Tours of Ireland – a Magical Green Island

Ireland is synonymous with green. Our fields are green, our forests are green, and even our mountains are green. There’s nothing like getting out into our wild areas or stepping onto the ancient ruins of castles and structures that go hundreds and even thousands of years. We also have some of the best surfing, hiking, biking, kayaking, and a host of other outdoor activities — take a look at our day-tour activities in Ireland and our multiday tours of Ireland to find your next big Ireland adventure tour.

Ireland Adventure Tours

Browse Wild N Happy’s guided tours of Ireland and start planning a once-in-a-lifetime trip. Below, you’ll find Ireland tour packages, private tours of Ireland, and our Mór Active Ireland Day Tours – everything you need to plan your ultimate Ireland vacation. Our guided Ireland tours have been created to meet a huge range of guests’ needs. We’ve created your perfect Irish tour and we hope you can find it below! If you have any questions about our tours or you need help finding something, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Plan your big once-in-a-lifetime Ireland vacation with Wild N Happy!

Top Tours of Ireland

Day Tour

Dingle & Slea Head

From€65
9 Hours
Availability : Mar-Oct
Discover the stunning Dingle Peninsula with its rugged coastline, colourful town, Gaelic culture, and layers of history to explore.
Private Tour

Discover Galway and Connemara – 4 Day Private Tour

From€2,550
4 days
Availability : Mar-Oct
Explore the wonders of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way on this 4 day private tour! Starting in Dublin, you'll visit Galway, Inis Mor Island, Connemara National Park, Kylemore Abbey […]
Cycling Tour

Killarney Cycling Tour

From€45
3 hrs 30 mins
Availability : Mar-Oct
Check out the Killarney Cycling Tour here at Wild N Happy. Cycling around the real Ireland with local expert guides.

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Ireland Adventure Tour Types

Day Tours of Ireland
12 tours
Luxury
25 tours

Multi-Day Tours

19 tours

Private Tours

12 tours

Self Guided Tours

Ireland Tour Experiences

cycling tour
32 tours

Bike Tours

Walking down busy Grafton Street in Dublin Ireland, the shopping district
0 tour

City Tours

50 tours

Cultural & Thematic Tours

6 tours

Choose a Tour of Ireland to Suit Your Style

Budget
25 tours
Classic
25 tours
Luxury
25 tours

Tours of Ireland FAQs

Do I need a passport or a visa to travel to Ireland?

UK and EU citizens are required to have a valid passport or a national identity card to enter Ireland. Citizens of all other countries must have a valid passport.

Citizens of the EEA member states as well as other countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand or the USA are not required to apply for a visa to travel to Ireland. The full list of countries can be found here.

Prior to travelling to Ireland, citizens of all other countries should contact their local Irish Embassy or visit the Department of Foreign Affairs website for more information.

What currency is accepted in Ireland? 

In Ireland we use the Euro as our currency. However, as part of the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland’s official currency is the British Pound.

Is tipping customary in Ireland?

Tips are not included in our tour price and tipping is entirely at your discretion. A guided price to tipping in Ireland is generally between 10-15% of cost value.

What is internet access like in Ireland? 

Internet access is quite good in Ireland, most B&Bs, hotels, cafés, pubs and tourist attractions across the country offer Wi-Fi access to their customers or visitors. 

Can I use my mobile/cell phone while in Ireland?

Mobile phone coverage is good in most parts of Ireland. However, ensure your global roaming is fully activated before travelling to Ireland, so you can enjoy the benefits of your phone plan away from home. 

What are toilets like in Ireland?

Toilets in Ireland are modern and flushable. In addition to the public restrooms you can find in most towns and villages, some are also available in service stations and pubs.

Is smoking legal in Ireland? 

In 2004, Ireland became the first smoke-free country in Europe. While smoking is prohibited in work and public places, it is however permitted in the street, in some hotel rooms and in private accommodation.

What will it cost for a…? 

All prices are approximate and may vary.

