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    We specialise in offering an inspiring range of small group, self guided and private adventure tours across Ireland’s most stunning destinations from the Causeway Coast along the Wild Atlantic Way to Dublin and Ireland’s Ancient East. View our trip types below to find your next dream adventure on the Emerald Isle.

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    Operating adventure tours since 2014, the team at Wilderness Ireland will introduce you to Ireland’s most stunning, rugged and fascinating regions such as the Wild Atlantic Way, Causeway Coast, Ring of Kerry, Connemara, and more. Let us take care of the details, weaving each trip with inspiring active experiences, hidden local trails, friendly accommodation and great places to eat. Find your style of travel below.

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    You'll be in good company on a Wilderness Ireland Trip. Some of the biggest and best known names in the business have recommended us.

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    Loved everything about this trip - our delightful, accommodating, encouraging guides, the well-planned routes, the food, the wildflowers and waterfalls, the music (live in the van and in Dingle). We rode up Conor Pass! Can't wait to come back and ride in Ireland again.

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    Reviewed on 11/08/2019

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    About Wilderness Ireland

    Wilderness Ireland was created by the same team behind the award-winning adventure travel company, Wilderness Scotland, founded in 2001 and recognised as Europe’s Number 1 Adventure Travel Company. With over 20 years of experience, you are assured of the commitment to providing you with a truly memorable holiday experience.

    Wilderness Ireland uses the same formula to create innovative and unique experiences in the most beautiful regions of the country. Whether you want a unique island-hopping adventure, a gentle hike along the Causeway Coast, or a challenging summit of the mountains of Connemara or Kerry, Wilderness Ireland offers amazing guided and self guided hiking options. Prefer travelling by bike? Why not pedal through the iconic region of Kerry or explore the little-known back roads of Donegal – or perhaps even embark on a bucket list adventure biking the Wild Atlantic Way. Offering any trip as a private departure, we also have a team of expert travel designers here to help design your perfect, once-in-a-lifetime journey suited to your preferences.

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    Why Wilderness?


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    Back in 2001, our sister company Wilderness Scotland set out to create an adventure travel company that really meant what it said in terms of customer service and experience, and Wilderness Ireland, founded 2014, strives for the same level of excellence. On our very first trip, we sweated over every possible detail to ensure that not only did everything go to plan but that we exceeded expectations and delivered a truly memorable wilderness experience. That focus and attention to detail remain the cornerstone of what we continue to do today. Read on to find out what sets us apart - whether it be our amazing guiding team, our commitment to quality and sustainability or our unrivalled local knowledge and expertise.

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    Our Guides


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    While all aspects of our trips are important, it's our guides who really elevate them. For this reason, we have invested in recruiting and selecting the best guides in the business. Our guides are committed to providing you with the best possible experience of Ireland and a trip to remember. They are on the frontline for an average of 100 days each year so their skills, knowledge and experience is vast. Many of our senior guides have 20+ years of experience working in the outdoors.

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    Our office team of adventure travel experts know how to create enriching holidays and know the outdoor spaces of Ireland better than anyone. From when you first start looking at our holidays on the website, to your booking experience over the phone, right up to “goodbye” at the end of the trip we dot the i's and cross the t's. Our aim is to genuinely exceed your expectations by providing you with customer service and a trip that is second to none. Our team hand-picks the best accommodation and knows just where to go for a great coffee or amazing seafood. We’re experts in our field so if you have any questions about our trips we will be happy to help so please do get in touch.

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    With a wealth of combined experience, we have an intimate knowledge of Britain & Ireland’s wild places and their secret gems. Travel with us to immerse yourself in the unique landscapes, history, culture and wildlife of each destination. Benefit from our expert guides and relax in the evenings in handpicked accommodation.

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