Ireland Hike, Bike & Kayak

7 days,Cork to Cork

Sip the "Water of Life" at an Irish whiskey distillery, cycle around the rugged coastline of Slea Head, kayak through the clear waters of the lakes of Killarney, hike past picturesque villages and unspoilt countryside, drink a pint and listen to traditional music in a local pub.

Ireland is well known for its rolling green hills – so why not get out there and bike them? On this active trip to the Emerald Isle, you’ll find plenty of adrenaline-filled activities that will get you into remote parts of the country and let you see this popular destination in a different way. Of course, there will still be plenty of chances for whiskey tasting and a pint at the pub as well. Get to know Ireland’s rugged side up close and personal.

What's Included

  • Visit to an Irish whiskey distillery
  • Hiking the "Way of the Cows"
  • Hiking in Killarney National Park
  • Bike hire and cycling around Slea Head
  • Kayaking in Killarney
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • (Allow EUR250-350 for meals not included.)
  • Private bus, on foot, kayak, bicycle
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 12, avg 8
  • Hotels/guesthouses (6 nts).


Day 1Cork

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Cork/Dingle

Heading out of Cork, travel east to Midleton and pause to visit a whiskey distillery. Enjoy a detailed explanation of the Irish whiskey making process and a quick sample of the "water of life". Continue on to Dingle and enjoy a free afternoon to stroll around this little town.

Day 3Dingle

Out onto the hills today, walk through a remote valley following the Dingle peninsula north to south.

Day 4Dingle

Cycle out to the westernmost point of Ireland.

Day 5Dingle/Killarney

Seeing the landscape from the water provides a different perspective on Ireland's verdant beauty. Kayak along the three lakes of Killarney and through the Lake District. After crossing the lakes, there is time to explore Muckross House and it's surrounding gardens. Spend the night in Killarney.

Day 6Killarney

Back on two feet today for a hike in Killarney National Park. The ancient oak woods here provide a suitable backdrop to the walk.

Day 7Killarney/Cork

Return to Cork. Depart at any time after 2pm.

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