Torc Mountain Hike – Killarney Day Tour

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

Take a unique way to explore the true beauty of Killarney with our spectacular guided Torc Mountain hike where you will get to experience the incredible scenery of Ireland’s first national park.

We will take you on a magical journey that starts at Muckross House and takes in Muckross lake, Torc Waterfall, ancient woodlands and then finally reaching the summit of Torc, 525m, for a majestic view of the Lakes of Killarney and its surrounding mountains.

Learn about the geological makeup of this region and why Torc Mountain gets its name along with other fantastic myths and legends for an experience you will never forget.


  • 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)

Tuesday to Sunday


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.