Ring of Kerry, Valentia Island, Derrynane *, Torc Waterfall, Bray Head Walk
Our small luxury vehicle allows us to move away from the hustle and bustle of the loud tourist routes, where we can enjoy small nature walks and take our time to experience the destinations surroundings.
Isolated from the rest of Ireland by the impressive landscape, the Ring of Kerry hiking Tour will take you where the locals go. Follow a coastal trail on windswept cliffs, perched above beautiful coastlines. This amazing guided tour takes you along the spectacular Wild Atlantic Way as you experience the most dramatic scenery that Ireland has to offer.
After the hike, you will get the chance to sample the fresh seafood and local craft beers in a nice cosy Irish Pub. Discover the bustling and colourful Portmagee village. For the active traveller who wants to experience a real slice of Irish life, this compact day adventure tops the menu.
- Dingle Bay viewing point
- Valentia Island
- Off the beaten track sights & visits
- Spectacular Bray head loop walk
- The Ring of Kerry driving route – wonderful scenery and fascinating history
- Gaze out upon spectacular landscapes
- Experience the wild nature of Ireland
- Derrynane historical park, fairy forest and strand*
- Ladies View, Torc Waterfall and Killarney lakes
- Your local Irish Guide
- All transport around the Ring of Kerry
- Personally guided nature walks
- Try some of the best ice cream in Kerry
- Get lost in your thoughts while walking the Bray Head Loop
- Explore the colourful towns of south Kerry
|Departure Point||9.30am Killarney – Killarney Tourist Office, Beech Road, 8.55 Tralee – Entrance to Tralee Bus Station|
Ring of Kerry, Valentia Island, Derrynane*, Torc Waterfall Bray Head Walk
Our first stop of the day is at the beautiful Dingle Bay Viewing point. Here we will have a brief photo stop overlooking the Wild Atlantic way.
Next up we’ll make our way to the small town of Cahrciveen. Here we’ll make a brief stop at a local supermarket to buy some snacks to enjoy on our hike.
After a toilet break and some extra time to grab some snacks in a local shop, it is then on to the Valentia Island. On the island, we will make our way to start of the trail head.
The views from here are simply breath taking. On a clear day, you will see the very famous Skellig islands, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1995. It was an island were monks settled in the 6th century after they fled Europe during the dark ages.
Bray Head Loop Walk
Grade: Easy Format: Circular Trail Quality: *** County: Kerry
Category: Walking/Hiking Trails Type: National Loop Walk
Length (Kms): 5.00 Climb (m):580 Estimated time: 1hr 30min
Description of Trail
This loop gives wonderful views over Valentia Island, Portmagee, the Skellig Islands and the Dingle Peninsula to the north across the water. We will follow the stoney road to the top of the peninsula and from there you will be able to scramble down the narrow paths to the edge of Europe.
After the walk, we will make our way back onto the Ring of Kerry tourist road. We’ll stop buy Derrynane historical park, the fairy forest and Derrynane Strand . From there we will travel back to Killarney, through the national park, taking in the views of Ladies view and Torc Waterfall.