Welcome to Skellig Ring


The area is wild and beautiful, with the ragged outline of Skellig Michael never far from view. This dramatic island housed a remote monastery between the 6th and 12th centuries and is now an important site for puffins, gannets and guillemots. Its starring role as a location in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Last Jedi means it hogs the limelight, but elsewhere on the Skellig Ring you'll find historic resorts, colourful houses, walking trails and a history that takes in ancient vertebrates and the transatlantic telegraph.


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$189.23 Tours & Sightseeing

Self-Guided Motorcycle Tour of Ring of Kerry from Killarney

Your tour starts on the Ring of Kerry at a base behind The Brehon on Muckross Road.  Choose your motorcycle and riding gear. Your instructors will familiarize you with your motorcycle and the GPS SatNav which will guide you for your day.The route will take you around the Ring of Kerry and the Skellig Ring - where you can view the famous Skellig Rocks. Other points of interest include Ladies View, Molls Gap, Gap of Dunlow, Coomakista Pass, Valentia Island, Ballaghisheen Pass, Portmagee, Waterville among others.You are not of course bound by this route, ride at your own pace and enjoy the day! For insurance purposes:-1) You must hold a full valid motorcycle drivers licence issued from from within The European Union, USA or Canada.  Other licences may be accepted on advance notice. 2) Riders must be over 25 (30 if carrying a pillion passenger) and less than 70.  You will need to provide a credit card for Damage Deposit Authorization and must sign our Terms & Conditions to validate your insurance cover.

$464.24 Private & Custom Tours

Ring of Kerry Private tour from Killarney, Kenmare or Sneem

The tour shows you the highlights of the Ring of Kerry as well as the most beautiful places off the beaten track. Travel over mountain passes and admire the striking views of the MacGillicuddy Reeks, Ireland’s highest mountain reeks. Misty peaks and bogs, fields criss-crossed by stone walls, and often even the tiny mountains roads, are populated by sheep. Climb the walls of Ancient Stone Forts and explore the remains of a castle. Travel along narrow Wild Atlantic Way coastal roads with secret coves, cliffs and golden beaches.Enjoy the stunning views from Geokaun Mountain and Fogher Cliffs on Valentia Island. At the summit of this mountain peak you’ll enjoy 360 degrees views, including the Blasket Islands far out in the Atlantic, Mount Brandon rising up from the Dingle Peninsula, the lighthouse on the rocky coast below and the McGillicuddy mountain reeks.Be amazed by all the scenery along the Skellig Ring and enjoy stunning views of the Skellig Islands in the distance. The Skelligs are two steep-sided rocky islands in the Atlantic ocean. Skellig Michael is famous for the remains of an early Christian settlement, and more recently because part of StarWars was filmed here!Enjoy the colorful towns and villages along the Ring, including Caherciveen, Portmagee, Waterville and Sneem.The tour can start from Killarney, Kenmare or Sneem, and you will be collected at your accommodation.Lunch is not included in the tour price. During the day we can make a stop for lunch in a traditional pub, or you can enjoy your picnic lunch in a spectacular setting.As the tour is a private tour it will be your day your way, and changes to the itinerary can be made.Book your private sightseeing experience now and find the Ireland you’ve always imagined.   

