Discover one of Ireland's best kept secrets with explorenorth, Donegal's day tour & small group travel specialists

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Grianan of Aileach historic fort Inishowen

Inishowen Explorer

One of Ireland's most scenic drives, the iconic Inishowen 100 truly is one of our country's hidden gems. Not that we're biased in anyway! From the historic Grianan An Aileach to the stunning coastal paths at Malin Head and along the pretty towns and villages, it's a feast for the senses along Ireland's most northernly peninsula. 

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Bluestack Explorer

A visit to Donegal would not be complete without seeing the majestic Sliabh Liag Cliffs near Carrick in South West Donegal. One of the highest and finest marine cliffs in Europe, it offers incredible views from its 600 metre vantage points. Along the way, visit Donegal Castle and the beautiful heritage town of Ardara. 

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Highland Explorer

Starting off with a ferry across Lough Swilly, explore the maritime secrets of Donegal with a trip along the scenic Knockalla Drive to Fanad Lighthouse. Cameras at the ready as photo opportunities are around every corner! A leisurely drive across Mulroy Bay and south to Ireland's second largest national park at Glenveagh complete a memorable day tour.

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Giant's Causeway

Causeway Explorer

With long sandy beaches and rugged cliff top scenery, Northern Ireland’s North Coast is often described as one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world. The Giant’s Causeway, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge, Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House are amongst the many attractions of this stunning area of outstanding natural beauty.

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There are also a large number of additional attractions which we hope to shortly incorporate into our tours. These include:

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We provide private guided tours for families and small groups who want to stay away from the usual tour buses and have full control over where they go and what they see. All our drivers are local with in-depth knowledge of Co. Donegal.

We will pick you up from your accommodation, chauffeur you to wherever you want to go, and drop you back again in the evening. No worrying about road maps or unfamiliar roads.   

Don't see a tour that suits you? Just contact us for a bespoke tour. Our tours can accommodate up to 8 people.

We aim to offer tours either privately (book at anytime) or where individuals and couples can join with fellow travellers. We will be introducing an online booking system to incorporate this shortly but in the meantime, please feel free to contact us on +353 (0) 87 711 2221 or info@explorenorth.ie as tours will operate over the Autumn/Winter weekends of 2017/2018, with some minor alterations to facilitate seasonal opening hours of visitor attractions.

*Images courtesy of Tourism Ireland / Failte Ireland


Contact Us

Castlecary, Redcastle, Co. Donegal
Tel: + 353 (0)87 711 2221


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