Sightseeing Tours of the Capital and Surroundings

Guided tours can be a great way for first time visitors to learn about Dublin and get a bird’s eye view of what this special City has to offer. We have selected some of the most popular visitor attractions for you to choose from.

Dublin Tour

(Hop On Hop Off Tour)
This fully guided tour gives you an overall flavour of our historic and ancient city. You will see examples of Dublin’s superb architecture in the Georgian streets and squares. This hop-on-hop-off tour has 28 stops at the top visitor attractions in Dublin. It will allow you to visit St. Patrick’s cathedral and Christchurch Cathedral, the Guinness Storehouse and the Old Jameson Distillery. Enjoy an entertaining live english guide commentary with bags of Irish personality or audio commentary in your own language. The tour duration is approximately 90 minutes
Details: this tour runs daily, with the first tour departing at 09.30hrs.
Tickets will be sent to you in advance.
Cost:€19.00 per person
Tour departs from: 13 Upper O’Connell St, Dublin

Wicklow Mountains, Valleys & Lakes Day Tour

(Full Day Tour)
Sit back, relax & let us take you through some of the loveliest countryside in Ireland. This tour takes you first to the stunning 6th century monastic settlement in Glendalough. Our guide will take you around the site, which boasts a 10th century conical roofed round tower as well as a St. Kevin’s kitchen and cross. The tour trail continues to the pretty village of Avoca (home to the famous drama Ballykissangel), with a stop at the famous Avoca Handweavers. There you can enjoy a stroll around the village dropping into Fitzgerald’s pub or visiting the famous Handweavers craft shop. Lunch is not included, although a lunch venue will be available on the day.
Details: This tour runs daily. Tickets will be sent to you in advance.
Cost: €30.00 per person
Tour Departs from: 13 Lower O’Connell Street, City sightseeing shop, stop 1. Please note you must be at the meeting point 20 minutes before the tour departs.

Newgrange Valley of the Kings Tour

(Full Day Tour)
This tour is also known as the Valley of the Kings tour. In the heart of the Boyne Valley, Co. Meath. You will visit the Bru na Boinne Visitor Centre, which will interpret the archaeological heritage of the Boyne Valley, which includes the megalithic passage tombs of Newgrange & Knowth. You will be taken on a guided tour in the tombs the oldest and largest neolithic burial chamber in Europe (3000bc), which predates the Egyptian Pyramids. Lunch is not included, although a lunch venue will be available on the day.
Details: this tour runs every Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. Tickets will be sent to you in advance.
Cost: €36.00 per person.
Tour departs from: Inside the Dublin Visitor Centre at 17 Lower O’Connell Street.
Please note you must be at the meeting point 20 minutes before the tour departs.

Cliffs of Moher

(Full Day Tour)
This is a full Day Tour in which you will travel in style directly to Ireland’s most impressive natural attraction The Cliffs of Moher. The Cliffs of Moher Shuttle gives you the freedom to explore this natural wonder at your own pace. Stop by the beautiful village of Doolin, home to Ireland’s burgeoning surf scene, some wonderful restaurants and traditional Irish pubs.
Cost: €39.00 per person
Days: Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat
Departure: 118 Grafton Street (Dublin Visitor Centre), 10am. Please arrive 15 minutes before departure. Travel time, 4 hours up & 4 hours back. Total tour time 10 hours.

Malahide Castle Tour

(Half Day Tour)
Escape to the coast on one of the most popular tours from Dublin and spend a half day exploring Howth village and Malahide Castle. At Malahide Castle enjoy a live-guided tour of the refurbished castle and wander the majestic castle grounds. Visit the local craft shops or relax over a coffee & pastry. Then travel along the scenic coastal drive to the picturesque fishing village of Howth. Take time to enjoy this pretty village before heading to Howth Summit for a spectacular photo opportunity overlooking Dublin Bay.
Cost: €25.00 per person
Departs twice daily: 9.30am & 2pm
Am tour departs from 13 Upper O’Connell Street – 9.30
Pm tour departs from 13 Upper O’Connell Street – 2pm
Tour Duration: 4 hours

The Giant’s Causeway Tour

(Full Day Tour)
Travel on the Giant’s Causeway Tour to see one of the most memorable of Ireland’s top attractions. Learn about the Giant’s Causeway legend as you travel north from Dublin to The Dark Hedges, a famous set from Game of Thrones, on the way to the Giants Causeway with your friendly and knowledgeable guide. Take your time to explore the Causeway with countless vantage points for unforgettable photo opportunities and time for lunch by the sea. Your guide will take you and your fearless companions across the famous Carrick a Rede Rope Bridge (accompanied by stunning views of Ratlin Island and Scotland). Final stop off is Belfast city centre.
Price: €53.00
Tour departs: 8.55am 118 Grafton Street, City Visitor Centre. Please arrive 15 minutes before departure

Please note, if you wish to participate in a tour on a date that is not listed on the registration form, please send your request to the WCFLCR 2017 Team on wcflcr2017@conferencepartners.ie and we can arrange it for you.