Day Tour Choices
Half Day Tour -
Guided City & Surrounds Drive

- Depart Dublin - 9:30

- Guided Drive of Dublin City

- Sights Include : Dublin Castle, Trinity College, Temple Bar, The Houses of Parliament, St Stephens Green, The Phoenix Park, Howth Village, The Guinness Storehouse

- Photo stops along the way.

- Return to Dublin - 2:00pm

Full Day Tour - Guided Drive & One Activity

- Depart - 9:30am

- Guided City & Surrounds Drive

- Choice of  selected activities  from our menu.

- Return Dublin 4:30pm

Long Day Tour - Guided Drive & Two Activities

- Depart - 9:30am

- Guided City & Surrounds Drive

- Choice of selected activities from our menu.

- Return Dublin 6:30pm

Activities Menu

Enhance your Dublin Tour experience.

Craft your journey around Dublin  with a choice from our selection of activities along the way.

Heritage Activities

- The National Museum of Ireland

- Historical City Walking Tour

- Glasnevin Cemetery

- Kilmainham Gaol

 

Cultural Activities

- Jameson Whiskey Distillery

- The Guinness Storehouse

- Beer & Whiskey Tour

- Traditional Music Pub Crawl

 

Adventure Activities

- Howth Head Walk

- Killiney Head Walk

- Dublin Mountains Forest Adventure

- River Liffey Boat Trip

Choose the length of your day tour. The longer you have the more activities we can pack into your day. Below are some suggested options.

* All Timings & Itineraries are flexible

The Tour Highlights

Dublin City Guided Drive

The Dublin City Guided drive is a 2 and half hour tour to the main points of interest around Ireland's capital City. The fully guided tour of Dublin will take you to Dublin Castle, Trinity College, Temple Bar, Christchurch & St Patricks Cathedrals, The old Guinness gates, The Phoenix Park, The Garden of Remembrance and lots more.

Accompanying the drive will be a combination of commentary, song and music that will bring the Fair City alive. You will stop for photos and try some of Dublin's delicacies along the way. A fascinating drive to discover the history, culture and sounds of Dublin City.

 

Now check out our list of activities below to enhance your Dublin experience.

Step 2

Choose from our selection of fantastic activities and uncover The Culture, Heritage and Adventure of Ireland. 

 

Choose Your Activity

 

Heritage Activities

National Museum of Ireland

Discover Ireland's ancient treasure in one of the best museums in Europe. The National Museum contains a variety of exhibitions displaying some of the most fascinating arquelogical items ever found in Ireland. The museum includes the fascinating Bog Body Exhibition, the exquiste Bronze Age Collection and a brilliant Viking Exhibition amongst other precious treasures.

 

Activity Price      :      Free Entance / Guided Tour - 8€8 per person

Activity Time      :      Approx 1 Hour

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Glasnevin Cemetery Tour & Interactive Museum

Take a tour of the fascinating Glasnevin Cemetery. This professinally guided tour will take you to the tombstones of some of Irelands most famous rebels, political activists, literature figures and other national icons such as Michael Collins, Daniel O'Connell, Charles Stewart Parnell, Constance Markievicz and many more. The award winning guides will provide an in-depth account of their lifes and deaths. A truly rewarding tour.

 

Activity Price      :      From  €8 per person

Activity Time      :      Approx 1.5 Hours

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The Book of Kells

The Book of Kells is one of the most important early Christian artefacts to found anywhere in the world. The illuminated manuscript is approximately 1,300 years old and dates to the golden age of Irish history. It is a highly decorative and unique manuscript that contains the four gospels of the Bible and represents a time when Ireland was at the forefront of Christianity and learning in Europe. Discover the golden age of Ireland - The Land of Saints & Scholars.

 

Activity Price      :     € 11 - Adult /  € 9 - Concession / - € 22 - Family

Activity Time      :      Approx 1.5 Hours

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Kilmainham Gaol Tour

Kilmainham Gaol is deservedly seen as one of the very top historical attractions in Ireland. The Gaol, originally built in the 1790's has played host to some of Ireland's most famous political prisoners and rebels from The United Irishmen Rebellion of 1798 to the Easter Rising of 1916. The tour begins with a fascinating audiovisiual introducing the Gaol and is then followed with an engrossing tour of the Prison by top professional resident guides. The tour takes you to the prison cells of Robert Emmet, Padraig Pearse amongst others and finishes in the atmospheric stone breakers yard, place of execution of the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rebellion.

 

Activity Cost      :     €8 Adult / €5 Elderly / €3 Student /  €15 Family

Activity Time     :     Approx 1.5 hours

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Dublin City - 

Historical Walking Tour

Join us on a historical walking tour of Dublin City. This intimate tour will take you on a walk around the historical and cultural highlights of the Fair City. The tour will take you into Trinity College, Christchurch Cathedral, Temple Bar, The Houses of Parliament, Dublin Castle and a lot more.  You will follow the footsteps of the rebels from The GPO to Dublin Castle along the way you will hear stories of Poets, Rebels, Ghosts and Writers. The tour will be taken by Little Gem professional guides. Discover the history and stories of Dublin City.

