Atlantic Island Walks

Discover Ireland's Atlantic islands as we enjoy hikes in South West Ireland. Departs 9 May!

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Hike the High Points of Connemara

Explore Ireland’s wildest mountain range, tackling the west coast’s most iconic peaks, returning each evening to a luxury lodge. Departs 11 July.

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Paddle the Irish Sea Kayak Trail

Follow the journey of a pirate queen as you sea kayak along the stunning Connemara coast. Departs 11 July!

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Hiking in Wildest Kerry

Summit the highest mountain in Ireland and discover the wild scenery of Kerry. Departs 29 August!

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Inspiring Adventures in the Wild Places of Ireland

Wilderness Ireland holidays combine active travel with experiencing Irish culture and tradition. Choose a guided walking holiday or a self guided holiday – or perhaps try something different. We also offer sea kayaking holidays, bike tours and family adventure holidays in Ireland. Travel with Wilderness Ireland and you’ll experience the real Ireland in style.

Whichever type of holiday in Ireland you choose, you’ll enjoy carefully selected stays in small hotels or guest houses, eat in great restaurants, engage with colourful Irish characters and experience the beauty of the Irish landscape.

Walking and Hiking Holidays

Our Wilderness Walking holidays in Ireland involve daily walks in a small group led by our expert hiking guides. Based from small hotels, guest houses or B&Bs, you’ll experience genuine Irish hospitality and immerse yourself in the ancient culture and heritage of Ireland. The combination of great walks, culture, comfortable accommodation and delicious food makes these holidays a great way to experience Ireland.

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Guided Sea Kayaking Trips

Sea Kayaking in Ireland offers a new way to see this beautiful country. Kayaking with our highly qualified guides, you can explore deserted islands, colourful harbours and legend-rich landscapes of Ireland’s wild Atlantic coastline. Choose from a trip on the Irish Sea Kayak Trail based from guest houses; ask us to custom design a trip for you, or simply enjoy a day trip while exploring the Wild Atlantic Way.

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Our Philosophy

"Our aim is to provide inspiring, memorable and high quality adventure travel experiences in Ireland, which benefit the local environments and communities in which we work.
" - Team Wilderness Ireland

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Bike Tours and Cycling Holidays

Cycling holidays in Ireland are a great way to explore the winding roads of Ireland’s west coast. Our guided bike tours explore the quiet backroads and some fantastic trails through the most scenic corners of Ireland, visiting pretty villages and experiencing Irish culture as we travel. Our guides will introduce you to their homeland as you pedal through ancient landscapes, breathing in its sights and sounds.

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Family Adventure Holidays

Family adventure holidays are a great way to explore Ireland and to create family memories to last a lifetime. Our family holidays explore Ireland, enjoying a fun range of activities along the way. Choose from an adventure on the Wild Atlantic Way or ask us to custom-design the perfect family holiday for you, either fully guided or perhaps combining a few days of guided activities with some days exploring on your own.

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Travel in Ireland with a Trusted Adventure Operator:

  • Association of British Travel Agents – Fully Bonded Financial Protection
  • AITO 5 Star Sustainable Tourism
  • Association of Independent Tour Operators – Assured Member
  • Partner with Leave No Trace Ireland


Ireland Holidays – Tailor Made

If our range of Wilderness Ireland holidays does not quite match with the experience you are looking for, we can still help! We offer a bespoke holiday service, where we custom-design your holiday to your requirements, using our in-depth knowledge of Ireland. Perhaps you are a group of friends, or just a couple looking for Ireland holidays on or off-the-beaten-track. Whatever you have been dreaming of, our knowledgeable and skilled trip designers can create your perfect Ireland holidays. We look forward to hearing your requests!

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