Tours and Excursions

If you are spending time in a new city, guided tours and excursions are a great way familiarize yourself with the area, as well as see some of the great sights. Tours can vary from regular walking tours to helicopter or boat tours, depending on the location. If Dublin is where you will be heading, Viking Splash Tours is among our top picks.

Historical Walking Tours of Dublin

History buffs won't want to miss this popular tour that meets in front of Trinity College and takes a two-hour trip through Dublin's most historic sites. History graduates of Trinity College provide background as you explore the college, Temple...  Read More

Viking Splash Tours

The aspect that sets this tour apart from the pack is its ability to let you see Dublin from both land and water. Reconditioned World War II "ducks" (amphibious vehicles) take you past some of Dublin's top sights, including Christ Church...  Read More

South Coast Tour

Though Dublin's city center offers much to explore, this tour allows visitors to widen the scope by seeing the sweeping Irish coast, coastal towns, harbors and mountains. A knowledgeable and humorous guide will explain the history of the...  Read More

Coast and Castle Tour

This three-hour tour takes a northern route out of Dublin to Malahide, site of the popular Malahide Castle, and the fee for admission to the castle is included in the price of the tour. Afterwards, you'll pass through one of the most beautiful...  Read More

Dublin Bus Hop-On Hop-Off

This flexible tour allows you to pay one price and travel all day, getting off to take a closer look at all the attractions that interest you most. Several companies offer similar services, but this one has reliable buses running at each stop...  Read More

Dublin Literary Pub Crawl

This is probably Dublin's most popular and well-known tour, and many people become regular attendees. Visitors meet at The Duke, a pub off Grafton Street, and stroll to some of Dublin's most famous literary haunts that were frequented by the...  Read More

Musical Pub Crawl

Make it early for this nightly tour because space is limited. This tour is popular with folks who want to learn about the history of Irish music. Starting at lively Oliver St. John Gogarty's in the beating heart of the Temple Bar area, the crawl...  Read More

If you fancy a more active take on exploring the city then a bike tour might be the way forward. Dublin City Bike Tours meet outside Isaac's Hostel in the North Georgian Quarter, making them the perfect backpackers resource for a fun day out....  Read More

If you fancy a more hair-raising, spine-chilling experience from your Dublin tour then your first port of call should be The Gravedigger Ghost Tour. Spanning two hours you'll be taken by bus around some of Dublin's creepiest landmarks of...  Read More