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  • Libby W
    11 contributions
    The service from our driver Dave was excellent he was very informative throughout the trip, the scenery was amazing, the stops were great especially the lunch stop, very well organised and quick service. His driving skills were excellent, we were so pleased that we did not attempt it ourselves. Well done Dave.
    Review of: Full-Day Ring of Kerry Tour from Killarney
    Written 20 September 2023
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  • Margaret H
    1 contribution
    My husband and I did this tour and it was by far the highlight of our trip! Everything I read before coming to Ireland said not to try to drive the Ring of Kerry yourself (which after seeing it I would 100% agree with) so we looked into taking a tour but the bus tours only make 3 stops and it felt like they didn’t get to really see everything, so after reading other reviews we decided to go with Denis and I’m so glad that we did! Denis is incredibly nice and very knowledgeable about the area and he is also a very good driver. I am someone who is gets very nervous driving with people I don’t know but he was fantastic and it was one of the least stressful passenger experiences I’ve ever had, despite the Irish roads being very narrow. This tour is well worth the money and lasts the whole day (we started at 9 and got back about 5:30). We got to see so many amazing and beautiful places and stopped numerous times to take pictures (Denis is also a good photographer and was happy to take some photos of my husband and I together) and hike up to the most amazing view of the Kerry Cliffs! Since you are in a car and not on a bus you get to see a lot of things you would otherwise miss and/or not know about and Denis is incredibly knowledgeable about the area and the history and answered all our questions. Denis also gives you the option to stop at a sheep dog herding demonstration and a Pete bog settlement which we originally thought could be kind of kitschy but we absolutely loved the sheep dog demonstration and the owner and his dog have actually won the international competition. Denis also recommend an amazing restaurant for lunch which had the best Irish meal we have had so far and he also recommended a stop at a chocolate factory which does a free tasting. Finally, Denis also gave us great recommendations for additional things to do in Killarney as well as in the other areas we are going after. Both my husband and I loved this tour and would highly recommend it!
    Review of: Ring of Kerry Private Tour
    Written 6 September 2023
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  • Annie
    London, UK2 contributions
    We had a wonderful day out with Paddywagon Tours - we would definitely recommend it!

    We boarded the bus in Cork and travelled to Killarney town centre. We opted for the additional horse drawn carriage ride through Killarney National Park and it did not disappoint, the views across the park were beautiful.

    We made various stops along the bus route at picturesque points and visited The Kerry Bog Village.

    We stopped for lunch at the beautiful Waterville beach before boarding the bus to other picture-stops and stopping in Sneem for icecream. We finished the day with a tour through the stunning Black Valley and a stop at Torc Waterfall, before heading back to Cork.

    A great day out, thank you Paddywagon Tours!

