Walking Tour to Dingle Harbor Area, Dingle (Self Guided)

One of the top attractions of Dingle is its close connection to the sea. Here you can taste the fresh marine air and let the nostalgia and mystery of the ocean take hold. There's no better area to do this in than Dingle Harbor, where you'll find much to see and do as you walk around.
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Walking Tour to Dingle Harbor Area Map

Guide Name: Walking Tour to Dingle Harbor Area
Guide Location: Ireland » Dingle (See other walking tours in Dingle)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.4 km
Author: susan
Cois Farraige Shop

1) Cois Farraige Shop

The shop is a well-known outlet in the town which even has its own web store. It's named after the phrase for 'seaside' in Irish Gaelic. Inside you'll find more than 1,000 pieces of jewelry, clothing, pottery, and novelty items like funny hats.

Operation hours: Daily 9:30 am - 6 pm.
Murphy’s Pub

2) Murphy’s Pub

This pub is a great place to pop into on your walk around the harbor area, especially if it starts to rain. Inside this small bar you'll find great food and drinks complete with a welcoming atmosphere. From its windows you can see the pier and enjoy the great view to the harbor.
John Benny Moriarty's Pub

3) John Benny Moriarty's Pub

Unlike most of the pubs in Dingle, this bar is quite large in size, allowing many visitors to enjoy a drink under one roof. It has a great view to the boats and Fungi, the famous local dolphin. Look out for the enchanting instrumental and vocal tunes played here, including those performed by the wife of the pub's owner.

4) Fungie (must see)

Fungie, the Dolphin of Dingle, is the most famous marine resident of the town. This statue of the famous dolphin is a great place for taking fun photos to bring home and show your family and friends what a great time you had in Dingle.
Dingle Marina

5) Dingle Marina

Among the Dingle peninsula's main attractions are the opportunities for diving and sailing. At this marina of more than 50 berths you'll find lots of sailing courses and lessons on offer. There's also a chance to go water cruising to get the best view of the cliff walls, forests and clear open water.
Dingle Oceanworld Mara Beo

6) Dingle Oceanworld Mara Beo (must see)

Part of the Dingle harbor is the Dingle Oceanworld, a fantastic aquarium. This exceptional center will bring you closer to the ocean world with its many species of fish, sharks, and other inhabitants of the ocean. This feast of sea life is a sight that any visitor, young or old, is sure to enjoy.

Walking Tours in Dingle, Ireland

Create Your Own Walk in Dingle

Create Your Own Walk in Dingle

Creating your own self-guided walk in Dingle is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Walking Tour of Pubs in Dingle

Walking Tour of Pubs in Dingle

To get the best insight into the pub tradition of Dingle, you should try to visit a few of its top pubs during your stay. Besides good drinks and atmosphere, these local pubs offer tasty meals and music entertainment. Take this walking tour to make sure you see the best pubs of Dingle.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 km
Waking Tour of Pubs in Dingle

Waking Tour of Pubs in Dingle

If you're curious about the Irish gift of the gab, head to some of Dingle's great pubs where you're certain to find good conversation and friendly locals. There will also be plenty of tasty drinks and fantastic traditional music.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.5 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Set on the southwest coast of Ireland, the port town of Dingle, albeit small, does have some notable sights to explore. Among them the statue of a long-time harbour resident Fungie the dolphin, located on the waterfront, plus the local Oceanworld Aquarium displaying penguins, otters, sharks and other sea creatures. To make the best of your time in Dungle, follow this orientation walk and have fun.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Dingle for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Dingle has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Dingle, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.