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North Coast and Malahide Castle Day Tour from Dublin

By: DoDublin
  • Round-trip transportation from Dublin means no worrying about renting a car
  • Live commentary on board the double-decker bus during the journey
  • Admission to Malahide Castle and guided tour included
North Coast and Malahide Castle Day Tour from Dublin
From USD 28.96
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North Coast and Malahide Castle Day Tour from Dublin
From USD 28.96

Combine visits to the seaside village of Howth and Malahide Castle on this half-day tour from Dublin and skip the hassle of renting a car. Hear commentary on the castle's 800-year history from your guide, and head to charming Howth to explore coastal scenery. Take advantage of the included hop-on hop-off Dublin bus tour, Little Museum of Dublin entrance, and Dublin walking tour upon return to the city.

What to Expect

Depart Dublin on a double-decker bus with wraparound windows, giving the best possible views of the scenery on the way to Malahide Castle.

Head for the North Coastal area of Clontarf, passing Bull Island on the way to Malahide Castle. With included entry, you walk right in and embark on a guided tour. Listening to a commentary during the tour allows you to learn much more about the 800 years of history than you would exploring on your own.

After the tour, head for the quaint fishing village of Howth, where you have time to look around independently. This combination of guided and free time portions of the tour appeals to a variety of travelers.

Aboard the bus, travel back to Dublin, where you can choose to participate in a hop-on hop-off tour, a walking tour, and admission to the Little Museum of Dublin, all included.

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Reviews (72)
1 - 5 of 23 reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This castle was so amazing! There is so much to see and learn. We loved Dublin! Can't wait to go back to experience the country sites.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank michellecI8194EM
Reviewed 18 September 2018
Local area tour by local guides

Took this afternoon tour on a 2nd day in Dublin. The bus was not full which made it easy to switch seats from lower to upper deck or vice versa dependent on weather. The tour of the castle was great and informative. Not enough time...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cruisequeen4
Reviewed 8 September 2018
Malahide and Howth with best guide Joe

Malahide is a beautiful castle, Howth with its fishermen`s harbour definitely worth to see, but what was best is Joe, our wonderful guide who shows his sparkling wit and sense of humour every minute. Now we know not only U2, but also Luke Kelly in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bweishaupt
Reviewed 30 August 2018
Five Star Tour Guide!

My husband and I stayed in Dublin for five days, but wanted to see some of the surrounding areas, too. I chose this tour for its stops, but ultimately the true enjoyment was in getting to spend the afternoon with Mike! Such a nice man!...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Terese333
Reviewed 22 August 2018
very interesting and pleasant few hours

board the bus near the post office in Dublin city centre. takes about an hour to get to the castle but the driver points out many places of interest on route. The castle is so very interesting on the guided tour. One thing that will...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank webb95
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Kathleen S
28 October 2018|
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Response from webb95 | Reviewed this property |
sorry we took the half day bus tour which also went to a fishing village and that was a very enjoyable hours stay.
5 June 2018|
Response from KCFTRA12 | Reviewed this property |
We took the sceanic walk along the river to O Connell Street takes about 45 min. On the way back we took a different route saved 8 min. We got off the ship around 7:30 am so as to allow us a relaxed walk arrived 15 min... More
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