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Killarney Horse & Carriage Tours

#17 of 44 Tours in Killarney
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Address: Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 87 150 5002
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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We are a group of 15 individual Jaunting Car Tour Operators which have...

We are a group of 15 individual Jaunting Car Tour Operators which have amalgamated to form this partnership. Most of us are Second and Third generation Jaunting car operators. To date we have been operating as individual operators but feel that we need to pool together our knowledge and experience to stay on top of the ever changing market. Our experience spans over 350 years combined. We have up to 25 carriages which allow us to cater for large groups as well as smaller groups. We are proud to have the oldest Jarvey (Jaunting car operator) in Killarney with us, who boasts an impressive 50 years of experience. We are proud to be in operation 7 days a week, 364 days a year, making Killarney Horse & Carriage Tours Killarney's only all year round tour operators!

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Wonderful even in the drizzle

I'm hoping that this is the company that we travelled with because I'm home know and forgot to keep the brochure. We had Michael and his horse Bobbie. The latter was calm through... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Ann T
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Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm hoping that this is the company that we travelled with because I'm home know and forgot to keep the brochure. We had Michael and his horse Bobbie. The latter was calm through the traffic and through the countryside and Michael was willing to share stories of his life and his community. And in the process we got to see... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We did the trip to Ross castle. We have done this trip twice now as a family. The kids love it. The last time our jarvey was great he kept the kids amused and gave us a lot of information as we went round. I would recommend taking the trip.

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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

the guides or drivers which ever you would like to call them are great. they are funny, knowledgeable and friendly. the views of the areas he brings you are beautiful and peaceful. would defiantly recamend this to everyone.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Michael and his much loved horse Jimmy gave us the best tour this morning. Michael was so informative and fun ( great dad jokes) when he wasn't offering to take photos for us. We thoroughly enjoyed our 1 hour and would recommend this as a MUST DO.

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Thank shelldjack
Killarneyhorsetours, Manager at Killarney Horse & Carriage Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your trip with Michael and his horse Jimmy. Thank you for choosing Killarney Horse and Carriage Tours. More 

Ardmore, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Jayne was wonderful to coordinate the trip with and very helpful !!! Our carriage driver was the funniest man ever and made the trip something we will remember for a lifetime ! So so informative and hysterical ! We brought some sparkling wine along for the ride which was a nice added touch! About an hour long to Ross castle,... More 

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Killarneyhorsetours, Manager at Killarney Horse & Carriage Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted you had a great trip and got to see Killarney National Park by Jaunting Car, it is truly the best way to see it. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We rode from our hotel to Muckross house. It was worth every penny. The old Irish driver had been riding tourists in his carriage for 50 years. Amazing he was and full of the blarney!

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Thank Berthabut1
Killarneyhorsetours, Manager at Killarney Horse & Carriage Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your trip to Muckross by jaunting car. More 

Ingleside, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Great rainy day activity as carriage was covered and had a blanket. Raymond our driver and horse Judy were great. Raymond wad quite tbe funny character. He helped us to enjoy our ride around the national park.

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The park is incredibly beautiful. And our driver John, and his horse, Bella, where our hosts for the occasion. John is incredibly entertaining and cheerful. His sense of humour is great and will explain to you a lot of things about all the things you visit in the park. It will be one of the greatest rides of your life... More 

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Killarneyhorsetours, Front Office Manager at Killarney Horse & Carriage Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your trip with John and his horse Bella. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This was such an amazing experience! I went as a part of CIE tours. All we knew is we were going jaunting to Ross Castle. The buggies hold 6 people and there are warm blankets to cover your legs. The scenery through the park is amazing and the views of the castle as you go along spectacular!! The castle itself... More 

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Killarneyhorsetours, Front Office Manager at Killarney Horse & Carriage Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is the only way to experience the National Park. It is a great trip along the river bank to arrive at Ross Castle. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

What a lovely time we had seeing Killarney National Park this morning via horse-drawn carriage. Jimmy, our driver, made the experience unforgettable with his wealth of knowledge and gregarious personality. And my wife adored the horse, Ringo Starr. If you want to go see Ross Castle, make sure you go via carriage. You won't regret it.

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Killarneyhorsetours, Front Office Manager at Killarney Horse & Carriage Tours, responded to this review

It is an amazing way to approach Ross Castle. We are delighted that you enjoyed your trip with Jimmy and Ringo Starr. All our drivers have a great knowledge of the National Park. Thank you for your very kind review. More 

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