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Gap of Dunloe

Address: off the R562 road to Killorglin | Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
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Full Day Tour of The Gap of Dunloe
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Ranked #4 of 59 Attractions in Killarney
Type: Valleys, Nature & Parks
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Type: Valleys, Nature & Parks
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iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We rented bicycles in Killarney and rode to Ross Castle to catch a boat that took us to Lord Brandon's cottage. We then rode the rode that goes thru Gap of Dunloe. The ride was beautiful. I will admit that we did walk quite a bit up as the road is very steep at times. The day was sunny off... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

One of the most beautiful places on earth! Everyone who visits ireland and who lives in Ireland should experience the Gap!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Absolutely stunning! I definitely recommend driving or cycling through. But make sure you pick a day where it is not raining or wear warm clothes that are water proof. Especially when cycling. And some fitness may be required for the cycling.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I hired a bike in Killarney town and rode it to, and through the Gap Of Dunloe, Black Mountains (and back). It was a very long ride and it was pouring with rain throughout but it was SO worth it! The scenery was amazing and so beautiful I was stopping constantly to take photos of the mountains, lakes, streams, wild... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

If you've never been just go go go. It doesn't even look real, it's that beautiful. I'm there any chance I get, will go out of my way to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This place was truly magical, hiking in Ireland, with those views and it was raining on top of it...just an amazing! My fiance and I loved every second of it!

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We decided to drive through this on our travels whilst on holiday and didn't quite know what to expect. The scenery was magical with the mountains all around, you could never get bored of driving through it.

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Driving through the Gap of Dunloe was the enjoyable experience we had in Ireland! The scenery was incredible and we wanted to stop every 2 minutes to take pictures. In fact, we found it even more picturesque than Ring of Kerry. It does take some skilled driving to negotiate those slopes and tight curves though. We went after 5pm so... More 

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Garner, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Incredible views while driving. We were in the rain and fog which actually added to the various vistas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I always visit here whenever I stay with my family, it never gets boring! Beautiful scenery & mountains, the views are really stunning!! It's a must see if you haven't seen this part of Co. Kerry before! Highly recommended!!

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