The Gap of Dunloe Tour

Boat & Hike or Bike Tour
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Boat & Hike or Bike Tour
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  • 6 hrs 30 minsDuration
  • KillarneyDestination
  • TGODTTour Code
  • Mar-OctDates
  • 3/5Physicality
  • 12Group Size

Explore the Lakes of Killarney and The Gap of Dunloe

Looking for something unique to do in Killarney? Well, look no further than this Gap of Dunloe tour!

On this adventure, take a captivating boat and hike or bike journey across the three Lakes of Killarney before meandering through the spectacular glaciated valley of the Gap of Dunloe.

Depending on your choice your adventure either begins with a bus or bike experience to the 15th-century Ross Castle, which sits on the shores of the Lakes of Killarney. Then jump aboard your traditional-style boat that takes you across the majestic three Lakes of Killarney to Lord Brandon’s Cottage in the heart of the Black Valley.

From here, you meander through the heart of the Gap of Dunloe (self-guided). Feast your eyes upon this dramatic valley of sparkling lakes and steep mountain cliffs! You will then arrive at Kate Kearney’s Cottage where you can put your feet up and relax before returning to Killarney via bus or bicycle. Now that is a unique day out!

For more information about this Gap of Dunloe tour, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Are you looking for more adventure inspiration in this stunning part of County Kerry? We think you’ll love our Discover Killarney tour!

Why You Will Love This Gap of Dunloe Tour

  • Explore the spectacular setting of Killarney National Park
  • Self-guided experience through the Gap of Dunloe
  • Guided boat tour across the three Lakes of Killarney
  • Discover amazing scenery and learn about local myths and legends
  • Experience the vibrant town of Killarney

Start Location

1. Standard Tour – Killarney Discover Ireland Centre, Beech Road, Killarney.

2. Private Tour – Pick up/Drop off at Killarney accommodation venue.

Finish Location

1. Standard Tour – Killarney Discover Ireland Centre, Beech Road, Killarney.

2. Private Tour – Pick up/Drop off at Killarney accommodation venue.

Departure Day(s)

Tuesday to Sunday

Departure Time(s)

10:00 am to 4:30 pm – Please arrive 15 minutes before tour departure time.

Included

  • Professional and experienced boat guides
  • Boat Tour of the Lakes of Killarney
  • Bicycle hire
  • Helmet and lock
  • Free Map Guide

Not Included

  • Any activities/services not listed on itinerary
  • Meals - we are happy to arrange lunch for you at Lord Brandon's Cottage
Gap of Dunloe Tour Highlights
Gap of Dunloe Tour Itinerary

9:45 am:Meet and Register

10:00 am:Bus or Bike to Ross Castle

10:30 am - 12:00 pm:The Lakes of Killarney Boat Tour

12:00 pm - 12:15 pm:Arrive and toilet break at Lord Brandon’s

12:15 pm - 2:00 pm:Gap of Dunloe Experience

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm:Arrive and lunch at Kate Kearney’s Cottage

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm:Bus or Bike to Killarney

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