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Gap of Dunloe

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Address: 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, Ireland
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Gap of Dunloe Self-Guided Tour from Killarney
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Private Tour: Ring of Kerry from Killarney

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Take the horse and trap ride!

We took a lovely horse and trap rise through the gap. Our guide was Mike and his horse was Tom and they were both wonderful. The sites are amazing through this ride and there is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mswielinga
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Portage, Michigan
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Portage, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We took a lovely horse and trap rise through the gap. Our guide was Mike and his horse was Tom and they were both wonderful. The sites are amazing through this ride and there is just so much to see. By taking the horse and trap we were able to sit back and relax through it- definitely worth the trip!

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Hoi An Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took the option to walk the 11Km Gap of Dunloe on the Daros tour. The Gap is picturesque- probably the best scenery I've seen in Ireland on my trip. The tour ended with a boat ride through the 3 Killarney lakes. It was an energetic day - but stunningly beautiful.

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Monaghan, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This narrow so called road is actually a pass through the mountain with steep inclines on either side.There are plenty of donkeys on this pass with jaunting carts ferrying people to and frow.It is very scenic and is a must see.

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

To be honest we (three Latvian ladies, two of whom have been living in Dublin for the last 16 years) didn't really make Gap of Dunloe as our priority destination during the trip around Cork and Kerry, however we knew we wanted to see it and left it to the last, leaving the decision to go or not to go... More 

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New Bremen, Ohio
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a must see in Killarney. We rode some rented bikes through the Gap while it was pouring down rain, and it really made it so beautiful. There were so many little waterfalls coming off the mountains and the river was gushing through the gap. So nice!

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Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ideal location for a road walk. Fabulous views of the countryside and wild mountains as your walk through the Gap. Only drawback is the jarveys don't clean up after their horses so the road is littered with horse manure. But apart from that the Gap of Dunloe is well worth the walk.

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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good experience. The place is beautiful and quiet. Many places which offer wonderful panoramic views of the mountains and see

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We lucked out with a bit of sunshine but VERY windy! We decided to save a few bucks and walk through-roughly an hour start to finish. Saw lots of sheep and a few cattle and horses! It was BEAUTIFUL! Would definitely recommend!

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Brightwood, Oregon
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great walk up to the pass. We checked with a horse carriage driver and arranged a ride back from the other end. Great experience. Lovely scenery and the ride back was a hoot.

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Phoenix, Maryland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we pulled up to the beginning of the drive through the gap, a man accosted our car and advise that cars were not allowed to drive through the Gap. He told us if we wanted to see the Gap, we would need to rent the services of a jaunting cart (of course, he was an owner of a cart,... More 

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