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Anonymous“Ireland is amazing, so beautiful and everyone was so friendly. William was amazing, funny and full of knowledge and folklore. Not to mention quite a good singer! Met some amazing and wonderful people and made fantastic new friends. My only complaint w...“

Shamrocker Adventures

Shamrocker Adventures

4.5/5 - Excellent
Headquarters in Dublin, Ireland
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TOURS
16
AGE RANGE
18-45
RESPONSE RATE
100%
RESPONSE TIME
0-1h
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  • Award winning tours of Ireland and Northern Ireland
  • Passionate, local Irish guides
  • Operating since 1999
  • Trips to suit all budgets and timeframes

Since 1999, it’s been our mission to give independent budget travellers the chance to really discover Ireland and remember it as one of the best times of their life! We'll make sure you get a tremendous insight into our country, meet real local characters and discov...

Since 1999, it’s been our mission to give independent budget travellers the chance to really discover Ireland and remember it as one of the best times of their life! We'll make sure you get a tremendous insight into our country, meet real local characters and discover what it means to be Irish. We consider it our duty to make everyone’s’ experience of Ireland the most welcoming they get on their travels and our ‘Book and Go Guarantee’ means we never cancel a trip.

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120 Shamrocker Adventures Reviews

Excellent
67%
Good
29%
Average
3%
Rather Poor
1%
Bad
0%
Accommodation
4.5 / 5
Transportation
4.5 / 5
Meals
4 / 5
Value for money
4.5 / 5
Guide
5 / 5
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  • MK
    Southern Rocker (Dorm)
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on November 26, 2018
    It was a really great trip. Great people, stopped at a lot of the nice places that everyone wants to see, and some we didn’t even know about as little surprises…
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  • TL
    Celtic Rocker (Dorm)
    4.0 - Good
    Written on November 6, 2018
    Amazing time with some fantastic people who I hope will stay lifelong friends. Didnt want for anything and saw some great sites. Would recommend!
  • HV
    All Ireland Rocker (Dorm)
    4.5 - Excellent
    Written on November 3, 2018
    Great tour covering all the main spots.
  •  reviewer 4
    All Ireland Rocker (Private Room)
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on October 30, 2018
    Our Guide was great. Extremely knowledgable of Irish history and the country in general. Aisling made our trip extremely pleasant and worth it! Would return to …
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  •  reviewer 5
    Southern Rocker (Dorm)
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on October 29, 2018
    The best trip I have ever done... I have a low budget but felt like I was getting the best premium service in all of Ireland I went on a few day trips but nothi…
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  •  reviewer 6
    Southern Rocker (Dorm)
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on October 11, 2018
    This tour was unreal. Such a awesome guide who knew so much. Who knew I could see so much and learn so much about Ireland in 3 days. We did so much Ring of Kerr…
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  • BL
    All Ireland Rocker (Dorm)
    4.0 - Good
    Written on October 2, 2018
    Wished it was clear in the itinerary that the black taxi and titanic is an either or choice. Luckily other reviewers mentioned it so I knew in advance. Our gu…
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  • LW
    Celtic Rocker (Dorm)
    4.0 - Good
    Written on September 29, 2018
    Great tour! Had a great time, nice group size (ours was 28). Ireland is great bc the destinations are close together. Favourite day was driving around the dingl…
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  • AN
    All Ireland Rocker (Dorm)
    4.0 - Good
    Written on September 22, 2018
    It was a blast, William our guide was funny and full of knowledge and folklore. And not a bad singing voice too!! Met some amazing people and made some new frie…
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  • A
    All Ireland Rocker (Dorm)
    4.0 - Good
    Written on September 22, 2018
    Ireland is amazing, so beautiful and everyone was so friendly. William was amazing, funny and full of knowledge and folklore. Not to mention quite a good sing…
    Read more

About Shamrocker Adventures

Since 1999, it’s been our mission to give independent budget travellers the chance to really discover Ireland and remember it as one of the best times of their life! We'll make sure you get a tremendous insight into our country, meet real local characters and discover what it means to be Irish. We consider it our duty to make everyone’s’ experience of Ireland the most welcoming they get on their travels and our ‘Book and Go Guarantee’ means we never cancel a trip.

