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Address: Mangerton Mountain Car Park, Killarney, Ireland
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Beautiful views and crystal clear waters

This medium sized corrie lake offers a wonderful stopping point before making the final ascent to the summit of Mangerton. There is a nice, but steep path to the top and the walk... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 January 2017
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County Kerry, Ireland
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County Kerry, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This medium sized corrie lake offers a wonderful stopping point before making the final ascent to the summit of Mangerton. There is a nice, but steep path to the top and the walk along the ridge is well worth the effort. When climbing Mangerton, note that the main pathway on the flatter parts can be very wet and slippery, while... More 

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County Laois, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Beautiful sights and sounds at Devil's Punch Bowl. I would recommend this place for anyone who is interested in taking beautiful scenic pictures or who loves nature!

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Cork
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Situated near the wonderful town of Killarney, Mangerton mountain is a challenging but stimulating hill walk with wonderful views of south Kerry.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

The most extreme hike I have ever made, but I'm glad I did it! It was a difficult hike to the top with sometimes a bit of rain. We alreay read that it was hard but the grit everywere some parts were tricky. The hike towards the punchbowl is 800 meter steep, but the view at the end is magnificent.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Climbed to the Punchbowl over the weekend. The morning was rainy so I waited until the afternoon to set off. The weather cleared so I had spectacular views back over the lakes and to the Magillacuddy Reeks. It is quite a tough climb, very rocky and with loose stones which could easily lead to an ankle injury. I wore trail... More 

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County Kerry, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit. Good tough walk. The unfit can do it too . I was medium for n my hubby unfit. I found it fine. A bit steep know places. Bring food and water mobile phone and safety flash light, just in case. Fog can come down quick so take no chances. But fabulous day out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Magnificent views and scenery after a devil of a climb...one of the wildest spots you will come accross and one of my favourite spots in Ireland. Usually visited in better weather but the minus is the throng of visitors...visit this Sunday was very quiet with only a few souls braving the elements. Also managed to drive through the Gap and... More 

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Thank ExpatKL88
Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

It's not a very tough climb. I suppose it takes about 2 hours up and a little over an hour back. The Punch Bowl itself is worth the walk but on a clear day there are excellent views over the Lakes of Killarney.

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

This is one of my favourite hikes near Killarney. If weather is good and the underfoot dry, then this is a pretty straightforward walk with few dangers on the way. Allow more than 3-4 hours unless you are fit and in a hurry. The coom (glaciated lake) is pretty and very photogenic depending on the play of (hopefully!) sunlight. Views... More 

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Thank Bernard C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2014 via mobile

So much fun. Need excellent pair of shoes as the top is covered in slates and very slippery even when dry. A fear of heights might slow you down as you walk on the mountain edge for the last part. The devils punchbowl is about 2/3rds up the top of Mangerton. Very enjoyable! Give yourself 4 hours to go up... More 

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