Dublin Hiking Tour with Howth Adventures

218 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 4 hr

Voted Trip Advisor Best of the Best. Discover Dublin’s most exciting hiking tour and Howth off-road. Explore the secret paths and trails where only local guides can take you. Immerse yourself in nature on the charming Howth Peninsula, a treasure in the Dublin Bay UNESCO Biosphere. A gnarly and beautiful coastal adventure in any season. Feel a real connection with the land and people. Relive history as we walk through the ages and explore unique and varied habitats. Wander through magical woodland in the footsteps of the ancient people of Ireland and feel a connection with the past and present. The Safari is the guided hike that visits the spectacular south facing paths and cliffs overlooking Dublin Bay. Spot the ancient Irish goat herd along the way, visiting hidden beaches, smugglers caves and panoramic views. Finish off the day enjoying the famous Howth hospitality.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Howth Adventures

This is a typical itinerary for this product

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Meet your guide outside Bodega ant Howth Market and begin your hike. You'll walk uphill and out of the village, acquainting yourself with the more rustic, less trodden ways and trails that wind through the elder trees and radiant heather and gorse of the peninsula.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cliff Path Loop

Continue out of the woodlands, to HG Wells's most beautiful view in the world, and on to the southern part of the peninsula, crossing the heathers of Shielmartin Hill and make your way to the cliff path that your guides know better than anyone else.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At:

Follow the amazing path around the bottom of Shielmartin Hill towards the breath taking views of Dublin Bay on the sunny side of the Hill

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At:

Dublin's best kept secret! The Howth Safari is the only hiking tour that takes you around to the south facing cliffs overlooking Dublin Bay. Spotting the old Irish goat herds along the way and visiting hidden beaches, smugglers caves and panoramic views.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Baily Lighthouse

After a short rest at Red Rock, where ships can be seen traversing Dublin Bay towards the port, spot the caves, stacks, and other monuments to the erosive power of the sea along the coastline and get a sense of the coastal habitats of the bay. Ascend gently along the cliff paths by the spectacular Baily Lighthouse. 

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Howth Summit

Reach the Summit where the world famous views of the Baily Lighthouse, Dublin Bay and the Wicklow mountains will take your breath away.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Shane's Howth Adventures

Then descend the disused tramlines by the steps back to Howth village, returning to the waterfront to end your tour. Please note: Your tour may follow alternative routes for different tides and weather conditions.

Duration: 20 minutes
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