inishowen private tour

Experience the Best of Inishowen

Join me for an unforgettable private guided tour through the stunning landscapes of the Inishowen Peninsula, one of the most beautiful and unspoiled regions of Ireland.

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Hotel Pickup & Dropoff
8:30am from your accommodation

8 hours 40 minutes (approximately)

GPS Audio Guides
Informative and Engaging GPS Audio Guides

Group Size
Maximum of 7 or 16
people per group

Private Group
 Only your group will participate.

private 8 hour inishowen tour

Inishowen 100

Indulge in a luxurious private tour of the stunning Inishowen Peninsula, lasting 8 to 9 hours. Let me take you on an unforgettable journey to some of the most breathtaking locations, including Malin Head, Grianan of Aileach, Fort Dunree, and Mamore Gap. Each of these locations with a unique and fascinating story to tell.

From the windswept cliffs of Malin Head, the northernmost point of the island, to the ancient hillfort of Grianan of Aileach, with its circular design and panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, you’ll be swept away by the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the region.

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What to expect

Throughout your tour, you’ll delve into the captivating history, vibrant culture, and awe-inspiring natural beauty of Inishowen. Travel in unparalleled comfort and elegance aboard our luxurious Mercedes Benz V Class people carriers. Their spacious interiors and raised seating offer unrivaled panoramic views of Ireland’s stunning countryside as we journey through remarkable landscapes and reveal off-the-beaten-path treasures.

Our cutting-edge GPS technology delivers pertinent, real-time details tailored to your exact location. As you draw near to notable sites and attractions, our audio guides will seamlessly supply enriching commentary, transporting you into the heart of the North West of Ireland.

Grianan of Aileach

Grianan of Aileach is an ancient hillfort located in County Donegal, Ireland. It dates back to the 1st century AD and is known for its circular design and panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. It has played an important role in Irish history and is considered to be a place of spiritual significance.

Historical Significance

Panoramic Views

Architectural Design

Spiritual Significance

Dunree Fort

Dunree Fort is a historic military fortress located on the Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal, Ireland. It was built in the late 19th century to protect against potential naval attacks during World War I and World War II. Today, visitors can explore the fort’s barracks, gun emplacements, and underground tunnels, and enjoy panoramic views of Lough Swilly and the surrounding countryside.

Scenic Beauty

Wildlife Observation

Historical Significance

Community Events

Mamore Gap

Mamore Gap is a stunning mountain pass located in the Inishowen Peninsula of County Donegal, Ireland. The road winds its way through the mountains, offering breathtaking views of the rugged landscape and the nearby Atlantic Ocean. Visitors can hike along the trails, take in the fresh mountain air, and marvel at the natural beauty of the area.

Miltary History

Museum and Exhibitions

Wildlife Observation

Scenic Beauty

Doagh Famine Village

Doagh Famine Village is a living history museum located on the Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal, Ireland. It offers a fascinating glimpse into the lives of the Irish people during the Great Famine of the 19th century. Visitors can explore the recreated thatched cottages, schoolhouse, and other buildings of the time, and learn about the hardships and struggles faced by those who lived through the famine.

Historical Significance

Authentic Re-creations

Interactive Exhibits

Scenic Beauty

Malin Head

Malin Head is the northernmost point of the island of Ireland, located in County Donegal. It is known for its rugged coastal cliffs, rocky beaches, and stunning panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. Visitors can explore the walking trails, take in the fresh sea air, and experience the rugged beauty of this wild and remote part of Ireland.

Scenic Beauty

Star Wars

Marine Wildlife Observations

Most Northerly Point on Ireland

Culdaff Beach

Culdaff is one of the gems of the gorgeous Inishowen Peninsula and definitely shouldn’t be missed on a visit up to this remote part of Donegal! Donegal boasts the highest number of Blue Flag beaches in Ireland and Culdaff is one of them! Culdaff itself dates back to the 8th century and was originally the site of the monastery of St Buadán. The current village dates to the 18th century. In the autumn the village celebrates the life and works of playwright Charles Macklin

Martime History

Historic Sites

Coastal Walks

Seafood Restaurants

Kinnagoe Beach

Tucked away among steep, craggy hills, this small stretch of beach offers a mini slice of paradise. Hugged by the wild green hills of Inishowen lies this magnificent secluded beach, with its crystal clear water and beautifully soft fine sand. The combination of the green hills so close to the sand, the clear water, and the beautiful rocks and pebbles make it just magical. Hugged by the wild green hills of Inishowen lies this magnificent secluded beach, with its crystal clear water and beautifully soft fine sand. The combination of the green hills so close to the sand, the clear water, and the beautiful rocks and pebbles make it just magical.

