Self-Drive Tours

Self-Drive Tours of Ireland

Discover miles and miles of rugged coastline, open country roads and stunning scenery on our self-drive tours. Enjoy an independent tour of our beautiful country while benefiting from our expert local knowledge, love of Ireland and friendly guides the length and breadth of Ireland. Your ultimate road trip awaits.

Self-Drive Tour Packages

For the uninitiated, a self-drive tour of Ireland is designed to give you the independence of doing your own road trip, but with the knowledge and resources of taking a guided trip. It’s the best of both worlds. You can explore Ireland at your own pace while getting a little help along the way from our expert, guided itineraries and complementary Paddy the Pocket Pilot virtual tour guide app.

Prebook ‘tried & loved’ accommodation ranging from friendly guest houses to 4-star hotels and historical castles.

Tell us what kind of Overland Ireland tour you want to experience and our team will  craft the road trip of a lifetime. This is the perfect time to draw up an Irish ‘bucket list’ and create a tour that is uniquely yours. If having absolute control over your Ireland self-drive package sounds appealing, then check out our customised self-drive Ireland Itineraries. 

Choose one our our expertly planned self-drive packages! There is something for everyone to make your Irish dreams a reality. Whether you choose the Coast to Coast Self-Drive or the Greenway Self-Drive know you are in great hands and you will be treated to amazing experiences at every turn.

Our Paddy the Pocket Pilot app stores all your passes, vouchers and hotel information, as well as history that comes alive as you drive.

The Green Way 8-Day Tour of Ireland

The Green Way 8-Day Self-Drive Tour

From€1,087
8 Days
Enjoy the unspoiled green Irish scenery in a greener way than you thought possible – in an electric vehicle, leaving nothing behind but your footprints. Stay in luxurious and sustainable accommodation. This is responsible travel […]
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The High Life 8-Day Tour Of Ireland

The High Life 8-Day Self-Drive Tour

From€1,084
8 Days
From Castle Stays to romantic cliff top walks this luxury High Life self-drive tour of Ireland has it all! Let us provide you with the perfect itinerary for a luxury self-drive tour and show you […]
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The Emerald Route 7-Day Tour Of Ireland

The Emerald Route 7-Day Self-Drive Tour

From€863
7 Days
An unforgettable journey, encapsulating and exploring Ireland with a diverse range of scenery, castles, adventure, history, heritage, culture and wildlife along the way. Enjoy some exciting experiences, yet feel as though you’re gliding through the […]
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The Ultimate Self-Drive 10-Day Tour Of Ireland

The Ultimate Self-Drive 10-Day Tour of Ireland

From€839
10 Days
This tour covers the length and breadth of our magical Emerald Isle. We have designed this to be the Ultimate Self-Drive Tour of Ireland, covering more of our stunning countryside and seeing more sights than […]
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Newgrange is a prehistoric monument in County Meath, Ireland

The Northern Way 7-Day Self-Drive Tour

From€809
7 Days
Uncover this off-the-beaten-track road-trip and discover the rich history, heritage and culture of Northern Ireland. Roam the hills of Donegal, hug the Antrim Coastline as castles, stories, colorful locals and lots of “Craic” (fun) await […]
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South And West Wanderer 8-Day Tour Of Ireland

South and West Wanderer 8-Day Self-Drive Tour

From€809
8 Days
We believe that the best way to discover Ireland is through adventure! On this South and West Wanderer self-drive tour of Ireland you will hike, bike your way around our favorite places and experience as […]
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Hook Head Lighthouse

Ancient East 6-Day Self-Drive Tour

From€807
6 Days
We have put together an amazing journey for you, jam-packed with stories and legends and the best the East has to offer. Prepare to swoon at impressive architecture, historical sights and enjoy our famous Irish […]
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Wild Atlantic Wanderer 6-Day Tour Of Ireland

Wild Atlantic Wanderer 6-Day Self-Drive Tour

From€733
6 Days
Experience a truly authentic tour of Ireland with your Overland self-drive itinerary taking you from the heights of Ireland’s holiest mountain Croagh Patrick to the vast Burren National Park. Discover Ireland through adventure. Walk, talk […]
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Coast To Coast 5-Day Tour Of Ireland

Coast to Coast 5-Day Self-Drive Tour

From€682
5 Days
Squeeze as many authentically Irish experiences and adventures into your 5 day road-trip along the South and West of Ireland. If you want the perfect mix of culture and adventure, then look no further. This […]
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Paddy the Pocket Pilot App

Every Self-Drive Tour booked with Overland Ireland comes with exceptional service, detailed  itinerary and extras, such as our Paddy the Pocket Pilot App, as standard. So, if you’re looking for an independent way to see Ireland with all the benefits and surprises of a guided tour with pre-booked “tried & loved” accommodation, you’re in good hands. But don’t take our word for it, check out our tour group reviews here.

Get The ‘Full Irish’, Proudly Local, Fáilte Ireland Approved, Guided Experience

If you’d prefer the traditional tour experience, we have an incredible range of Small Group Tours of Ireland where you tour our beautiful little country in one of our Overland Ireland minivans driven by your own local guide.

Our small group tours are designed to take you off the beaten track and range from the relaxed to the active, allowing you to tailor the style and length of adventure to suit you.

Our Jewel tours (relaxed) let you experience Ireland’s most loved landmarks and many hidden gems at an easy-going pace.

Zest tours (active) are designed with adventure in mind and are perfect for those who want ​their ​Ireland with a bit of zing; like kayaking with dolphins, hiking peaks or biking with red deer. Experience Ireland through adventure.

Our local guides know every boreen (country lane) and bawn (enclosed tower) in the 32 counties and are just bursting to share their stories, hidden histories and local knowledge.

Did we mention our tours are ​award winning​ and have been ​reviewed​ by the world’s toughest critics – our previous tour groupies?

It’s Your Holiday in Ireland. Do It Your Way!

Turn your bucket list into a tour of a lifetime to the Emerald Isle.