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Shore Excursion: Private Wild Atlantic Way Omey Beach Horseback Ride, Cleggan provided by Connemara Wild Escapes

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Shore Excursion: Private Wild Atlantic Way Omey Beach Horseback Ride, Cleggan

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll start at
    Cleggan Beach Riding Centre
    Trean, Cleggan, Co. Galway, Ireland
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    Omey Island
    Stop: 3 hours
    After arriving in Cleggan village (transport not included in this package), please make your way to the riding center at the entrance of Cleggan village, where you will present your voucher at reception. Then you will gear up for the ride; hats and boots will be supplied by the riding center. Make sure you bring appropriate rain and wind gear. In the arena you will meet your guides and your horse for the day and the guides will make sure that you feel comfortable and safe. After a short assessment, you will leave for the pony trek toward the beautiful Omey Beach and Omey Island. The guide will lead you off road, where you will pass Courthoor Lough and you can see some famous Connemara Ponies in the fields. Arriving in Claddaghduff, you are right on the Wild Atlantic Way, and you will make your way to one of the Wild Atlantic Way signature points, Omey Island, which is a designated Special Area of Conservation. On the beautiful Omey Beach you have the chance to take pictures and depending on your level of experience you can canter or gallop across the white strand. Novices are kept safely in walk and trot. Then you cross Omey Beach the guide leads you to the other side of Omey Island, where you have a fantastic view over the wild Atlantic Ocean. Then you make your way back to Omey Beach, where the horses can cool themselves while riding through the sea. After this you depart Omey Beach and ride back to the riding center and dismount.
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  • You'll end at
    Cleggan Beach Riding Centre
    Trean, Cleggan, Co. Galway, Ireland
    See address & details
Important Information
Departure Point
Cleggan Beach Riding Centre, Trean, Cleggan, Co. Galway, Ireland
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Helmets and boots are available at the riding centre
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from Cleggan village
  • Riders exceeding a weight limit of 90kgs/200lbs.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • No riders under 8 years of age.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • There is a rider maximum weight limit of 90kgs/200lbs
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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MissAdventure101 wrote a review Jul 2018
San Diego, California30 contributions23 helpful votes
This horseback ride was the highlight of my trip. My tour in Ireland landed on a week of bright, sunny weather in June, a perfect time to ride on the beach and in the water. Run out of the Cleggan Riding Centre, the horses are suited to all levels -- we had from complete
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Date of experience: June 2018
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  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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