We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Stunning

We were given the tip to use this route to Killarney from Killargurteen by the splendid barman in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TonyGlover
,
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
This was a guess - after looking at the map - and I guessed well

Ballaghisheen Pass is a route from Killarney National Park through to the Ring of Kerry on the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
dave-at-london
,
London, Canada
Read all 8 reviews
6
All photos (6)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ring of kerry”(3 reviews)
“route”(3 reviews)
About
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
10°
Nov
Dec
Jan
Contact
Ireland
Website
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around County Kerry
from US$69.00
More Info
from US$50.60
More Info
from US$28.70
More Info
Reviews (8)
Filter reviews
6 results
Traveller rating
5
1
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
5
1
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews spectacular views ring of kerry route road drive
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were given the tip to use this route to Killarney from Killargurteen by the splendid barman in the Fishermans Bar (Mickey) in Waterville. It's hard to describe how stunning this is. You drive up very high and the views on the tight, twisty single...More

Thank TonyGlover
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Ballaghisheen Pass is a route from Killarney National Park through to the Ring of Kerry on the Atlantic Shore. Looking at the map, it seemed worth a gamble, not knowing if it would prove worth the effort, but the effort paid off. This is another...More

Thank dave-at-london
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Roads are very narrow but in great condition. Be prepared to look for other cars and pull over to let them pass. Stunning rugged terrain. We were able to stop many times for photos or to just look at the awe inspiring mountains. Very worthwhile...More

2  Thank Kristina D
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

If you want to escape the tourists and see some non ocean spectacular mountain views, take this one hour drive. Road is narrow fully paved and occasionally twisty but perfectly safe in dry weather. You will likely encounter only a couple of other vehicles. Everybody...More

2  Thank 335maynardv
Reviewed 5 September 2016

County Kerry offers some stunning drives, thanks to its hilly peninsulas jutting into the ocean offering great coastal and mountain scenery. The Ring of Kerry on the perimeter of the Iveragh peninsula dominates the ratings, hotly contested by its neighbours -> the rings around Dingle...More

1  Thank BhutanIsHeaven
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We actually came across this when we got totally lost driving around the Ring of Kerry. The road is extremely narrow going deep into the mountains with very little protection on the sides preventing you from sometimes sheer drops and the only company is mountain...More

2  Thank Quietman70
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 101 nearby hotels
Glencar House
107 reviews
5.10 miles away
Towers Hotel
194 reviews
7.44 miles away
Sneem Hotel
1,212 reviews
8.07 miles away
Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort
1,388 reviews
8.16 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 742 nearby restaurants
Rumours Bistro
308 reviews
7.46 miles away
Annie's Home-Made Ice Cream & Cafe
181 reviews
7.73 miles away
The Red Fox Inn
128 reviews
8.91 miles away
The Glenbeigh Hotel Bar & Restaurant
178 reviews
7.58 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 803 nearby attractions
Rossbeigh Beach
268 reviews
7.55 miles away
Kerry Experience Tours
152 reviews
7.82 miles away
The Caragh Lake Trail and Mountain Spur
9 reviews
8.71 miles away
Cromane Beach
30 reviews
11.26 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ballaghisheen Pass staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines