🏨 Shore Excursion from Dublin: Including Dublin highlights and Glendalough Activity - Travel Guide

Shore Excursion from Dublin: Including Dublin highlights and Glendalough

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From $64.39

69 reviews   (4.33)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Dublin, Dublin

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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You will be collected in style by a luxury coach from the cruise ship terminal in Dublin where your driver for the day will be waiting for you to begin your tour. The day includes a panoramic tour of Dublin and a tour of the Wicklow Mountains and Glendalough. You will tour with a professional driver and guide, in excellent vehicles and with small numbers.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle


Live commentary on board

Port pickup and drop-off

WiFi on board

What's Not Included



Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 12
  • YOUTH: Age: 13 - 18
  • ADULT: Age: 19 - 64
  • SENIOR: Age: 65 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Please note the H&S measures may change due to government guidelines.
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Service animals allowed
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

We will collect you in style in a luxury Paddywagon Coach. Your guide shall be waiting with a sign ready to take you off on your marvelous journey. We shall greet and meet and then inform you of the highlights of the day, the various options for lunch and some of the great shops where you can purchase Irish arts and crafts as we drive off on this trip that shall provide memories to last a lifetime.We collect passengers from the cruise ship at 07:30 for departure @ 08:00. Where your ship docks later than 07:30 the tour will begin 30 minutes after disembarkation commences.

• Admission Ticket Free

Glendalough Monastic Settlement
We begin our tour by taking the lovely little drive through county Wicklow knows also as the garden of Ireland. With its rolling hills, babbling brooks and romantic glens one can easily understand how this landscape was a highlight and feature of both Hollywood blockbusters P.S. I love you and Braveheart. Then it's onward to Glendalough known as the valley of two lakes, famed by St. Kevin's monastery dating back to the 6th century. The monastic site has Ireland's finest round tower and you can even try and touch your hands around St. Kevin's cross, as legend has it you shall then be married within a year. A truly wonderful place to visit!
*all timings approximate. subject to change based on cruise liner schedule**

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Wicklow Mountains National Park
As we return from Glendalough to the city we will pass by some of Wicklow's finest mountains. With magnificent lakes and rolling turf hills, commonly used as a source of energy in historic Ireland. This area is every photographers dream and symbolizes the picture postcard images that make Ireland unique.
*all timings approximate. subject to change based on cruise liner schedule**

• Admission Ticket Free

Molly Malone Statue
After lunch, or a refreshment stop if our departure has been later, we shall inspire you with the sites of Dublin's fair City. Highlights shall include O'Connell Street, the Ha'Penny bridge, the Temple Bar, Molly Malone statue, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Christchurch Cathedral, Trinity College and of course time to enjoy some shopping on Grafton Street - home to all our finest traditional luxury stores.
*all timings approximate. subject to change based on cruise liner schedule**

2 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included


Memorable time!
592DianeG, 04-09-2022
Paul, our tour guide was my favourite part of the tour! He is so passionate about Ireland, and did a wonderful job of explaining the history of the area. He made efforts to make the trip more accessible for those with limited mobility. Our tour might have been slightly different, we went through the Wicklow mountains and stopped for an amazing view of Guiness Lake. We then continued onto Glendalough. Paul explained the history of St. Kevin and the attacks on the monastery by the Vikings and eventually the Normans. The walk around the lower and upper lake is not too difficult and is worth the time. Paul even took us up to an old Mining Camp on Braveheart Road, before continuing onto Dublin for lunch and some sightseeing.

We did this tour rather than those offered by our cruise ship, and are glad we did. One thing to keep in mind, is that we had to ride tenders to the shore. Make sure you are ready to go first thing and get to shore with the first few groups.
Scenic, historic and fun
Leny_R, 20-08-2022
An awesome excursion in Glendalough. Beautiful sceneries, historical monastery and quiet place. We had a fun time with our family.
We were picked up at the...
Jennifer_A, 03-08-2022
We were picked up at the port and had a great day. Wicklow mountains are beautiful, St. Kevins monastery , upper lake and falls are well worth the hike. Stopped at Guinness lake which is beautiful. Shopping at Gafton street, seen street performers and did shopping. Was a bit too long of shopping for us, but a great day overall.
Was extremely happy to...
Steve_J, 02-08-2022
Was extremely happy to have Don as our driver and guide. The information and stories he shared made it a great day and experience. Thanks again!
Glendalough Tour with Foxes Pub
Rita_J, 22-09-2022
Eating lunch at Johnny Foxes.
Tour of Dublin with driver commentary.
Keltic Cross story of putting your arms around for good luck.