Shamrocker Adventures videos

  • Shamrocker Adventures St Patrick's Day Video
  • Shamrocker Intro
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Shamrocker Adventures St Patrick's Day Video

Why Shamrocker Adventures

All That Ireland Has To Offer

Shamrocker Adventures leads tours all around Ireland, showcasing the country's scenery, deep history, and of course, the Irish people! Some of the friendliest people in the world, the Irish people, and the staff of Shamrocker, consider it their personal duty to show you the best that the country has to offer, and to make every traveler to their back yard feel welcome, as if they were at home.

Enjoyable Travel

The Irish are known for having a good time, or as they say over there, “great craic”. So while on tour, you can expect to be out and about getting stuff done, and seeing the sights, and then after a hard, long day of exploring, there is more good times to be had at the pub - a central part of the Irish culture! The team at Shamrocker want to make sure you get to meet genuine Irish locals while traveling, and experience their incredible culture first hand.

100% Irish Guides

Understanding that the people are an integral part of understanding a country and it’s culture, it is why Shamrocker pride themselves on having 100% Irish guides, with “green blood flowing through their veins” as they say. With such a spectacular history and many tales of the country to be shared, they have got some of the best storytellers around to make up their guiding staff.

Shamrocker Adventures Benefits

Authentic, Local Experinces

By being shown around the country by the locals, it means you will get to experience the real deal. Shamrocker pride themselves on their staff, and the fact that traveling with them will mean you get to experience the true Ireland, and not just brochure pages. by having these active, friendly and outgoing Irish guides, you know you’re in for a good time as they show you around the country.

Details Taken Care Of

By traveling with Shamrocker, they are the specialists at tours through Ireland, and this means you know you’re getting the real deal. They take care of all the important stuff, so that you can spend more time enjoying yourself. Shamrocker is for the independent travelers, so there is more options, choice, and free time for you, while having the benefit of an expert local who will point you in the right direction.

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What makes us unique

Shamrocker Adventures Story & History

Shamrocker started in 1999, when they ran their first tour, to show independent travelers the real Ireland. Back then, it was all about getting an insight into the country, meeting the local people, and discovering what the luck of the Irish was. These days, it’s not too different - while they have grown in size, and gotten more experience in the last decade and a half, they are still sticking to their roots. The roots of Shamrocker being that they still have 100% Irish guides, who have a love for their country and showing it off to travelers, that gives each and every traveler memories that will last them a lifetime.

Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions.

  • Does Shamrocker offer student discounts?

    Yes, if travellers hold an ISIC, ISE or ITIC card. This should be made clear at the time of booking so the discount will be applied and travellers need to show this card when they check-in.

  • Is tipping compulsory on the tour?

    No, tipping is not compulsory. Shamrocker leaves it to each traveller to give tips as they feel appropriate.

  • Is it possible for Shamrocker to store any excess luggage while I am on tour?

    No, Shamrocker does not have luggage storage facilities but these may be available at the hostel.

  • What is the luggage restrictions on the tour?

    Each passenger can bring one standard piece of luggage up to a maximum weight of 15kg that is composed of a standard 60 litre backpack or a medium holdall or suitcase. If the luggage is in excess of this allowance, passengers may be asked to leave it behind in secure storage. In addition, a standard daypack may be carried on the coach provided it can fit in the luggage rack or under the seat.

  • Is it possible to travel with friends if booking is done separately?

    Since there are sometimes more than one departure each day, it is not guaranteed that friends will be on the same bus if bookings are made separately. Please get in touch with us, we are happy to help book you and your friends together.

  • Are there solo travellers on the tour?

    Yes, while there are couples and friends travelling together, every tour has plenty of solo travellers.

  • How much time is spent off the bus everyday?

    There is lots of time allowed for exploration. Shamrocker guides will take you for walks, let you explore old ruins and ancient sites, recount local myths, tall tales and explain to you the region and areas often tumultuous history.

  • What is the age restrictions of the tour?

    Majority of Shamrocker passengers are between 18 to 35 years old. The minimum age on all tours is 18 and no maximum age is set as long as travellers are reasonably fit.

  • What is the departure and arrival time of the tour?

    Check-in for all our tours is at 8.15am at the Shamrocker Adventures office. Tours will usually return to the office around 5.30pm.

  • Do travellers need to bring a sleeping bag or towel?

    All hostels provide linen but it is a good idea to bring a towel although some hostels do rent them. A sleeping bag is not required.

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