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Active & Outdoors

Being outdoors, breathing great lungfuls of salt wind, is what it’s all about on Loop Head. There is a vast range of activities to choose from, from the placid to the adventurous, on land and on water. Most of the activities shown here involve making use of local knowledge and guidance – perhaps the best way to experience and learn as much as you can while you’re here…

Active & outdoors

Make a break for it!

Feeding alpacas at The Flying Alpaca There are some great activities to try out on Loop Head. Most are open all year round, so if you fancy a trip when there are less visitors about – you will find plenty of things to do. Did you know you could take… ..Read more >

Nevsail Watersports

Nevsail Watersports & Adventures runs extreme sports and Adventure Activities throughout all of Ireland. Our first Adventure Centre set up 16 years ago in Kilkee Co. Clare. After which we set up from the Hunt Museum in Limerick City, offering Kayaking Tours, Lessons and Outings for all ages and group abilities. Our main aim at Nevsail is to share our love of… ..Read more >

Kilkee Golf Club

Kilkee Golf Club is an 18 Hole Golf Course on the Wild Atlantic Way. The old 9 Hole Course, which was built in 1886, has been developed into a challenging 18 Hole Course that the members are very proud of. The views in Kilkee are breathtaking, with first and second… ..Read more >

Loop Head Walking Tours

Loop Head Walking Tours is operated by Martin Haugh (Stella Maris, Kilkee).  Take a tour in the unknown, unspoilt Loop Head Peninsula.  Take a trip with us and discover some of the hidden gems we have on the Loop. Secret beaches, unspoilt cliff tracks, castle ruins, sunken ships and lots… ..Read more >
Ireland vacation packages

Dolphin Watching

Dolphin Watching & Wildlife Eco-Adventure Ireland’s greatest river opens out to the Atlantic Ocean at Carrigaholt – home to Europe’s largest group of bottlenose dolphins.  With approximately 200 individuals here at the Mouth of the Shannon, the dolphin encounter rate with Dolphinwatch is one of the best in the world.… ..Read more >
Camping in Ireland attractions


As dedicated camping enthusiasts know, camping is an activity in itself. At Loop Head, you can either pitch your tent in the wild (with permission), camp on an established site, or avail of state-of-the-art eco-camping facilities. Details: Purecamping (Querrin) Phone: +353 (0)65 905 79 53
/ Trea: +353 (0)86 381 92… ..Read more >
Tour ireland and experience Coasteering


Coasteering is a fairly new adventure sport that has been spreading fast throughout Europe and the UK in recent years and is now becoming increasingly popular in Ireland too. Coasteering involves climbing, jumping, scrambling and swimming around the rock pools, cliffs and caves of the intertidal zone. The Loop Head… ..Read more >

Emerald Irish Tours

The Emerald Irish Tours team provides Limousine service and a vacation package to meet your needs or the needs of your tour group on your visit to Ireland.  Our attention to detail and our personalised holiday service will ensure that your vacation in Ireland is a trip to remember.  We… ..Read more >
The cliffs of Moher walking


A ramble around Loop Head takes in wildlife, history, geology, heritage, scenery and of course the obligatory stops to chat with the locals and enjoy a meal or a coffee. You can please yourself: either wander wherever the road and the mood take you, or try a guided walk led… ..Read more >
HorseRiding at Loophead

Horse Riding

There is perhaps no better way to enjoy the unique peace and laid-back pace of the Loop Head peninsula than on horseback. If you feel like saddling up, Carmen’s Riding School can offer short or long treks on quiet country roads with beautiful views over the Shannon Estuary, Poulnasherry Bay… ..Read more >


Cyclists keen to experience Loop Head on two wheels will be relieved to learn that the peninsula has a very gently undulating topography, with almost no daunting hills. The Loop Head Cycleway is a 65km circuit along the coast roads starting and ending in Kilkee, hugging the shores of the… ..Read more >