Howth Safari
Hiking

Howth Safari

Language: English
Availability: Varied
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 4 hours
Do this because
  • Immerse yourself in nature as you hike the Howth Peninsula
  • Relive the history of the area as you explore with your guide
  • Discover the seasonal delights of Howth
What to expect

Immerse yourself in nature as you hike along the Howth Peninsula which is known as a treasure of the Dublin Bay UNESCO Biosphere, and prepare to soak up the great outdoors. Discover Howth off-road with passionate and expert local guides, nobody knows this area better, and relive history as you walk through the ages and explore unique habitats that vary by day and season.

Here are the seasonal highlights that you might come across:

Spring (March, April, May): Delight your senses in Irish Springtime with the smell of coconut on the breeze from the gorse, the fragrance of wild garlic underfoot in the woodland, and psychedelic rhododendron gardens. These exquisite rhododendrons echo the jungles of Siam.

Summer (June, July, August): Howth's vibrant heathland blooms all summer over the headland. Birds abound all along the cliffs at this time of year too: kittiwakes, gulls, cormorants, guillemots, gannets, and more. Spot the porpoises, dolphins, and seals in the bay.

Autumn/Fall (September, October, November): This is the waning of the year, when incandescent Autumnal leaves cloak the woods. A magical time to be in Howth. Foliage is let go and descends to the forest floor with a gentle song.

Winter (December, January, Feburary): Brace the cold and awaken your senses to wild raw nature. Witness the sublime raging seas on stormy winter days. Howth's Winter woodland is stark and magnificent.

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What's included
  • Guided tour
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
Reduced price
  • Students (aged 12+ or in full-time education)
  • Groups (5-15 people)
Where

7 Harbour Rd, Howth, Dublin, Ireland

Meeting point:

Please meet your tour at the Howth Tourism Information Centre on Harbour Road. It's only 5 minutes walk from the Dart Station.

What to remember
  • This tour is not suitable for children under 12 years old
  • It's recommended that you wear trainers, boots or sturdy shoes
  • Please keep an eye on the weather and consider bringing a light waterproof, gloves, scarf and a hat in a backpack with water and a snack
  • Be ready to walk for 10-15 kms (6-9 miles) in about 4 hours
  • If you're part of a group of 5 to 15 people, please select the group option at checkout for a reduced rate

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When
  • Please check the calendar to find this tour's availability
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Provider
Shane's Howth Adventures
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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