We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Connemara Day Trip From Dublin

Select Date and Travellers
USD 61.78
2 travellers
The Connemara day tour takes you to the wild west of Ireland. Experience its lakes, mountains and bogs where the traditions of yesteryear are still very much a part of daily life. This scenic country tour includes a photo stop at the romantic Kylemore Abbey, a 90 minutes boat cruise on the Killary fjord in summer, or traditional sheepdog trials and turf cutting in winter, and a visit to the bohemian Galway City.
  • Full-day trip to Connemara from Dublin
  • Round-trip transportation eliminates the need to rent a car
  • Guided commentary teaches you all about this part of Ireland
  • Cruise around Killary Harbour or a visit a sheep farm
What to Expect
Make your way to a central Dublin location to step aboard your luxury coach. Find a comfortable seat and take off through the scenic countryside, bound for Galway. You won't have to worry about Dublin traffic or navigating the highways; you can just focus on the scenery.  Summer tours include a cruise around the Killary Fjord, while winter tours include a visit to a sheep farm in Killary. Travel on through the Inagh Valley to Kylemore Abbey, where you will learn about the Benedictine monastery's rich history through your guide's commentary before stopping at Glasgow City Return to Dublin for drop-off, having learned all about this area of the country.
Show More
Important Information
Departure Point
Molly Malone Statue, Suffolk St, Dublin 2, D02 KX03, Ireland
Departure Time
6:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach.
  • Driver/guide.
  • WIFI on selected coaches.
  • 1.5-hour Killary Fjord Boat Cruise (April to October) or Killary Sheep Farm (November to March)
  • Galway City
  • Entry/Admission - Killary Fjord
  • Entry/Admission - Killary Sheep Farm
  • Lunch
  • Entrance to Kylemore Abbey
Show More
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants are welcome, provided that customers bring their own safety seats
  • During winter times, the boat trip is replaced with a visit to a family farm
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Reviews (177)
Filter reviews
10 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Traveller rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews kylemore abbey glengowla mines boat cruise killary fjord molly malone statue galway scenery information tours ireland
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 10 reviews
Reviewed 1 August 2019

We booked this trip with Irish Day Tours. Pick up was at the Molly Malone Statue, Sussex Street at 6.20 am. Our driver guide was MAC. He was very knowledgeable, funny and made the day very enjoyable. We travelled down to Killary for our boat...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jacduc
Reviewed 28 July 2019 via mobile

Me and my wife had pleasure to show our visiting aunt one of the most beautiful places in Ireland. Gerrards stories about Irish history were very interesting. Boat cruise was an excellent experience and definitely the main thing to see. Kylemore Abbey comes with no...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank GregPawlowski
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is my 2nd time to Connemara with Irish Day tour. This was also my 6th tour with Irish Day Tour. But I have never received any discount. We (myself and my wife) were on time and Noel was there at the Molly Malone Statue...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank BabaSomanath
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Well, Irish day tours and our guide Mac need to be thanked for this discovery of Western Ireland. The weather was just perfect and the white floating clouds made up for a perfect photo shoot. it also gave me a chance to discover 40 metres...More

1  Thank ravipg71
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We had a wonderful trip with Mac. He made organizational decisions that made the trip engaging and efficient. I listened to his commentary about Ireland on the drive, very interesting. The tour was a delight start to finish

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Margie C
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Connemara Day Trip From Dublin staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Key Details
  • Duration: 12h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • No Booking Fees
  • Secure Payments
  • 24/7 SupportCall:
Travellers Also Viewed
Special Offer
Connemara and Cong Village Day Trip...
23 Reviews
from USD 45.49*
USD 50.55
Connemara and Galway City Day Tour...
24 Reviews
from USD 42.69*
Celtic Boyne Valley Day Trip from...
360 Reviews
from USD 50.55*
Kerry Highlights Day Tour from Dublin
14 Reviews
from USD 88.74*
Frequently bought together
Cliffs of Moher Tour Including Wild...
2,821 Reviews
from USD 61.78*
Blarney Castle Day Trip from Dublin
1,220 Reviews
from USD 67.40*
Kilkenny, Wicklow Mountains...
1,167 Reviews
from USD 41.56*
Blarney Castle, Rock of Cashel & Cork...
160 Reviews
from USD 66.27*
Blarney Castle Day Trip from Dublin
1,220 Reviews
from USD 67.40*
Cliffs of Moher Day Trip from Dublin
1,466 Reviews
from USD 56.16*
Dublin Gravedigger Ghost Tour
224 Reviews
from USD 31.45*
Giant's Causeway & Belfast City Day...
548 Reviews
from USD 73.01*