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All reviews cable car beara peninsula well worth the trip low road starting point the loop sunny day walk up lovely spot couple of hours permanent residents sheep castletownbere crossing hiking scenery scenic
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

I was here at the weekend with the lovely Ursula. This place is amazing. The weather was great which helped a lot. It’s dotted here and there with old abandoned houses and cars and a few newer holiday homes. It has the feeling of a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

we absolutely loved Dursey island. the weather was great the day we went. we did the loop starting on the low road after around 5k we spilt up and some turned back to our starting point and the rest finished the loop. id recommend hiking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank leahyrebecca2018
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We were driving around and accross the Beara peninsula from Killarney and spent most of the day on the island. It was a busy Sunday so we had to wait 1 hour each way at the cable car but it was very much worth the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank P G
Reviewed July 15, 2018

The island was beautiful without having any amazing landscapes (like we've seen elsewhere on Beara). It was tough hiking for a toddler, easy for an adult. Worth it for the ride, but otherwise the island was unspectacular.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Andrei F
Reviewed July 6, 2018

We made a special effort to get along to the last day of the family weekend but sadly due to the weather the musicians had left that morning. HOWEVER we were looked after by four locals amazingly and thank you so much. I was able...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank johntink55
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Really lovely walk along the hill tops to the far end of the island and back by the road. The trip over by cable car may not be everyone's idea of fun but well worth the trip.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank GordonB19
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Ride the cable car over and walk or ride bikes around the island, watch the sound and the waters around the island to see whales!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank robydanger
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Dursey Island is accessed by a somewhat precarious looking cable car located at the tip of the Beara Peninsula. Should you want to cross and explore the island, keep in mind that the cable car does not operated over a couple of hours in the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank bobjanh
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

An experience to remember We went to Dursey Island with no expectations. Rugged bleak west coast coast, stalk country side. We left OZ in the middle of winter, so the slight drop in daily temp was not a issue. The cable car, max 6 people...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank nallarehctelf
Reviewed August 27, 2017

We loved taking the cable car over to dursey island! It was fun getting up close and personal with the grading sheep, as we hiked through the landscape. Fun to explore the old ruins and we even saw dolphins surfacing in the channel!

Date of experience: August 2017
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