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Dalkey Castle and Killiney Hill Tour

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    What to Expect
    Pick Up:

    10am The Gresham Hotel on O'Connell Street 

    10:05 The Ashfield Hostel on D'Olier Street

    From the city centre we travel out the coast road through the picturesque port of Dun Laoghaire  and onto Dalkey town.

    Here you can do the Dalkey Castle tour. After this you will have time to stroll around Dalkey town and browse amongst the different shops and cafes from artisan bakeries to bookshops and The Tramyard Market.

    Dalkey is one of the prettiest towns in Ireland http://irsh.us/2mmivBX

    This area is known for its famous residents such as Bono, Enya, The Edge and Eddie Irvine to name a few.

    We then take the bus for a short but very scenic drive out by Colliemore Harbour where you will view Dalkey Island and continue on to Vico Road for amazing sea views and we pass  Victoria Castle which is now the private home of Enya. We squeeze the coach through the granite arch in Killiney where you enter Killiney Hill park.

    There are a few walks you can do here and all of the walks offer the best of views that Killiney hill has to offer.

    After Killiney Hill you get back on the coach and we take you to Avoca for lunch and shopping.

    You will have built up a thirst this point of the tour so we take you now into the Dublin Mountains to visit Johnnie Fox's where you can enjoy a  nice pint in front of one of the peat fires and marvel at the wonderments hanging from the walls and ceilings.

    We reluctantly take you from here and take you back down the mountains taking in some  more amazing views of Dublin Bay.

    We get back to the city no later than 4:30pm.

    When and where:

    This tour operates every day except Tuesdays and leaves from The Gresham Hotel on O'Connell Street at 10am and from Ashfield Hostel on D'Olier Street on D'Olier Street at 10:05am and finishes back in the city no later than 4:30 pm.

    What to bring:

    As our weather is unpredictable we advise you to bring rain gear and comfortable footwear.

    What is included in the price:

    Admission to Dalkey Castle.

    Killiney Hill is free.

    What is not included in the price:

    Food and drink.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up at Gresham Hotel, O'Connel Street at 10am sharp and Ashfield Hostel at 10.05am sharp
    Departure Time
    10am From The Gresham Hotel on O'Connell Street
    10:05am From The Ashfield Hostel on D'Olier Street
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Local taxes
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved in Killiney Hill
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    We have been toured around from Adrian. He revealed an outstanding guide, brought us to a couple of hidden gem just because we were on time and completely exceeded our expectations. He showed patience, resourceful and incredible kind. We have had great fun! Thanks very much
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    Response from 252adrianf, General Manager at Dalkey Castle and Killiney Hill Tour
    Responded 9 Aug 2019
    Thanks so much for your wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the tour! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit here in Dublin.
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    Beautiful tour of Killiney Hill and Dalkey Castle. Small groups on tour, so it’s very comfortable and relaxed. A really great day. Highly recommend!
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    Response from Gráinne F, Manager at Dalkey Castle and Killiney Hill Tour
    Responded 23 Jun 2019
    Thanks for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed our tour!
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    Had a great day. Not a rushed tour at all and had adequate time to see all the best of Dalkey Castle and Killiney Hill. Adrian was very informative and had great knowledge of the area, bringing with him the best of weather as well. He was always reminding us to take photos, of
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    Response from Gráinne F, Manager at Dalkey Castle and Killiney Hill Tour
    Responded 23 Jun 2019
    Thanks so much for your great review. Glad you got your sunglasses returned safely. Will pass your review on to Adrian. Glad you enjoyed the tour!
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    This was our last day in Dublin and a great way to end our trip! Adrian was friendly and knowledgeable of the area. It's a smaller more intimate tour which allows for direct conversation with the guide and flexible time frames. The Dalkey Castle tour was so interesting and
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    Response from Gráinne F, Manager at Dalkey Castle and Killiney Hill Tour
    Responded 23 Jun 2019
    Thanks for the great review. So glad you enjoyed the tour!
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    Had an excellent time on this tour. The guide, Adrian, was knowledgeable, fun, and witty. I'm traveling solo, and was thrilled that the tour wasn't cancelled even though I was the only passenger today. The mini bus is very comfortable, modern, and had wi-fi. The tour was a
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