Torc Mountain Hike – Killarney Day Tour

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  • 3 Hours 30 MinutesDuration
  • KillarneyDestination
  • TMHTTour Code
  • Mar - OctDates
  • 3/5Physicality
  • 14Group Size

Ascend to New Heights on the Torc Mountain Trail

Discover the Wonders of Torc Mountain: A Hiker’s Paradise

Embark on a captivating adventure with our Torc Mountain Hike, a journey that unveils the natural grandeur of Killarney. This guided hike is more than just a trail; it’s a gateway to experiencing the breathtaking beauty of Ireland’s famed national park.

Your journey begins at Torc Waterfall’s lower car park as we meander our way through the serene and enchanting woodlands of Torc Waterfall with each step bringing you closer to the heart of Killarney’s lush landscapes. The ancient woodlands that line our path whisper tales of yore, adding a mystical aura to our hike.

Reaching the summit of Torc Mountain, standing at 525 meters, is a moment of triumph. Here, you’re rewarded with panoramic views of the Lakes of Killarney and the sprawling mountain ranges beyond. It’s a vantage point that offers more than just a photo opportunity; it’s a chance to witness the majestic beauty of Ireland from an eagle’s perspective.

As we explore, you’ll uncover the secrets behind the geological makeup of this region, learning why Torc Mountain is steeped in myth and legend. This hike isn’t just about the destination; it’s about the stories and insights you gain along the way. Whether you’re a seasoned hiker or a nature enthusiast, our tour offers a fulfilling experience, ranking among the best hiking trails in Killarney.

Join us on this memorable Torc Mountain hike, where every step is an invitation to explore, every view an inspiration, and every moment a cherished memory in the making. This is more than just a hike; it’s an exploration of Killarney’s wild heart.


  • Summit Torc Mountain
  • Learn about local myths and legends
  • Explore Muckross Lake and Torc Waterfall
  • Discover Ancient Oak and Yew woods
  • Stunning views of the Lakes of Killarney

Start Location

Torc Waterfall, Lower Cark Park, Killarney, Co. Kerry. 


Finish Location

Torc Waterfall, Lower Cark Park, Killarney, Co. Kerry. 


Departure Day(s)

  1. Standard Tour – Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
  2. Private Tour – Daily on request 

Departure Time(s)

09:30am – 1:00pm (Please arrive 15 minutes before departure time)


  • Professional and experienced guide

Not Included

  • Any activities/services not listed on itinerary

What to Bring

  • Rain Jacket/Pants
  • Walking boots/shoes
  • Rucksack or appropriate bag for carrying food/clothing
  • Suitable hiking clothing e.g. fleece, hat, gloves
  • No cotton t-shirts or jeans as these items will hold water and may accelerate chances of hypothermia
  • Spare clothes and shoes for after activity
  • Water (1 litre approximately)
  • Food e.g. lunch, snacks, etc.