$3345.74 Private & Custom Tours

Luxury 'Luck of the Irish' Tour - Fully Guided and Chauffeured 4 days & 3 nights

This luxury, private multi-day tour has been created with the starting point in Galway travelling onto Killarney, ending in Cork or Limerick. However, it could easily be reversed and start from Cork, travelling to Killarney and ending in Galway as well. Day 1 - You'll arrive via train in Galway from Dublin at approximately 12:00. Enjoy a scenic drive enroute to Killarney, but first to the breathtaking and infamous Cliffs of Moher. If you are starting in Cork, Day 1 will take you to Blarney Castle & Wollen Mills or a visit to the Jameson Experience in Midleton. Arrive in Killarney. Overnight. Killarney. Day 2 - The Dingle & Slea Head Tour where you'll experience both the green, rolling fields and jagged cliffs overlooking the powerful Atlantic Ocean. Overnight Killarney. Day 3 - The Ring of Kerry Tour, where you'll explore one of Ireland's most famous and scenic drives in total relaxation, reaching spectacular places no bus tour can and most self-guided tours will miss. From the Skellig Ring looking out to the Star Wars filming location on the coast of the Iveragh peninsula, to Waterville this will be a day to remember. Overnight. Killarney Day 4 - Enjoy the peaceful and picturesque drive enroute to Cork with time for either Blarney Castle or perhaps a visit for Jameson. You can overnight in Cork or reconnect with the train for return to Dublin.  If your tour has started in Cork and will be ending in Galway, this final day will encompass a scenic drive from Killarney to Galway, with time to take in the infamous Cliffs of Moher. As described above, the start/finish location of the Luck of the Irish Tour is easily reversed. Always included is your Failte Ireland qualified guide/driver and Killarney Guided Tours' true executive class BMW 740LI (long wheelbase) sedan or Mercedes V-Class touring van, depending on number of guests in your private party. In order to provide you the very best, exclusive touring experience available, each premium vehicle is of a standard unmatched by rental class vans or cars often offered by tour providers. Also, rest easy knowing all of our vehicles are fully insured and licensed for passenger transport with commercial insurance (required in Ireland). Other than food and refreshment costs or souvenirs along the way you won't find any surprise extras. While the departure and end locations are generally from the doorstep of the respective train stations, we can also arrange for other pick-up locations with advance notice. As weather can always be a possible issue when you are planning your Irish Adventure, we'll make our absolute best effort to ensure your tour is all you hoped for rain or shine! This private tour, like all of Killarney Guided Tours', is always "Your Tour - Your Trail" start to finish.  Rest assured that your guide/driver will consider your unique interests so the days are at a pace which suits you best.

$2307.41 Private & Custom Tours

3 Luxury Private Day Tours at 1 Great Price - Fully Guided and Chauffeured

This luxury, private multi-day tour has been created with the starting and ending point each day from your chosen Killarney hotel. The order of the particular days can be adjusted to account for weather and other factors which is the benefit of securing a private, bespoke tour with Killarney Guided Tours. Each day departs at approximately 9:30 a.m. with return to your local accommodation at tours end. Day 1 -   A full day exploring the Dingle Peninsula & breathtaking Slea Head where you'll experience both the green, rolling fields and jagged cliffs overlooking the powerful Atlantic Ocean. Overnight Killarney. Day 2 -  Today you are off on the a tour of the spectacular Killarney Valley, including a leisurely boat trip on the beautiful Lakes of Killarney and jaunting car or walk in the glacially formed Gap of Dunloe. You will also thoroughly enjoy the immense Killarney National Park tour for a full day of natural beauty and fun. Overnight Killarney. Day 3 - Takes you on a prviately guided tour of the rugged Ring of Kerry, where you'll explore one of Ireland's most famous and scenic drives in total relaxation, reaching spectacular places no bus tour can and most self-guided tours will miss. From the Skellig Ring looking out to the Star Wars filming location on the coast of the Iveragh peninsula, to Waterville, this final day will be a day to remember.  Always included is your Failte Ireland qualified guide/driver and Killarney Guided Tours' true executive class BMW 740LI (long wheelbase) sedan or 2017 Mercedes V-Class touring van, depending on number of guests in your private party. In order to provide you the very best, exclusive touring experience available, each premium vehicle is of a standard unmatched by rental class vans or cars often offered by tour providers. Also, rest easy knowing all of our vehicles are fully insured and licensed for passenger transport with commercial insurance (required in Ireland). Other than food and refreshment costs or souvenirs along the way you won't find any surprise extras. As weather can always be a possible issue when you are planning your Irish Adventure, we'll make our absolute best effort to ensure your tour is all you hoped for rain or shine! This private tour, like all of Killarney Guided Tours', is always "Your Tour - Your Trail" start to finish.  Rest assured that your guide/driver will consider your unique interests so each of the days are at a pace which suits you best.

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