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Healy Pass

Adrigole, Ireland
+353 27 50299
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Ring of Beara Day Tour from Killarney
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Adrigole, Ireland
+353 27 50299
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Healy pass traveling between Kinsale and Kenmare. This followed the Wild Atlantic Way and was breath taking! The views from up there are not equaled! Sheep wander around with no fences, eating wherever they want. There are streams running down off the...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A driving around with a native makes far more pleasurable. No concerns but to say " stop here" Lovely when rain ( which is intermittent) isnt keeping one from walking more or snapping photos. Dont depend on good cell phone connectivity here.

Thank rhamba k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Healy Pass is awesome. The views are fantastic, and it's the quintessential Irish countryside at its best. I highly recommend this to anyone in the area. You won't regret it at all. Also, keep an eye out for the gift shop, Don's Mountain Cabin;...More

Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This route is on the peninsula south of the Ring of Kerry. Well worth going down via Kenmare and driving though the pass. Stunning!

Thank SailorMoonWindsor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We drove through the Healy pass while there was a storm. Although it was kind of foggy the view was breathtaking! The panorama is amazing Pay attention you might come across some sheeps!!

Thank Martina C
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Came here as part of our guided motorbike tour of Ireland with Paul Fitzgerald of Wild Irish Tours , lovely sweeping pass with great views at the top , well worth a visit in a car or on a motorbike

Thank David B
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We travelled to the area without doing our research before. We stumbled upon this place after taking one of many wrong turns. What a gem of a place. Don't forget about the views on the drops idea extending across mountains lakes , the KENMARE river...More

Thank Cuisinecruiser_13
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Like the title sais, it is a nice stop if you drive the Ring of Beara. There are some stunning views! But careful, roads are very small!!!!

Thank Samiiireta
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This is one of those times when I was glad someone else was driving so I didn't have to worry about directions and some narrow roads. The Beara Peninsula is gorgeous and the short loop over Healy Pass makes a really good option if you...More

Thank northstarvalerie
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This is Ireland! Expansive views of green dotted with rocks and sheep. Winding roads lead through breathtaking scenery. Every curve leads to a beautiful site. Photos do not do this place justice.

Thank Renee L
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