The Gap of Dunloe Adventure Day Tour from Killarney
Step back in time travel through the glaciated valley of The Gap of Dunloe in a Pony and Trap guided by your local guide. Discover some of Ireland's most amazing landscapes by land and water. Cruise the famous Lakes of Killarney on a traditional open boat before finally arriving at the 15th century Ross Castle.
Lakes, Islands & Mountain Passes
The complete Killarney adventure! A 14 mile voyage across all three of Killarney’s Lakes combined with a Pony & Trap journey through the famous Black Valley and Gap of Dunloe.
The journey begins at approx. 10.45 am at the world renowned Kate Kearney’s cottage at the foothills of Ireland’s highest mountain range. Here, you take a 7 mile jaunt on a pony and trap through the Gap of Dunloe where you can view a spectacular glaciated valley. Your pony and trap ride ends at Lord Brandon’s Cottage where you can enjoy a light snack (not included in price).
After Lunch, you change to the traditional open boats. You are then taken through the three Lakes of Killarney passing by Innisfallen Island, Bricin Bridge, Colleen Bawn Rock, Torc Mountain, Old Weir Bridge , The Meetings of The Waters just to mention a few and ends at the wonderfully restored 15th century Ross Castle. The boat journey is 14 miles long and takes approximately 2 hours. The tour is the perfect way to see the rich and varied vegetation and scenery Killarney has to offer. Approx Finish Time: 15:30. An unforgettable adventure and the ultimate Killarney experience.
This tour may also be done in reverse- on request and subject to availability. We usually meet with you at Ross Castle and transfer you by car to Kate Kearney’s Cottage.
- Experience one of Irelands oldest tours
- Traverse through a rugged glaciated valley
- Navigate through The Lakes of Killarney with your boat man
- Discover protected habitat areas of Killarney National Park
- Capture exhilarating views stretching beyond the eye