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Off The Trail Tours is a company based in Ireland that offers small group tours.

We offer private tours with a local twist or let us help you design your own custom tour by telling us what you would like to see and do!

Tours

Our tours include coastal and mountain scenic drives,  a historic castle and cathedrals driving tour, heritage sites, brewery and distillery tours and much much more!

Here are just some examples of tours we provide!

Copper Coast Tour

Enjoy a scenic coastal drive through County Waterford’s Copper Coast Geopark.  With almost a dozen stops these views speak for themselves. Look a little closer and see how the earth looked 460 million years ago! This tour also includes a stop at the 19th century Tankardstown Copper Mines. Finishing in the seaside resort town of Tramore with a glimpse of the famous Metalman beacon on the way.

Ancient Ardmore and West Waterford

See West Waterford with a local! Experience St Declan’s Hermitage, a site dating back to the early 400s when Declan baptised locals before St. Patrick spread Christianity throughout Ireland. This tour also incorporates Lismore Castle and a scenic drive featuring views of the Knockmealdown mountains.

Waterford  City

Tour the Viking city of Waterford, Ireland’s oldest city established by the Vikings in 914. This is city tour features Waterford Crystal, Medieval Museum, Bishops Palace and Reginalds Tower. See the recently unveiled largest ever Viking Sword sculpture!

The Jameson Experience & Cobh

The very best of East Cork this tour takes you to Cobh, famous as the last port of call for Titanic before her tragic maiden voyage. Historic St Colman’s Cathedral, The Queenstown Story at Cobh Heritage Centre. A short drive to Midleton to see the Jameson Whiskey Experience, where Jameson is made to this day.

The Emigrant Experience

We take to the beautiful ways of Co. Wexford to visit New Ross’ Dunbrody Famine Ship, an impressive example of a ship which took hopeful emigrants to North America during Ireland’s Famine in the 1840s. See the ancestral home of John F Kennedy before driving to the 800 year old Hook Lighthouse, the oldest operational lighthouse in the world.

Scenic Connemara Coast and Mountain Drive

We start in vibrant Galway, City of the Tribes, and take the coastal route through Connemara looking across Galway Bay, on to Clifden and back through the mountains to Galway City. This tour takes in some of the best views of the coastal driveway now known as the Wild Atlantic Way.

Cliffs of Moher

We drive to the stunning Cliffs of Moher and through the Burren, glacier age limestone bedrock, a drive that has to be seen to be believed.

 

These are just some of the experiences we can take you on. If you would like to create your own experience, tell us what you want to see and we will customise your visit.

About

We currently cater for up to 6 people on our tours. Whether you are traveling solo, as a couple, as friends or a family, you will be traveling exclusively as your group so that we can offer you exactly what you want to see!

Let us know what you would like to see on your trip and we will help you customise your Irish experience!

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