Shades of Ireland



per person
Duration: 11 Nights
Destination: Dublin, Ireland
Region: Europe
Deal Code: PAIM5RB




Experience Ireland in all its vibrant shades as you travel from the lively city of Dublin to the untamed natural beauty of Northern Ireland. Explore Dublin with a local guide. Kiss the Blarney Stone at historic Blarney Castle. See Killarney National Park on a boat ride. Experience the world-famous beauty of the Ring of Kerry. Marvel at the stunning 700-foot Cliffs of Moher. Enjoy tea and scones on a traditional family farm. Tour the walled city of Derry. Stand on the awe-inspiring Giant’s Causeway. Uncover the legend of the Titanic at Belfast’s famed Titanic Experience. From breathtaking nature and stunning coasts to a captivating culture and friendly locals – this is Ireland.

Your Fly & Tour Package Includes:

  • $2800 flight credit per person
  • 11-night Shades of Ireland guided tour with Collette, Dublin to Belfast
  • Private transfers throughout

Tour Includes:

  • 7 Handpicked Accommodations
  • 17 Meals
  • Stand in awe of the stunning 700-foot-high Cliffs of Moher.
  • Kiss the famed Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle.
  • See Northern Ireland's famous phenomenon — the spectacular Giant's Causeway.
  • Overnight on the grounds of a historic manor house.
  • Experience the daily life of an Irish family during a visit to a local farm.
  • Explore the walled city of Derry.
  • Choose from a "menu" of Derry’s best restaurants.
  • Savour a hearty dinner and night of traditional Irish entertainment
  • Enjoy a whiskey tasting and dinner at a whiskey distillery.

Pricing is per person twin share and based on travel 12-23 July 2024 

Solo traveller pricing available. Please speak to one of our travel consultants for more details

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Dublin, Ireland - Tour Begins

Get a taste of old Dublin. Tonight, you and your fellow travellers revel in a traditional Irish evening, including regional cuisine.

Meal: Dinner

Day 2: Dublin

Today, it’s your choice! Choose to ride with a local guide to see St. Patrick’s Cathedral, O’Connell Street, the National Gallery, and the historic Phoenix Park -OR- choose a walking tour of the city’s historic centre, exploring St. Stephen’s Green, Grafton Street, and the General Post Office. Either way, what follows is an afternoon to discover Dublin’s charms on your own. Later, you may join an optional tour to the Guinness Storehouse, followed by dinner at a contemporary restaurant showcasing Irish cuisine.

Meal: Breakfast

Day 3: Dublin - Kilkenny – Waterford

Step back in time and begin the day in the medieval splendour of 12th century Kilkenny on the River Nore. Then, in Waterford, embark on a leisurely paced walking tour of Ireland’s oldest city. It’s your choice! Tour the Waterford Crystal factory and learn how exquisite crystal has been made for centuries -OR- visit the Medieval Museum for a guided tour and glass of wine in the 15th-century Mayor’s Wine Vault.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 4: Waterford - Blarney Stone - Killarney – Tralee

Live the legend. The story goes that those who kiss the Blarney Stone gain the gift of eloquence. This morning, give it a shot at historic Blarney Castle. Cross into County Kerry and continue on to charming Killarney, where you will board a traditional boat* and sail through breathtaking lakes in the company of an expert boatman. Explore Killarney, before continuing to the market town of Tralee. This evening, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 5: Tralee - Ring of Kerry – Tralee

Take in the rugged coastline as you loop your way around the picturesque Ring of Kerry, past pristine beaches, quaint villages and majestic landscapes. At the Gap of Dunloe, shop for local artisan-made crafts.

Meal: Breakfast

Day 6: Tralee - Cliffs of Moher – Ennis

Bid Tralee farewell and travel across the lovely Shannon River into County Clare. Visit the Cliffs of Moher, one of Ireland’s most iconic sites. Walk along the rambling edge, soaking up unparalleled views and snapping incredible photos. Complete your day at the historic Old Ground Hotel in the heart of Ennis Town. This evening you may join an optional tour to a Medieval Banquet dinner, which is hosted in a castle.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Ennis - Galway - Enniskillen, Northern Ireland

Experience the daily life of a traditional Irish family during a memorable farm visit. Then continue on to Galway for a brief tour that showcases “The City of Tribes.” Your day ends in the northwest reaches of Eire.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 8: Enniskillen - Donegal Town – Derry

Take in the rugged, natural beauty of County Donegal. Stop in Donegal Town and stroll the town square, enjoying its quaint craft and woollen shops. Next, travel to Derry, known for its turbulent political history. This afternoon, a local guide leads a walk through the old city, including the Craft Village, a charming 19th century Georgian square in the heart of the walled city. Tonight, it’s Diner’s Choice… choose your included dinner from a "menu" of Derry’s great restaurants.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 9: Derry - Inishowen Peninsula – Derry

This morning, journey to the Inishowen Peninsula and Malin Head. Take in breathtaking scenery as you explore Ireland's northernmost point. Return to Derry, and enjoy an afternoon at leisure. Tonight, you may join an optional tour to discover the history of Derry through storytelling, music and song, with dinner at a restaurant serving pub style food.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 10: Derry - Giant's Causeway - Glens of Antrim – Belfast

See the most famous natural site in Northern Ireland as you visit the magnificent Giant’s Causeway. Formed by volcanic activity millions of years ago, the causeway resembles a cobble road leading into the sea. Then lose yourself in the natural beauty of Northern Ireland as you explore the scenic back roads of the Glens of Antrim to Belfast. Top your day off with a visit to a whiskey distillery located in the elegant grounds of Killarney Estate. Here you can taste whiskey and enjoy dinner.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 11: Belfast

Begin the day with a guided tour of Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland, and hear of the struggles in this great city’s history as you pass through the different neighbourhoods. See “Samson” and “Goliath,” the cranes at the shipyard that built the Titanic, before touring the “Titanic Experience,” Northern Ireland’s most visited attraction. This afternoon is yours to explore Belfast further, as your Irish adventure comes to a close.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 12: Belfast - Tour Ends

Your tour ends in Belfast.

Meal: Breakfast


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Prices listed are per person in Australian/New Zealand Dollars, based on twin occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking and shown *on the lowest inside category available at the time.  Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at 28 August 2023 and can be withdrawn without notice.   Cabin categories include prepaid government fees and port taxes unless otherwise stated. Hotels may charge resort fees not included in this package, payable direct upon check in. Visas are not included. Flight credit is applicable on airline of choice, subject to availability and subject to the carriers’ flight schedules and conditions. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge.