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“Excellent tour! But beware of tourist traps” 4 of 5 stars
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Galway Tour Company
The Arch Tourist Info Office | High Street, Galway 123, Ireland
+353 91 566 566
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Galway Tour Company offers FUN Day & Overnight Tours to the Cliffs of Moher, The Burren, Connemara & Cong, The Aran Islands, the eco/cultural hill village of Cnoc Suain, Connemara Walking Tours & crazy night tours too! Tripadvisor 2011 Certificate of Excellence recipients & probably the best tour company in the world!
Nutley, New Jersey
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“Excellent tour! But beware of tourist traps”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

My girlfriend and I loved the Cliffs of Moher tour lead by Damien Nunan on 10/16! OF COURSE the only person to complain is some snotty brat more concerned about her "Louis Vuitton" bags than getting back on the bus at the appropriate time. I know for a fact that Damien counted heads every time we got back on the bus after making a sight seeing stop!

BEWARE:
- When the bus makes a stop at Monks Cafe, DO NOT get either coffee or Irish coffee. Neither is good, and both are ridiculously overpriced.
- when you stop for lunch in Doolin, don't eat at the pub suggested by the driver. It's some sort of tourist trap for sure. The food is overpriced and not even good. €19 for 2 orders of "ham and cheese sandwich with soup"... I made better ham and cheese sandwiches when I was in 3rd grade. The wait staff isn't even friendly when you arrive. Save your palette for the cliffs of Moher which is the next stop on the tour, and serves better more reasonably priced food in their cafe.

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West Bromwich
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“Well done Michael (Shamus) and Emmon”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We did both tours this company does around the Connemara and the Cliffs of Moran? The coach picked us up at the b&b at around 9.30am and gave us two lovely days out exploring the Galway area. Our drivers Michael(shamus) and Eamon were very funny with their little Irish jokes. I felt a little sorry for them as the commentary wasn't understood by a lot of the passengers.
I think the coach company could expand their service as they are no doubt experts in their field well done.

Visited October 2013
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Buxton, United Kingdom
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“Excellent trip - we'd do it again”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We left from Galway to do Connemara including Kylemore Abbey and Cong. The commentary from our driver, Ken, was every entertaining giving us lots of information on the history of the region and advising on how to get the best out of each stop we made. My only criticism was that the bus was a late substitute and did not have a lot of leg room - never mind - Ken explained what the problem had been and apologised - he deflected concerns with humour and honesty.
Should we go to Ireland again, we would stay in the Connemara region - stunning.

Visited October 2013
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Geneva, Switzerland
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“Excellent trip. Thanks PJ!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I went on a school trip to Ireland with my Swiss high school students and PJ was our guide for 3 days.
We travelled to Powerscourt, Glendalough, Galway, Connemara, Kylemore and the Cliffs of Moher and we had a wonderful time there.
PJ was the perfect guide: extremely friendly, knowledgeable and very funny: the kids loved him! He gave us a lot of detailed information about Irish history, culture and folklore. An excellent driver too!
Thanks PJ for everything and thanks Galway Tour for your efficiency!

Visited October 2013
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“great trip to cliff moher”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

The tour bus driver cum guide is excellence. He explained all the way to the destination and back. He jokes and makes tge trip interesting. The bus is clean and drove the bus carefully and that makes us felt safe. Thanks to driver of the bus number 03-G-16990 (26 oct 2013@10am. )

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