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Gap of Dunloe

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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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Spend a few hours and walk in Heaven

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW 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 5 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW 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 1 week 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great walk up the Gap of Dunloe. We set off from the cafe and slowly walked up the Gap, what stunning views and what a lovely walk all uphill but on a tarmac road so not to difficult. This tourist attraction needs to be WALKED to take in the sheer beauty of the place really stunning. We had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove (slowly) or you could walk or take a horse drawn cart (which will take you to the lake and a boat back along the lake to Killarney

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With about 20 miles of hairpin turns and narrow areas it took a little while to get here but it worth it, the views were amazing. Apparently you should take a pony and cart around the area but we didn't see any of these otherwise we would have considered this. A lovely place to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Gap on a beautiful morning in early November. We walked the 3km up through the gap and were amazed by 1 spectacular view after another. It's not the easiest walk and there are horse and carts to take you up (at an extra cost) but you get to see and appreciate it so much more on foot.

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