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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 09/26/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from The Gap of Dunloe Full-Day Tour from Killarney
If individual seats are required a single supplement of E 5 per seat will be added otherwise at the price quoted seating arrangements are based on 2 pax seating together.
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Updated 09/26/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Make the most of your time in Killarney with a half-day trip to Killarney National Park that includes round-trip transport from the city. Going with a guide means you can skip the stress of navigating and enjoy views of secluded landscapes often missed by visitors along the route, which features a trek through the Gap of Dunloe and river cruise to Ross Castle. Non-hiking option available on request.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    22 Main St
    22 Main St, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 NP74, Ireland
    22 Main St Killarney
    See address & details
  • 1
    Ross Castle
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Gap of Dunloe
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by
    Deros Coach Tours
  • You'll end at
    22 Main St
    22 Main St, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 NP74, Ireland
    22 Main St Killarney
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Go with a guide: Explore without the stress of navigating
  • Hike through secluded areas often missed by visitors
  • Enjoy rare views from boat cruise on Gearhameen River
  • Round-trip transport from Killarney and boat admission included
Important Information
Departure Point
22 Main St, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 NP74, Ireland
Duration
5h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Bus and Boat trip only
  • Transport to Kate Kearneys Cottage and return from Ross Castle.
  • Driver/guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Jaunting Cart Ride ( EUR 25.00 per person)
  • Entry/Admission - Ross Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Gap of Dunloe
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Jaunting Carriages are paid directly at Kate Kearneys Cottage at a cost of E 25 pp (cash only).There are 4 passengers in each carriage
  • Carriages may be hired privately and the total cost would be E 100 per carriage.There is no pre booking for carriages as the booking may be made on arrival at Kate Kearneys Cottage.
  • There is not enough time to visit Ross Castle before returning to Killarney but visitors may stay at Ross Castle and enjoy a lesisurely walk to Killarney through the National Park (30 to 40 minutes).
  • Tours of the Castle takes 1 hour.Pre booking is advisable and can be done by phoning 353 64 6635851 or visit rosscastle@opw.ie
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • There is free car parking at Ross Castle where the tour terminates and we can certainly collect customers at Ross Castle at 10am but prior notice has to be given by telephoning 00353 64 6631251 the previous evening.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Michelle N wrote a review Aug 2020
County Offaly, Ireland165 contributions50 helpful votes
Enjoyed our day today, picked up by bus at our hotel and driven to Kate Kearneys cottage where we walked through the gap of dunloe, lots of uphill walks but plenty of scenic points to stop, rest and take some photos. Walked the 7 miles to Lord Brandons Cottage, had some tasty
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Date of experience: August 2020
Cynthia G wrote a review Oct 2019
13 contributions5 helpful votes
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Loved this tour. A bus takes you to the Gap of Dunloe which is absolutely breathtaking. I was with my husband and a friend we are in our early 30’s. We did the 7 mile hike, they drop you off at the beginning of the gap around 10:50 and you meet at the end of it by 2pm. The
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Deroscoachtours, Front Office Manager at The Gap of Dunloe Full-Day Tour from Killarney
Responded Oct 29, 2019
Thank you so much for taking the time and going to the trouble of writing and posting up this wonderful review - we really do appreciate it. Thank you for writing such a detailed report it is very helpful to others who wish to travel on the Gap of Dunloe. Thanks a million.
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Jessica D wrote a review Oct 2019
Washougal, Washington32 contributions2 helpful votes
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This trip was amazing. We opted to hike it (about 7 miles) and we were happy we did. You also have the option to take a horse drawn jaunting car or bike it. The bus was on time and dropped us off at one location, we hiked through the gap, took an hour boat ride through the
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Response from Deroscoachtours, Front Office Manager at The Gap of Dunloe Full-Day Tour from Killarney
Responded Oct 15, 2019
Thank you for this overall excellent review of your tour of the Gap of Dunloe. We are very grateful to you for writing & posting it up and if you are ever back Killarney we would be delighted to have you on tour with us again. Thank you.
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Susan G wrote a review Sep 2019
6 contributions8 helpful votes
This is a great tour and a very professional and attentive tour company. If you want to see the Gap of Dunloe but don't want to hike, this is the way to go. Lara the tour company owner was very personable and professional. She gave us a ride to town when the tour finished
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Date of experience: September 2019
JDCharlotte wrote a review Jul 2019
Charlotte1,052 contribution175 helpful votes
I did the Gap of Dunloe and Lakes tour and really enjoyed it. They take you by a ice large bus from Killarney to Kate’s Cottage. There you can either walk the 7 miles or take a horse and buggy (4 in a cart for 25 Euro to) thru the Gap. I chose the horse and buggy. You did have
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Response from Deroscoachtours, Front Office Manager at The Gap of Dunloe Full-Day Tour from Killarney
Responded Jul 24, 2019
Thank you very kindly for the five star review we really do appreciate it. We are delighted that you had a great trip and hopefully we will see you again on another tour in the not too distant future.
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  • Duration: 5h 30m
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