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Torc Mountain Walk

Kenmare Road, Killarney, Ireland
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Wonderful Walk!

This long but family-friendly walk begins at the Torc Waterfall which is worth a visit on its own... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Thought We Were in a Fairyland Forest

took the time to visit the falls which were nice but the real thing for us was the forest area you... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Kenmare Road, Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This long but family-friendly walk begins at the Torc Waterfall which is worth a visit on its own. Trail to the mountain is not marked -- why not? Get good directions before you arrive as internet is spotty. The walk has a wonderful views, goes...More

Thank SJHepp
Reviewed 5 days ago

took the time to visit the falls which were nice but the real thing for us was the forest area you walk through to get there. We felt like we were in a fairy forrest. There's plenty of folks a the falls taking pics for...More

Thank Sunvsclouds
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a really stunning walk and there's a water stream at the top for you to refill your water bottle, which you'll need to do! Take your camera and something comfortable to walk in. The steps can be very slippery. It's a great walk and...More

Thank BigBear90
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you're in Killarney it's one of the places you have to visit. Its a lovely way to spend the afternoon and you'll get some beautiful photos. The waterfall itself is uphill and can be a bit dangerous if its a rainy/windy but on a...More

Thank miakav86
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled here on the 29th of July with our guide Richard Clancy having done the mountain one has another treat in store as one nears the Torc waterfall which is splendid and challenging for some with many steep steps to the top

Thank brid66
Reviewed 1 week ago

This trail is not marked at all! If you have no idea where you are going you might get lost. The walk is all up a hill and can be dangerous if it is raining as it is on rocks sometimes. If you are not...More

Thank sophia805
Reviewed 1 week ago

We parked at Muckross House, and then followed signs to Torc Waterfall. After taking in the impressive falls from the lower viewing platform, we climbed to the upper falls (not much to see) and from the parking lot of the upper falls followed the wooden...More

1  Thank JYC492
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

O.K.- so we, like many others before us, commented on the poor directions to get to Torc Mountain. We began at Muckross House and walked to Torc waterfall and began the climb up the steps by the waterfall. You will come to sign posts (see...More

2  Thank TravelMonkiesDT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a short hike from the road, you'll find the Torc waterfall. Very scenic. You can also continue to hike up the mountain (we were on a tour so did not get to hike beyond the waterfall).

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Parked in a small lot along the ring of Kerry and hiked up cardiac hill which had a ton of steel rocky steps, but not too crowded or difficult since the route is only an hour or two long. Once you reach the top, you...More

Thank Shch25
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30 April 2015|
Response from Hans G | Reviewed this property |
Depends on personal hiking condition. We made it in 70 minutes to the top. But we were of good speed. I would say up to 100 minutes is ok.
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9 January 2015|
Response from tranzitas |
Hi I would recommend a pair of good comfy shoes, keep your stuff in backpack , hiking sticks are useful. If you have baby don't drag the buggy.Baby carer highly recommended. Cause you'll go up and up. And then back down... More