From bikes to boats…there are so many different ways to see Dublin. We’ve put together a short guide to some of the more alternative forms of transport. We guarantee a unique experience and lots of fun along the way!

By Bike
Dublin City boasts an excellent city bike scheme similar to Paris, Copenhagen and many other European cities. Dublin Bikes is a self-service rental scheme with over 40 convenient locations across the city, making it very easy to travel around. With 3 day tickets costing only €3, it’s also very budget friendly and eco-friendly. The city itself is bike friendly and it’s a fantastic way to see the sights up close.

By Boat
See a different side of Dublin with a scenic cruise along the River Liffey. This unique experience gives the visitor an intriguing insight into Dublin folklore and history. Glide under Dublin’s historic bridges and gaze at iconic buildings from a unique vantage point while our expert guide describes highlights of Irish history.

By Horse and Carriage
Travel through Dublin’s cobbled streets in style with a horse drawn carriage ride. Tours can be tailored to your needs or you can discover Dublin’s top attractions led by friendly local guides. The tours begin from St. Stephen’s Green and run from April – October. Photo by Brian Rogan.

By Dublin Pedibus
If you are coming to Dublin with a group, a trip on Dublin Pedibus is a must. Dublin Pedibus is a bike that holds 10 to 16 people. The bike is rented for two hours to view Dublin’s sights and even has a stereo. Plan your own itinerary or use it to go on a pub tour of the city and sample a pint in some of Dublin’s best pubs.

By Kayak
Add a bit of adventure to your visit to Dublin with a City Kayaking trip on the Liffey. This unique activity gives you an exclusive view of the city from a very different angle. Explore the Liffey and underneath some of Dublin’s most famous bridges. See some of the most famous landmarks from the wonderful surrounds of the river.

These are just a few alternative ways to see Dublin. You can find lots more tour ideas here.