Newgrange & Hill of Tara day tour (departing from Dublin, O'Connell Street) 

Our Newgrange & Hill of Tara Tour departing from Dublin’s city centre to this famous passage tomb gives you the chance to visit the famed burial chamber, with free entry included.

Departing from Dublin four days a week, it is a must do for all visiting the island of Ireland. Also stopping at the Hill of Tara, which was once the ancient seat of the High Kings of Ireland, you will also get the opportunity to visit Howth Harbour &
Village, renowned for beautiful views over north county Dublin.

This unique and once in a lifetime opportunity includes a guaranteed guided visit to the Newgrange Passage Tomb, a UNESCO World Heritage Site dated 3,200BC and is one of the oldest Neolithic burial chambers in Europe, it is even said to be older than
the Egyptian pyramids!

Finally, get the chance to visit the Stone of Destiny, Lia Fáil, which is the most famous monument at Tara and is Ireland’s ancient coronation stone. The Stone sits on the King’s seat; and in Irish Mythology, it is said to be the Stone
of Destiny, a sacred object left behind by mythic godlike people, which too was once said to be Ireland’s greatest Tribe, Tuatha Dé Danann. Legend says the stone will roar when touched by the rightful King of Tara, visitors are invited
to try; you never know what might happen!

Cost: €38.00 per person

Tour Duration: 9 hours.

Tour Departs from: Dublin Visitor Centre, 17 Lower O’Connell Street, Dublin 1 MAP

*Tour departs: 09.00am

*Please arrive 15 minutes before departure time.

 

Wicklow Mountains & Glendalough day tour (Full day tour departing from Dublin O'Connell Street)

Our Glendalough & Wicklow Mountains Tour gives you the chance to hop aboard one of Dublin’s top-rated day tours to a natural beauty spot, allowing all involved to experience the warmest of Irish hospitality on a day tour full of new experiences.

Our tour begins with an introduction to Dublin City, as we head south towards County Wicklow, which is more commonly known as the “Garden of Ireland”. Beautiful lakes, dense forests’ and wonderful views make this a wonderful scenic drive and a fine day away from the hustle and bustle of Dublin city.

Our tour also brings you to scenery made famous from films such as Braveheart and P.S. I Love You. While also bringing you over and along the Wicklow Mountains to Glendalough Lake & Valley. This tour also includes stops at Glencree Valley & Cemetery, the PS I Love you Bridge, the Guinness Lake (Lough Tay), Sally’s Gap and of course, the spectacular Glendalough Lake, home to St. Kevin’s Monastery, Celtic Crosses and much more!

Stop five, and the final stop on your tour of Wicklow, is Avoca Village, a small town made famous by Thomas Moore in the song ‘The Meeting of the Water’ it too is well- known for its spot as the fictional home of BBC’s hit tv-show “Ballykissangel”. Here you can enjoy some traditional Irish food and drinks in a local bar called Fitzgerald’s. All Gray Line travellers can also enjoy an exclusive discount on a traditionally Irish hearty meal deal and a complimentary shot of Irish whiskey before making your back to Dublin City.

Cost: €33.00 per person
Tour Duration: 9 hours.
Tour Departs from: Dublin Visitor Centre, 16 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin 1 MAP
*Tour departs: 09.15 am.

*Please arrive 15 minutes before departure time.

Malahide Castle and Northern coastal half-day tour (departs Dublin, O'Connell Street)

Escape the city with this half-day tour less than 1 hour from Dublin. Leaving the city behind, your first stop on this Gray Line Ireland half-day tour will be Malahide Castle (admission included), where you will enjoy a live-guided tour of the famous castle once owned by the very wealthy Talbot family. It is here you will also get the chance to wander the 250-acre castle grounds that are also home to an oriental garden and Ireland’s only Butterfly House, which houses 20 different exotic species of butterflies. 

While enjoying the gardens and castle grounds, where you will find the private gardens of Lord Talbot, you too have the option to enjoy all there is to offer such as a Museum Shop, Avoca Retail & Cafe, The Malahide Outdoor Store and the Irish Centre for Cycling.

After your visit to Malahide Castle, you will continue the tour with a scenic coastal drive through the picturesque town of Malahide and then on to the traditional Irish fishing village of Howth. Here you will get to take the time to wander around this pretty village before making your way to Howth Summit, overlooking Dublin Bay, which makes for the perfect photo opportunity.

Our half-day trip returns to Dublin city via the coast road which gives beautiful views over Dublin Bay, St. Anne’s Park and Bull Island.

Cost: €27.00 per person
Tour Duration: ½ day tour (morning)
Tour Departs from: Dublin Visitor Centre, 16 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin 1.
*Tour departs: 09.30 am.
*Please arrive 15 minutes before departure time.