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Dun chao in at sunset

I drove to the dun chaoin pier just before sunset. There was very few people, mostly photographers... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
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Beautiful outlook!

We came here to catch the ferry to the Blasket Island (I recommend that as well), but the view is... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Durham, North Carolina
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Dunquin, Ireland
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I drove to the dun chaoin pier just before sunset. There was very few people, mostly photographers and couples at the top enjoying the view. Road is narrow to get there as expected since it it is Ireland. This was the spot that lured me...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Happiness464363
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We came here to catch the ferry to the Blasket Island (I recommend that as well), but the view is terrific. We had no idea what an iconic place it was until later we saw the photo on postcards (usually including sheep--as it is known...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nicloee
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Authors even use pictures of this place for their book cover. Curraghs can be launched here. And when they take to sea old times return, times of the cloth.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Been here twice,one of the most beautiful places I've ever been.every turn reveals breathtaking views,you will not be dissapointed. Amazing

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

You've probably seen the pictures of the sheep climbing up the ramp. Its really well worth stopping if you're doing the Dingle Drive. There isn't a lot to see or do but it is pretyy cool to just stop and look at, great view of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I was visiting with some friends the Dub Chaoin Pier...first of all..Dingle is a lovely place, I highly recomand to everybody to visit this. The view is excelent, the place was empty, not full of tourists, you could really enjoy and take picture and just...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 438adelinab
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Breathtaking scenery and walk! Steep twisty path down the cliff side, which reveals more and more spectacular views at each turn. (very steep for walking back up again - take your time).

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lisieux1917
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Took a long drive from Dublin to Dunquin on a single day, with other pitstops. The drive to Dunquin itself is quite amazing and once you reach this place, you would be stunned with the view. Majestic rocks, a small shore a few yards ahead,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wandererr84
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Real cool spot, lovely views of the blasket islands. Boat tours available at the pier daily. One of the best drives in Ireland, out along Slea Head and Dun Chaoin Pier.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PKLimerick
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Maybe it’s a little far away from the ring of Kerry but it definitely worts a deviation. The rocks are majestic and beautiful, event If the weather is a little rainy.

Date of experience: July 2018
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5 November 2018|
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Response from Happiness464363 | Reviewed this property |
I agree, it's about a 30 minute drive if you do not stop along the way. Keep in mind the road is very windy and narrow.
18 September 2016|
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Response from traveller4576 | Reviewed this property |
You can park at the top of the pier. That is where the ticket office / shed is for the Blasket trips and there is plenty of places to park around it