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Gap of Dunloe Tours

A Gap of Dunloe and Lakes of Killarney company

Killarney, Ireland


Our tours depart daily from 10.15am from O' Connors Traditional Pub, 7 High Street, Killarney.

Our Vintage Bus will you to Kate Kearney's Cottage or Ross Castle (depending on availability and whether you are hiking or cycling through The Gap of Dunloe.) Our tours are full day tours. We collect at Kate Kearney's Cottage at 4.00pm daily and at 3.30pm from Ross Castle/Reen Pier. Please note: you must be at your bus at the departure times noted above. No exceptions! There is no time for visits to Ross Castle as we must adhere to our bus schedule.

Boats depart daily from Reen Pier (to the right of Ross Castle) at 11.00am and from Lord Brandon's Cottage in The Gap of Dunloe at 2.00pm daily. Private boats are available for hire, please contact our office for details. PLEASE USE THE RED BOATS ONLY!

Parties of 12 people or more can avail of earlier or later boat departure times upon request. Please contact us for details.

Jaunting Carts are available for hire at The Gap of Dunloe (morning departures) and from Lord Brandon's Cottage (afternoon departures) Please note, there is AN EXTRA CHARGE of €25.00 per person and max. four people per cart. Jaunting Cart payments can be made directly to the cart driver. They do not accept credit cards - cash only on the day please!

If you are hiking through The Gap of Dunloe, please allow 2.5-3 hours for the walk. It is 7 miles (12km), the terrain is hilly, highest elevation is 840ft. Please wear comfortable footwear and bring a rain jacket and/or sunblock, you will need one or the other!

If you are cycling through The Gap of Dunloe and taking your bike on the boat, please note, you must rent a bicycle on the morning of your tour or we can arrange this for you with prior notice. Please give yourself enough time to organize your bike rental and get to Ross Castle in time for the 11.00am sailing. It is a 2km trip to Ross Castle/Reen Pier from the town centre.

Snack and light lunch options are available at Lord Brandon's Cottage (extra charge)

All day parking available at the rear of our office in High Street, Killarney for €5.00 per day. There are five car parks/parking lots available in Killarney, all within a five minute walk from our office and there is free street parking in Killarney town every Sunday, all year round.

If you have an event (birthday party, stag/hen party, corporate gathering or just an occasion to celebrate) we would be delighted to arrange a personalized, unique tour day to suit your needs. Please contact our office for more information.


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