Waterford Bird & Nature Walk
Available all year
Dunhill Park (part of the Copper Coast Global Geopark.
Expert local guides of the Eco Group.
A walkway of peace and tranquillity.
Veritable haven for birds.
Depart the pier and travel to the village of Dunhill, located along Waterford’s Copper Coast. Dunhill village is part of Copper Coast Global Geopark and will introduce you to the area’s rich heritage and geology. Your local guides are members of a local Eco Group and have expert knowledge of the area and native species. The group's aims include; fostering, protecting, promoting and the conservation of nature, wildlife, the environment and habitats within the Waterford area.
The walkway offers plenty of peace and tranquillity and the area is a veritable haven for birds, just some of the varieties you might spot along your walk are; seabirds, gulls, swifts, pipits, warblers and many more. Your local guide will also point out and discuss the abundance of flora and fauna found in the area.
This walk follows the Anne River, meandering through forest and marshland on a specially constructed gravel path on the way to Dunhill Castle, passing many beautiful ponds which are home to a wide range of flora and fauna, including protected species. Please note that we cannot guarantee the sighting of specific species.
This tour cost includes a contribution towards the local Eco Group's work. The members will bring some binoculars for guests to use, however, we do recommend that guests bring their own binoculars.
Remarks/requirements: Appropriate warm layers, waterproof clothing and comfortable walking shoes. Wildlife sighting are not guaranteed.
Walking information: 2 hours of walking at a leisurely pace on mainly flat surfaces.
Wheelchair accessible: No.
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