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Wild Deer viewing safari from Letterfrack, Connemara

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Avoca Letterfrack
Letterfrack, Connemara, Co. Galway, IrelandPlease park in the car park opposite Avoca Letterfrack.
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    Without a doubt, the most exciting time of year for deer watching is early to mid-October when the red deer start their courting actions, during the short period of time known as the ‘rut’. Hormonally charged males put on an impressive show as they fight to build their harem of females, and if you're lucky you might see two red stags locked in an antler to antler battle! But if you are deer watching at this special time of year, you will almost certainly hear them barking or clashing antlers amongst the trees. A pair of binoculars is a must and will be supplied. Exact details, times and directions to the start point will be provided after booking. Please arrive at the meeting point provided after booking at dawn, approx. 6am (times will vary throughout the year). After this meet your local guide and climb into the 4x4 vehicle supplied at the departure point. Then, start the wild deer viewing safari and drive through this privately owned wilderness area of scenic mountains, bogs, heaths, grasslands and woodlands and begin tracking of deer. Learn from your professional guide about the unique fauna and flora as well as the history and ecology of the area. You will also be served complimentary hot drinks and biscuits during the tour. You will return back to the vehicle to finish the tour at approx. 9am.
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    Departure Point
    Avoca Letterfrack, Letterfrack, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
    Departure Time
    6:00 AM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Services of local professional guide
    • Transport by 4x4 vehicle
    • Tea/Coffee/Hot Chocolate and biscuits
    • Use of binoculars
    Exclusions
    • Transport to and from meet point
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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    By: Connemara Wild Escapes
    Laura M
    10
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    Wonderful and unforgettable trip! Amazing places and a special driver and guide. Thank you very much Gerry! Laura
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    1565727
    Fascinating, well-described and amazing ruins.
    The cruise was one of the best I have been on as the information by on-board commentary and by guides on the
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    Chet
    185
    Worth Every Penny
    My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed this bike tour. They provide you a map, and if I remember right, there were two
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    MadameX57
    County Wicklow, Ireland
    1614
    Anniversary present gone wrong!
    Kayakmor is the most unprofessional outdoor company I’ve ever had the displeasure to deal with! They never
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    Mike
    10
    Fun
    We had a great time with the bus driver/guide Alan. His information and skills where a big part of making it an
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    Charlotte C
    95
    Really great tour
    The tour was really great. We had an awesome guide, John, who was very enthusiastic about showing us his homeland
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    Sharon H
    50
    Absolutely stunning!
    This tour covers so many beautiful areas. We were lucky enough to have beautiful weather and captured stunning
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    Jessica Sharp
    Seattle, Washington
    40
    What A Great Tour!
    We could not have been happier with our tour. Raymond our guide was amazing. He was knowledgeable, personable and
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    chiaranna
    2913
    Superb experience and organisation
    Good equipment and friendly staff. Weather was kind although the Tour Operator had our phone numbers just in case.
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    c_pobo
    44
    Unorganized and Unprofessional
    I have only positive regard for my trip to Ireland; loved it! Unfortunately, this company was unprofessional but
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    • Duration: 3h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English, French
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