Ring of Kerry Day Tour from Limerick: Including Killarney National Park

Ring of Kerry Day Tour from Limerick: Including Killarney National Park

From rugged cliffs to golden beaches, small villages and pastures green to peat bogs and picturesque mountain ranges, it is easy to see why the Ring of Kerry is considered one of the most beautiful drives in the world. This peninsula captures everything that is beautiful in Ireland. From ancient stone forts to landscapes carved out of rock by the Ice Age, from sparkling lakes to winding mountain passes, this day-trip of the Ring of Kerry will ensure that you leave with memories to last you a lifetime.
* Duration: 11 hours
* Starts: Limerick, Ireland
* Trip Category: Day Trips & Excursions >> Day Trips




From rugged cliffs to golden beaches, small villages and pastures green to peat bogs and picturesque mountain ranges, it is easy to see why the Ring of Kerry is considered one of the most beautiful drives in the world. This peninsula captures everything that is beautiful in Ireland. From ancient stone forts to landscapes carved out of rock by the Ice Age, from sparkling lakes to winding mountain passes, this day-trip of the Ring of Kerry will ensure that you leave with memories to last you a lifetime.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Paddywagon Tours, Unit 4, Arthurs quay shopping centre, Patrick Street, Limerick, Ireland

We depart from Limerick tourist office, Arthur’s Quay, at 8.00am. We also pick up at Singland Motors Circle K.

Stop At: Killarney, Killarney, County Kerry

Regularly voted the most beautiful town in Ireland, Killarney is the gateway to both Ring of Kerry and Dingle Peninsula. Nestled in the valley beneath Ireland’s highest mountain range, and surrounded by lakes Killarney boasts some of the most beautiful scenery in Ireland. Lined with lovely shops, pubs and traditional arts and crafts stores, this true gem is a must-see for every traveler who visits our motherland.

*All timings listed are approximate*

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Killorglin, Killorglin, County Kerry

Pass through Killorglin, the home of the ancient Celtic festival Puck Fair. Dating back to 1613., this is one of the oldest festivals in the world where a goat is crowned king of the village and placed on a pedestal for 3 day in August each year. People come from far and wide to pay homage to the king goat and enjoy the festivities of street stalls, music, and much more. This section of the tour takes you along part of the famous “Ring of Kerry” driving route.

Stop At: Ring of Kerry, Ireland

We enjoy a scenic drive along some parts of the famous Dingle Peninsula. We stop for photos en route with amazing views of Dingle Bay, Skellig rocks, Inch beach, and the Ring of Kerry. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the golden sands and one of Ireland’s finest strands on our Western shores. This ideal setting is perfect for panoramic photographs admits the Wild Atlantic Way.

*All timings are approximate*

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Waterville, Waterville, County Kerry

Picturesque little village overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay with its own beautiful beach, famed by the Skellig Rocks with their early Christian monastery. A regular visitor, Charlie Chaplin loved Waterville and hence the statue in his honor, unveiled in 1998. It is also home to one of Ireland’s finest golf clubs and most famed footballer Mick O’Dwyer and Mick O’Connell.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sneem, Sneem, County Kerry

We make a stop in the charming village of Sneem. This is one of Ireland’s most colourful and charming villages. With two squares and a beautiful bridge in the middle of the village, this is where the River Sneem meets the currents of Kenmare Bay. It was also the regular holiday choice or Charles de Gaulle.

*All timings are approximate*

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Killarney National Park Cork Road, Killarney Ireland

One of the most beautiful and admired national parks in the world, Killarney national park was the first of its kind established in Ireland in 1932. With magnificent views of the Lakes of Killarney and Black Valley, the park gives you an opportunity to enjoy a walk in this amazing landscape and spend time strolling along the lakes.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Torc Waterfall, Kenmare Road, Killarney Ireland

Torc Waterfall is a 18m high waterfall which cascades through the wooded Friers Glenn. We take a stop at this magnificent natural site of beauty. Enjoy a short walk , and maybe even see the red deer which are well known inhabitants of the Killarney national park . The waterfall has a public hiking path that stretches to the top of Torc Mountain.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Arthur’s Quay Park, Arthur’s Quay, Limerick Ireland

We return to Limerick after enjoying the view’s of the most famous road in Ireland. Arrive back at 19.00 appox