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Wolfhound Adventure Tours

Lee's Cottage | Ballymore West, Boyle, Ireland
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Outstanding Experience

We don't have enough superlatives to cover our experience on Wolfhound Tours. Dave is entertaining... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathrin L
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Northern Ireland Trip

We had an absolute blast with Dave. Top notch guide who puts a lot of time and effort into making... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mbutler2018
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“dave o'connor” (35 reviews)
“southwest tour” (25 reviews)
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Lee's Cottage | Ballymore West, Boyle, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We don't have enough superlatives to cover our experience on Wolfhound Tours. Dave is entertaining, knowledgeable, engaging, and fun!! He provides a colorful background of the history of the places you visit, there is plenty outdoor time geared to the desires of the 'wolfhounders', and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an absolute blast with Dave. Top notch guide who puts a lot of time and effort into making sure the trip suits everyone in the group. If you want to get to see some of the main tourist sites, but also hit some...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

After touring the Southwest last April with a friend, I couldn't wait to bring my family and friends back and see the North. For the second year in a row, Dave O'Connor exceeded expectations. His love for the land and sharing this with his groups...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Just finished our tour with Dave to SouthWest Ireland. Everyplace we stayed exceeded our expectations. Although we had some rain we were still able to take many beautiful hikes and fit some biking in later in the week. So many great experiences this week and...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

This was my second tour with Dave (third time visiting Ireland), and I can't say enough about how professional, funny, knowledgeable, entertaining, and accommodating he is. From the moment you reach out to make your reservation, meet him at Jury's Inn for pick up, thru...More

Thank FFRich
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Four "seniors" from Myrtle Beach decided to take an "adventure" tour of South West Ireland with Dave O'Connor and we are really glad we did! Our friendly tour group of 12 included 3 Aussies and 9 Americans. We were the oldest. The other ages ranged...More

Thank Teri A
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Amazing tour of Southwest Ireland. Dave brings the history to life with stories, sites, and music. Lots of fun with hikes and bikes allowing you to become immersed in the area. Great lodging, restaurants, and pubs. Would highly recommend this trip! Couldn't have a better...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

I randomly booked this tour knowing I wanted to be part of a smaller group and not herded like sheep on a big bus tour. I took the South-West tour and each location was even more beautiful than the last. Prepare to do lots of...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

This review is long overdue, as we took Dave's southwest tour in April and it's now September, but the trip has stayed with us in many ways... the pictures, the music shared, the warm feeling, the pubs, the history, the adventures... we just can't say...More

Thank alongtheroad
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Dave O'Connor leads an outstanding hiking/biking/history (and more) tour of this breathtakingly beautiful part of Ireland. Food, lodging, pubs and all were terrific!!

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Fourkiwis
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Response from FFRich | Reviewed this property |
Most definitely. Both times I was solo, and there was a mix of couples, solos, and mother/daughters that made up the groups.
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NYHoosier2016
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Response from Elizabeth J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Dave is pretty flexible about the size of the suitcases - he just doesn't have room for 12 gigantic bags in the trailer. I took a medium-sized rolling bag and it was fine - plenty of room for my stuff (plus we stayed 3... More
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Pamela R
7 March 2015|
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Response from GrammaTripper | Reviewed this property |
We are retired and loved the trip. Dave (guide) has his own van with trailer for bikes and luggage (your choice whether or not to do the hikes, bikes or other) He is a fantastic historian and storyteller (speaker system... More
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