You can take one of the buses that leave Killarney at 10am and 10:30am for a one day tour around the Ring of Kerry. It takes about seven hours and passes through the Iveragh Peninsula's many charming communities such as Killorglin, Glenbeigh, Cahersiveen, Waterville and Sneem, returning via Molls Gap, Ladies View & the Killarney's famous National Park superb views of Ireland’s highest mountain range, the MacGillycuddy Reeks. Buses generally have FREE WiFi for you to keep in touch with your friends and loved ones - make them wish they were with you by sending them a few pictures.
Two Day Tours: Alternatively, take the same buses and stay 24 hours in Killorglin, Cahersiveen or Waterville and catch the same bus back to Killarney the following day.
Buses follow the guidelines for tourist traffic to drive anti-clockwise around the Ring of Kerry. This is to minimise the need for traffic to reverse on the narrower sections of the road. NOTE! Buses & Cars can only travel clockwise from Killarney to access the car park at the Torc Waterfall car park just beyond the entrance to Muckross House.
Deros Ring of Kerry Tours
The buses from Award Winning Deros Tours depart from their office at 22 Main Street, Killarney at 10.30am every day. The commentary is in English for most of the year but during the summer months it is Multilingual in English-French-Chinese Spanish and German.
The Paddywagon leaves from the Killarney Office, which is located at 13 Main Street, at 10.45am and gets back into Killarney for approximately 5:30pm. 2018 is the 20th Anniversary for Paddywagon Tours and they welcome you on one of our most popular tours around the Ring of Kerry.
Works out a little more expensive per person than than most tours but its starts a little earlier (9am - 6pm) and an opportunity for lunch in the lovely fishing village of Portmagee and a trip to Valentia Island