This half day tour departs daily at 11am from outside Dublin Bus Head Office at 59 Upper O'Connell Street. Passengers can also join the tour by availing of the Dublin Sightseeing hotel shuttle service. The hotel shuttle service includes accommodation providers in Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Sandymount, St. Stephens Green and the Croke Park Hotel.
The North Coast & Castle tour takes place in a double decker bus to allow the best possible experience of the beautiful scenery en route. The tour is given by a Failte Ireland accredited guide in a live English only commentary.
Departing from Dublin City Centre, the tour takes in the North Coastal area of Clontarf, passing by Bull Island. This is followed by the first stop off on board, in Malahide Castle. Admission to Malahide Castle is included in the price of the tour ticket. Passengers are taken on a guided tour of the Castle and get to discover its long history within the Talbot family.
Passengers can then explore the picturesque fishing village of Howth for a short at their leisure before re-joining the tour. After experiencing the best of one of Dublin’s favourite coastal towns, the tour begins to travel back to Dublin City.
Passengers can avail of one free loop of the Hop-on Hop-off city tour on the same day as they have taken the Coastal tour. The Hop-on Hop-off tour departs until 17:00pm in the winter, and 19:00pm in the summer. The stops are all conveniently located close to Dublin cities top attractions. Tours are available in a live English language commentary and in a multilingual format. Multilingual tours include a pre-recorded commentary available through ten different languages.
All the above tours can be booked in person or online. Discounts are available at dublinsightseeing.ie