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“watch for motorcycles and tour buses”
Review of Old Kenmare Road

Old Kenmare Road
Ranked #10 of 77 things to do in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

you get a full range of sizes on this bus from zippy motorcycles on tour to immense tour buses so keep an eye out on the road and one on the scenery. lots of twisty bits and it's a fun road to take.

Thank Michael S
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"beautiful drive"
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"rock tunnels"
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"ring of kerry"
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"speed limit"
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"ladies view"
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"follow the path"
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"molls gap"
in 6 reviews
"wrong side"
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"tour buses"
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"well worth the trip"
in 4 reviews
"pull over"
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"take your time"
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"stunning scenery"
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"every corner"
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"take photos"
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"torc waterfall"
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Reviewed May 7, 2017

If you are driving from Muckross House to Ladies' View and Moll's Gap and beyond, you will travel this road and go through the narrow tunnel. Be very careful and don't feel forced to drive the posted speed limit. You can pull over and let tailgaters pass. Be aware that if there is a bend in the road you are almost guaranteed that a car will be speeding around it toward you, so take are the bends with care. I did puncture a tire here mostly because I was intimidated by the tailgating cars and jerking to the left to avoid the cars zooming around the corners toward me on the other side. Take your time and feel free to stop as often as you like. There is no rush. Safe Travels.

Thank flaneur40
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Reviewed May 2, 2017

Very impressive views from start to finish. It was not scary for it is not a road that gets a lot of traffic.

Thank Tunasalmen
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Reviewed April 20, 2017

The best about the Old Kenmare Road (and that's not a pic of it - the one with the tunnel, because that's the current and in use road!) is that you can make it a short on (say, 40 min up to the say, where you leave the road for Torc 'mountain' or you can walk all the way to Kenmare (5 hours and 40 min!). You'll be out in the fresh air with no sounds but the birds, wind and streams. You'll look down on some of the Lakek of Killarney and you'll spot deer if you are observant enough. It's a great walk an absolutely free. Only thing though - apparently it is safer to leave your valuables in the boot of the car as there have been reports of car break-ins.Pity.

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Reviewed April 19, 2017

Changes and amazes every time we go on this road. Stunning views. Well worth dropping in molls gap for lunch or coffee

Thank Ecrush
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