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Address: Gap of Dunloe National School Gap of Dunloe National School Off the R562 Road To Killorglin | Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
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Gap of Dunloe Self-Guided Tour from Killarney
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Private Tour: Ring of Kerry from Killarney

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Not as difficult to drive as I expected

Stunning views of the Gap of Dunloe, Black Valley, Molls Gap and Ladies View. We came across road works that delayed us up to half an hour. Apart from this, it was a beautiful... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stunning views of the Gap of Dunloe, Black Valley, Molls Gap and Ladies View. We came across road works that delayed us up to half an hour. Apart from this, it was a beautiful drive for my family.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent some hours in the glen before returning to the irrepressible Sheila for some morning tea. She kept saying how the Gap of Dunloe would be good today. The Gap of Dunloe was one of the main things I wanted to see in Ireland but, after Healy Pass and Cummeenduff Glen, I wondered just how good it would be.... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Travelled by Horse driven cart. absolutely worth it. Spend two hours and comlete silence and absorb nature in your mind and soul.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A wonderful experience with breathtaking views. We took a horse drawn cart through the Gap and a boat ride back through the lakes to Ross Castle. The guides were very knowledgeable about their country's history and land. I would suggest this as a must see if you are near Killarney.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were married in Killarney 25 years ago this month! And over the years we have spent a lot of time visiting family and taking day trips and receiving family and friends as guests. The Gap of Dunloe is a MUST when travelling near Killarney. One can park their car at Kate Kearney's cottage bar and take... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must do visit when visiting The Ring of Kerry. Horse and cart men will tell you that only locals can drive in, absolute poppycock! Also visit Lady's View, where Queen Victoria once stopped and described it as a view fit for a lady - hence its name

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I would do this again and again! I got to see the most beautiful landscapes. Ireland at its best! You must see it to believe that 40 shades of green can be in your purview. Our guide was excellent and it's ranks high on my list of my most favorite experiences in life. Go!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Gap of Dunloe is great. You can go it by car, foot, or horse carriage. Horse carriage is about an hour and usually €50. By foot it takes about two hours to get from Kate Kearney's Courage to the center of the gap, and back. There's ample free parking outside of Kate Kearney's, and after you can go in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although it was a bit chilly this was a great trip. I would say a must do if your in Killarney. We did a horse and buggy and it took about an hour. Unbelievable and ever changing scenery.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive through Gap of Dunloe is more of AN ADVENTURE - and NOT one for everybody! The drive is on a single lane road, that frequently hangs over the edge of the cliffs, super steep hairpin curves, that are barrier-less, not for the faint of heart! BUT it is an absolutely beautiful and lovely drive! We were blessed to... More 

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