Bull Island Tour

Bull Island Tour My Bike or Hike
Bull Island Tour Route

Duration – 4 Hours approx.

 Skill/Fitness Level: Basic

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From €20 per person, including transport

Take a Half Day Trip to Dublin’s Accidental Island Where Nature Meets History: Perfect for All the Family !

Essential Details

  • Distance: 9km / 5.1 miles
  • Duration: Approx. 4 hours (including stop for refreshment)
  • Capacity: from 2 (minimum) to 15 (maximum) people
  • Availability: Weekdays all year around
  • Start Times: 10:00h; 11:00h; 12:00h; 13:00h; 14:00

About

Take a short train trip from the city centre to the historic village of Raheny. Step through its pre-medieval past and ruins into the delightful St. Anne’s Park and hear about its connection with the Guinness Family.

Arriving at the coast, cross the causeway to the 200 year old Bull Island. Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of this UNESCO biosphere. As you stroll along meandering trails through salt marshes, sand dunes and beach, hear the fascinating story of how this accidental island was formed, while exploring it’s rich and diverse flora and fauna.

Choose to stop for a break and refreshments at a unique outdoor cafe, perched on the 200 year old sea wall and admire the view of Dublin Bay.

Return to the mainland over a timer bridge and catch a bus back to the city centre.

Itinerary

  • Train from City Centre
  • Raheny – Ancient Church and Abbey
  • St. Anne’s Park
  • The Peace Tree
  • Bull Nature Trail and Beach
  • North Bull Wall & Refreshment Break
  • The Wooden Bridge
  • Return to the City Centre by Bus

Key to Skill/Fitness Levels:

Basic

Guests should be in general good health with a basic level of fitness, able to walk at a leisurely pace for upto 3 hours with regular rest stops

Moderate

Guests should be in general good health with a good level of fitness, able to walk, hike or cycle at a moderate pace for upto 5 hours with regular rest stops

Advanced

Guests should be in general good health with a strong level of fitness, able to walk, hike or cycle at a moderate pace for over 5 hours with occasional rest stops

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