Martime History

Historic Sites

Coastal Walks

Seafood Restaurants


Client testimonials


Unbelievably beautiful scenery guided by Shea, extremely knowledgeable, helpful, and engaging. The trip was tailored to our interests and level of activity. Shea creatively shared original stories of the sites with lots of local color. Comfortable ride in his Mercedes van. We highly recommend his trips!

Susan Loman July 13, 2024

Outstanding service throughout our golf trip. I can’t imagine a better host of Ireland 🇮🇪 So dependable, dedicated and professional. Thanks Shea.

George Connor July 5, 2024

Shea was a pleasure to deal with leading up to our booking -- very friendly, responsive and professional. He was also a pleasure to have as a driver, as was Eugene. Two thumbs up!

David Durham July 1, 2024

Our recent journey to the Inishowen Peninsula was nothing short of magical. Guided by Shea, the owner of Deluxe Tours and Transfers, we embarked on an adventure that etched memories into our hearts. From the very first moment I contacted Shea, his warmth and enthusiasm shone through. His responsiveness, clear communication, and willingness to travel an hour out of his way to pick us up put me at ease, assuring me that I had chosen the right person to introduce us to Ireland for the first time. Shea, a true storyteller, historian, and local, wove the rich tapestry of Inishowen’s history and magic into our journey. As a seasoned guide, he seamlessly blended historical context with local anecdotes, making each stop come alive. We explored remarkable sites such as Grianan of Aileach, Fort Dunree, Mamore Gap, and Malin Head – each revealing a different facet of this captivating peninsula. Shea’s attention to detail was remarkable. He ensured our comfort in every way – from the modern and comfortable transportation to the carefully curated stops along the way. When my 86-year-old mother needed a little extra time to explore, he patiently adjusted the pace, sharing his arm and stories with her. It felt like traveling with an old friend, and for that, we are grateful. So, here’s to Shea and the Inishowen Peninsula – a place where history meets hospitality, and every moment feels like a cherished chapter.

Mary Fox June 24, 2024

My husband and I have been in Ireland on a golfing vacation for the past 2 weeks and Shea, the owner and operator of Deluxe Tours and Transfers, has provided transportation for 11 days. Our trip took us from Bushmills to Sligo to Dublin. He not only ensured we got to the golf courses, but was also available to take us sight seeing. He suggested places to visit that we hadn’t considered so we saw sights that we would have otherwise missed. He also suggested restaurants and local attractions, and was able to provide interesting historical information. Shea was an excellent driver and we would highly recommend him as a driver and for touring.


These are exceptional day tours with Deluxe Tours and Transfers, thanks to the expertise of Shea Norris, our tour guide. He made our visit to Northwest Ireland so interesting and memorable. Shea is well versed in the history and was able to make it come alive with each stop along the day tour. He picked us up in Belfast and drove through the towns along the way to Donegal where my Irish ancestors originated, patiently exploring church cemeteries for the family names. He was attentive to our requests and customized the tour while adding relevant suggestions. Highly recommend Shea Norris and Deluxe Tours and Transfers with no reservation! Totally deserving of a 5/5 Star Review!


I booked Deluxe Tours and Transfers for transportation to business event for 9 team members. My experience with this company was excellent from the onset, accurate, reliable and quick communication during the booking stage, which is greatly appreciated for events such as business awards! The vehicle was in excellent condition, clean and comfortable, with a lounge area with seats. Our driver Damien went above and beyond to accommodate our needs, his manners and persona just added to the smooth trip all together. I would highly recommend Deluxe Tours and Transfers to anybody.


I had the best ever travel experience with Deluxe tour & transfer. Shea arranged us a nice route according to our request. It was all well organised. Our driver Eugene was very kind and waited for us although our flight was delayed for 2,5 hours. He told interesting stories on our way and showed us most incredible places in Ireland where we mediated and discovered beautiful nature. The minivan was so comfortable and clean. We really enjoyed our tour and very grateful. I definitely recommend. Thank you Shea and Eugene ☘️💚

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