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Inis Mor Pony and Trap Tours with John

Province of Connacht, Ireland
+353 85 811 6457
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The only way to do it! John was great..... I'd recommend him to anyone! Beautiful horse and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tamara L
via mobile
The only way to travel on Inis Mor

I'm not sure what more I can add to all of the other great reviews, but John was sweet and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Daily private pony and trap tours of the scenic, historic and beautiful Inis Mór, Aran Islands, Co Galway. For all bookings please contact John at 085 8116457 or look for the red carriage when you get off the pier!
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Province of Connacht, Ireland
+353 85 811 6457
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The only way to do it! John was great..... I'd recommend him to anyone! Beautiful horse and beautiful island!

Thank Tamara L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure what more I can add to all of the other great reviews, but John was sweet and solicitous for our comfort and we appreciated his local knowledge and good humour. I avoid tour buses if at all possible anyway, but traveling by...More

Thank Sheilaone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this trip before we left the States and so glad we did. John gave our family of seven a great ride in his red wagon. Our teenagers loved it as did the adults! We learned so much during the hours we spent in...More

Thank tweed27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are lots of ways to see the Aran islands, but pony & trap with a local definitely is the most colorful and informative. John told us lots of history and anecdotal stories about the island as he transported us to the must-see sights, including...More

1  Thank Erin B
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

As others have mentioned, pony and trap is the only way to tour Inis Mor if you don't want to bike. There are many pony and trap tours, all of them fine I'm sure, but I suggest you book ahead and tour with John. This...More

3  Thank CayUcusZ
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Based on other TripAdvisor reviews, I decided to book a tour with John. It was the best decision of my trip. John and his pony Jack were excellent companions. John shared his local knowledge of the island and its history. He was an extremely kind,...More

Thank Altschweier_12
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Upon arrival at Inis Mor we were not sure what we wanted to do and decided to hire John for the day. It turned out too be an excellent choice. He gave us a wonderful tour, stopped when ever we wanted and waited as long...More

Thank Fran K
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Thanks to John and Rena (his horse) we had a fabulous, personalized tour of the island. 4 of us in the buggy, cozy under the blankets he provided, we say the entire island. Climbed the mountain, shopped for sweaters, had a lovely lunch. So much...More

1  Thank Mary E G
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We were on family holiday in Ireland and found John via a travel documentary on German TV, believe it or not. It wasn't all about him, but he got mentioned and was such a people person that we definitely wanted to book our Inis Mor...More

1  Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Inis Mor the largest Island, the famous Aran sweater and all in the market shop. Dun Aengus is where you see an Ancient Ring Forth well worth the trip up and it excellent views breathtaking and the walks and the shopping experience is great and...More

Thank Anna N
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24 April 2017|
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Response from 562katherinel | Reviewed this property |
We got lucky. John was waiting at the dock when we arrived and we were able to book him on the spot. I'd recommend emailing him and setting it up in advance. You can probably reach him through his Facebook page.
7 April 2017|
Response from ChicagoKim59 |
There will be several there. We went with Patrick in his little green cart and loved him. He can only take 3 adults, however.