O'Neachtain Tours: The Burren and Atlantic Coast Tour Return to Home Page

Cliffs of Moher
Cliffs of Moher
This magnificent tour includes the most interesting aspects of the Burren to enable you to get the best possible view and knowledge of the changes which have occurred over the centuries. O'Neachtain professional tour guides will give you many stops to explore and photograph each area. Also giving you plenty of time at Ireland's most spectacular sea-cliffs, the famous Cliffs of Moher, which are 200m high and are extended for 8km long.

We depart Salthill at 9.50a.m. and Galway at 10.00a.m. through the village of Oranmore where the view of Galway Bay unfolds, next is on to Clarenbridge, home of the famous September Oyster Festival. The tour turns right at Kilcolgan on to the pretty fishing village of Kinvara. Our first stop will be at Dunguaire Castle, a 16th Century tower house which holds mediaeval banquets during the summer months. Next we view 12th Century Cistercian Abbey of Corcomroe and then on to Ballyvaughn. The tour stops at the famous Aillwee caves where our passengers have the choice of visiting the caves or enjoying tea and scones in the cafeteria before moving on to the centre of the Burren.

Poulnabrone dolmen
Poulnabrone dolmen
This is a remarkable bare limestone area with its combination of many unusual factors, its geology, its flora, caves and archaeology. This is the area where the first stone age dwellers settled. Our next stop is the famous Poulnabrone dolmen, a 5000 year old tomb used by the stone dwellers to bury their dead. Next we view Leamanagh Castle, Kilfenora, Lisdonvarna where the matchmaking festival is held in the month of September and then on to the world famous Cliffs of Moher for our next long break.

Our lunch break is also at the Cliffs of Moher during the high tourist season. Lunch is at O'connors pub in Doolin during the low season only. Now it's time for the Atlantic drive towards Black Head lighthouse, with breathtaking views of Fanore beach, the blue Atlantic, the Connemara coast and the three Aran Islands of Inis Mor, Inis Meain, Inis Oirr and arriving back at Galway tourist office at 5.15p.m. You will find our guide friendly and always willing to share a joke with you. It's an experience we hope you will treasure for many years of one of the most beautiful spots of Ireland.

  • Oranmore
  • Clarinbridge
  • Kilcolgan
  • Dunguaire Castle
  • Kinvara
  • Ballyvaughn
  • Ailwee Cave
  • Poulnabroune Dolmen
  • Leamanah Castle
  • Kilfenora
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Doolin
  • Lisdoonvarna
  • Fanore
  • Blackhead
  • and many more places of interest

    7 days a week all year round

    Salthill Tourist Office 09:50
    Galway Tourist Office 10:00
    (O'Neachtain Bus Stop, Kinlay House)
    Return 5:30pm

    Tickets can be purchased from Galway and Salthill Tourist Office or on the Coach. Group and Family rates available on request. Free pickup from your accomodation by arrangement.Take both tours and available of special discount (winter months only).