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Address: N70/N71, Ireland
Activities: Driving, Walking, Golfing
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Hope for a nice day

Unfortunately, when I was able to visit the Ring of Kerry, it was rainy and overcast. It was almost impossible to see much. I would suggest waiting for a nice day if possible to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Moncton, NB
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Moncton, NB
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133 reviews 133 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately, when I was able to visit the Ring of Kerry, it was rainy and overcast. It was almost impossible to see much. I would suggest waiting for a nice day if possible to visit.

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Gibbstown, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We were told by an Irish woman "The Ring of Kerry is to Ireland what the Eiffel Tower is the Paris. You have to see it". So we did. It is absolutely breathtaking. Be cautious for bicyclers (who must be insane) because you'll come around a turn and BAM! they're right there so there's no room to move but slam... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The Ring of Kerry was to be our ultimate travel experience in Ireland, however although we found parts rather pretty, we didn't see any sights that took our breath away. The roads where abhorrent, they were both very narrow and rough with Tour Busses frequently blocking the road. We also travelled to the Dingle Peninsula and The Beara Peninsular both... More 

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County Kerry, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Coach blocks, big tractors holding everyone up, narrow roads, PERFECT. No motorways here, no dual carriageways either. Just meandering country roads that are actually Tarmac laid on the old market trails... A great improvement on the cart tracks of old but still meandering around obstacles rather than through them. Detour off the main routes and the delights of natural countryside... More 

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Melbourne
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

With all the hype around the ring of Kerry I was a little let down. One of our friends told us to stop at a great cafe. It was very very ordinary. Dry cake and bad coffee. We continued around on our drive, there were some great bits of scenery. But found the whole thing a tad boring. Had a... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I have traveled a fair amount and I love natural scenery. The Ring of Kerry offers wonderful sights, even if you don't get out of your car. For the most part, the driving is easy, although there are some parts where the hairpin turns and/or narrow lanes can scare you, but I just thought of then as a rollercoaster. :-)... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We started in Killorglin and went counterclockwise, ending in Killarney. It's a fairly busy route, quite a few tour buses. Some parts of the road are narrow and bumpy, others are high grade highway. The first half of the drive was ok, but starting around Waterville things got better. We felt the nicest part of the drive was from Waterville... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Absolute breathtaking views. Highly recommend taking one of the tour companies. Wouldn't recommend driving your own vehicle, parts of the road could be trouble for the inexperienced. Our tour guide Kevin with Paddywagon was very informative and entertaining. But serious when parts of the road required his full attention.

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Piney Flats, Tennessee
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We have done the Ring twice, once via a tour bus. This was excellent and very enjoyable this was the summer of 13. Then is summer of 14 when back on our own. A local/friend gave us the tour this time. Oh what an outstanding trip, missed some of the tourist traps and saw the behind the scene places. Bus... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We set out from Killarney in the morning for the Ring of Kerry. It was dismal, dreary and disappointing for the first 3-4 hours. Unfortunately, the weather was so poor that the ferry to Valentia Island was not running and many shops and cafes were closed. We lunched at the cafe where the cliff excursion starts from. It was very... More 

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