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All reviews brandon bay ice cream truck both directions both sides single lane mountain side oncoming traffic scary drive nerve wracking small waterfall narrow road great drive car park opposite direction dingle town breathtaking views mountain pass
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

In good weather, it's well worth driving over Conor Pass to take advantage of the beautiful views (looking both north and south). We particularly enjoyed parking our car at the small waterfall (1 mile from summit, on the north side), and then taking a 5-minute...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RKRhodes
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Spectacular views in all directions! Bring your binoculars and you can see to Galway! We were blessed to have gorgeous sunny weather in October! Dingle Peninsula is a special place!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dave h
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Our hill walking club rented the Lodge for a Bank Holiday Weekend in October. It is the perfect house in the perfect location for access to the many spectacular climbs in the Dingle area. Great kitchen for self catering for a group 8 maybe 10...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hikermjbrett
Reviewed November 4, 2018

You definitely want to make the effort to drive this route. The scenery is spectacular and lots of wide open spaces with beautiful vistas. A lot of folks comment on the "harrowing" drive but I really didn't think it was that bad. Yes, roads are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MT1
Reviewed November 3, 2018

We hesitated to drive Conor Pass because of rain in the forecast, but took a chance based on a recommendation from a Dingle resident and were rewarded with great scenery and an exciting drive along a narrow, winding mountain road. It was worth it on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank loonwatchers1993
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Luckily my daughter lives and has a driver's license in Ireland and manages the curves, height and thrills of this road. We left Dingle early in the morning and were alone on the road almost the entire time. The most amazing thing was the quiet...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Janice O
Reviewed October 25, 2018

The best views are leaving Dingle. I drove this a 7:30am, and its the only time I would drive it as I had one car pass me, and only once car coming at me the whole trip. Luckily the sun came up and we got...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BrendaJean316
Reviewed October 23, 2018

The drive doesn't take nearly as long as it looks on the map and is easier than some people make it out to be. The drive up the south slopes from Dingle are super easy, not windy, and two full lanes. When you get to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank daniel107845
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Wowsers...I think I got a few more gray hairs on this drive. Absolutely beautiful and must do, but anyone nervous about heights will probably freak out a bit. Very worth it but wouldn’t do it again!!!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank scranton38
Reviewed October 17, 2018

this ride will keep you on the edge of your seat--breathtaking..some what scary at times when two cars attempt to pass at same time..be prepared to inhale.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Barbrad
February 8, 2017|
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Response from A4959VEjasonm | Reviewed this property |
There's nothing like the Rocky Mountains in Ireland but this is fantastic for sweeping views of the island and the thrill of tiny roads.
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Kristin K
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Response from traveller4576 | Reviewed this property |
Very good both ways. Conor Pass is just a few miles outside of Dingle so it's often better to take the "good roads" to Dingle and the go up the Pass, down the other side, and then turn around and go back to Dingle. You can... More
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