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  3. Killarney

Gap of Dunloe: Guided Boat, Jaunting Car, and Bus Tour

Product ID: 14576
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Discover the beautiful Killarney lake district, then see Kate Kearney's Cottage where you will travel through the Gap of Dunloe by pony and trap. Spend the day sailing, ride an authentic pony-and-trap and discover the landscape's natural beauty.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Booklets
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Pass through the Gap of Dunloe on on a pony and trap
  • Sail through beautiful lakes and channels
  • Experience one of Irelands oldest tours
  • Traverse through a rugged glaciated valley
  • Navigate through the lakes of Killarney by boat
Full description
This tour is the complete Killarney adventure. A 14-mile voyage across all three of Killarney’s lakes with a pony and trap journey through the famous Black Valley and Gap of Dunloe. Enjoy an unforgettable adventure and the ultimate Killarney experience.

The journey begins at approximately 10:45 AM at the world-renowned Kate Kearney’s cottage. Here you take a 7-mile jaunt on a pony and trap through the Gap of Dunloe where you can view a spectacular glaciated valley. Your pony and trap ride ends at Lord Brandon’s Cottage where you can enjoy a light snack (not included in price).

After lunch, get into a traditional open boat for an approximately 2-hour tour of the three lakes of Killarney. Pass by Innisfallen Island, Bricin Bridge, Colleen Bawn Rock, Torc Mountain, Old Weir Bridge, the meetings of the waters, and more, ending at the 15th-century Ross Castle. The tour is the perfect way to see the rich and varied vegetation and scenery Killarney has to offer. Approximate finish time is 3:30 PM. 
Includes
  • Boat tour
  • Pony and trap
  • Transfer from Kate Kearney's cottage
  • Skip-the-line
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Ross Castle on the Ross road off N71. This is a 5 minute drive from Killarney town centre. Your guide will meet with you at the timber foot bridge in front of Ross Castle at 10:20 AM.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• The tour will run if the weather is not windy or stormy. If you're around Killarney for a few days, you can move the tour to the next available day if needed
• The tour can be done in reverse on request, and subject to availability
• Rain wear, warm clothing, and comfortable shoes are recommended
• There is a short walk from the boat to the pony and trap; there's also a brief walk during the pony and trap ride
• Pre-booking is essential
• The tour lasts from 10:30-15:30/16:00
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 55 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Safety
4.6/5

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