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Aran Island Horse Riding and Carriage tours

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Seeing Red!

Our host at the B&B suggested we choose the red horse cart, which turned out to be John Dirrane's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JanetNewton
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Spokane Valley, Washington
An amazing and unique way to see Inishmore

Went on a fabulous private horseback tour with Stephen (and Barney). Stephen took me down to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alysarouttenberg
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Vancouver, Canada
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“Seeing Red!”
1 week ago
“An amazing and unique way to see Inishmore”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our host at the B&B suggested we choose the red horse cart, which turned out to be John Dirrane's cart - a great choice! We had done this before on the Aran Islands, and our experience was not so good that time. John, however, made...More

Thank JanetNewton
stephenrko, Owner at Aran Island Horse Riding and Carriage tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the review! Glad you enjoyed the tour with Aran Island horse riding and carriage tours and that the tour with John remained your favourite memory of being in Ireland. All the Best Stephen

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a fabulous private horseback tour with Stephen (and Barney). Stephen took me down to the low lands of the island, places I would not have been able to see by bike, tour, or from the beaten path. We went to two beaches in...More

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stephenrko, Owner at Aran Island Horse Riding and Carriage tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Alysa for the review it's much appreciated. It was a pleasure been in your company on the trek. So happy to hear you were thrilled with experience. Hope you enjoyed all of the rest of your time in Ireland. Warmest regards Stephen &...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not sign up for a tour but met a driver when we arrived on Inis Mor. Since it was a lovely day, we did not need a canopy cover on the carriage. Other drivers were equipped with them for rainy or windy days....More

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stephenrko, 0 at Aran Island Horse Riding and Carriage tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the review! Happy to hear you enjoyed your day tour of Inis Mor with Aran Island horse riding and carriage tours. Warmest regards Stephen

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

John is knowledgeable, amusing and flexible. He was full of information about and love for the island and gave what we asked for. His horse was reliable amd the carriage was perfect. You can trust him completely. He is a natural gentleman

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stephenrko, Owner at Aran Island Horse Riding and Carriage tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review and i so happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour with me! It was a pleasure! Best wishes! Stephen

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I’ll keep this short because our experience was very much like all the other people that have left reviews - excellent! Without a doubt Stephen treats every customer like his first. Laid back, extremely knowledgeable, friendly guy who lives on the island. Our 4 person...More

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stephenrko, Owner at Aran Island Horse Riding and Carriage tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you for your fantastic review. It was an absolute pleasure to show you around the many historical sites our Island has to offer . I am delighted you enjoyed yourselves and took the time to write a review of your experience. Hope you had...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018

A lovely way to see this beautiful little island. The locals are very kind and welcoming to the flocks of tourist who arrive daily. Money happily spent!

1  Thank LorenaLeilani
stephenrko, O at Aran Island Horse Riding and Carriage tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Thanks for the review it's nice to hear you enjoyed seeing the Island on are tour! Kind regards Stephen

Reviewed 24 July 2018

This is our 2nd time visiting the island, the first time we chose bikes, this time we chose John... Well... He chose us really... we didn't have a plan stepping off the ferry and he was easily approachable! He is personable and so knowledgeable. As...More

Thank Ken W
stephenrko, O at Aran Island Horse Riding and Carriage tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you very much for the review and i'm delighted you enjoyed your time on the island. All the best Stephen

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The horse and carriage tour with Stephan and Rocky is the best way to see the island. When you arrive on the island you have the option of walking, biking, taking a shuttle bus or horse and carriage ride to see the different sites. It...More

1  Thank Kim S
stephenrko, O at Aran Island Horse Riding and Carriage tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thank you for posting such a wonderful and detailed review of your experience on the carriage tour . I'm absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your tour with me around our beautiful Island . All the Best , Stephen. And Rocky the Horse

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

I don’t know how to even begin explaining what this trip meant to us. Stephen was our carriage driver and he was amazing. He was courteous, patient and just downright kind. His horse Rocky gallantly hauled 6 of us around the island. Stephens Irish heritage...More

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stephenrko, O at Aran Island Horse Riding and Carriage tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words and taking the time to write such a wonderful review. It was a pleasure to show you around the Island! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience on the carriage tour while visiting our...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful tour with Stephen and Rocky. We were so glad that we took Stephen’s tour. He was friendly and knowledgeable but not overly talkative. It was a very relaxing and enjoyable day. Stephen is a local so he seemed to have a...More

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stephenrko, Owner at Aran Island Horse Riding and Carriage tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you kindly for taking the time to write such a lovely review of your recent carriage tour experience. It was a pleasure to meet you all and show you around our beautiful Island. I was absolutely delighted that you and your family thoroughly enjoyed...More

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