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Killarney Hop - On, Hop - Off Tour

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    Stop At: Ross Castle Ross Road, Killarney Ireland

    Built in the 15th century by one of the O’Donoghue-Ross chieftains, Ross Castle was the last stronghold in Munster to hold out against Oliver Cromwell. It was eventually taken by General Ludlow in 1652. Also there are the remains of one of Europe’s oldest copper mines which date back to 2400BC. Take a walk around the island and see stunning views of Torc and Tomies mountains and the lakes. There are also great walks and trails in all directions through the National Park.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Aghadoe heights, Parkavonear, Killarney Ireland

    Aghadoe is one of Killarney’s most important sites, rich in heritage and natural beauty. The viewing point at Aghadoe is one of the most spectacular in the world with a breathtaking panoramic view of the mountains and lakes of Killarney. See the 11th century ruins of Aghadoe Cathedral and the 13th century castle and round tower, alongside some of the oldest burial sites in Irel

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Muckross Abbey, N71 Killarney National Park, Killarney Ireland

    Muckross Abbey is one of the major ecclesiastical sites found in the Killarney National Park, County Kerry, Ireland. It was founded in 1448 as a Franciscan friary for the Observantine Franciscans by Donal McCarthy Mor. It has had a violent history and has been damaged and reconstructed many times.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Torc Waterfall, Kenmare Road, Killarney Ireland

    Torc Waterfall is undoubtedly one of Killarney’s most awe-inspiring landmarks. In addition to the waterfall itself there are countless great trails in all directions and if you follow the steps up from Torc Waterfall you’ll get the most magnificent views of the lakes. The waterfall is a 25 minute walk to Muckross House.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms, The Killarney National Park, Killarney V93 EW28 Ireland

    This dignified 19th century manor is surrounded by beautiful gardens and now serves as a museum (pre-booking required). Situated in Killarney National Park, Muckross House and Gardens are amongst the most popular visitor attractions in Ireland. Many of the rooms in this magnificent mansion have been restored to their original Victorian splendour. Also at this stop you can visit Muckross Traditional Farms, these are a recreation of a rural townland in 1930’s Ireland. They are actual working farms complete with people and animals.There are plenty of great walkways through the park or, if you prefer, you can take a boat ride out across Muckross Lake.

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Departure Point
    Mission Road, Mission Rd, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
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    2h
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    Returns to original departure point
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 69 travelers
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Used the bus one day to get to Torc waterfall and back to the city from Muckross House.The driver told a lot about the area during the drive. The next day we bought a single ticket to Ross Castle - an inexpensive way to get...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 60yarsofage
    Big_Red_Killarney, Owner at Killarney Executive Tour Co., responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Hi there, thanks for your review and for using our tour bus, we’re always happy to show you the sights and get you where you need to go!

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Our driver pat was really nice and knowledgeable and it was a great and handy way to see all the sights of Killarney and a great value for money, I’d recommend this to anyone who wants to see the sights

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Katieabbey9
    Big_Red_Killarney, Owner at Killarney Executive Tour Co., responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Hi there, thanks for taking the time to review our tour! I'm glad you enjoyed your time on the bus with us!

    Reviewed 14 June 2019

    This was the perfect way to get around. My 12 year old son and I got on at 10:30 and saw all of the sights - choosing to spend a couple of hours at some. We even took an open boat tour at Muckross Castle....More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank PzCo
    Big_Red_Killarney, Owner at Killarney Executive Tour Co., responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2019

    Thanks for your review, we pride ourselves on being the only hop-on, hop-off tour in Killarney allowing our customers to see all the best sights the town has to offer. We’re glad you enjoyed your time with us and always recommend to explore as much...More

    Reviewed 25 May 2019 via mobile

    My sister and I took the hop-on, hop-off tour of Killarney and loved it! Pat, our tour guide, was so friendly and knowledgeable. We learned a ton in our short time together. The tour went to some great places that I wouldn’t have necessarily thought...More

    2  Thank Samantha C
    Reviewed 24 May 2019 via mobile

    I had a lovely experience on the Big Red Bus. I joined the second last bus at Ross Castle so I could only stop at one place for a longer time. Our driver (I unfortunately don’t know his name) was so kind to stop for...More

    Thank stella22104
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