Private Kenmare and The Ring of Beara Peninsula Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

340033


Categories

Nature and Wildlife, Local Experience, Food and Wine, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Motor Tour from Kenmare to Beara Peninsula


The Beara Peninsula route includes wild seascapes, beautiful scenery and colourful villages with many surprises along the way. The tour starts in Kenmare and continues on the scenic and coastal route to Tuosist, Lauragh, Ardgroom and Castletownbere viewing Bantry Bay and the two mountain ranges - The Caha Mountains and The Slieve Miskish Mountains. This drive is also part of the Wild Atlantic Way tourism trail filled with hidden gems and treasures.

We will also pass through the towns of Adrigole, Castletownbere, Allihies with sights of Dursey Island and arrive in the small tourist town of Glengarriff returning to Kenmare via The Healy Pass and Bonane.

Itinerary

9am Collection from your hotel accommodation followed by a tour of The Stone Circle in Kenmare.
We drive to the southern tip visiting Bonane Heritage Park which is an archaeological site including Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age monuments up to pre-famine times. We then visit Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm and continue to Glengarriff where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Gulf Stream producing a tropical landscape of lush vegetation. We can visit Garnish Island, a beautiful tropical island full of plants and flowers passing Seal Island on the short boat trip from the mainland.

Castletownbere is our next stop viewing Dursey Island and passing through the villages of Allihies, Eyeries and Ardgroom before heading back via Lauragh to Kenmare.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotel or B&B accommodation

End location: Hotel or B&B accommodation

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

Luxury Mercedes Benz E Class Touring Car

What’s Included

All transport costs, professional qualified & licensed driver, and private tour guiding service.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 Euro - Admission fees and lunch

What’s Extra

Admission fees and lunch

Restrictions

I am not restricted access to any Historical or Heritage sites in Kerry. However, State owned properties such as Muckross House and Ross Castle provide their own guides of the interior of the buildings and you must honour and respect these regulations.

Private tour guide Mary W

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