Welcome to our guide on visiting the enchanting Gap of Dunloe! Located in the heart of Kerry, the Gap of Dunloe is a must-visit for anyone looking to experience the natural beauty of Ireland.
About the Gap of Dunloe
Nestled between the MacGillycuddy Reeks and Purple Mountain, the Gap of Dunloe offers a unique blend of stunning landscapes and rich history. Whether you're exploring on foot, cycling, or taking a jaunting car ride, the Gap promises an unforgettable experience.
Getting There with FlightLink
If you're traveling from Dublin Airport, FlightLink offers daily direct services to Killarney, making your journey to the Gap of Dunloe smooth and hassle-free. Once in Killarney, the Gap is just a short 15-minute drive away.
Things to Do
Gap of Dunloe Walk: Starting from the iconic Kate Kearney’s Cottage, this walk offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and glacial lakes. Remember, the walk isn't looped, so you'll need to retrace your steps or arrange for transportation back.
Jaunting Car Ride: Experience the Gap in a traditional way by taking a jaunting car ride. It's a unique way to soak in the views and learn about the area's history.
Cycling: For the adventurous souls, cycling through the Gap offers a thrilling experience. Just remember to be cautious, as the roads can be narrow and winding.
Nearby Attractions: The Gap of Dunloe is close to many of Kerry's top attractions, including Ross Castle, Muckross House and Abbey, Torc Waterfall, and the scenic Ladies View.
If you're considering driving through the Gap, it's recommended to do so early in the morning to avoid traffic.
Always check the weather forecast before heading out, as conditions can change rapidly.
Respect the environment and local guidelines to ensure the Gap remains a pristine attraction for generations to come.
At FlightLink, we're committed to ensuring your journey is comfortable and enjoyable. Our coaches are equipped with modern amenities, and our team is always here to assist you. For any queries or feedback, feel free to reach out to us at [email protected]
We hope this guide helps you plan your visit to the Gap of Dunloe. Safe travels and enjoy the beauty of Kerry!