Killarney Hop - On, Hop - Off Tour
See Killarney like never before on the Big Red Bus. Our hop-on/hop-off tour takes in all of Killarney’s most treasured landmarks: from the breathtaking panoramic views of the lakes and mountains in Aghadoe to Ross Castle on the banks of Lough Leane, from the majestic Muckross House and Gardens to the glorious waterfall at Torc – and everything in between.
Hop-off and absorb at your leisure the wonders Killarney has to offer. Rejoin the tour or stick around for further exploration – we’ll be sure to pick you up when we come back around.
Our professional guides, Killarney natives all, have a wealth of local knowledge and entertaining folklore to share. Join us for a Tour and discover why the Big Red Bus is the best way to see the most beautiful town in the world.
per adult from
2 to 7 hours
What's included :
- Professional Tour Guide
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Ross Castle Ross Road, Killarney Ireland
Built in the 15th century by one of the O’Donoghue-Ross chieftains, Ross Castle was the last stronghold in Munster to hold out against Oliver Cromwell. It was eventually taken by General Ludlow in 1652. Also there are the remains of one of Europe’s oldest copper mines which date back to 2400BC. Take a walk around the island and see stunning views of Torc and Tomies mountains and the lakes. There are also great walks and trails in all directions through the National Park.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Aghadoe heights, Parkavonear, Killarney Ireland
Aghadoe is one of Killarney’s most important sites, rich in heritage and natural beauty. The viewing point at Aghadoe is one of the most spectacular in the world with a breathtaking panoramic view of the mountains and lakes of Killarney. See the 11th century ruins of Aghadoe Cathedral and the 13th century castle and round tower, alongside some of the oldest burial sites in Irel
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Muckross Abbey, N71 Killarney National Park, Killarney Ireland
Muckross Abbey is one of the major ecclesiastical sites found in the Killarney National Park, County Kerry, Ireland. It was founded in 1448 as a Franciscan friary for the Observantine Franciscans by Donal McCarthy Mor. It has had a violent history and has been damaged and reconstructed many times.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Torc Waterfall, Kenmare Road, Killarney Ireland
Torc Waterfall is undoubtedly one of Killarney’s most awe-inspiring landmarks. In addition to the waterfall itself there are countless great trails in all directions and if you follow the steps up from Torc Waterfall you’ll get the most magnificent views of the lakes. The waterfall is a 25 minute walk to Muckross House.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms, Muckross House & Gardens The Killarney National Park, Killarney V93 EW28 Ireland
This dignified 19th century manor is surrounded by beautiful gardens and now serves as a museum (pre-booking required). Situated in Killarney National Park, Muckross House and Gardens are amongst the most popular visitor attractions in Ireland. Many of the rooms in this magnificent mansion have been restored to their original Victorian splendour. Also at this stop you can visit Muckross Traditional Farms, these are a recreation of a rural townland in 1930’s Ireland. They are actual working farms complete with people and animals.There are plenty of great walkways through the park or, if you prefer, you can take a boat ride out across Muckross Lake.
Duration: 2 hours
Departure Point :Mission Road, Mission Rd, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 69 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.