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Top 6 Activities - Dingle Peninsula


Check out our blog post on the top 6 activities to carry out during your trip to the Dingle Peninsula.
Ranging from boat trips to distillery trips, Dingle has a lot to offer so be sure to check out our list and
book any of the following activities well in advance to avoid disappointment, especially during peak
season.

The Great Blasket Islands

Key Information
Time:
Half day Trip
Book With: Dingle Boat Tours
Contact Number: 087 672 6100
Website: Click Here
Instagram Account: Click Here

First on the list is the iconic Great Blasket Islands. You can catch a trip, just a ten-minute walk from
Greenmount House down at the Dingle marina. The island has become world famous over the last
number of years and I would highly recommend a day trip (six-hour round trip). It is an amazing escape
from the real world and one not to be missed.

  • Tours depart from Dingle harbour daily during peak season so be sure to book in advance either
    through the website or by ringing the number attached.


Slea Head Drive

Key Information
Time:
Half day / Full day
Book With: Dingle Shuttle Bus / Website: Click Here
Book With: Dingle Electric Bikes / Website: Click Here

The world famous Slea Head Drive should be on everyone’s itinerary when they embark on a trip to the
Dingle Peninsula. It is a 2-hour loop but due to the amazing scenery and local stops a trip can last
anywhere from a few hours to a whole day. If you don’t have a car, check out Dingle Shuttle bus above
for your solution or if you want to get on the saddle Dingle Electric bikes is a fantastic way to experience
the best the Peninsula has to offer.

Where to Stop

  • Take a picture with the famous Páidí Ó Sé statue and enjoy some fantastic pub food.
  • Make the most of the many vantage points overlooking the breath-taking Coumeenole beach.
  • Check out the film location for The Last Jedi where the recent Star War's franchise filmed.
  • Enjoy a pint in T.P's pub out in the outdoor seating area. A must on any fine summer's day.

The Dingle Distillery

Key Information
Time:
Two hours
Book With: Dingle Distillery
Website: Click Here
Instagram Account: Click Here

One of the biggest attractions that has been added to the Dingle Peninsula over the last decade has to be
the award-winning Dingle distillery. The brand name has given the area further world recognition and the
accolade of the best gin in the world, 2019. Although the distillery is world famous for its gin, they also
produce whiskey and vodka on site.

  • Tours can be booked online or over the phone, getting a glimpse into one of the top Irish spirits
    companies of the last decade.
  • Be sure to book well in advance as spaces can be limited during peak season.



Dick Mack's Brewhouse

Key Information
Time:
One hour
Book With: Dick Mack's Brewery
Website: Click Here
Instagram Account: Click Here

Anyone who knows anything about Irish pubs has heard the name Dick Mack's. The pub is famous for its
whiskey collection, accolades, snugs, beer garden and now their very own brewery. No trip to Dingle is
now complete without a trip to Dick Mack's for a whiskey and one of their very own craft beers with a
variety of flavours to choose from as seen above.

  • If you would like to go one step further and learn more about the craft of making their very own
    beer you can book online through their website for an exclusive tour of the facility.

Dingle Sea Safari

Key Information
Time:
Three Hours
Dingle Sea Safari Website: Click Here
Blasket Sea Rib Tour: Click Here
Instagram Account: Click Here

The most popular activity in Dingle over the last number of years has to be the Sea Safari on offer around
the Great Blasket Island’s. There are two companies running the following activity showcasing the best
the Dingle Peninsula has to offer. This three-hour activity takes in the Great Blasket Islands, seals, pods
of dolphins and even the possibility of seeing humpback whales especially during the summer months.

  • Booking information can be found through the links attached with a wide variety of booking slots
    available during peak season.
  • Please book a few weeks in advance to avoid disappointment especially during the summer
    season.

Dingle Bay Kayaking

Key Information
Time:
2/3 Hours
Website: Click Here
Instagram Account: Click Here

If you are looking for something a bit more DIY look no further, then sea kayaking in Dingle Bay with
Irish Adventures. Taking you on a tour of the harbour or further afield depending on the package you
select; you will get to explore some amazing hidden gems.

  • Irish Adventures offer’s you the chance to carry out sunset kayaking, visiting sea caves etc on
    your tour. If you are looking for something extreme, they also offer rock climbing packages along
    the amazing Kerry cliffs which you can learn more about through the links attached.