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Gap of Dunloe

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Gap of Dunloe National School Gap of Dunloe National School Gap of Dunloe National School Off the R562 Road To Killorglin | Killarney National Park, Killarney V93 YN52, Ireland
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All reviewskate kearney's cottageblack valleypony and trapboat ridepaved roadhorse and cartjaunting caron footbeautiful sceneryhorse drawntake your timetake photosgreat walkring of kerrysunny dayladies viewkillarney national park
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely walk but becoming busier and busier over the years. Go early if you want a quiet walk without being run over by Jaunting cars and ignorant tourists in cars who do not read the signs and have no clue as how to drive in...More

Thank Marcel_Verkerk
Reviewed 4 days ago

There is nothing quite as spectacular as the views from the Gap of Dunlop. Really amazing, unbelievable road through an unforgettable landscape!!!

Thank mbblake
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the car over this tiny wee road and we were scared silly. Other folk were either walking or in a pony and trap. It was like going back 100 years or so. This is a must see when you are in the area.

Thank Kenny L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great walks and scenery around the Gap of Dunloe. Plenty of good paths and also quite suitable for dogs providing they are on leads. Go and explore, well worth the visit.

Thank Jason R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Taking the horse and trap up the gap of Dunloe was one of our favorite things in Ireland. It takes about 1-1.5 hours on horse and buggy and longer if you walk. I think we would walk next time as I sometimes had a hard...More

Thank danielle a
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's been several time I go to this place, it's amazingly quiet and peacefull. But please, let your car at the car park. Yesterday, someone was parked on the side of the roard. Other cars and horses can't pass anymore because of this, and one...More

Thank Ninnine
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After reading the reviews about the aggressive Jarvies I was hesitant to attempt to drive the Gap. However I put on my very best RBF and drove right on past their waving arms and shouts and had a very enjoyable ride up the Gap and...More

Thank onefinwonder
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went in with the pony and trap, kids loved the experience and the scenery was fabulous. The boat ride was very good but for me personally the gap was the better half. As good as the pony trap was for our gm young family, If...More

Thank Majeedahsan
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A narrow road leads into heaven. On the entrance, the guys with the carts tell you that the road is closed. The simply lie because they wont you to use their services. Just tell them that you are heading to the black valley to your...More

Thank Shifo13
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really liked the boat ride back to town after getting bus at 9am from Killarney and walk up to the gap

Thank Michael N
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Catherine G
17 August 2018|
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Response from Margaret O |
The boat trip is a round trip , you should be at Kate Kearneys cottage at 10.30 , from here you can take a pony and carriage or else walk the 7 miles to the boat ( if you take the pony and carriage the driver of this can... More
29 June 2018|
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Response from Aimsam | Reviewed this property |
About 3 hours, it's all lovely, about a hour & you should be by the lakes.
Yvonne L
6 May 2018|
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Response from Sue M | Reviewed this property |
The jaunty driver made a car reverse back down the mountain road because they are not allowed to pass the ponies.There is a sign at the bottom telling you this,but people ignore it.So hats off to Patrick for sending them... More