Private guided motor tour of the Ring of Kerry, Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland.
This private motor tour of the famous Ring of Kerry will start in Killarney and take you on a journey of dramatic sea views, sheer cliffs and ever changing skies. Rural sheep farming is a way of life here, carried on in green fields and valleys divided by ancient stone walls.
Your tour will travel through quaint villages and towns dotted along the coastal route with their old world pubs, restaurants and craft centres. You will visit the ancestral home of Daniel O'Connell, The Liberator at Derrynane House. The area is surrounded by Ireland's highest mountain ranges reaching down to the wild Atlantic Ocean and perched on the very edge of the Continent of Europe.
You will drive through Killarney's National Park, with its world renowned scenic locations such as Molls Gap and Torc Waterfall and home to Ireland's only surviving herd of native Red Deer and the recently reintroduced rare White Tailed Sea Eagles. The tour will conclude with a visit to Killarney's Muckross House and Gardens.
9. 00 am - Collection at your hotel
10 am - Sheepdog Trials at Kells
11. 00am - Cahergal Ring Fort
12. 30pm - Waterville Village
1. 00 pm - Lunch
2. 00 pm - Derrynane House and Beach
3. 30 pm - Sneem Village
4. 00 pm - Molls Gap
4. 30 pm - Muckross House and Gardens
6. 00pm - Return to your hotel
* For larger groups I can hire a mini-coach or bus with driver that will accommodate up to 50 people. Contact me for a quote based on your numbers.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will collect you at your Hotel accommodation in Killarney
End location: I will return you to your Hotel accommodation in Killarney
Duration: 9 hours
I will be driving a 7 seater Ford Tourneo Custom touring van that is new (2018) model. It is air-conditioned, leather seating and maintained to a high standard.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 Euro - Lunch & Admission Fees
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.
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Ray was friendly, knowledgable, and very accommodating. Highly recommend!