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Bring your dramamine

This was a very scenic drive be prepared though it is a rough one and the tunnel sometimes gets... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
Nancy H
Beautiful drive

Although the road is quite winding at times it is one of the most scenic. There are several... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
Charlie J
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All reviews beautiful drive rock tunnels ring of kerry speed limit ladies view follow the path molls gap wrong side tour buses well worth the trip pull over take your time stunning scenery every corner fairy tale take photos torc waterfall
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

This was a very scenic drive be prepared though it is a rough one and the tunnel sometimes gets blocked if this is the one we drove through.

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Although the road is quite winding at times it is one of the most scenic. There are several pull-offs or stops that are superb. Also Kenmare is a gem.Well worth the trip from Killarney

Thank Charlie J
Reviewed August 7, 2018

The drive from Kenmare to Killarney is one not to miss. The scenery is gorgeous and driving through the tunnels, which aren't long but I love doing it.

Thank Amanda L
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Now this place is a treat. It is not too difficult of a walk, although i can see it being slightly challenging for some people. In any case, the view of the valley and the mountains are stunning, I spent an hour and a half...More

Thank elisei60
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Having driven the Ring of Kerry (lumbering buses, crowds, and cliff-hanging roads,) we were thrilled to enjoy great scenery, easy pull-offs and very few tourist traps.

Thank maryfort c
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We visited after travelling through the Gap of Dunloe and then down black valley. There are a few viewing points, but this is a favourite tourist route so they are often full.

Thank Malcolm W
Reviewed June 28, 2018

this is a lovely road to drive down.i have been driving from kenmare to killarney.and back.lots of places to stop and take photos.

Thank Leonard-cree
Reviewed May 29, 2018

This road is not suitable for trucks or buses, so tends to be relatively quiet. That's a good thing, because it is only one lane wide in places, like most roads in the area

Thank Bernard P
Reviewed May 24, 2018

The drive is lovely but the road is at times narrow and the speed limits high! Drive safely... There are lots of places to stop for refreshments.

Thank Roland D
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Twisting moutain road with superby views across lakes and mountains. Can be very busy and difficult if you meet a bus on wrong side of road!

Thank Martin238
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Debby H
October 31, 2016|
Response from Katarzyna39 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Debbie, I think at least 3-4 hours. Dependable on weather too.
October 27, 2016|
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Response from Cladaghrin | Reviewed this property |
This road is definitely open to cars they just prefer no cars go through so it's better to enter from the other side but you can absolutely take a car through there. It is a very neat and scenic drive. Not busy as most... More
June 9, 2015|
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Response from 23diamonds |
I hiked the old kenmare road Sunday last ...no way can you drive this route! The N71 road to kenmare from killarney is the main driving route, the old kenmare road is a totally different route 😀