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Healys Tours / Dublin Tour Bus - Cliffs of Moher & Burren Tours

Healys Tours

Activity Type: Coachtour, Sightseeing

Tour Runs: 7 days a week (January - December)

Pick up Location: Burgh Quay, outside the Jaffa Deli at 7:15am and 9:15am. Please arrive 15min prior to departure

Languages Available: English

Description: Pick which Dublin Tours Bus Tour best suits you!!!

  • 07:15am: Early Tour with more FREE time of the bus with optional guided tour of Aillwee Caves or visit the new Birds of Prey sanctuary home to over 89 different types of bird. After a visit to the Cliffs. *Please note admission is not included* Returns to Dublin City 21:15approx
  • 09:15am: Our new Direct Non-stop Day Tour to the Burren & Cliffs of Moher Tour. After 1 hour free time in Medieval Galway City. Returns to Dublin City 21:15pm approx

A 3 hour stop at the Cliffs of Moher & the Burren including:

Aillwee Caves
Let the staff at AILLWEE CAVE welcome you to the dramatic underworld of this area. Expert guides will accompany and inform you during your leisurely tour. A dramatic underworld of beautiful caverns – over bridged chasms, under weird formations and alongside the thunderous waterfall which sometimes gently sprays the unsuspecting visitor.

... Or.... Burren Birds of Prey Centre
The Centre is home to birds from all around the globe including falcons, hawks, owls, eagles and vultures. Each enclosure offers an opportunity to see, hear, and interact with these majestic creatures and learn about the ancient sport of falconry. See some of the most endangered species of birds fly around Aillwee mountain. Also an opportunity to handle, fly and feed your very own hawk, a unique opportunity to interact with nature. *NEW 2012*

Poulnabrone Dolmen
An ancient megalithic tomb on the karstic limestone pavement of the Burren dating back to 2500 BC. One of the most famous dolmens in Ireland.

Burren Region
An area of scenic & unsurpassed beauty that has fascinated many geologists and archaeologists for years. Renowned for its unique rare flora & fauna.

Cliffs of Moher
Voted as one of the seven wonders of the world...It boasts as one of Irelands top tourist attractions rising some 200 metres above sea level and stretching some 8kms long. Visit Atlantic Edge experience located at the centre of the underground building a huge domed cave containing images, exhibits, displays & experiences that will delight young and old alike.

Doolin
Renowned for its wealth of music festivals & selection of traditional Irish pubs. Fitz's bar is our lunch stop on the tour.

Burren Atlantic Coast Drive
Travel along the shores of Galway Bay and view the Aran Islands, Connemara & Galway city from across the bay.

DunGuaire Castle
Surrounded by a bawn & walled enclosure...This 16C tower house lieson the southern eastern shore of Galway Bay. Medieval Banquets take place here nightly during high season.
 
More information:
The Dublin Tours Bus tour journeys through one of the largest areas of limestone rock in Western Europe known as the 'Burren'. Take the Gobus express Non stop service from outside Ulster bank on Georges Quay to Galway City in a comfortable relaxed journey time of just 2hrs 30mins. Arrive into the new Galway Coach station at 09:45am before boarding the Healy Galway Bus Tour that departs Galway at 10:05am. Travel south of Clarinbridge, home of the Oyster Festival and onto Kinvara fishing village which is renowned for the Galway Hooker boats. Our first stop is at Dunguaire Castle, a 16th Century Castle home for its Medieval Banquets during the summer months. On towards the tour's next stop at Aillwee Caves or THE Burren Birds of prey. The caves are one of the oldest caves in Ireland, which has 3,400 feet of passages leading into the heart of the mountain. The Birds of Prey is where some birds on site are part of the World Wide Breeding Programme of rare and endangered species, allowing a rare glimpse of these animals. Both options are also a morning coffee stop on the tour.
After the tour travels into the centre of the Burren Paradise, a remarkable bare limestone area with its many combinations of unusual factors such as its unique geology, flora and fauna. The tour stops here at the Poulnabrone Dolmen a remarkable megalithic monument tomb dating from 2500BC and also the ancient burial site for burying our dead. From here, the tour passes Leamanagh Castle, home of the late Maire Rua McMahon and onto Lisdonvarna which is renowned for the Matchmaking Festival that takes place every September. Now, the spectacular Cliffs of Moher begin to unfold some 200 metres high and 8km long, giving superb views of the Clare coastline, Connemara Mountains and the Aran Islands. Heading back to Galway the tour travels down to the village of Doolin which is noted for it's wealth of Irish folk music. Fitz's Irish bar is also the lunch stop on the tour.
Travelling along the magical Atlantic Coastline the tour stops for photos at Black Head where there is an opportunity to see the Aran islands, Twelve Bens mountains in Connemara and photo the Galway City coastline. The tour arrives in Galway City at about 5:45pm approx with 1 hour free time around the Medieval City before boarding the 18:45pm Gobus back to Dublin. A tour that must be taken to see one of the West of Ireland's most spectacular regions!

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