Activities on Achill Island, Co Mayo, Ireland

Activities on the Wild Atlantic Way

Achill Island boasts an unrivalled range of outdoor activities, from hill walking, cycling and angling to all manner of water sports.

The Wild Atlantic Way

The wildest, most captivating, coastal driving route in the world – Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way!

Walking
Achill’s rugged landscape, with soaring mountains, long sandy beaches and lush green valleys, is perfect for hill walkers of all abilities.

Fishing
Achill’s rocky coastline and inland lakes provide a range of challenges for anglers of all abilities

Water Sports
Water sports are hugely popular on Achill, with Keel strand offering excellent surfing.

Golf
Golfers will enjoy the 9 hole links course on the Sandybanks at Keel. This golf course, located within minutes of Achill Cliff House, offers very reasonable green fees and welcomes visitors of all abilities.

Cycling
Achill Island Cycle hub offers three routes varying in distance from 12km to 44km with numerous shorter alternatives. Each cycle offers breath taking views off the west coast off Mayo and Achill Island.