Challenge yourself to a game of golf in the breathtaking landscape of Killarney National Park.

The Grand Golf Vacation to Ireland: Tralee, Kinsale & Ballybunion

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Countries Visited

Ireland

Places Visited

Lahinch, Doonbeg, Ballybunion, Waterville...

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Suggested Duration

8 Days

Your 8-day custom-tailored tour of Ireland is a golfer’s delight, taking you beyond the world-famous landscape into the tangible realities crafted from distinguished golfers’ imaginations. Dunes poke out of the long stretches of the unadulterated fairways. The wind pushes against your back bringing the sea salt aroma from the Atlantic Ocean. Practice your swing and watch the ball carry across a course designed by Arnold Palmer.

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Trip Highlights

  • Discover the renowned design of legendary golfer Arnold Palmer on the shores of Barrow Bay at Tralee Golf Club
  • Experience a golfing gauntlet playing 36 holes across two courses in the breathtaking scenery of Killarney National Park
  • At Old Head of Kinsale, you will feel as though the course encompasses an entire private island
  • Traverse the gorgeous links landscape at the most popular course in Ireland at Ballybunion Golf Club
  • Find rolling dunes and gorgeous seaside scenery at a collection of links golf courses around the Atlantic Ocean
  • Indulge in the hand-tailored tour of the most celebrated golf courses across Ireland with guaranteed tee times

Detailed Description

The charming villages and enchanting cliffs of Ireland border the mythological. The friendly people and inspiring coastal dunes create unforgettable moments. Your 8-day Ireland grand golf vacation through Tralee, Kinsale, and Ballybunion places you at the center of the treasured scenery, traversing beachside tufts of grass and undulating dells on the most celebrated golf courses across the country. Each day you will wake up with another magnificent round of golf to look forward to, taking you from the west coast to the south coast, enjoying the variety of courses along the way.

The fun begins with your arrival in Shannon. Your private transfer escorts you to the seaside town of Lahinch where you settle in with your first round at Lahinch Golf Club. The picturesque views of the beach alongside the course set the scene for the remainder of your time in Ireland. The following day you make your way to the nearby Doonbeg Golf Club, designed by renowned Australian golfer Greg Norman. After breakfast, you are escorted to Ballybunion Golf Club, the most visited club in Ireland due to its famous links style and historical connection.

You have the opportunity to play a full 36 holes across the Old Course and Cashen Course if you desire. Later in the day you continue to the Killarney, located in Killarney National Park. An early morning round takes you across the Ring of Kerry to Waterville Golf Club before returning by the scenic route around the captivating lakes district. You wake up with the energy to play a full two courses away from the links-style, encompassing Killeen and Mahony’s Point courses at Killarney Golf and Fishing Club, located in the pristine scenery of the national park.

Outside of Killarney, en route to Kinsale, you will arrive at Tralee Golf Club on the shores of Barrow Bay. The course was overhauled with designs by Arnold Palmer and has claims to being one of the best courses in all of Ireland. Your final tee time takes you to Old Head of Kinsale, situated atop rocky cliffs at the edge of a peninsula that feels more like an island. Your private transfer meets you at the hotel on your final day and escorts you to Cork for your flight home.

Starting Price

$3,195 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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