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Gap of Dunloe

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Address: Gap of Dunloe National School Off the R562 Road To Killorglin | Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
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Take the horse ride and the boat back.

Kids can't walk it. So take the trip it's worth every penny 20 euro a person, take the boat trip back, this is really the best activity we did in Ireland and the entire country is... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Kids can't walk it. So take the trip it's worth every penny 20 euro a person, take the boat trip back, this is really the best activity we did in Ireland and the entire country is a gem.

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Galway, Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I cycled the Killarney-Dunloe-Molls Gap-Killarney loop. This has to be one of the best cycle loops anywhere. Absolutely breathtaking landscape. Circa 55k x 2.50hrs. 2 very tough but do-able climbs.....wouldn't like to cycle the climbs on a steel/alloy bike though. 2 terrific descents will get you over the 50k/hr....this loop has absolutely everything for the cyclist so don't leave Kerry... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great way for the family to spend some time together outdoors in an awe-inspiring setting. It is very doable as a walk for all ages, and can be done by horse-drawn cart. Even the misty day didn't dampen our spirits. It may have even given it a more mystical feel! A restaurant and a cafe provide good... More 

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Metz, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the most beautiful thing we saw in Ireland Possible to drive through the gap during the day, but I sincerely recommend to do so only if the driver is at ease in general. We did it in the beginning of the afternoon in August and with the horses and other cars, sheeps and pedestrians, it sometimes got complicated,... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a drive! I've heard it said that it is good to do things that will scare you every now again. Well drive will definitely do that. Most beautiful scenery. Drive is not for the faint of heart with hairpin turns, step climbs, severe drops and narrow "roads"... but if you dare the reward is well worth it. And if... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

lovely views roads very narrow but well worth the trip, lots of horse and traps on the road wonderful

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Hamburg, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were disappointed that there were only tiny rickety carts for hire to take you to the gap. The restrooms at the parking area were the worst we saw throughout Ireland.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were able to park for free and take the short walk up to the bridge and view the gap from a distance before walking along a bit further to take in the views closer in. The pony and trap rides looked a little dull and certainly seemed to be overpriced though you do get a guide for the journey... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

To get to most beautiful part of Gap of Dunloe can be hard, cause the roads are so narrow, but once you got there you will have a awesome view. Really amazing experience

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We kind of stumbled upon it not knowing much about it - spectacular pass, but made tawdry by the amount of tourism and the horses and carts - I felt so sad for the horses - many of them just tied up standing all day on concrete waiting for a customer or going up and down this road to give... More 

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