This tour is specifically designed for people from your ship. You will be picked up from within walking distance from the dock, and will be dropped off at the same place before your ship departs. Hop on our comfortable coach and see Ireland while we do all the planning and organizing for you. This tour brings you to the “Garden or Ireland” (Wicklow mountains), the awe-inspiring Glendalough and Dublin city centre.
After being collected from your ship’s docking point, you will be brought on to the Garden of Ireland — Wicklow. On the way to Glendalough, which means “Valley of the Two Lakes” in Irish language, you will be amazed by the majestic scenery of the mountains. At our stop in Glendalough, you will have time to explore both the monastic settlements and the awe-inspiring lakes.
The sacred monastic city was founded by St. Kevin in the sixth century. Since then, the whole place flourished, despite repeated Viking raids, throughout the years until the English destroyed it in 1938. Yet, the pilgrims kept coming, especially on St. Kevin’s Day. Walk around the ruins and see the Round Tower, Kissing Gate, St. Kevin’s cross etc. for yourself and you will see why.
Don’t forget to spend some time to stroll along the lake coast as well. If you follow the hiking trail through the forest, apart from the breathtaking scenery, you will also be able to see many animals, such as otters, stoats and badgers etc., in this wooded landscape.
After the Wicklow stop, we will bring you back to Dublin city centre. On the way, our guide will give you suggestions on what to see and do, while telling you a brief history of our country. You will be given free time to explore the cobbled streets, visit the infamous Temple Bar, walk around Trinity College or do some shopping. At the end of the tour, we will take you back to your ship before it leaves.
**Please note that all times are approximate. The locations might be visited in a different order, depends on traffic and weather.
Tour departs within walking distance of the cruise port. Pick up time (usually 30 – 60 minutes after ship docking time) depends on the ship and Dublin harbour’s arrangement. You will receive an email from us few days before your arrival date with details.
Returns to original departure point, before ship leaves
Things to note:
- Not suitable for people with limited mobility. A fair bit of walking involved.
- Not suitable for children under 10. If your child is very used to travelling, please book 1 seat per child and bring your own child seat.