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Ring of Kerry Full-Day Guided Tour from Cork

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Overview
Like all the best journeys in life, Paddywagon Tours started in 1998 with the simple thought, “it’s time for something different”.

The Ring of Kerry is considered one of the finest drives in the world. From rugged cliffs to golden beaches, small villages and pastures green to peat bogs and picturesque mountain ranges. This peninsula illustrates all that is beautiful, wonderful and wild in our beloved motherland. 

The variety of attractions makes this one of the most diverse and interesting day tours that one is likely to experience in their travel adventures. From ancient stone forts to landscapes carved out of rock by the Ice Age, from sparkling lakes to winding mountain passes our day trip shall be a highlight and shall ensure lasting memories of the beautiful Kingdom of Kerry.
Highlights
  • Learn about the Ring of Kerry through insightful guided commentary
  • Leave the driving to the experts as you focus on the scenery
  • Multiple stops throughout the day give a comprehensive picture of the region
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off in Cork
What to Expect
Catch your coach in Cork, where you can settle in to a comfortable seat and enjoy the views on the ride to Killarney: the day's first stop. Have a look around the town before proceeding to Killorglin, home to the ancient Puck Fair, a Celtic festival dating to 1613. 

Proceed along the Ring of Kerry to the Dingle Peninsula, where you'll stop at Inch Beach, Dingle Bay, and other spots to get views of the Skellig Islands. Next up is Waterville, perched on Ballinskelligs Bay and home to one of Ireland's most famous golf clubs. Drive through the colorful village of Sneem, where the River Sneem meets Kenmare Bay, and then on to Killarney National Park, one of the first in Ireland. Make a stop at the tumbling Torc Waterfall and maybe see some of the local red deer before heading back to Cork. 

With all the driving on narrow roads, you'll be glad you booked a tour including transportation instead of going it on your own.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well organised day's tour starting at 8.20am & arriving back at 7pm. John the driver was an outstanding driver, amusing & consciencious(even taking my wife's arm to help her cross a busy main road!). Plenty of stops- first being in Killarney for 3/4 hr...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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PaddywagonTeam, PW Team at Paddywagon Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hey Ray, Thank you very much for your in-depth review of our RING OF KERRY FROM CORK TOUR. We're delighted to hear you had a great day touring with John around the Iveragh Peninsula. It's great to hear you made the most of the stoppage...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly, I have to say that this poor bus driver (DJ) had SOME patience. The people on my tour (not everyone obviously) were so incompetent. We had to switch buses at one point and he nicely asked everyone several times to stay to the side...More

1  Thank emmapaige27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family had a great day in Southern Ireland travelling with DJ through the Ring of Kerry! The scenary was stunning and the weather that day was perfect. Special thanks to Guide/Driver DJ who went above and beyond for all of us on the bus!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would recommend this tour. Great tour guide. Beautiful drive. Comfortable coach. Exactly what we wanted!I

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this trip.John the driver set a friendly tone. The ride in the cart and visit to bog museum were welcome extras.the stops along the way beach waterfall walk .I recommend this trip.

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PaddywagonTeam, Store staff at Paddywagon Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback we much appreciate it and hope to see you again.

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Freedom59972
28 July 2019|
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Response from Nicole L | Reviewed this property |
Yes,I would. You can always leave it on the bus if you do not want to wear it (at your seat(.
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Freedom59972
21 July 2019|
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Response from SnowmanOrillia | Reviewed this property |
We booked off a Cruise ship so they had space reserved for this tour and others. It would be better to book in advance but you likely would still be able to get on a tour just prior to your arrival.
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KeepingMyBalance1
29 May 2019|
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Do they card us as we enter the bus?
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