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3-Day Tour of Southern Ireland from Dublin - with unbiased reviews

3-Day Tour of Southern Ireland from Dublin

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Get more out of your time in Dublin by going on an exciting three-day adventure to the Southern Ireland countryside. Save time figuring out local public transport routes, and benefit from the convenience of having round-trip transport included. This budget-friendly option includes hostel accommodation and two breakfasts. See Blarney Castle, the Cliffs of Moher, Killarney, and much more.
  • See Irish countryside highlights, including the pretty town of Killarney
  • Avoid the stress of organizing car rental—round-trip transport is included
  • Ideal for budget travelers—two nights’ hostel accommodation is included
  • Learn about the sites you pass through on-board guide commentary
What to Expect
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Stop At: Rock of Cashel, Rock Vista Moor Lane, Cashel Ireland

Pass the River Liffey, we head to the imposing Rock of Cashel, proudly towering over the fields of the Golden Vale. Once the seat of the Kings of Munster and a medieval architectural delight, this iconic site will awaken your Celtic soul.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Blarney Castle & Gardens, Monacnapa, Blarney, Cork T23 Y598 Ireland

We continue to the rebel county of Cork and the famous Blarney Castle. Now’s your chance to give the stone a big juicy smacker to get the legendary ‘gift of the gab’. You will now realise your Guide has kissed the stone many, many times…

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Slea Head Drive, Ireland

Today, it’s all about breathtaking scenery and adventure. We take the stunning Slea Head Drive down the coast and spend the day exploring the dramatic Dingle Peninsula, the highlight of the Wild Atlantic Way. Your Guide will take you to the edge of the ancient world and tell tales of our ancient heroes and warriors.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Dingle, Dingle, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry

Enjoy lunch in the Dingle Peninsula's charming little 'capital'. It manages to be quaint without even trying!

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Adare, Adare, County Limerick

Spot 'The Sleeping Giant' and 'The Three Sisters' amongst the rugged coastline and take in the stunning Coumeenoole Beach, before we travel through Tralee into County Clare.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cliffs of Moher, Lislorkan North Latitude: 52.9714578 Longitude: -9.4247540, Liscannor Ireland

Today we brave the heights and soak up the dramatic views at the Cliffs of Moher that tower high above the wild Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy the wind on your face as you snap a photo of potentially the most famous cliffs in the world that were also used as a backdrop in Harry Potter & The Half Blood Prince and The Princess Bride.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: The Burren, The Burren, County Clare

We explore the weird and magical world of the Burren, Ireland’s lunar landscape and home to fairies and leprechauns!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Galway, Galway, County Galway, Western Ireland

Have lunch in one of the brightly painted pubs of Galway, Ireland’s cultural capital, before returning to Dublin.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
The Four Courts Hostel, 15-17 Merchant's Quay, Merchants Quay, Dublin 8, Co. Dublin, Ireland
3 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Breakfast
  • 2 nights accommodation, multi-share dorms
  • Breakfast
  • 2 Breakfasts
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Cliffs of Moher
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Blarney Castle & Gardens
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • The coaches are not wheelchair accessible - if assistance is required, passenger must provide their own carer
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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annacoops830 wrote a review Nov 2019
4 contributions
A lovely tour through Ireland with beautiful views! I fell in love with places I had never heard of, and still got to see the big tourist attractions. Our guide Emma and driver Gerry kept things comfortable and interesting and even gave us a few surprises throughout! I would
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Date of experience: November 2019
Yve Moreau wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution
This tour ticked all the boxes for me! Adventure, history & culture, beautiful sights, and of course, lots of Guinness and lots of fun! :) I was happy that we got to see a lot of great stuff in a short amount of time. The tour was well organized and I never felt rushed. This was
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Date of experience: November 2019
Alejandro R wrote a review Oct 2019
4 contributions
I had 5 nights in Dublin and considered different options for tours, booked the southern rocker from Shamrocker Adventures and can honestly say it was the best decision! It's a mini bus so you get to meet and talk to the other people better than in those big coach tours. Daithi
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Date of experience: October 2019
Laura wrote a review Oct 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
If your thinking about booking this adventure, DO IT! We had so much fun and could not believe how much we were able to see in 3 days! Kevin is such an awesome guide and our driver John was extremely knowledgeable as well! I knew we would see a lot of Ireland's go to spots to
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Melody G wrote a review Sep 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Absolutely wonderful time with Bobby and Joe! Caught in all the sights with a great group. Both Bobby and Joe were extremely helpful, full of recs and knowledge and also great fun. Could not recommend enough. We also really lucked out with the weather!
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Response from Shamrocker_Staff, Manager at 3-Day Tour of Southern Ireland from Dublin
Responded 29 Sep 2019
Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent tour with us, we really appreciate it, we're delighted to hear you had a great time, Safe travels Kev
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Key Details
  • Rock of Cashel, Blarney Castle & Gardens, and 6 more
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
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