With Ireland's visitor numbers up by nine percent in 2014 and further increases expected this year, the Dublin Pass, a sightseeing card which helps visitors save time and money, has been relaunched to make the capital city more convenient and accessible for tourists.
The Dublin Pass has been revamped with a new smartphone and tablet-ready website, making it easier to purchase. The Dublin Pass now offers entry to 33 of the city's top attractions, as well as discounts and exclusive offers at 20 more venues, a one-way Aircoach transfer into Dublin city center of Dublin from Dublin Airport, a free guidebook and fast-track entry at some of the busiest attractions.
Priced from €39 per adult and €21 per child (aged 5-15) for a one-day pass, the Dublin Pass is a convenient single purchase showcasing the best of the city while minimizing the time spent waiting for tickets at each attraction.
Featured attractions include:
Guinness Storehouse – learn how this Irish icon is made and sample some in the Gravity Bar, with 360-degree views over Dublin.
Dublin Zoo – view 400 animals in a variety of exotic habitats, right in the heart of the city.
Aviva Stadium Tour – go behind the scenes in the changing rooms and players' tunnel at the home of the Irish rugby and soccer teams.
National Wax Museum PLUS – come face-to-face with some of Ireland's famous writers including Samuel Beckett and Oscar Wilde – but watch out for Dracula and Hannibal Lecter!
Glasnevin Museum – the story of modern Ireland told through interactive exhibitions and engaging cemetery tours. One of the city's most popular attractions.
Old Jameson Distillery – a tour through the history of Irish Whiskey making … with the chance to become a 'Qualified Irish Whiskey Taster' too!
Croke Park Stadium Tour – at the heart of Irish sporting life for more than 100 years, Croke Park gives visitors a chance to learn about the fastest field game in the world, hurling, and Gaelic football.
Christ Church Cathedral – dating from 1030, the cathedral is Dublin's oldest building and is of rich cultural significance.
Dublinia – discover the Viking and Medieval history of the city through three separate exhibitions.
Jeanie Johnston Tallship & Famine Museum – a 50-minute tour of this full-size replica tall ship tells the story of the poverty-stricken emigrants who escaped Ireland's potato famine for North America.
On a one-day Dublin Pass (€39) visitors can save after visiting just three attractions – head to the Guinness Storehouse (normally €18), Dublin Zoo (€16.80) and the Old Jameson Distillery Tour (€15) and save over €10. Visitors on the two-day pass (€61) can save money after visiting just five attractions.
- One-day Dublin Pass – €39 per adult, €21 per child (aged 5-15 years).
- Two-day Dublin Pass – €61 per adult, €35 per child.
- Three-day Dublin Pass – €71 per adult, €42 per child.
- Six-day Dublin Pass – €105 per adult, €54 per child.
Children aged under 5 gain free entry to Dublin attractions.