Private Tours of Dublin

With a private tour, you're the boss!


If you are looking for "the most charismatic and entertaining guides in the business" according to Cosmopolitan Magazine, UK, or you are looking for a genuinely informative trip around the city, SANDEMANs has the guides you're looking for!

Whether you are a school group, incentive travel company, a solo traveller or even a family looking for a more child-friendly tour, we are proud to be your best choice!

We make setting up your trip easier for you! For your convenience, our most popular Private Tours and times are now available to be booked online up to one week in advance!

Are the times and days offered online not suiting your agenda? Would you have another route in mind? Our specialized team is happy to help personalise your Private Tour. Contact us using the form below!

We guarantee a memorable tour that is out of the ordinary: all at a reasonable price!

Book your Private Tour online!

Our most popular Private Tour routes and times now available to be booked online.

We know how time consuming and stressful it is to organize a trip sometimes. To make things a little simpler for you, we have summarized our most popular routes and starting times which are now a click away from being booked with at least one week notice!  

Due to a high demand of Private Tours, certain dates and times may be fully booked. We highly recommend you to secure your guide by booking with several weeks notice.

Is your prefered starting time or date not available online? Do you have something more specific in mind? Check below our Personalised Private City Tours!
 
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Personalised Private City Tours

Check below our most popular Private City Tours!


Booking a bespoke private SANDEMANs Tour gives you the freedom to tailor an experience to your needs and interests. You get to decide the route, where the tour starts and finishes, how long it lasts and even what language it is given in!

Our tours are designed to show you the best of Dublin by foot, but like we said, you're in charge! We can arrange private cars, buses and boats and almost all of our tours can be done by bike.
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During this condensed two hour, you’ll wind down the quiet streets and bound through bustling boulevards, uncovering the hidden sites as well as the famous ones.

From the Celts to the Vikings, invaders have tried to tame this wild island, a place of legends, traditions, and folklore. 750 years of resistance and rebellion would culminate in the tragedy of the Easter Rising in the middle of the First World War. Testament to the will of the local people, just a few generations later Dublin is one of the leading business centers of Europe.

Join us as we explore 2,000 years of history. From some of the world’s greatest writers to dramatic and sometimes tragic events through the centuries, Dublin’s main export has been stories and guides are famous for bringing the past to life through their passionate delivery of the history of this vibrant city.


This tour covers:

  • Dublin Castle
  • Dubh Linn
  • Viking remains
  • Temple Bar
  • U2 - Origins of the rock legend
  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • Chester Beatty Library
  • The tour usually ends outside the Trinity College


Our recommendation: Highly recommended to join during your first day in the city!

What do you want to do after the tour? Are you planning to visit the Guinness Storehouse or maybe the Irish Whiskey Museum? Save time and money and make no queues by booking your tickets together with your Private Tour (available online during the booking process) and your guide will hand you the tickets and help you locate the attractions.

This three hour tour is a more in-depth version of our Appetiser Tour. Tour. During this wonderful three hour route, you’ll wind down the quiet streets and bound through bustling boulevards, uncovering the hidden sites as well as the famous ones.

From the Celts to the Vikings, invaders have tried to tame this wild island, a place of legends, traditions, and folklore. 750 years of resistance and rebellion would culminate in the tragedy of the Easter Rising in the middle of the First World War. Testament to the will of the local people, just a few generations later Dublin is one of the leading business centers of Europe.

Join us as we explore 2,000 years of history. From some of the world’s greatest writers to dramatic and sometimes tragic events through the centuries, Dublin’s main export has been stories and guides are famous for bringing the past to life through their passionate delivery of the history of this vibrant city.

We have include sometime for a short break for your to take quick coffee or a cup of tea at a local pub but should you rather skip it you may, as we said before… on a Private Tour, you are the boss!


This tour covers:
  • Dublin Castle
  • Dubh Linn
  • Viking remains
  • Temple Bar
  • Georgian Dublin
  • Famous writers
  • Leinster House
  • Irish Language
  • The Spire Monument
  • St. Stephen’s Green
  • U2 - Origins of the rock legend
  • Dublin’s medieval walls
  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • Chester Beatty Library
  • Trinity College

Our recommendation: Highly recommended to join during your first day in the city!

What do you want to do after the tour? Are you planning to visit the Guinness Storehouse or maybe the Irish Whiskey Museum? Save time and money and make no queues by booking your tickets together with your Private Tour (available online during the booking process) and your guide will hand you the tickets and help you locate the attractions.

During this two to three hours tour, your guide will offer you an in depth look at some of the political history of the city. Join us on a journey of Dublin’s often unexplored North Side. This tragic time , as well as generations of oppressions, eventually culmintated in the march towards liberation, which we remember and discuss 100 years on.

Though these streets are vibrant with life today, they are home to some of Ireland's most solemn history.  

On the other side of the world famous Ha'Penny Bridge, you'll wander the infamous Moore Street Terraces, one of the key sites of the violent rebellion, as well as visiting incredible feats of stunning architecture, such as Dublin's renowned Custom House. From neoclassical buildings to famine and misfortune, this side of the city has seen it all.

We'll take you to the Great Irish Famine Memorial, remembering the one million people who died during the famine, as well as the Jeanie Johnson Tall Ship, commemorating those who escaped death by fleeing the Emerald Isle, beginning the exodus which sees 80 million people across the globe today claim Irish heritage. This tragic time, as well as generations of oppression, eventually culminated in the march towards liberation, which we remember and discuss 100 years on.


This tour covers:
  • The 1916 Uprising
  • City Hall
  • Ha’penny Bridge
  • General Post Office
  • Charles Stewart Parnell and the march towards liberation
  • Jim Larkin and the Home Rule Movement
  • James Joyce and the Abbey Theatre
  • Liberty Hall
  • Custom House
  • The Great Irish Famine Memorial
  • The Jeanie Johnson Tall Ship   


Our recommendation: Are you passionate in history and politics? If so, this is the best tour for you in Dublin!

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