Cliffs of Moher and Burren Tour from Galway

  • 8 Hours
  • Max Guests : 61
  • Daily

A Full-Day Cliffs of Moher and Burren Tour from Galway…

Join us for a full day of exploration on our Galway to Cliffs of Moher and Burren tour. Your expert driver/guide will share fascinating insights into Galway and its surroundings as you travel through the Burren. Experience the rugged beauty of Ireland’s limestone terrain, jagged cliffs, and the untamed Atlantic Ocean. Along the way, you’ll visit iconic sites like Dunguaire Castle, Aillwee Cave*, and the charming village of Doolin.

The highlight of the tour is the Cliffs of Moher, where you can independently explore and marvel at the breathtaking views. The return journey along the Wild Atlantic Way offers stunning coastal scenery and numerous photo opportunities. This tour is perfect for anyone looking to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of Ireland’s west coast.

(Don’t have time for a full-day experience? Consider our Galway to Cliffs of Moher Half-Day Tour.)

*The Ailwee Cave is a tour extra

  • 24 Hour Free Cancellation
  • Entrance to Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience
  • Fully Guided Day Tour
  • Free Hotel Pick-Up


  • Cliffs of MoherOur 90 min stop at the Cliffs of Moher includes the entrance to the official Cliffs of Moher Site as well as the official indoor visitor center
  • Go underground at the Ailwee CaveOptional underground guided tour at the Ailwee Cave
  • Witness the migration of Puffins between May and JunePuffin populations at the Cliffs of Moher are increasing in contrast with declining numbers at many other European colonies
  • Explore The Burren RegionExperience the coastal Burren region on foot while on one of our featured stops of this tour
  • Discover the Wild Atlantic WayOur tour incorporates some of the most stunning stretches of this 2,500km route
  • Top Rated Day TourConsistently ranking at the top of dozens of annual awards, join Lally Tours for your Cliffs of Moher and Burren Experience
  • Dunguaire Castle, Kinvara, co. Galway16th-century tower house on the shore of Galway Bay

Cliffs of Moher and the Burren Tour Itinerary

As you travel through the Burren, listen to your expert driver/guide share fascinating information and the history of Galway and its surrounding area. Exit the coach to independently explore the windswept landscapes, exposed limestone terrain, jagged cliffs, and the untamed Atlantic Ocean.

Following the featured stops, you’ll return to Galway along the Wild Atlantic Way, offering numerous photo opportunities of the stunning coast—so keep your cameras ready!

Along Our Cliffs of Moher and Burren Route:

  • Kinvara
  • Dunguaire Castle
  • Aillwee Cave
  • Lisdoonvarna
  • Corkscrew Hill
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Doolin
  • Wild Atlantic Way
  • Coastal Road
  • Blackhead Lighthouse

Featured Stops:

Dunguaire Castle (Kinvara)

Standing tall over Galway Bay, this iconic 1520s castle was the Royal Palace of Guaire Aidhne, King of Connacht. Although we do not have time to go inside the castle on this tour, you will have plenty of time to take Instagram-worthy shots in front of Ireland’s most photographed castle.

Length: 15 minutes

Aillwee Cave

If you would like to, you can trek through one of Ireland’s showcase natural caves (our guests get entry at a discounted rate). Not feeling adventurous? Enjoy local food and coffee at the on-site cafe.
Duration: 30 minutes

Cliffs of Moher & Visitor Centre

INCLUDED ADMISSION! Experience the awe-inspiring Cliffs of Moher, with sheer edges dropping into the wild Atlantic Ocean. Stretching 8 km (5 miles) along the County Clare coast, the cliffs stand 700 feet tall. Explore the walking paths and discover a unique colony of seabirds from the South platform, home to over 30,000 birds from 20 different species.

We’ll also enjoy time in the official visitor centre, which features interactive displays, lots of information about the history of the cliffs, and a gift shop.

Length: 1 hour 30 minutes


A charming seaside village known as Ireland’s traditional music capital, Doolin offers a perfect lunch stop with its strip of pubs, Irish crafts, and shops. (Please note: We do not pass Doolin’s ‘Pink House’ on our tour.

Length: 45 minutes

Coastal Route Back to Galway City

Enjoy breathtaking views of the rugged Burren landscape with its unique rock formations and vast open spaces. The route passes by the iconic Blackhead Lighthouse, a historic landmark that has guided sailors for centuries. As the road winds along the coast, visitors are treated to panoramic views of Galway Bay, sparkling waters, and picturesque villages dotted along the shoreline.

If you have any questions about this Cliffs of Moher and Burren Full-Day tour, please get in touch.



Can I bring my luggage on board?

Yes, no problem. It’s the same coach and driver all day. This is a great idea if you are coming straight from a connection; if you are checking out of your accommodation; Catching an ongoing connection straight after the tour

Is there a discount available?

The best rates are available by booking direct on Also, it’s best to purchase multiple tours at the same time to avail of bundled discounts

Do you have an office in Galway City?

Yes we do! Our HQ is the Explore Galway Kiosk in Eyre Square. Please come and say hello ahead of your trip and ask for some local tips for Galway and the West of Ireland.

Can I display my ticket on my mobile phone?

Yes, we actively encourage a paperless environment as much as possible

What should I bring with me?

A camera – You’ll see many beautiful landscapes and iconic Irish sights, so many guests bring their own camera Comfortable Shoes – On each of our tours, we make stops that can require lengthy walks. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes so you don’t miss out on Ireland’s hidden gems! Weatherproofing – If the forecast is showing anything other than 100% sunshine, you should probably bring a rain jacket. All of our coaches have air-conditioning, but in the winter months it is advised to bring a scarf and/or gloves to keep you warm and snug when you’re outside in the elements.

Is there a stop for lunch?

Yes, there are plenty of stops for lunch and refreshment options. Lunch is not included in ticket price.

Should I tip?

Gratuities are not required. However we think our drivers and guides have a tough job to do, so if you enjoyed your trip, feel free to tip your driver appropriately – it is truly appreciated.

I'm a student outside of Ireland, do I qualify for the Student Discount?

Yes. You will need to verify enrollment in your home university. Please bring your valid Student I.D.

Can I purchase my tickets from the driver?

Yes, in accordance with availability on the day, any remaining tickets will be available to purchase from the driver pre-departure

What is the max amount of people on this tour?

In peak season, there can be a max of 61 people on this tour.

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