  • Pint of Guinness = €4.50
  • Public transport one-way ticket = €2.50
  • Cinema ticket = €7.50
  • Cappuccino = €3 
  • Pub meal = €15
  • Meal in mid-range restaurant = €30

Can I drink the water in Ireland?

Tap water is considered safe to drink in most parts of Ireland, especially in large cities and towns like Dublin, Limerick or Cork. However, it is recommended not to drink from the bathroom sink.

Are credit cards accepted widely in Ireland?

While most Irish stores and hotels accept major credit cards, smaller cafes, pubs and shops might require a minimum purchase amount. As a few of them do not accept credit cards at all, it is always a good idea to carry a little bit of cash.

What is ATM access like in Ireland?

ATMs are common in Ireland, they can generally be found outside banks, in grocery stores and in transit centers.

Do I need to purchase travel insurance before travelling in Ireland?

Our tours do not include travel insurance but we highly recommend travel insurance for all Wild N Happy tours. We strongly recommend that you take out comprehensive insurance cover for cancellation, medical expenses, personal accident, personal baggage, money and public liability before travelling. We accept no responsibility for the theft, loss or damage to personal belongings or liability for personal injury/death at any time during the duration of your tour. 

 

What public holidays are celebrated in Ireland?

  • 1 January / New Year’s Day
  • 18 March / St Patrick’s Day
  • 13 April / Easter Monday
  • 4 May / Labour Day Day
  • 1 June / June Bank Holiday
  • 3 August / August Bank Holiday
  • 26 October / October Bank Holiday
  • 25 December / Christmas Day
  • 28 December / St Stephen’s Day

Here is a current list of public holidays in Ireland.

What is the weather like in Ireland? 

We have a saying in Ireland ‘If you don’t like the weather just wait a minute’. Which means expect to have four seasons in one day. 

As Ireland’s weather is dominated by the Atlantic Ocean, as such we have far smaller temperature variations across the seasons than other countries this far north of the equator. Temperatures vary from an average of 8°C / 46°F in the winter to 19°C / 66°F in the summer. 

For more general weather information we suggest you visit www.worldweather.org.  

Are there telephone information lines I can call? 

There are a number of information lines run by the state agency, Failte Ireland, that can provide you with information on holiday destinations in Ireland. There is a line for each of the following countries, please use the corresponding one. 

  • Ireland: 1850 230 330 (all calls charged at local rates)
  • United Kingdom: 0800 0397000
  • USA: 800 223 6470
  • France: 01 53 43 1212
  • Canada: 1800 223 6470
  • French Belgians: 02 6739 940
  • French Swiss: 052 202 69 06
  • German Swiss: 052 2 02 6906/7
  • Italian Swiss: 052 2 02 6906
  • Sweden: 08 662 8510
  • Finland: 09 608 966
  • Denmark: 33 1580 45
  • Spain: 91 577 1787
  • Netherlands: 020 622 3101
  • Belgium: 02 673 9940
  • Italy: 02 869 0541
  • Norway: 22 56 33 10
  • Austria: 01 715 8317
  • Australia: 02 92996177
  • Germany: 069 92318550

What are the emergency numbers for Ireland?

If you are within the Dublin area you can omit the prefix 01 for any of the numbers below that have that prefix.

The emergency services can be contacted by telephoning 999. This number is accessible free of charge from any telephone and is the initial contact when requiring the Police (Garda), Ambulance, Fire Brigade or Lifeguard emergency services. 

The American Embassy can be contacted by telephone at 01/6688085.
The English Embassy at 01/2053700
The Australian Embassy at 01/6761517
The Canadian Embassy at 01/4781988 

The German Embassy at 01/2776100 or 0872211382 if the Embassy is closed.

The French Embassy at 01/2775000 or 0866031380 if the Embassy is closed.
Visa Credit Cards at 1800 558002
Mastercard Credit Cards at 1800 557378
American Express Credit Cards at 1800/626000 or 1800/709907
The national airline is Aer Lingus at 01/7052222

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