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Ring of Kerry Day Tour from Cork: Including Killarney National Park

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  • 11 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Capture the wild spirit of the Ring of Kerry on an exhilarating full-day tour of the region’s natural highlights from Cork. Travel through the magical landscapes of Kerry and visit an array of quaint villages, blissful beaches, and sweeping valleys. Admire the colorful houses and ancient traditions of Sneem Village; absorb the coastal splendor of Dingle Bay; and gaze at magnificent views of mountains, lakes, and valleys in Killarney National Park. Receive an interesting introduction to the history and culture of Ireland from your expert guide on this enriching tour.
  • Visit the colorful houses and historical monuments of traditional Irish village Sneem
  • Admire spectacular coastal views at Dingle Bay
  • Marvel at unrivaled views of the Black Valley and the Lakes of Killarney in Killarney National Park
  • Learn about the fascinating culture and history of the region from a guide
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What's Included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Live commentary on board
  • Driver/guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • USB Ports at every Seat
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Paddywagon Tours Cork
    9 Bridge St, Centre, Cork, T23 KW89, Ireland

    Check into our Paddywagon Tourist Office/Bridge St Tourist Office (next to St Patrick's Bridge) - 08:30am

Start time

08:30 am

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Toddlers/Babies require a childseat/booster. Please advise at time of booking.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Bookings made through Viator will automatically be signed up for the pickup point and collection time specified in the booking.
  • If you wish to change your reservation to one of the other pick-up locations offered by Paddywagon Tours, you will need to contact us by telephone or email not later than 17:00 the evening prior so that we can guarantee the change. Please note that changes are only guaranteed once confirmed in writing by us.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 58 travellers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Traveller Tips

The route is comprehensive and beautiful and is not excessive for one day.
He also had a keen eye for safety so this would be a good tour for families as well.
236 reviews
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Amazing views and amazing...
Jenny_P, Feb 2023
Amazing views and amazing driver and story and jokes teller Jon ! He did this trip unforgettable and very Irish
Ring of Kerry in snow-capped glory
Lynn_S, Jan 2023
We had a good humored, knowledgeable guide/driver on our spectacular tour. Beautiful snow and a lovely day added to a thoroughly enjoyable experience. The small, friendly group was a plus, as well.
January isn't the best time
Brooke_D, Jan 2023
There was nothing wrong with the tour, except that I don't think the time of year was the best for this tour. The horse tour wasn't running, so we had time in Killarney, but not the park area, which was a major draw of the tour for me. So, we didn't see Ross Castle, no Muckross House & Gardens, etc. A lot is the scenic outlooks were clouded in as well. I'll be returning to Killarney Park another time to see more
Worth it
Susan_S, Jan 2023
My brother and I loved the Ring of Kerry day tour. It was so beautiful, we couldn't believe our good luck with the weather (there had been a "wind warning", but we had zero issues and next to no rain or wind). John was a good tour guide, but I think he was a little bored of us. Most people weren't into participation, they just wanted to look out the window and I think he wanted us to play along more than we were.
Fun, interesting and quirky day out! Full of Irish charm!
Sean_K, Jan 2023
Brilliant day trip with lots of interesting and quirky stops! John our driver was fab telling us tales and history about the area! Great value for money and highly recommend! Would love to do the tour in the summer when the pony and cart rides are on. Highly recommend Paddywaggon tours!
A great way to spend a day
Michael_G, Nov 2022
We enjoyed the entire tour - the driver/guide was very knowledgeable and seemed happy to share the beauty of his country with us.
Everything very nise in...
Vilma_J, Nov 2022
Everything very nise in kerry, and killarney to, I so happy for mautans, rivers, aushan beautiful, in killarney traveling with horses per park, hors with us swimming becose fliuded Park this moment, but enyway nice time and nice memory's, nice fish and chips food in restoraunt, and Irish cofe with whisky 😋and Iskrim to, and very nice person driver and gid tugeder
MARY_P, Oct 2022
Was fantastic!! John the tour guide from Paddywagon adventures was amazing!! Very knowledgeable & funny!! Thank you 😊
Ring of Kerry tour
Jana_M, Oct 2022
Beautiful views of Irish coast and Torc waterfall. Great balance of stops and scenic drives. Good options and timing for food breaks. Tour guide provided interesting commentary on Ireland’s history and the places we visited
Kerry in a day
Dianna_W, Oct 2022
My first trip to Ireland and have thoroughly enjoyed it so far. The Ring of Kerry is probably my favourite right now. You definitely need more time to explore this amazing part of the country
The tour was good. But coud be better.
Eldon_M, Sept 2022
The driver is rude. He didn’t let us in the bus despite the fact that we have a ticket. He said he couldn’t find my name on the list. Then totally disregarding us without telling us what to do. Good thing I reached out to their office immediately.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Ring of Kerry Delight
Lucy_J, Sept 2022
Stunningly beautiful weather was a fantastic complement to the tour. Our driver, Aidan, was very informative and friendly. We feel head over heels for County Kerry! We highly recommend the Jaunting Car ride, and Paddywagon Tours!
One of the best things I've ever done
Eileen_B, Sept 2022
I was in Ireland for two weeks, in many towns, and this might have been the best thing I did. What a special way to spend my last day. Martin was an incredible guide - I learned so much history with much humor mixed in. I wholeheartedly recommend this trip to everyone who visits Ireland.
A beautiful excursion but improvable
Berta_O, Sept 2022
The tour of the national park and its surroundings is of dazzling beauty and we liked it very much. We also enjoyed the horse carriage tour, which was recommended to us by the guide. However, we suffered a lot because the guide and driver did not stop talking all the time, for most of the trip (when he did not speak he played music), with a loud volume of the speakers. When we complained he sent us to sit at the back of the bus, but this did not make it better. We also missed some more interest in making us understand his indications, since we are not native English speakers and it was difficult to capture the details of were to go to lunch, for example. O The excursion would improve even more if Nature were given prominence and not to the explanations of the guide, with too many anecdotes and personal opinions. We would liked have to be a little more time enjoying the marvellous waterfalls, 20 minutes is very little. The visit to Kerry Bog Village was unpleasant, the village is very neglected and the animals found in it look not well enough treated.
Amazing Experience
Hailey_P, Sept 2022
All of the stops were gorgeous and it was so nice to be in an air conditioned bus with USB ports at every seat. Definitely recommended doing the horse tour through Killarney national park at the first stop! Also, be sure to bring cash.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Driver John and the Ring of Kerry
Rochelle_S, Aug 2022
John the driver shared a lot of information and had a fun but professional personality. He was an excellent driver.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Great time
Kristyn_M, Aug 2022
Great trip. Worth the trouble of not having to drive. Tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Weather makes all the difference.
Great experience
Abigail_K, Aug 2022
John was an excellent tour guide. In addition to knowing the history of the areas we passed he has a great sense of junior an was a fabulous story teller. We couldn’t recommend him or this tour any higher.
Fantastic trip, the highlight of our holiday
Helen_O, Aug 2022
We had a fantastic day on this tour. The weather was superb. Our driver, Aidan, was a great guide. He gave a commentary on the history of Ireland throughout the trip. We had ample stops at some lovely places. The highlights were the horse and cart ride in Killarney National Park and the Torc waterfall, along with the stunning scenery along the way. It was the highlight of our holiday! I would highly recommend.
Excellent tour
Susanne_R, Aug 2022
This tour was excellent. Our tour guide Martin was really fantastic and very funny. We learned alot about Kerry from him. Very good value for money.


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