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Address: off the R562 road to Killorglin | Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
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Lucky to see such beauty

Wonderful experience with the horse drawn trap over the landscape at such a pleasant pace with time to views the wonders all around. starting from the lakes, climbing gradually... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Wonderful experience with the horse drawn trap over the landscape at such a pleasant pace with time to views the wonders all around. starting from the lakes, climbing gradually towards the gap then the spectacular views moving downward, finishing with a delicious meal at Kate Keraney's.

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Kortrijk, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We've visited in the evening, driving through it with our car (I just read the roads are closed during the day, so we were quite lucky). It started out with really heavy rain but it cleared out very quickly. The views were beautiful but they really should make it a one-way road. It's waaaay to small for 2 cars to... More 

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Gibbstown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We were staying at a B&B on the other side of the Gap of Dunloe, so we didn't think anything of it having to drive through.... If you drive through yourself, you'll understand my title! It's absolutely amazing, but amazingly terrifying. The drive is for seasoned Irish drivers, not for tourists who are renting a car for fun. My husband... More 

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Hacienda Heights, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Anyone who is traveling to County Kerry needs to visit the Gap of Dunloe. It is the purest form of beauty I have seen in a long while. Absolutely breathtaking. Pictures nor words will do this place justice. Go see for yourself!!

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London, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Made the stop at the Gap of Dunloe whilst driving the Ring of Kerry, what fantastic scenery, not to be missed, you cant drive down there anymore and are forced to take a horse and cart, which is very pleasant but they've got you price wise. ie: either walk it or ???, wasn't happy about that, during my visit there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW via mobile

very picturesque although we didn't stop there for long. Kerry has lits of such beautiful spots to see and take memorable pics.

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Columbus Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Hiking is the best way to see the Gap. Take extra time for photos and exploring, you won't be disappointed. A great experience, very pristine and natural gem worth the effort. The hike is manageable with a few inclines, but nothing major. Paved the entire way.

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW via mobile

The Gap has gorgeous views! Don't skip it! If you're going by Killarney you definitely need to do the Gap. Don't be afraid to drive it either. We are Americans who are a little leery of driving on the smaller Irish roads (fit for one car), but the road through The Gap has tons of side pulls offs to let... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

the jaunting buggys are ok but my wife and i always drive through the gap as we can stop and take photos and have a flask of coffee any were along the edge of the road.the views are breathtaking .after a few miles over the gap take the road sign to KENMARE .you will come to the main road, turn... More 

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ILLINOIS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

Stopped at a little roadside place while on a tour. Amazing views of the Gap of Dunloe with rich mountain scenic views and colors of the earth. This was a beautiful area to take photo ops and just stop to take in the beauty of Ireland.

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