Departing from the Kinlay Hostel on Merchants road at 09:30 daily and travelling south along the Wild Atlantic Way, your fully trained, local driver / guide will take you on a journey through the history and landscapes of Ireland.
Your first stop is at Dunguaire Castle on the outskirts of Kinvara. A photo-stop here at one of the most photographed castles in the whole of Ireland and then it’s on through the glacio-karst landscape of the Burren and past Corcomroe Abbey. This fascinating 12th century Cistercian Abbey is noted for its distinguished carvings and rich ornamentation.
Then you travel through Ballyvaughan and on to the Burren Birds of Prey Centre.(entry not included).
The Birds of Prey Centre has been educating and entertaining visitors with dynamic displays set against the dramatic Burren landscape since 2008. The mission of the centre is to aid in the conservation of Birds of Prey through visitor awareness and education, whilst actively fund raising for Raptor Conservation monitoring efforts within Ireland.
Departing the Birds of Prey Centre, we follow the Wild Atlantic Way along the coast of County Clare, passing Black Head, Wild Atlantic Way – Discovery Point and seeing Fanore Strand, Wild Atlantic Way – Discovery Point.
From here you can see the Aran Islands locking in Galway Bay and in the distance the mountains of Connemara, stopping for some amazing photo opportunities before arriving at the Cliffs of Moher for a 2 hour stop. Wild Atlantic Way – Signature Point. (entry fee included).
The Cliffs of Moher are one of Irelands most spectacular sights and one of the ‘Signature Points’ on the Wild Atlantic Way. Rising 214 meters out of the Atlantic Ocean, the Cliffs of Moher offer one of the most amazing views in Ireland.
After the Cliffs of Moher, you’ll return to Galway via Lisdoonvarna, famous for it’s annual match making festival.