Walking Inishbofin Island including transport from Galway City. Self-guided.

11 hours and 30 minutes
Come discover the magical island of Inishbofin on foot. Enjoy a light lunch, a documentary about the island before walking the West Quarter. Return for tea and scones before boarding the return ferry and bus. Min 2, Max 35. Available March-Sept.

After your scenic bus trip from Galway City, board the ferry at the small fishing village of Cleggan and set sail to this small island taking in the coastal land and seascapes of the spectacular Wild Atlantic Way.

Walk the short distance from the ferry to the hotel and enjoy some delicious homemade soup and sandwiches while watching a short video about the island explaining the fascinating history, heritage and geology of the island in brief. Then go for an invigorating self-guided walk, with maps provided around the scenic Westquarter Loop. Inishbofin has a selection of official looped walks and many activities and sites to see. The island is a great place for bird watching and the corncrake can be heard here every year.

After your walk, return to the hotel for some freshly brewed tea/coffee and homemade scones before boarding the ferry back to the mainland and your onward bus trip back to Galway City.


Return public bus tickets: Galway City to Cleggan

Return ferry ticket: Cleggan to Inishbofin Island

Light lunch of soup and sandwiches at island hotel, informational film presentation, walking map; self-guided walk and tea/coffee and scones


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