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Torc Waterfall and Mountain Guided Hike

£262 per group

Ireland

3.5 hours

Private group of up to 7

Torc Waterfall and Mountain Guided Hike

What You'll Do

Explore this stunning corner of Ireland with a private guide who will show you the most beautiful trails in the area, culminating in the majestic Torc Waterfall and the summit of Torc Mountain, which offers incredible views of the lakes of Killarney.

Meet your guide at Torc Mountain car park, and explore the true beauty of Killarney with a spectacular private guided hike of Torc waterfall and mountain, and experience the breath-taking scenery of Ireland’s first national park.

Join experienced guides on a magical hike that takes in the cascading Torc waterfall, ancient oak and yew woodlands, and finally reaches the summit of Torc mountain (525metres).

At the summit drink in the stunning views of the lakes of Killarney and the surrounding majestic mountains. Learn about the geological makeup of this region and how Torc mountain got its name, along with the fascinating local myths and legends of the area.

This is a hike that, as well as showing you the very best bits of Killarney National Park, also helps you get to know it like no other tourist would.

Experience
Highlights

Explore the very best trails in Killarney National Park with your expert local guide

Discover the stunning rushing waters of Torc Waterfall

Summit Torc Mountain and drink in the endless views of the Irish countryside

Your Local Host:

Colin and Cathy

Moving to Ireland in 2009, we left the frenetic buzz of big city life behind us, hoping to create a different lifestyle in the countryside. Colin, who is an Irishman, already had the love of the west of Ireland imprinted in his heart, having spent all his childhood summers fishing the many rivers and loughs for its famous wild salmon and trout.

In search of our ‘place’ in this crazy world, we chose the wilds of Connemara on the Wild Atlantic Way to settle and see if it would measure up to our high expectations…and boy does it deliver on that, and much, much more!

Location Information

The tour takes place in Killarney National Park, in County Kerry, west of Cork in the southwest of the country. A stunning area, Ireland’s first national park is home to some incredible scenery including ancient forests, mountains and lakes.

Your hike with culminate in two of the park’s most spectacular sights, the summit of Torc Mountain, and the beautiful Torc Waterfall.

Exact directions and a meeting point will be specified on your booking voucher.

  • Professional and experienced guide
  • Photos of your experience

FAQs

Please advise us on any and all medical details/conditions before taking part in the activity.

Please arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the departure time.

A pair of suitable walking shoes

Rain jacket/trousers

A warm fleece

Hat and gloves

Food and water e.g. snacks, water (1 litre approximately)