How you want to explore Ireland is up to you: a multi-day tour, a road-trip or explore cities DIY with the inclusion of day trips... the possibilities are endless! If you are considering exploring the island independently, investing in one of the visitor passes available could be worth it, especially if you plan to spend time in cities, use public transport or visit a few selected attractions.
Here, we'll take a closer look at some of the most popular options :1. Dublin Pass by Go City:
The Dublin Pass
is your key to make the most of your time in Dublin
(litterally). With this pass, you gain access to over 30 top attractions, including the Guinness Storehouse, Trinity College, and Dublin Castle. Plus, it provides unlimited rides on the hop-on-hop-off buses, making it a convenient way to explore the city at your own pace. They have two options, one with selected and another with unlimited attractions. Consider what you’d like to see and do to see if it’s worth it for you.2. DoDublin Pass:
While not as extensive as the Dublin Pass, the DoDublin Pass
is still a solid option. It covers not only transportation but also a selection of top attractions, such as the Little Museum of Dublin, Christ Church Cathedral, and EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. If you just need transportation, consider getting a Leap Visitor Card
instead.3. Belfast Visitor Pass:
For a trip to the Northern Irish capital, the Belfast Visitor Pass
is your ticket to a memorable experience. This pass offers discounted access to key sites like Titanic Belfast
, the Ulster Museum, and Crumlin Road Gaol, along with unlimited travel on Translink buses and trains.4. National Trust Touring Pass:
Exploring the natural beauty and historic sites of Northern Ireland is a breeze with the National Trust Touring Pass
. This pass grants access to a range of National Trust properties, gardens, and parks, such as the Giant's Causeway and Mount Stewart.5. White Star Premium Pass
: If you're a fan of the “Ship of Dreams”, the White Star Premium Pass
is perfect for you. It offers entry to multiple Titanic-related attractions
, including Titanic Belfast and the Titanic Shipyard.6. Visit Derry Pass: Derry-Londonderry
, the Walled City, is a city worth exploring. The Visit Derry Pass
gives you access to top sites and experiences, such as the Tower Museum, the Guildhall, and guided tours of the city's historic walls.7. Heritage Ireland Card:
For those interested in delving deep into Ireland's history and heritage, the Heritage Ireland Card
is the ultimate pass. It provides access to a plethora of historic sites and monuments, including the Rock of Cashel
, Kilmainham Gaol, and more!
So, is there a pass you are considering for your next trip to the Emerald Isle? We’d love to know if out Community has any additional tips!