Glendalough Private Half-Day Tour From Dublin With Powerscourt Waterfall

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Relax in the comfort of a luxury vehicle while admiring the beauty of Wicklow on this private half-day tour including a pickup from anywhere in Dublin. You will visit Glendalough and Powerscourt Waterfall en route from Dublin. Your driver will provide entertaining stories about growing up in Ireland including old and ancient tales from old Ireland. As this is a private tour you have the freedom to choose when to stop for photo opportunities and continue on your journey as you wish, while your driver guide helps you make the most out of your day. Expect to spend approx. 4 hours on your journey.

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This is a private guided tour and as such you are free to change the route, stops and sights at any point. Your friendly guide will work with you from the get go in order to personalise the tour to suit your interests and preferences. Below is an example of what to expect.

Collecting you directly from your place of stay in Dublin you’ll take the more scenic east coast route towards Wicklow Goal. One of Ireland’s top attractions, Wicklow Gaol tells the story of its prisoners through an interactive tour led by experienced and passionate actor guides. Spend some time tracing your Irish roots at the Wicklow Genealogy Room in Wicklow Goal.

Stop of for a bit of lunch or to purchase some world famous Throws & Blankets at Avoca Handweavers before heading on your way to Glendalough. Avoca is an Irish-run company that started as a manufacturer back in 1723. Avoca spans one of the world’s oldest surviving manufacturing companies.

Up next. The monastic city of Glendalough. Situated within the glacial valley of Glendalough, the monastic city, founded in the 6th Century by St. Kevin has been visited throughout history for its mystical temptations. Take some time to explore the grounds and see its unique wildlife. The Round Tower and Monuments provide a great opportunity to get some memorable photographs.

By taking your guide’s advice on duration you should still have time to visit The Powerscourt Estate. Powerscourt gardens also known as the “Garden of Ireland” were recently voted No.3 in the World’s Top Ten Gardens by National Geographic. Stretching over 47 acres the gardens offer a sublime blend of formal gardens, sweeping terraces, statues, ornamental lakes, secret hollows and rambling walks. The gardens were established and have been designed from 1731 onwards. 

You can be dropped off anywhere back in Dublin city as you wish. Other noteworthy stops you can take along this route are Sallys Gap, Lough Tay (Guinness Lake), Powerscourt Waterfall, A traditional Irish pub for some food and a Guinness or perhaps the Military Road. Please chat to you guide about these. 

Please note entrance fees into the sites are excluded in the tour price. Entrance fees are priced approx €7-10 per Adult at all sites. Reduced student, senior and group rates are available from Powerscourt, Glendalough and Wicklow Goal.

The tour uses a mix between private guides and Taxi guides. All guides are very friendly, experienced, passionate and knowledgeable in the History of Ireland. Taxi guides give the advantage of using bus lanes in order to avoid being stuck in traffic around the city. Some of our vehicles are equipped with free WIFI. Please ask your guide should you wish to check the availability of their WIFI.

Please note pickup from Dublin Airport is available. There is a small excess in order to be collected privately from the Airport.

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Inclusions for Glendalough Private Half-Day Tour From Dublin With Powerscourt Waterfall

  • Local Guide
  • Private tour
  • Round-trip private transfer from anywhere in Dublin
  • Bottled water
  • Free WIFI (Some vehicles)
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Exclusions for Glendalough Private Half-Day Tour From Dublin With Powerscourt Waterfall

  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Additional Fee required if private collection from Dublin Airport
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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

At time of booking, Guests must provide preferred start time. This can be changed via contact anytime before the tour date

The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions

Infant seats available upon request

Tour lasts approx 6 Hours. Additional sights mentioned in description can be included but may increase tour time. Hourly rates can be discussed directly with your guide on the day.

A maximum of 4 people per booking

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Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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9 reviews by the users

  • The weather and our wishes changed the plan, so we didn't do the described tour at all. Our driver guide Alan was able to put together just what fit us in devising a customized itinerary. When you don't want to follow the crowd or get on another bus, do this! You're worth it.

  • Im not sure how to rate this tour!! For some reason our guide, William Redmond, who was a very nice guy told us we did not have time to go Glendalough---which was the major part of this tour!!! We did go to the waterfall and Powerscourt gardens. Both were lovely but I feel that we paid a lot to do just these two places. He then stopped in a little town that was on the way back for about 45 minutes to kill time! We were very disappointed and feel that we were charged way too much for this tour!!! I would really think twice about using Viator again! I have recommended your company to many others and will not be doing that any longer as I do not want to hear complaints from my family and friends! I would appreciate your following up on this and getting back to me! Thank you!
    Lynn Jackson

  • We had a really great experience. A polite, helpful and knowledgeable guide, well timed visit to sites, good balance between driving and walking. Vehicle was very clean and comfortable. Great introduction to the area.

  • Tony was a fabulous guide! Powerscourt was absolutely beautiful as was Glendalough. He brought us to a different waterfall that was off the beaten path and completely deserted. We had a wonderful drive through Wicklow.

  • Went above and beyond to make this tour happen for us. Fantastic communication and just the loveliest organization. Tour itself was beautiful with lots of interesting facts. We had an informative but unobtrusive driver who knew the best places to go. Highly recommend.

  • We really enjoyed our tour. Many thanks to Tony who was an exceptional guide. He knew so much and was a great conversationalist.

  • We had an amazing day with our guide. Courtesy, professionalism, a service second to none and great fun are guaranteed. We booked the trip before we went on holiday and on the day when we were due to take the trip, the weather turned out to be very bleak. However, we had a memorable experience and it was all thanks our guide, Niall O'Neill. His knowledge of Ireland's history coupled with his Irish charm made our trip an amazing one. The weather did not stop us from visiting some of the most beautiful places on the outskirt of Dublin and we made numerous stops along the way. We saw film locations, waterfall, lakes, Irish villages, the coast and palaces to name a few.

    I would highly recommend booking a tour with the company. You will be very well looked after and return with many fond memories.

  • The driver was very knowledgable and so nice. Didn't rush us at all and took us to the really neat places. Would recommend

  • Allen was our guide....outstanding! Highly recommend...personable and knowlegeabe...would do it again

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