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Small group and private Day/Multi-day Culture and Adventure tours experiencing Ireland's beauty, stories, music and pubs, along with a choice of activities.
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Private Tours with adventure activities, music, Irish pub, sight seeing & more

Get in touch with a side of Ireland you won’t experience on the busy streets of Dublin with this full day tour into the Irish countryside. In the morning, head to the northern border for an outdoors adventure: kayak to an ancient ruin, hike across the mountains or go rock-climbing in County Cavan. No experience is needed for these adventures – enjoy plenty of personalized coaching from your guides on this private tour. Afterward, head to a classic Irish pub for a pint and some traditional folk-singing.
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9 hours 30 minutes
from $177.80

Unique 5-day active tour of Ireland with personal experiences - 8 people Max

This is a small group tour with a max of 8 people which gives all our guests an opportunity to really connect with our guide and experience more in the day versus on a large coach tour. Feel like one of the locals while you travel through off the beaten track locations but also hit some of the main tourist attractions on your journey. You get to travel through many different Irish landscapes and embrace many different experiences while staying in top 4 star hotels and boutique Irish B&Bs. We also welcome you to our home and small farm for an evening where you will get to have a personal experience of fun, food and an outdoor music session. Here you will meet the family and get an insight to what it is like to grow up in the countryside in Ireland. Enjoy the carefully selected activities, pub experiences and wonderful Irish food. Our aim is to showcase an Ireland that we are proud of and want to share with you.
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5 days
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from $1,653.99

Private Boating day tour for group of 1 to 6 people with Irish music included

Get the chance to experience what Ireland has to offer on this tour.  These private tours are unique, off the beaten track and full of adventure. Our guides who are outdoor instructors, as well as musicians are passionate about Ireland's culture and heritage.  Depart from Dublin and travel into the heart of Ireland where in the morning you get to row a boat out to Clough Oughter Castle, a castle ruin only accessible by water surrounded by untouched nature.  Then visit Ireland Ancient East sites, hear local folklore stories and finish up with music and singing in an authentic Irish bar performed by our guides before returning to Dublin City.  This is a tour you will never forget.  Come enjoy a beautiful Ireland that we are proud of and want to share with you.  This is a full day tour departing Dublin at 8.30am and returning at 18.00pm.  We pick you up at your city centre accommodation.
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9 hours 30 minutes
from $478.12

Private Hiking day tour for your family or small group with Irish music included

Get the chance to experience what Ireland has to offer on this tour.  These private tours are unique, off the beaten track and full of adventure. Our guides who are outdoor instructors, as well as musicians and passionate about Ireland's culture and heritage, take you on a full day tour into the heart of Ireland.  Depart from Dublin and go hiking in the morning beside the picturesque village of Carlingford, visit Ireland Ancient East sites, hear local folklore stories and finish up with music and singing in an authentic Irish bar performed by our guides before returning to Dublin City.  This is a tour you will never forget.  Come enjoy a beautiful Ireland that we are proud of and want to share with you.  This is a full day tour departing Dublin at 8.30am and returning at 18.00pm.  We pick up group at your city centre accommodation or other suitable city centre locations.
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9 hours 30 minutes
from $168.23

3-Day Private Tour to Gweedore, County Donegal on the Wild Atlantic Way

Enjoy a tour from Dublin to one of the most beautiful and untouched Counties in Ireland, Co Donegal situated on the North-west coast along the Wild Atlantic Way.  Stay in the quaint Gaeltacht area of Gweedore where the locals still speak Irish as their first language and home of one of Ireland's famous singers, Enya. This tour will be tailored to your groups interests with activities to choose from;  Trek along Glenveagh National Park and visit the spectacular gardens and castle, hike Donegal's highest mountain Mt Errigal, walk along secluded beaches, option to abseil off coastal cliff to a beach on Cruit Island at no extra cost, hear local musicians in authentic Irish Bar and enjoy an organised sing along session by your guide.
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3 days
from $537.89
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Reviewed August 15, 2019

I am very happy after having spent 3 days with my daughter, guided by Marcus to get in touch with the very heart of Ireland. Always punctual and well organized with a relaxing and caring feeling. I enjoyed activities, stayed in b&b, and that was...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 8, 2019

Two fabulous days in and around Galway, the Cliffs of Moher and an afternoon in the pubs of Doolin. Despite the fact that some of their tours are quite challenging athletically, we are a wee bit older and Marcus let us set a pace that...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 31, 2019

Even if I had done nothing else in Ireland, this tour would have made my visit worth it! My group spent two weeks in Ireland, and we took a tour with Rural Adventure Tours on our last day. Our tour guide (Marcus) took us kayaking...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 31, 2019

Our day trip to hike near Carlingford was fun, beautiful scenery, interesting, educational, and more! Marcus was friendly, knowledgeable, flexible, and easy to be with. We really appreciated being picked up in Dublin at our Airbnb. We enjoyed all aspects of the day, from the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 15, 2019

My family and I chose the day tour option of kayaking out to the Cloughoughter Castle. This was such a beautiful and exciting new experience, we couldn't have hoped for more! It was very doable for all ages and all skill levels, so it adds...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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