    Review of: Ring of Kerry Day Tour from Cork: Including Killarney National Park
    Written 11 September 2023
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  • Gary G
    12 contributions
    Just an amazing journey up the three lakes, then the Jaunting carts through the Gap of Dunloe... Simply spectacular!
    Review of: Bus, Boat & Jaunting Cart Tour (Jaunting Cart Paid Separately)
    Written 9 September 2023
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  • Elizabeth W
    Roswell, Georgia, United States5 contributions
    We did a small bus tour on the Ring of Kerry. Our driver, Kevin O’Sullivan, was hilarious. He was full of information and fun. He stopped for pictures in spots when they weren’t scheduled because it was raining and we didn’t get one our scheduled stops. He was delightful and so was the scenery. We had a great time!
    Review of: Ring Of Kerry Tour
    Written 13 September 2023
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  • susanlst
    Senoia, GA226 contributions
    Michael picked us up in a clean Mercedes van that sat the 4 of us very comfortably. We toured the Ring of Kerry on a foggy and then rainy day, but the spirts were bright inside our warm van. Michael was engaging and knew the answers to all of our questions. He drove expertly and gave us excellent directions for dining at lunchtime. We highly recommend a day trip with Michael.
    Review of: Private Award Winning Tours with Top Rated Local Driver Guides
    Written 13 September 2023
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  • Jennifer G
    14 contributions
    Peter was an excellent driver and guide. We were able to tailor our day to our liking and Peter was very flexible. He was knowledgeable and had great suggestions for different stops and look out points including a beautiful point to see the Skellig Rocks. A great day!
    Review of: Private Tour:Ring of Kerry,Kerry Cliffs from Kenmare.
    Written 19 September 2023
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  • Bryan P
    1 contribution
    My wife and I toured the Ring of Kerry with Joe as part of our trip to Ireland for the Notre Dame game, and it was a wonderful day of sightseeing and learning. Joe was courteous, professional and very attentive to our needs and he constantly pointed out things and added history along the drive. Seeing the Kerry Cliffs, having an Irish coffee at the Red Fox with the Kerry Bog Village, and watching the sheepdogs at work was amazing! Lunch in Portmagee was a wonderful way to break up the drive, followed by delicious chocolate sampling at the Skelligs chocolate factory. You HAVE to have the ice cream in Sneem! The admissions costs, when needed, at some of the stops were very reasonable. Joe did a wonderful job and made our day one we'll never forget! Highly recommend!
    Review of: Ring of Kerry Tour Private Chauffeur Driven From Killarney Luxury
    Written 23 August 2023
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  • Edward W
    1 contribution
    We enjoyed our tour with driver Damian McCarthy very much. Damian is a wonderful host, thoroughly knowledgeable of Irish history, compassionate, and thoughtful, and with a wonderful sense of humor.. He gave us an extensive, fascinating background on the park the wildlife, and the history behind Ross Castle, one of the main features of the tour. He allowed us extra time to walk around the castle. He took several nice photos of us, and delivered us to the end-point of the tour right on time. I strongly recommend the tour, especially with Damian McCarthy of McCarthy Carriage Tours!
    Review of: Killarney National Park Tour
    Written 20 September 2023
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  • Boris T
    1 contribution
    Wonderful scenic places to see. Lovely people , fab nature.
    A perfect area for cycling and walking
    Absolutely refreshing
    Review of: The Gap of Dunloe Full-Day Tour from Killarney
    Written 28 August 2023
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  • Amy W
    3 contributions
    My husband and I just finished the 3 day Southern Ireland tour. Ian was our driver/guide and he was fantastic! He was very knowledgeable, funny, and safe on the road. He took us to some beautiful sights. We thoroughly enjoyed our tour. I would highly recommend Paddywagon, and Ian!
    Review of: 3-Day Southern Ireland Tour Including Galway and Kerry from Dublin
    Written 13 September 2023
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  • Jamie H
    5 contributions
    Booking: We booked online a little more than 2 weeks in advance. Was easy to prepare for trip and find the bus. Unfortunately the check-in process at the bus was frustrating -- we arrived at the time specified but stood in a line outside the bus for about 25 minutes before the driver showed up. We didn't realize there were passengers who had come from Cork in the morning who were on a horse and carriage tour in Killarney National Park and we had to wait for them to return. They also had saved all their seats on the bus so there was some confusion trying to get seats for us and with our respective travel partners, which made me anxious. The driver was patient and took charge and was able to figure it all out to our satisfaction but we were nearly an hour late leaving Killarney and that was a disappointing start to the day. If this happens to you, be patient, sip your coffee, it's just a blip in a fantastic day!

    Itinerary: We enjoyed all of the stops and the context provided by John. Every vista on this trip is breathtaking. If I had to do again would have skipped entrance to bog village and went straight for the whiskey coffees.

    Lunch: Nice stop in Waterville with plenty of time to order from a hot buffet and sit and eat, plus a short stroll. Made-to-order options were also available.

    Bus: The bus is comfortable, the windows are tall so you can see well on both sides no matter which seat you are in. I am prone to motion sickness and had no trouble at all (without drugs). Felt safe leaving backpack on bus during hop-off stops, and eating snacks - noting driver insists no hot foods or smelly foods please. There are bathrooms at the Kerry bog village, Waterville, Snead and the waterfall (convenient throughout the day)

    Driver: John was a good driver and articulate tour guide. He's very funny and gets the crowd involved which I really enjoyed.

    Price: Price is totally fair for the memorable day you will have in comfort and ease. Irish coffees, entrance to the Kerry Bog Village, lunch, and ice cream are not included. Bring cash to tip your driver at the end.
    Review of: Ring of Kerry Day Tour from Killarney: Including Killarney National Park
    Written 1 August 2023
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  • Sun L
    2 contributions
    We had such a beautiful weather with blue sky which makes already picturesque scenery post card perfect. Kris T, our tour guide, was knowledgeable and courteous with corky sense of humor. We thoroughly enjoyed our time!!
    Review of: Private Full-Day Ring of Kerry Tour
    Written 14 September 2023
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  • LoveTravel265421
    3 contributions
    Every view was more breathtaking than the last! I had to tear myself away from the views at The Cliffs of Moher, the Ring of Kerry, and Dunluce Castle. My new dream…. To live in a cottage overlooking one of those views.
    Review of: 6-Day All Ireland Tour from Dublin Including Accommodation
    Written 20 September 2023
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  • Sightsee442878
    Kennewick, WA7 contributions
    What a wonderful day! Peter, our driver, was knowledgeable and a great conversationalist. My husband and I waited 36 years to do this trip, and it checked every box. Every aspect of this trip was perfect, from the booking, to communication before the trip, to the actual trip. I would write a second review just to give it 10 stars! Thank you for such a special day!!
    Review of: Private Tour:Ring of Kerry,Kerry Cliffs, starting in (from) Killarney
    Written 29 June 2023
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