Experience a Different Side of Dublin’s Vibrant Culture With These Activities

Explore the incredible city of Dublin with these experiences
Explore the incredible city of Dublin with these experiences | © Victor Lacken / Alamy Stock Photo
Dublin is full of unmissable experiences, from discovering the city’s delicious local cuisine to exploring the history of its residents. This carefully curated selection of tours, experiences and activities showcases the very best of the capital in a completely new light.

Dublin is a city of surprises, where tiny cobbled alleyways can lead to a world-renowned brewery, and a quiet pub can erupt into song at a moment’s notice. Even its landmarks, such as the River Liffey and the Jeanie Johnston ship, can be seen differently if you only look from the right angle. Here’s how to discover the alternative side of Dublin’s incredible cultural heritage.

ToursDublin Instagram Tour
From €19 per person
1 hour 30 minutes
Shoot amazing Instagrams, because image is important.

On Dublin's #1 Photography Tour on TripAdvisor, you will meet a local Instagram Influencer/expert photographer who will bring you to 5-7 spots of Dublin city over 90 minutes.

During the tour:
- You will go you to the most Instagrammable spots of Dublin
- You will be shown photography techniques
- You will be taught great Instagram skills
- You will hear stories about Dublin

At the end you will have several great photos as memories of your tour of Dublin and be ready to try out your new photography skills on your next set of locations!
AdmissionJeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum Tour in Dublin
From €12 per person
50 minutes
4.7 (10)
Examine a harrowing period of Irish history with a 50-minute guided tour around the Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum. Step aboard the replica vessel on the Dublin Quays and retrace the steps that many emigrants made in the mid-19th century, when Ireland was in the grips of a catastrophic and widespread famine. Accompanied by a guide, explore the inner chambers below deck and learn about the wretched conditions that passengers endured during the original voyages across the Atlantic Ocean.
ToursDublin Secret Food Tour
From €72 per person
3 hours
5 (3)
Go where the locals eat, drink, and relax and to appreciate the dazzling town of Dublin. On this 3-hour, small-group walking tour of no more than 12, your local guide will impart their knowledge of the most delicious food, and additionally, show you hidden gems of this beguiling town. Irish guides will take you to stunning pubs, food shops, and markets at the side of a hidden church, all places beloved by the area's locals. Try several favorite Irish dishes, all sure to get your taste buds singing. Almost immediately, you'll feel like a local too!
ActivitiesDublin Literary Pub Crawl
From €16 per person
2 hours
4.5 (10)
Immerse yourself in Dublin's rich literary heritage and enjoy a few pints along the way on a literary pub crawl through Dublin. This walking tour is a wonderful introduction to Dublin's literary past and exciting pub culture.

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ActivitiesDublin Traditional Irish Music Pub Crawl
From €18 per person
2 hours 30 minutes
5 (10)
Discover Dublin's traditional pubs and wonderful Irish music on this 2.5 hour pub crawl through historic Temple Bar. Led by two talented professional musicians, you'll visit famous pubs and bars, and hear the story of Irish music and its influences on contemporary world music. Irish pubs and traditional Irish music - it's the perfect match!
ActivitiesTwo-Hour Liffey River Kayaking Adventure in Dublin
From €37 per person
2 hours
4.75 (3)
We run our river trips from Dublin City Moorings (beside the Jeanie Johnston) through the very center of the beating heart of the capital. Our river trip is the only way to actually paddle under the famous O’Connell and Ha’penny bridges! City Kayaking is a fantastic way to see Dublin’s most famous landmark sites from a unique angle!

The trips are led by our experienced local guides and our kayaks are very stable "sit on top", ideal for beginners. The experience takes about 2 hours of which at least 90 minutes on the water.
AdmissionElectric Bike Tour in Dublin
From €36 per person
2 hours
4.6 (10)
Too lazy to take a hike? Hop on a bike here with us at the Lazy Bike Tours. Enjoy a fully-guided tour with a local guide on one of our top of the range e-bikes. Your guides are all local to the city and are full of interesting facts as well as some great stories about Dublin and the locations we stop at. Tours last for around two hours and we provide everything you need to make this a fun and enjoyable tour.