Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

Discover Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way on our sightseeing coach programme tailored for groups

Please contact us for your personalised group quotation, which will include: 

  • half board hotel accommodation
  • ferry crossings
  • executive coach travel
  • all excursions and entrance fees as detailed below


Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way 14-day Programme

Day 1: Travel to Ireland
We sail from Fishguard in South Wales to Rosslare, and continue to Waterford for our overnight stay

Day 2: Cobh/Bantry
We depart Waterford and travel to Cobh for an extended visit. Cobh is famous for its connection with the Titanic, and has there is a visitor centre where you can find out more about the ill-fated ship and its connection with the town (optional extra). From Cobh, we continue to Bantry for our two night stay.

Day 3: Mizen Head/ Bantry
We have a morning excursion to the Mizen Head Signals Station and Visitor Centre (entry included), which is the most south-westerly point in Ireland, and one of the key Discovery Points on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. You can visit the dynamic visitor centre with plenty to do including finding out more about the history of the Mizen Peninsula and see the Fastnet Rescue Tide Clock.

For the more adventurous you can walk to the Signal Station down the famous 99 steps, with the possibility to see seals, whales and dolphins; and there is a level path to a look out point where you can see the Bridge and views for those less able.

We return to Bantry for the afternoon where you can explore the harbour town famous for its seafood and sweeping views of the bay.

Day 4: Garnish Island / Killarney
We depart Bantry and travel to Glengarriff, where we take the short ferry trip to Garnish Island (seasonal opening, entry included). This amazing island garden is world-renowned for its beautiful walks and stunning specimen plants which are rare in this climate. There is also a visit to seal island where you will visit the seal colony.

From Glengarriff, we travel to Killarney for a three night stay.

Day 5: Ring of Kerry
Today we have a full day exploring the famous Ring of Kerry. We discover highlights including the Bog Village, the towns of Waterville and Sneem, Lady’s View and Moll’s Gap – a full and scenic day for you to experience to the fullest (any entry costs on the ring are optional extra)

Day 6: Killarney/ National Forest
Today we have a free day in Killarney where you can explore at your leisure. We can arrange a Jaunting Car ride through the National Forest (optional extra)

Day 7: Dingle Peninsula/ Lisdoonvarna
We depart our hotel and spend the morning exploring the Dingle Peninsula. We travel first to Dingle itself for a short visit before discovering the wildness of the Wild Atlantic Way on the Slea Head Drive – the most westerly point in Ireland. You will see some stunning views as well as archaeological remains on this scenic tour.

From the Dingle Peninsula, we head north to Tarbet for the short ferry crossing across the river Shannon. We then continue following Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way along the coast to the village of Lisdoonvarna, famous for its annual matchmaking festival held each September. We have two nights here

Day 8: Cliffs of Moher/Ballyvaughan/Dunguaire Castle
Today we visit the famous Cliffs of Moher, stretching 8 kilometres and rising 200 metres above the sea (entry included). We then take one of the “10 best road trips in the world” along the R479 from Doolan to Ballyvaughan, a village full of thatched cottages and tea rooms, where we have a lunch stop. We continue to Dunguaire Castle (seasonal opening, entry included), for a short visit before returning to the hotel.

Day 9: Galway/Killary Harbour
We depart Lisdoonvarna and travel to the lively city of Galway, where we have free time to explore before heading on the Killary Harbour, Ireland’s only Fjord. Here we enjoy a 90 minute cruise on the Fjord before continuing to our hotel in Westport for a one night stay

Day 10: WB Yeats’ Grave/Belleek
We travel to Sligo where we have a short visit to WB Yeats’ grave. We continue to Belleek for a short visit, home of the famous pottery where a factory tour can be arranged (optional extra). We arrive in Donegal for our two night stay

Day 11: Donegal
Today we have a free day in Donegal

Day 12: Inishowen Peninsula/Letterkenny
We travel north to the Inishowen Peninsula, the northernmost point of Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way. We visit the Doagh Famine Village, a traditional museum charting the history of the Great Famine in Ireland, before returning to Letterkenny for some free time

Day 13: Dublin
Today we depart Donegal and travel to Dublin, where we have a free afternoon to explore this vibrant city. Sights include Temple Bar, the Halfpenny Bridge, Molly Malone’s Statue, and don’t forget to try a pint of Guinness in one of Ireland’s many pubs! We have an overnight stay on the outskirts of Dublin

Day 14: Holyhead and Home
We depart our hotel for the early morning ferry crossing from Dublin to Holyhead, arriving early afternoon. We continue our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute


Day 1:
Travel to Ireland / Overnight in Waterford
Day 2: Travel to Bantry for free time / Overnight in Killarney
Day 3: Free day in Killarney & the National Forest
Day 4: Dingle Peninsula & Shannon Estuary / Overnight in Lisdoonvarna
Day 5: Cliffs of Mohe / Ballyvaughan / Dunguaire Castle
Day 6: Galway / Killary Harbour / Westport
Day 7: Dublin
Day 8: Holyhead & Home

Day 1:
Travel to Ireland / Overnight in Waterford
Day 2: Travel to Bantry for free time / Overnight in Killarney
Day 3: Muckross House & Dingle Peninsula
Day 4: Free day in Killarney
Day 5: Shannon Estuary / Cliffs of Moher / Overnight in Lisdoonvarna
Day 6: Galway / Killary Harbour / overnight in Westport
Day 7: WB Yeats Grave / Donegal
Day 8: Inishowen Peninsula & Doagh Famine Village
Day 9: Dublin
Day 10: Holyhead and Home