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Guided Killarney National Park Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Private tour with an itinerary that can be customized
  • Go off the beaten path in Killarney National Park
  • Led by a local guide
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Guided Killarney National Park Walking Tour
From US$11,80
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Guided Killarney National Park Walking Tour
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Overview

Follow in the footsteps of a local guide for this private walking tour in Killarney National Park. The tour length and itinerary can be customized according to your needs and all walks include seeing a beautiful vista of the lake and mountains. Go off the beaten path with Rua, the friendly red setter, tagging along.

What to Expect

Meet your guide across from St. Mary’s Cathedral outside O’Shea’s Funeral Home for this walking tour of Killarney National Park. Led by a private guide, this tour can be lengthened and customized according to your needs.

The tour includes stories of local history, including how the cathedral was once used as a shelter during the great famine. Deenagh Lodge, a historic gate lodge, is now a popular seasonal tea room.

As you explore the national park on foot, witness red deer grazing in the fields and sweeping mountain and lake views. Led by a local guide, this off the beaten path tour has a mascot in Rua, the friendly red setter.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Exactly what we were looking for

We very much enjoyed Richard's guided tour through Killarney National Forest. He was very kind, knowledgable, and we would highly recommend the walking tour to anyone looking to see a bit of Killarney National Park!More

Thank Timothy D
Gortrua, Owner at Killarney Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I don't have a fixed route for my two hour walk every morning at 11am in Killarney National Park so this insures I never get bored of it. I enjoy every walk I do, and I think it has health benefits as well its just...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Time well spent

Killarney National Park is huge and there are so many ways to enjoy it. The walk with Richard and his love dog Rua is a very nice way to get started. The pace was good and Richard very kind to make informative stops whenever we...More

Thank Siewy
Gortrua, Owner at Killarney Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks very much for writing such a great review, and glad you liked the background stories about the people who lived, and worked in what is now Killarney National Park. I love history even though the emphasis is on an enjoyable walk, enjoy the scenery...More

Reviewed 10 May 2018
Great Walk around Killarney National Park

Richard, the tour guide, is very friendly and knowledgeable about the park and knows great places for views/photos as well as trails and areas of the park you couldn’t find on your own. He brings his dog, Rua, who is a joy to walk with....More

1  Thank Lily K
Gortrua, Owner at Killarney Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Yes that's a good recommendation to wear boots if you have them as some of the paths are a bit muddy, but regular shoes will be fine as well. A few days sunshine tends to dry up these paths which lead to the most interesting...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile
Our walk in Killarney's National Park

Richard was a pleasant and informative guide during our walking tour. He allowed us to have time to take in the beautiful scenery but also managed to cover a decent amount of ground. Having Rua, Richard's dog, walk with us made the walk even more...More

1  Thank Paige P
Gortrua, Owner at Killarney Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

I am glad you enjoyed the walk its a labour of love for me, and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Rua likes to lead the way I feel I don't need to do the walk myself anymore as she could do...More

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Killarney National Park Walk - Highly Recommended

The walk was great! Richard was nice enough to accommodate a different time for us. Rua was an added bonus and loved posing for the camera. ;) I definitely recommend using Richard as your guide as you get information from a local perspective and the...More

1  Thank ssnyder85
Gortrua, Owner at Killarney Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thanks very much for the lovely review, I was glad to be able to walk at a different time to accommodate you. That's the good thing about the Summer we have daylight up to 11pm in June, and for me I love to walk in...More

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SophieGaret
1 June 2018|
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Response from Gortrua | Property representative |
I have a two hour walk every morning at 11am in Killarney National Park great scenery, wildlife like our red deer plenty of stories, and history as well if you want it. Sorry for delay in responding.
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