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Torc Mountain Walk

Kenmare Road, Killarney, Ireland
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Waterfall was lovely.

Lots of steps with views at the top. It was a little crowded, but still a very beautiful spot... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2015
Columbus, Ohio
Make sure your knees are in good condition

This hike is wonderful. Takes about an hour depending upon how much you stop to enjoy the scenery... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2015
Avery C
Clayton, New Mexico
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“car park” (42 reviews)
“red route” (7 reviews)
Kenmare Road, Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed 25 September 2015

Lots of steps with views at the top. It was a little crowded, but still a very beautiful spot. Parking was kind of an issue, but we waiting and found a place.

Thank Ohio_Geologist1
Reviewed 24 September 2015

This hike is wonderful. Takes about an hour depending upon how much you stop to enjoy the scenery, take pictures, breath the fresh air... Doing this as well as the waterfall makes the whole trip more worth it.

Thank Avery C
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

This is a very nice hike, I think it's a good one for everybody as it's not too hard but not boring either even if you're used to higher peaks. The view at the top is beautiful. It was a bit tricky for us to...More

Thank Marjoriedlang
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We only walked to the waterfall and that is a delightful photo-op. Some continued up the trails but we turned and went back to our car.

Thank rockcole
Reviewed 14 September 2015

I very much enjoyed our short hike to the waterfall. I loved hearing the water and listening to it cascade down the rocks. Very beautiful scenery and a very easy hike for most I would think.

1  Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Brilliant scenery, lovely climb to the top (if a little slippy in places). The waterfall itself is fantastic. Well worth a stop if you are going to Muckross House etc.

Thank Joanne L
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Again this is another must do if you can get parking, it gets very crowded in the car park with coach tours and the car park is not big. A bit of a trek up to the falls but well worth it, difficult access for...More

Thank Steve099
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Lovely walks around the beautiful Torc waterfall. Would highly recommend a visit and pack your walking boots.

Thank Grahamballivor
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Torc mountain is a great starting point for mountain climbing you have timber planks place along alot of the journey up and stopping points. We did it with our children of 6 and 8 and they managed it. A bit of chocolate came in handy...More

1  Thank Jocgr1
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Short distance from the town with a small parking area with toilets. Different grades of walks and advice given on board. I wouldn't say that the waterful was that impressive but all the same worth a look.

Thank Midlothian58
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29 April 2015|
Response from Hans G | Reviewed this property |
Depends on personal hiking condition. We made it in 70 minutes to the top. But we were of good speed. I would say up to 100 minutes is ok.
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9 January 2015|
Response from tranzitas |
Hi I would recommend a pair of good comfy shoes, keep your stuff in backpack , hiking sticks are useful. If you have baby don't drag the buggy.Baby carer highly recommended. Cause you'll go up and up. And then back down... More