Hike the famous famine walk/ Overnight:  Clifden/ Restaurant Suggestion: Guys Bar & Snug Day 10: Sligo & Amazing Beach Walks Highlight of the day:  Walk along Mullagmore Beach/ Overnight: Donegal/ Restaurant Suggestion: The Harbour Restaurant Day 11: Donegal & The Mighty Slieve League Cliffs Highlight of the day: Slieve League Cliffs/ Overnight: Donegal/ Restaurant Suggestion: The Village Tavern Day 12: Glenveagh National Park Highlight of the day:  Hike through Glenveagh National Park/ Overnight:  Donegal/ Restaurant Suggestion:  Manhattan Steakhouse Day 13: Derry & Dunluce Castle Highlight of the day: Walk along Derry City Walls/ Overnight:  Ballintoy/ Restaurant Suggestion: The Fullerton Arms Day 14: The Giants Causeway & Coastal Walk Highlight of the day:  The Giant’s Causeway Coastal Walk/ Overnight:  Ballintoy/ Restaurant Suggestion:  The Fullerton TavernDay 15: Belfast City & Return To Dublin. 

$1381.83 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Walking Tour-Southern Gem-7 Days

Day 1: Wicklow Mountains & Glendalough Monastic Site -After leaving Dublin, We will make our way to our guest house in Glendalough. This is a majestic place, a previously important religious centre in ancient Ireland where St. Kevin resided and lived with his fellow Christians. After your walk, which is about three hours and brings you all around the valley, you will come back to relax at the guest house.Day 2:Dingle Village & The South Pole Inn -We will then travel to the south west of Ireland to the kingdom of Kerry. We stop at Beenbane beach and you can take the cliff walk into Dingle Village - a wonderful way to arrive to this magical little corner of Ireland!Day 3: Mount Brandon & Connors Pass-Today we get ourselves ready for an amazing walk up Mount Brandon. It is one of the most scenic mountains in Ireland. The summit is 1000m and should take no longer than 4 hours. After our Adventure we will head back to Dingle and you will have the option to see, swim or kayak with Fungi, a wild dolphin that calls Dingle his home.Day 4: Slea Head Walk -Slea Head lies ahead of us today, a peninsula that the National Geographic has put in the top 10 drives in the world. Our walk is nice and easy today, with Great views out to the Atlantic and Dead Man’s Island. Right on Ireland's rugged west coast, this is the closest you can get to the US from Europe.Day 5: The Gap of Dunloe & Killarney National Park- Today you will experience one of the most beautiful walks you will find in all of Ireland through The Gap of Dunloe.  The 'Gap' stretches through the highest mountain range in Ireland called the MacGuillicuddy Reeks. Over the far side, a river boat will take you on an hour long boat ride through the lakes of Killarney finishing at Ross Castle a short walk from Killarney village.  Day 6 : The Cliffs Of Moher Walk -We now make our way up the west coast and cross the river Shannon by ferry at Tarbert. Heading just up the road, we may stop at Brigid’s Well before we get a start on our walk along the amazing Cliffs Of Moher. Enjoy the mesmerising scenery a safe distance from the edge and marvel at the rugged cliffs, views and the ocean below.Day 7:The Burren Walk & Galway City- This morning we will walk through this karst limestone region that covers 250 square miles. After leaving Lahinch early in the morning, we will follow the coast all the way to Galway. Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end and with heavy hearts we will bid farewell to some wonderful friends made along this 'Southern Gem tour'. Until we meet again on our next Extreme Ireland Adventure!

$2534.31 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Wild Atlantic Way Tour-Epic-12 days

This tour will take you along Ireland's west coast from West Cork in the South to Donegal in the North. The Wild Atlantic Way Tour is a soft adventure tour which will take you on walking trails to some of the country's most spectacular vistas and dramatic coastlines. Not only this but you will also have the opportunity to experience some of the best outdoor adventure pursuits such as 'SUP' which means Stand Up Paddling; surfing; kayaking and much more. Each day will be filled with adventure activities, cultural and historical visits and experiences, as well as breathtaking coastal walks along the Wild Atlantic Way.  This tour will take you out of the tour buses to experience Ireland as it should be experienced. Stunning vistas are ready to be discovered - be mesmerised by Ireland's most beautiful locations. From walking along the highest sea cliffs in Europe to visiting ancient sites and castles, this adventure tour of Ireland will give you experiences and memories that will last a lifetime! Highlights - • Hiking along some of Ireland's most scenic spots including mountains, sea cliffs, beaches and wild coastline. • Water sports including stand up paddling, kayaking and surfing all with a backdrop you can only experience in Ireland. • Historical sites including castles, abbeys, ancient burial tombs and an abandoned village. • Culture - emerse yourself in Irish culture with music and dance and a tale or two.Itinerary:  Day 1: Kenmare & The Rock of Cashel Day 2: Castletownbere & Bare IslandDay 3: Ring of Kerry & Skellig MichaelDay 4: Swim with Fungi the dolphin & Slea HeadDay 6: Surfing at Lahinch & The Cliffs of MoherDay 7: Burren walk & Galway cityDAY 8: Doo Lough and Killary HarbourDAY 9: The Deserted Village And Keem Bay DAY 10- SUP DAY 11- Donegal Castle DAY 12- The Slieve League Sea Cliffs