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Travel Southwest by Train
Tour DH05GD

The Gap of Dunloe & Killarney Lakes

Travel back in time on a Jaunting Car Tour!

Jaunting Car
Gap of Dunloe
Gap of Dunloe Jaunting Car
Killarney Boats
Gap of Dunloe
Jaunting Cars
Jaunting Car
Gap of Dunloe
What's included?
  • All Rail Travel
  • Reserved Seats on the train
  • Railtours Ireland Host throughout
  • Boat journey across the Lakes of Killarney
  • Jaunting Car Tour
Overview & Map

Travel Southwest by Train

Travel back in time and experience a traditional mode of transport on a jaunting car tour through the breath-taking Gap of Dunloe. Travel from Dublin to Killarney, transfer to Ross Castle where we board our open boat for a leisurely journey across the lakes of Killarney. Arriving at Lord Brandon's Cottage and then travelling by jaunting car through the depths of the Kerry mountains through the Gap of Dunloe.

Full Itinerary
Day 1:

Killarney Lakes & The Gap of Dunloe


Check in Dublin Heuston Station for 07.00hrs depart of InterCity train to Killarney. On arrival in Killarney at 10.15hrs, transfer from Killarney to Ross Castle. From here the tour begins by traditional open boat on Lough Leane. Passing Innisfallen, Ross Island and under the Bricin Bridge towards the Meeting of the Waters at the old Weir Bridge. The tour continues along the Long Range towards Eagles Nest Mountain and onto the Upper Lake. A stop over here for a light snack and refreshments at Lord Brandans cottage (not included). Then travel by pony and trap through the Black Valley and Gap of Dunloe finishing up at Kate Kearneys cottage. At "Kate's" Traditional Irish Pub you will enjoy the tradition of hospitality and is the perfect finish to a day of memorable sight seeing. Transfer from here at 16.15hrs (4.15pm) to Killarney Railway Station, arrival at 16.35hrs. Dublin train departs at 17.37 hrs (5.37pm) so there is normally time for a quick flavour of Killarney town centre which is close to the station. Arriving at Dublin Heuston Station 21.00hrs (9.00pm)


Please note:

Guests need to be prepared for varying weather conditions and rain gear is essential to enjoy this tour. Regretfully this tour is not suitable for guests with physical disabilities.

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