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Gap of Dunloe

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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 V93 YN52, Ireland
+353 87 267 2821
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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 V93 YN52, Ireland
+353 87 267 2821
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walking with family home on vacation. You have to bring these desk jockeys out into the fresh air and get them to the great out doors. A slow walk to suit the yanks. Walking up hill was a push for them. But all enjoyed the...More

Thank FreetheKerryone
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recommend that you walk this trail and not drive it. The scenery is lovely and quintessential Ireland. If you can ride a horse - even better! I did the hike in one afternoon after lunch - luckily there is a lot of daylight in...More

1  Thank caitlinnnmaryy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit, lovely little coffee shop and pub great to walk rather than drive as you may miss the views

Thank Haywilke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived early in the AM as the sun was coming up over the mountains. We were the first folks out so traffic on the path was limited. We did notice on our way back there were more people walking and more traps. Our trap driver,...More

Thank Carrie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walk itself is good, but was expecting a lot more with all the people recommending it. We were the only people walking it as I assume no one wants to during winter and luckily there were no Jaunting Cars around (they are very expensive...More

4  Thank Jersey_Ocean
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A crisp December day and a walk up the waterfall was breathtaking..to hear the crash if the water and see it gushing down the hills through the rocks was special...just continue to be surprised and in awe of nature. This is steep enough in parts...More

Thank kadhan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second trip through the gap, wow stunning, but would not recommend it in December,weather changeable at altitude, almost through at molls gap when a snow storm hit up there, gorgeous but white nuckled it through edge of your stuff, would I do...More

Thank Donna F
Reviewed 19 December 2017

If you do not do the drive through the Gap of Dunloe, you are missing out. The drive is wrought with switchback roads up the mountain and down the mountain and through valleys and over streams. Truly stunning countryside. There is a place to stop...More

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

This was one of the highlights of the trip. We rented the horse and buggy that brought us to the gap. Our guides lived there n were extremely fun and knowledgeable. You can get some great stunning pictures...

Thank Bobby62181
Reviewed 22 November 2017

My main tip is do not drive here. You will not get the full experience of the scenery, it will probably be a stressful drive and you will lessen the experience for the walkers and horse rides. I found it pretty confusing to plan this...More

1  Thank matcha2012
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22 January 2018|
Response from bobjanh | Reviewed this property |
Had wanted to walk the Gap when we visited back in September but struggled with the logistics to make that work, so we did the half day tour with bus transfer from Killarney, horse and buggy ride over the Gap and boat trip... More
25 September 2017|
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Response from Jennifer P | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! While there are some little hills, the walk is mostly flat and very doable....and Im not in the best shape. I wore comfortable walking shoes and I definitely recommend that you do as well. Even though the road is... More