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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Ring of Kerry Tour

Does the tour stop at various locations? Yes, the tour stops at the Kerry Bog Village, Dingle Bay, Kells for the Sheep dog trials and Waterville for lunch. After lunch additional stops are made at the pass of Coomakista, Castlecove, Sneem, Ladies View and many more places of interest.

Does the cost of the tour include admissions to the Kerry Bog Village and the Sheep Dog Trials? No. Discounted entrances of €5 each respectively apply. This part of the tour is optional.

Can you get lunch on the tour? Yes. Lunch stop is at Waterville where there are a number of reasonable family restaurants and snack bars.

Where does the tour start from? The tour departs from the Wild Kerry Daytours depot at 10:30 hours.

Does the tour operate all year round? Yes, except Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

How do you book a ticket for the tour? There are a number of ways, you can buy on line at www.wildkerry-daytours.ie to get a 15% discount OR you can buy your tickets at the Killarney Tourist Office OR on board the coach - please make sure you look for the Wild Kerry Daytours Coach to avoid confusion. Finally you can make a reservation by phone by calling +353 64 6631052 and a seat/seats will be reserved in your name. Email reservations can also be made by contacting e-mail address oconnorautotours@eircom.net

Can I get picked up at my hotel/hostel/guesthouse on the morning of the tour? Yes, we provide a complimentary pick up service if you let us know on the previous evening or morning of the tour.

Can I pick up the tour if I am coming from Dublin/Cork/Tralee on the morning of the tour? Yes, Bus and trains arrive in Killarney before the tour departure time and a complimentary pick up service is available on request.

If I have a car where can I park it? A free car park is available at our depot for the duration of our tours.

Do you offer group rates? Yes, please e-mail oconnorautotours@eircom.net to arrange your group rate.

What time does the tour return? Approx. 17:00 hours.

Is this tour Regulated? This tour is authorised by the Irish Department of Transport under Road Passenger Licence Number 396 and Route Licence Number 10094.

Dingle Peninsula

Does the tour stop at various locations? Yes, the tour stops at Inch Beach, Dingle, Slea Head, Dun Chaoin plus many more places of interest.

Does the cost of the tour include admissions to the Blasket Heritage Site and Gallarus Oratory? No, Discounted entrances €4 and €3 respectively apply. This part of the tour is optional.

Can you get lunch on the tour? Yes, Lunch stop is in Dingle town where there are a number of reasonable family restaurants and snack bars.

Where does the tour start from? The tour departs from the Wild Kerry Daytours depot at 10:30 hours.

Does the tour operate all year around? Seasonal –  April to October inclusive.

How do you book a ticket for the tour? There are a number of ways, you can buy on line at www.wildkerry-daytours.ie  to get a 10% discount OR you can buy your tickets at the Killarney Tourist Office OR on board the coach - please make sure you look for the Wild Kerry Daytours Coach to avoid confusion. Finally you can make a reservation by calling +353 64 6631052 and a seat/seats will be reserved in your name. Email reservations can also be made by contacting e-mail address oconnorautotours@eircom.net

Can I get picked up at my hotel/hostel/guesthouse on the morning of the tour? Yes, we provide a complimentary pick up service if you let us know on the previous evening or morning of the tour.

Can I pick up the tour if I am coming from Dublin/Cork/Tralee on the morning of the tour? Yes, Bus and trains arrive in Killarney before the tour departure time and a complimentary pick up service is available on request.

If I have a car where can I park it? A free car park is available at our depot for the duration of our tours.

Do you offer group rates? Yes, please e-mail oconnorautotours@eircom.net to arrange your group rate.

What time does the tour return? Approx 17:00 hours.

Is this tour Regulated? This tour is authorised by the Irish Department of Transport under Road Passenger Licence Number 396 and Route Licence Number 10093

Gap of Dunloe Tour (Bus & Boat)

What is involved in the Gap of Dunloe Tour? This tour is an outdoor trip and includes:

  • Part coach trip  – 15 km
  • Part walking or optional pony/horse & carriage – 12 km
  • Part Boat trip – 16 km

The tour begins with a coach transfer to the Gap of Dunloe where the visitor commences the 12 km (7 mile) journey through the Gap to Lord Brandon's Cottage by horse & trap, pony or on foot. A light lunch can be obtained here. The boat departs Lord Brandons Cottage at 14:15 hours approx and arrives at Ross Castle having come through the three lakes of Killarney. Motorcoach will await you at Ross Castle to take you back to Killarney. Bus & Boat €30.

Does the cost of the tour include the cost of the pony/horse & carriage? No. Pony costs €35 with horse and trap costing €30 per person payable directly to the ponymen. For those that would prefer to walk we would advise to bring a suitable pair of walking shoes.

Where does the tour start from? The tour departs from the Wild Kerry Daytours depot at 10:50 hours.

Does the tour operate all year around? Seasonal - May to September inclusive, subject to weather conditions.

How do you book a ticket for the tour? There are a number of ways, you can buy on line at www.wildkerry-daytours.ie to get a 10% discount OR you can but your tickets at the Killarney Tourist Office OR on board the coach - please make sure you look for the Wild Kerry Daytours Coach to avoid confusion. Finally you can make a reservation by calling +353 64 6631052 and a seat/seats will be reserved in your name. Email reservations can also be made by contacting e-mail address oconnorautotours@eircom.net

Can I get picked up at my hotel/hostel/guesthouse on the morning of the tour? Yes, we provide a complimentary pick up service if you let us know on the previous evening or morning of the tour.

Can I pick up the tour if I am coming from Dublin/Cork/Tralee on the morning of the tour? Yes, Bus and trains arrive in Killarney before the tour departure time and a complimentary pick up service is available on request.

If I have a car where can I park it? A free car park is available at our depot for the duration of our tours.

Do you offer group rates? Yes, please e-mail oconnorautotours@eircom.net to arrange your group rate.

What time does the tour return? Approx 16:00 hours.

O'Connor Autotours Ltd., Ard Ross, Ross Road, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland.
Tel +353 64 6631052, Email: oconnorautotours@eircom.net. Contact form.
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