Glendalough & Powerscourt Gardens Day Tour

Single Day Tour Starts in Dublin Bus Headquarters at 59 Upper O'Connell Street, Dublin 1. & Ends in Dublin Bus Headquarters at 59 Upper O'Connell Street, Dublin 1.

Tour highlights

The Glendalough & Powerscourt Gardens tour brings you to visit two of the most popular tourism destinations in Ireland, both conveniently located just an hour's drive from Dublin city. Enjoy stunning views from start to finish as you set off along the south coast of the city, taking in the Dublin Docklands and continuing along to Sandymount. Your DoDublin guide will keep you entertained throughout the day with commentary on all the places you will see, fascinating historical information, anecdotes, jokes and perhaps even a few songs!

Tours depart at 10:30 and return at 17:00

*2 Kids under 14 go free with each paying adult. Tickets must be purchased for additional children and children 14 years old and over.

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DoDublin is the original Dublin Hop on Hop off tour company. We've been entertaining visitors to our town since 1988. We're part of the fabric of Dublin City and we take great pride in delivering a real and authentic experience, one steeped in history but one that also celebrates the city as she evolves.

DON'T JUST SIGHTSEE...EXPLORE!

We aim to strike the perfect balance between informative and entertaining. Our guides are natural entertainers, and they love what they do! Put simply, no-one knows Dublin better than the DoDublin guides. Whether you're looking for a tour around the city, an amazing day trip out of town or a thrilling night-time activity, we have a tour to suit you.

FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS...

DoDublin began life in 1988, and was originally called the "Grand Dublin Tour." It started off with only 1 bus that provided a 3 hour tour around Dublin City and departed twice daily. As popularity grew the fleet of buses began to expand and today we operate 24 open top buses, with 2 day-tour buses and 2 Ghostbus tour buses. DoDublin also provide the Airlink Express buses - the fastest and best value transport link between Dublin Airport and the city which currently operates with a fleet of 24 buses.

DoDublin is part of Dublin Bus, the main public transport company in Dublin and is a subsidiary of Córas Iompair Éireann which is owned by the Irish Government. 

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What's included

  • Live Commentary from Dublin's Best Guides
  • Shuttle bus available from city center hotels
  • Beautiful scenery of Dublin's south coast

First stop is Glendalough, a destination that’s known to every Dubliner for its idyllic beauty and serenity. Take a walk up to the lakes, visit the 6th century monastic city and Glendalough Visitor Centre or stop off in the local hotel for a spot of lunch.

The tour then continues through Wicklow, passing the picturesque town of Enniskerry before arriving at Powerscourt House and gardens. Relax in the Georgian glory of the Powerscourt Estate with gardens voted No.3 in the world by National Geographic and set within the beautiful backdrop of the Wicklow Mountains. Take a walk around and visit the Japanese gardens and pet cemetery, before stopping off in Avoca Cafe in Powerscourt House for tea and scones.

When you return to Dublin, you can enjoy a complimentary city loop on the Green Hop-on Hop-off open top bus and if you're still hungry for more then try the Ghostbus Tour the same night!

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