FAQ and Useful Links

Where do I get the bus?

High King Tours departs from Galway Coach Station, Fairgreen Road (opposite Galway Tourist Office). Please contact us on 091-398116 or email us at info@highkingtours.ie if you need directions from your accommodation.

When should I get to the departure point?

Arrive 15 minutes before your departure time. Galway Coach Station offers Seating while you wait, Free Wifi, Toilet Facilities, and The fantastic O’Hehirs Bakery and Cafe who are open from 7am. Due to Galway Coach Station scheduling our tours can’t wait for you if you’re late.

Can I display an e-ticket?

Yes, just display your booking confirmation email to our driver or guide and hop on.

How far in advance should I book?

High King Tours are happy to accept bookings on the day of departure (subject to availability) but to avoid disappointment it is always best to book as far in advance as possible.

Can I buy a ticket from the driver?

Yes, but to avoid disappointment it is advised to book in advance. Spaces are limited.

When are the tours?

We operate tours all year round, however there are less choices and departures throughout the winter. Please contact us on 091-398116 or email us at info@highkingtours.ie to check availability.

Do I need to pay extra for admission to Ashford Castle grounds & gardens and the cruise of Lough Corrib with Corrib Cruises?

No, High King Tours ticket price includes admission to Ashford Castle grounds and gardens, Lough Corrib cruise with Corrib Cruises and includes the services of a local tour guide throughout the day.

Is there time for lunch?

Yes, we break for approximately 1hr 15mins in Cong village for lunch. Lunch is not included in the ticket price. Cong village has a wide range of award winning cafés, restaurants and pubs that will suit all tastes.

What should I bring with me?

A camera (An essential to capture the beauty of Cong and the surrounding areas), suitable footwear for walking and suitable weatherproof clothing (Ireland’s weather is unpredictable). High King Tours can provide umbrellas for those rainy days.

What will the weather be like?

You should be prepared for every type of weather when you travel in Ireland. And to get an idea of what to expect, you can check the Irish Met Éireann website.

Are there toilets on the bus?

Unfortunately, we have no on-board toilet facilities, but our Tour has regular stops with all the amenities.

Can I bring my luggage?

High King Tours can provide storage space for luggage. Luggage is carried free of charge but at the passenger’s own risk. Please indicate at booking if you require luggage storage to make sure that space is available.

Do you offer group and family discounts?

Yes, please contact us on 091-398116 or email us at info@highkingtours.ie for more information.

Can I book a private tour for a group?

Yes, please contact us on 091-398116 or email us at info@highkingtours.ie for more information.

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