Ireland Eco Tours

Taking you off the beaten track is what we are all about. There is no better way to experience the Emerald Isle than on our unique Ireland eco tours. Explore Ireland with your friendly and passionate local guides, practicing sustainable travel every step of the way. Ecotourism in Ireland is a growing practice, as we learn to look after our beautiful country and our rich culture. Please get in touch if you have any questions. 

Ecotourism in Ireland

The philosophy we apply to our Ireland eco tours revolves around fully experiencing a destination and not see it just through a bus window. When you truly love a place, you will do what’s necessary to protect it. That’s why we place a huge emphasis on taking you off the beaten track, to explore the most amazing landscapes and experience a destination’s unique culture and ecological wonders. Once you’ve seen the wilder parts of Ireland, you’ll want to protect it too!

While exploring one of our many eco-minded tours, you can even enhance your experience by adding in a unique active tour like our Ireland walking tours and our Ireland Cycling Tours — or any of our other carefully selected tours, finding something to suit your needs. Learn more about taking a sustainable tour in Ireland with Wild N Happy!

Top Ireland Eco Tours

Day Tour

The Gap of Dunloe Experience

From€65
6 hrs 30 mins
Availability : Mar-Oct
Explore the wild landscapes of the Gap of Dunloe and the Lakes of Killarney on this wondrous 1 day tour.
Multi-Day Tour

The Green Isles – 17 Day Tour

From€3,249
17 days
Come with Wild N Happy on this 17-day tour of Ireland and Scotland. See Skye, the Cairngorms, Dingle, the Ring of Kerry, & so much more! Check out […]
Self-Drive Tour

Authentic Ireland – 11 Day Self Drive Tour

From€1,299
11 days
Availability : Mar-Oct
Explore the wonders of Ireland on this 11-day tour. Starting in Dublin, we'll visit the Cliffs of Moher, the Wild Atlantic Way, the Killarney, Dingle, Connemara National Park, […]

The Wild N Happy Foundation

Make a difference when you travel with us as with each booking you make directly with us we Give Back 3% through the Wild N Happy Foundation to carefully selected initiatives that promote a better planet.

Benefits of booking an eco tour

  • Explore unique destinationsWe will take you off the beaten track to explore the most amazing landscapes and discover unique experiences. We believe that a destination needs to be experienced, not seen through a bus window. That’s why we place a huge emphasis on minimizing time on the road so that you can explore and enjoy all that a destination has to offer, without rushing. Even better, you can explore while walking, cycling, kayaking or whatever adventure suits you.
  • Small group toursYour experience is our priority and we make certain that it surpasses your expectations. That is why we place huge emphasis on small group experiences with an average group size of 16. There are many benefits to having this size: you don’t feel like you're being herded around, we are able to include more activity options, it’s easier to meet people... plus we can get you off the beaten track and do way more in a day!
  • Great valueWe guarantee the best deals on activities you can find, so you can afford to do more. We know that travelling can be expensive and that’s why we have put together the best tour experiences that already include the out-of-the-way, "must-see" places.
  • Top experiences for you!We put great emphasis on providing a wide range of high quality experiences that are specially designed to suit your needs. Whether you're an individual, family, or group we have something perfect to get you active. From climbing mountains, kayaking adventures on mystical lakes, historical and wildlife tours we will provide you with a real sense of adventure and above all a memory that will last forever.
  • The best guides and driversOur focus is you and your experience. Therefore, we take great pride and care in choosing the perfect guides and drivers for you. They are all professional, qualified, passionate, fun and most importantly have vast experience and knowledge of a destination. This will help you make the most of your time and ensure you can explore without any hassles, worries and just simply have a memorable experience. There is one guarantee; your guide and driver will be amazing.
  • Responsible travel experiencesWe recognize our duty towards providing Responsible Travel, ‘that creates better places for people to live in, and better places to visit.’ We equally understand that great product ideas may not always be the most appropriate form of local economic development. Therefore, before launching any of our tourism products we make sure that they adhere to our strict principles on Responsible Tourism that include respecting local natural resources, cultural heritage, and human values. We encourage our clients to be aware of their environmental, social and economic impact too.

Eco Tour FAQs

Will I meet other like minded travellers on my tour?

Yes, on our tour experiences you will meet like minded people that love the outdoors and getting to know all the cool facts about a destination.

A lot of people say when you go on a tour with us, you start off as strangers but by the end, you are friends for life.

Will there be a guide or driver on my tour?

Yes, you will have a dedicated driver guide throughout your tour experience who will be qualified, engaging and knowledgeable. They will provide you with exclusive insights into the best place to go, the must experiences and all the ins and outs of everyday life of the destination you are exploring.

How do eco tours compare to a private tour?

On one of our cultural tour experiences, you travel with like-minded people who you’ve never met. We provide small group tours of 16 people maximum in which you have an expert driver guide.

However, the main difference is you have a set start time and itinerary for a group. While if you choose a private tour experience, this can be tailored to suit your preferred departure time and requirements.

Can I book a private eco-tour experience?

Yes, for each of our tour experiences you can have a private tour. You can either book directly online or contact us to confirm availability.

Is there 24/7 support service

When booking a tour experience, we offer you a 24/7 support service so no matter where you are or what time of the day it is we are just a call away to help you out. This reassuring service will help you explore your destination with ease and confidence.

We would like to add some extras to our eco tour. What can we add?

We will provide in your detailed travel notes a list of available options that can be added to your tour. These include guiding services and a wide range of activity, cultural and ecological experiences.

If you have a particular interest outside of the tour that you would like to experience and don’t see it offered in our available options, just let us know. We will do our best to help make it happen for you.

If I select accommodation for my eco tour, what is the difference between the Budget, Classic and Luxury?

  • Budget – Our Budget Tour Style lets you experience your destination at a great price. We use hostel accommodation that is clean, centrally located and has a unique atmosphere that allows you to relax and enjoy the very best of where you are exploring.
  • Classic – Our Classic Tour Style offers you a Lodge/B&B (Bed & Breakfast) experience. All our venues are welcoming, centrally located and have a warm friendly atmosphere that will make you feel right at
  • Luxury – Our Luxury Tour Style provides you with the opportunity to experience 4 Star Guest Houses/Hotel that offers fantastic comfort and is centrally located in whichever destination you are exploring.

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