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Killarney Guided Walks

57 Lower New Street | outside O’sheas Funeral Home, Killarney, Ireland
+353 87 639 4362
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Guided Killarney National Park Walking Tour
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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57 Lower New Street | outside O’sheas Funeral Home, Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Richard was a really excellent guide- he knew a lot about the area and was talkative without feeling the need to talk for the whole 2 hour walk. He's also willing to take pictures of you if you ask! We had a small group, so...More

Thank Ellery L
Gortrua, Owner at Killarney Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am delighted that you enjoyed the walk so much, and the Ross Island area is one of my favourite places. When we have beautiful weather like we have now I like to stay off the beaten path to visit the most interesting places. The...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read about this on tripadvisor and was not disappointed. Exactly what I was looking for. We hiked through the national park and since I was the only one who showed up that morning, it was tailored for what I wanted and for my time...More

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Gortrua, Owner at Killarney Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was great o meet you on Sunday, and you had two guides Rua my friendly red setter is the No 1 even though she doesn't talk much but understands everything. I think the scenery speaks for itself the views of the lake, and mountains,...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017

I was in Killarney for the weekend. My brother and his friends from Canada were playing golf and as I didn't want to play I signed up for the walk under Richard's guidance. Richard was very attentive to our small group and was delighted to...More

Thank richardD5148JM
Gortrua, Owner at Killarney Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks very much for going to the trouble to write a very good review. It was my first time this year taking the boat from Ross Castle to Innisfallen Island in the middle of Loch Léin. I love this island of about 23 acres which...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time with Richard and our Aussie friends walking in the national park. Thank you Richard for your company and your excellent knowledge of the area. Fantastic time finished off with a trip to the excellent cafe by the park entrance. Hope...More

Thank Mike C
Gortrua, Owner at Killarney Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your great review of the guided walk in Killarney which starts every day at 11am. I was born and reared just across the road from that area of the National Park so I like to describe it as my back garden. Rua my...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

After myself and three friends spent two days of rigorous hiking in Ireland, we were more than ready for a relaxing walk through the beautiful Killarney National Park, and Richard was the perfect guide for this experience. He pointed out various sights from less traveled...More

Thank David S
Gortrua, Owner at Killarney Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thanks for the lovely review, and yes its more relaxing than a rigorous day in the mountain even though I love the mountain walks as well. I was born and reared just across the road from Killarney National Park so the area we walked is...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

Richard is a fabulous guide and definitely loves walking! My husband and I took the 2 hr guided tour along with 2 other ladies from Ireland and had a great time! We were able to see Sika deer, many different varieties of wildflowers, and even...More

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Gortrua, Owner at Killarney Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thanks very much for writing a lovely review about my guided walk which starts every morning at 11am. As always the time just flew, I enjoyed every minute of it myself. The town of Killarney has grown a lot over the years, but it proves...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Went on a guilded tour of the national park hosted by Richard and his beautiful dog Rua. Thoroughly enjoyable. Diolch yn fawr, Richard!

Thank Bengjones
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Richard and his awesome Irish setter Rua took us on a peaceful journey off the beaten path in Killarney National Park. We would never have explored this region on our own. We set a leisurely pace, with Richard conversing with us as a local would,...More

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Gortrua, Owner at Killarney Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Go raibh mile maith agaibh ( thank you) Amy, Linda, Rec and Dave for walking with Rua and I. The weather was nice, and the wildlife showed up just a pity that the local in question didn't give us a song. If you twisted his...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Thursday 18th May Just spent an enjoyable two hours walking with Richard and his dog in Killarney national park.......what a relaxing and informative 2 hours......I'd recommend it to anybody (young or old). Well done Richard and Rua (the dog)More

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Gortrua, Owner at Killarney Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thanks to you Paul and your lovely wife Catherine (isn't it my memory is going) we were lucky that the weather was kind to us. I just love this time of the year in the outdoors everything is so fresh, and the air so good....More

Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were the only participants on this delightful amble through the beautiful national park. Led by Rua and Richard Clancy highlights of the walk included local news obtained by encountering locals all of whom knew our guide who is a retired postman...More

Thank Ann S
Gortrua, Owner at Killarney Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thanks Ann and Ken for your lovely review we were lucky to have such lovely sunny weather. This enabled us to stay away from the beaten path for most of the walk, and you both seemed to enjoy this part as we saw plenty of...More

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The climb of Irelands highest mountain starts at 9am finishes about 5. No sheer drops on the Heavenly Gates but there is a bit of scrambling involved on what is a sheep track but you are rewarded by great views of the... More
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