Solas Ireland - Bog Safari

What can I expect
  • Local and qualified guide
  • 10km Hike
  • Discover how the bog was formed
  • Explore stories of myths and legends
  • Views of Lough Swilly and West Donegal
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Bog Safari

This unique tour takes you on a journey through time where you will explore how the dog (or peatland) was formed.

Hear about the myths and legends in relation to bogs while you are on this great hike.

Discover the ancient monastic site along with traditional turf cutting.

The bog has quite unique biodiversity and hear about its role in the fight against climate change.

Along the way you will get to witness some green energy in action as you ramble through the breathtaking landscape.


The lunch/snack break will be on on a hilltop with panoramic views of Lough Swilly and West Donegal - stunning place to eat your food at!


What to bring

  • Waterproof coat & trousers
  • Hat & Gloves
  • Walking Boots
  • Lunch & Lots To Drink (2L)
  • Warm Clothing
  • Rucksack to carry it all in.


The walk is on track and mixed terrain which can be wet, boggy and also slippery in places.


people walking down stone trail

Duration - 3 Hours 30 minutes


Distance - 10km


Please Note: A good level of fitness is required as it has a 200m ascent.


Ages 16+

Trip Advisor

Bog Safari

Jul 2023

We had the most wonderful hike through the peat bogs! Sharon was informative about the area and she shared the environmental impact of the bogs. The scenery was spectacular around Buncrana. Highly recommend!

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