The Top Premier Activities To Tick Off The Bucket List Across The Spectacular Dingle Peninsula.

Updated: Jan 19, 2021

One great aspect about the Dingle Peninsula is the amount of activities available for visitors to carry on any given week, especially over the summer season.

With the mind-set that you only have a couple of days to conquer the best this wonderful peninsula has to offer, I have broken down the top activities I would recommend to carry out over your allocated time in Dingle.


The Great Blasket Islands

Key Information

Time: Half day / Overnight Trip

Book With: Dingle Bay Speed Boat Tours

Contact Number: Alice - 0863135098

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First on the list is the iconic Great Blasket Islands which hit the news globally last year, in the search for two lucky individuals to run the accommodation / cafe on the island for the summer season. I would highly recommend a day trip (six hour round trip) at the very least and if you can go one step further why not become an islander for a night. Some of the most amazing views in Ireland awaits if you get the chance to visit.

  • Tours depart from Dingle harbour daily during peak season so be sure to book in advance either through the website or by ringing Alice directly.


Slea Head Drive

Key Information

Time: Half day / Full day

Book With: Dingle Shuttle Bus / Website: Click Here

Book With: Dingle Electric Bikes / Website: Click Here

One activity that must be pencilled into your to do list is the world famous Slea Head Drive. Whether you plan on embarking on this route by car / taxi or bike there is plenty to see and do on your escapade.

Where to Stop

  • Take a picture with the famous Paidi O Se outside his pub while enjoying a pint or having lunch.

  • Admire the breath-taking Coumeenole beach and take a quick swim in the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Check out the film location for The Last Jedi where the recent Star War's franchise filmed.

  • Enjoy a pint of the black stuff in T.P's pub. A must on any fine summer's day.


The Dingle Distillery

Key Information

Time: Two hours

Book With: Dingle Distillery

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One of the biggest additions to the Dingle Peninsula over the last decade has to be the award winning Dingle distillery. The brand name has given the area further world recognition and the accolade of the best gin in the world, 2019. Although the distillery is world famous for its gin, they also produce whiskey and vodka on site

  • Tours can be booked online or over the phone getting a glimpse into one of the top Irish spirits companies of the last decade.


Dick Mack's Brewhouse

Key Information

Time: One hour

Book With: Dick Mack's Brewery

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Anyone who knows anything about Irish pubs has heard the name Dick Mack's. The pub is famous for its whiskey collection, accolades, snugs, beer garden and now their very own brewery. No trip to Dingle is now complete without a trip to Dick Mack's for a whis