 

Activity Cost      :     €10 per person

Activity Time     :     Approx 2 Hours

 

Cultural  Activities

The Guinness Storehouse

Dublin is home of the Black Stuff and the Guinness Storehouse tour is a must do when your in the capital city. The tour takes you on a journey through the incredible history of the black stuff. From Arthur Guinness' humble origins through to one of the biggest brands the world has ever seen, this tour has it all. You will learn how to pull the perfect pint and your search for the perfect pint will end with a creamy scoop in the awesome Gravity bar at the end of the tour.

 

Activity Cost      :      From €18 per person

Activity Time     :      Approx 2 Hours

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Dalkey Village & Killiney Village

Visit the south suburbs of Dublin with a drive and walk in the leafy seaside villages of Killiney & Dalkey. A twenty minute drive south of Dublin City will bring you to the beautiful village of Dalkey where you can enjoy the peacfule village vibe and taste some fine seafood. We will also take a trip up Killiney hill for a brisk hillwalk to a viewing area with spectacular vistas across Dublin, Wicklow & The Irish Sea.

 

 

Activity Cost     :     Free

Activity Time    :     Approx 3 Hours

Teeling Whiskey Distillery Tour

Irish whiskey is currently  going through a renaissance period. With a new focus on developing Irish whiskey there has been a number of new distillerys opening around the country. Dublin city now has it's first new whiskey distillery in over a hundred years with the openng of Teeling in the heart of old Dublin. The tour takes you into a working distillery with expert whiskey guides. You will learn the craft of whiskey distilling and of course you will get to taste the good stuff at the end of the tour. 

A perfect tour for the whiskey connoiseur.

 

Activity Cost      :      From €14 per person

Activity Time     :      Approx 1.5 Hours

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Adventure Activities

Dublin Bay Cruise

Take an idyllic cruise around the beautiful Dublin Bay. The cruise will take you from the docks of Dublin City to Howth via Dun Laoghaire. This cruise offers stunning panoramic views across Dublin including views of The Dublin Mountains, Ireland’s Eye, Lambay Island, Dalkey Island, Joyce’s Martello Tower, the Baily Lighthouse and lots more. When you arrive in Howth you can get a bite to eat, relax or maybe enjoy our Howth Guided Walk around Howth head.

 

Activity Cost     :      €28 Adult / €20 Child

Activity Time    :      2.5 Hours

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River Liffey Boat Trip

Discover Dublin City on its mother river the Liffey. Enter Ireland's capital city the way the founders - The Vikings would have arrived. The 'Spirit of Docklands' boat trip trip takes you up the river Liffey past some of Dublin's most historic buildings and monuments including the Custom House, The Halfpenny Bridge, The Jeannie Johnston, Georgian Dublin, and more. On board an excellent guide will tell you the stories and tales of the River and its surrounding city. 

 

A great excursion for all the family!

 

Activity Cost         :      €12 Adult /  €8 Child

Activity Time        :      40 Minutes

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Howth Head Guided Walk

We will enjoy a fresh walk around one of the most popular day trip destinations for local Dubliners - Howth head. There are many walks of differing levels to choose from. We can walk to the ben of Howth through the beautiful rhodedendrum gardens, past Howth castle and to fantastic views across the city, from the mountains of Wicklow in the south.

The cliff face walk of the east offers views all the way to the mountains of Snowdonia in Wales on a good day. Along the way we will encounter ancient tomb's, shipwrecks, lighthouses and if we are very lucky maybe some dolphins swimming in the Irish sea. 

 

Howth is for Health & Heather !

 

Activity Cost     :    €15 per person

Activity Time    :    Appox 2.5 Hours

Dublin Mountains Forest Adventure

Take a drive into a hidden gem of the The Dublin Mountains only 20 minutes from Dublin City and you will find some great adventure high in the tree tops. With a wide range of activities, the Zipit Forest Adventure will have you climbing high into the treetops, swinging into cargo nets, flying down one of the many ziplines. With 5 circuits ranging from 1-20 metres high, Zipit offers up to 4 hours of fun for all ages and abilities – from beginners to adrenaline junkies. 

Fun for all the family.

 

Activity Cost         :      €29 Adult /  €15 Child

Activity Time        :      Approx  2.5 Hours

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BOOK YOUR TOUR

Contact us with your chosen preferences and we will create the tour specially designed for you.

Little Gem Private Tours of Ireland

Private Tours of Ireland

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Private Irish Tours - T/A - Little Gem Private Tours of Ireland,

Dublin, Ireland.

Providing the best private, Ireland tours with a private driver.

Private day tours from Dublin and private excursions of Ireland.

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