Ring of Kerry Private Day Tour

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Enjoy your 7 hour tour of The Ring of Kerry & the Skellig Ring with full information provided by your driver. Departing from Killarney & onto The Wild Atlantic Way, you will visit Cahergall Stone Fort (500BC). You will pass through Cahirciveen town and onto Valentia Island. Returning to the mainland you will stop for lunch in the fishing village of Portmagee. You will visit the spectacular Kerry Cliff's & Skellig Chocolate where you can taste some of the world famous chocolates. On the return route to Killarney, you will pass through Caherdaniel and Castlecove stopping off in Sneem & onto Moll's Gap travelling through Killarney's National Park.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Kerry Taxi Tours

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Stop At: Kerry Bog Village Museum

The Kerry Bog village gives you a fascinateing insight into how people lived and worked in the late 19th century. You will step back in time and take a wonderful look at Ireland's rural history, heritage and lifestyle. The village has period thatched cottages, fully furnished with authentic antiques complete with sound effects and figurines. Here you will also see the great Irish Wolfhound & the Kerry Bog Ponies.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cahergall Fort

Cahergall Ring Fort dates from 500BC. This is a very impressive site with walls approx 6m high and some 3m thick this dry stone wall fort is one of the best examples of an early medieval stone fort to be found on the Ring of Kerry.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kerry Cliffs

The Kerry Cliff's offer spectacular views of the Skellig Islands and Puffin Island, over 1000 feet (305 metres) high. The cliff's were formed over 400 million years ago. You can take in the spectacular views of these cliff's in a safe and natural environment.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Skelligs Rock

From the Kerry Cliffs you can get amazing views of The Skellig Rocks one of only three UNESCO world heritage sites in Ireland. The Skellig islands float on the Atlantic Ocean 12km off the coast of County Kerry.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Skellig Ring Scenic Drive

The Skellig Ring Drive is without doubt the best section of the world famous Ring of Kerry Drive. This drive takes in awe inspiring views of the Skellig Islands at every turn, the wonderful Valentia Island accessed by ferry or bridge, the picturesque fishing village of Portmagee, Ballinskelligs with its blue flag beach, the famous seaside village of Waterville and all things these places have to offer.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Moll's Gap

Moll's Gap is a pass on the road between Sneem and Killarney, with views of the McGillicuddy Reeks and The Black Valley. Moll's Gap is an example of a "glacial breach", where a 500 metre deep glacier in the Black Valley broke through Moll's Gap 25,000 years ago during Ireland's last ice age.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Ladies' View

Ladies View in Killarney would be considered one of the best known views in the Killarney district. Queen Victoria's ladies in waiting visited here during the Royal visit in 1861. They were so taken with the view that it was named after them.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Torc Waterfall

Torc Waterfall is a 20 metre high, 110 metre long cascade waterfall formed by the Owengarriff River as it drains from the Devil's Punchbowl corrie lake at Mangerton Mountain. Torc Waterfall is located within Killarney's National Park and is a 5 minute walk through scenic woodland.

Duration: 30 minutes
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