Kerry Peninsulas Biking Tour

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Kerry Peninsulas Biking Tour


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Ride the classic bike paths of Kerry and explore the coast of Ireland by bike

Cycle through the unique peninsulas of Kerry, while stopping to explore the highlights.

Ride some of Ireland’s favorite bike routes as you pass through Moll’s Gap, the Gap of Dunloe, and cycle over Healy Pass.

Ride over a scenic portion of the Ring of Kerry as you cycle past the tallest mountains in Ireland and go on to explore Killarney National Park.

Traverse a loop around Slea Head and visit the western tip of Ireland. Along the way you’ll discover hidden coves and sacred places.

What better way to explore the Irish coast than on a guided bike tour. You won’t want to miss out on this cycling adventure through the Peninsulas of Kerry, Ireland. Explore three separate and distinct landscapes as you ride through o Beara, Iveragh, and Dingle Peninsulas and uncover the secrets of each.

You’ll bike famous routes and obscure ones, take in famous vistas, and discover hidden gems as you ride the varied roads of Kerry. Ride the little-known landscapes of rugged Beara, the ancient historical sites of Dingle, the dazzling peaks of the Ring of Kerry, and the untouched lakes of Killarney. You’ll get to enjoy Ireland in a way few experience it, all while staying in luxurious accommodations and taking in the local culture!

Kerry Peninsulas Biking Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival and Exploring Kenmare

After meeting the staff in Limerick, you’ll depart heading south into the dazzling landscapes of County Kerry en route to the Beara Peninsula. Ride the gentle green hills and past cozy hamlets, monastery ruins, and maybe a few thatched-roof cottages. Beginning in the village of Kenmare, you’ll cycle down quaint country roads to find stunning bayside vistas.

Overnight Location
The Lodge, Kenmare
23 km
Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 Sea to Sea Bike Ride over the Beara Peninsula

Today you’ll find the road less traveled on your guided cycling tour over the Beara Peninsula. Experience one of the best-kept secrets in Kerry as you cycle from the rough southern coast of the Peninsula towards the north over Healy Pass. Let the majestic panorama sweep over you as you look over Bantry Bay and then down into Kenmare Bay where you’ll finish the route at your accommodation.

Overnight Location
The Lodge, Kenmare
66 km
Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3 Cycle through MacGillycuddy’s Reeks Mountains

Leaving behind the Beara Peninsula, you’ll now ride through the Iveragh Peninsula. Here you’ll cycle along part of the famous Ring of Kerry. You’ll travel through the tallest mountain range in Ireland as you pass by the magnificent MacGillicuddy’s Reeks mountains. From there you’ll wind your way past Carrauntoohill, the highest peak in Ireland, as you follow Oisin’s Way. This path was named after a warrior-poet from Irish Mythology and will take you all the way to Killarney National Park.

Overnight Location
Victoria House Hotel, Killarney
68 km
Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4 Ride through Killarney National Park and the Gap of Dunloe

It’s time for a classic bike ride today! Your cycling adventure continues with the famous Kerry ride that will spirit you through Moll’s Gap, revealing the majestic panoramas above the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks that you just rode through yesterday. Continuing on, you’ll cycle between the rocky pass known as the Gap of Dunloe and see the Wishing Bridge before the view opens up into the magnificent vistas over the lakes of Killarney and Killarney National park. While you ride, look for the traditional horse-carts, called jarveys.

Overnight Location
Victoria House Hotel, Killarney
60 km
Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5 Cycle over the Dingle Peninsula

Already on to the last peninsula. How time flies! The fun continues as you take off to explore the Dingle Peninsula. This will feel like a restful day by comparison as you put the steep climbs behind you and settle into the rhythms of the gently sloping coastal roads. Hop off the bike and stretch your legs on white sandy beaches and rock-strewn shorelines. As you may know, Ireland’s whiskey is world-famous, so after your ride today, you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a whiskey tasting given by a true expert. Afterward you can hang out and experience the local vibe with Dingle’s live music, which is a truly authentic traditional Irish experience.

Overnight Location
Bambury's Guesthouse, Dingle
27 km
Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6 Ride to the Western Tip of Ireland: Slea Head

Unless you’re planning to board a boat, Slea Head is as far west as you can go in Ireland. Your guided cycling tour continues today with a loop around this spectacular headland. Settle in and cycle on as you open up to the dazzling natural beauty all around you. You’ll see the distant Blasket Islands, evacuated over half a century ago, then go on to discover the ancient clochán (beehive huts) used by monks of old. You’ll continue from there to find stone chapels and secret coves as you continue around Slea Head. That evening, you’ll feast in celebration of the end of an amazing journey.

Overnight Location
Bambury's Guesthouse, Dingle
50 km
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 Departure from Limerick

Take your time in the morning, and once you’ve enjoyed your breakfast, you’ll head north for Limerick. You’ll stop along the way to appreciate what the locale has to offer in the way of beautiful beaches and historical sites, and then you’ll be at the station and on your way.

Overnight Location

Hiking the Kerry Mountains Tour Price and Dates

This guided walking tour to Kerry Mountains is run as a fixed-departure tour where you’d be joining a group, however, custom private tours can be organized for those willing to travel with their group only (please contact us with your preferred date and the number of people in your group and we will create the itinerary just for you).

Prices below are per person sharing a double or a triple room:

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Accommodation on Kerry Peninsulas Biking Tour

This tour is based in Deluxe Hotels. The accommodation varies between cozy guesthouses, beautiful manors and boutique hotels that are carefully picked for this tour.

These accommodations provide wonderful service, great amenities, and a beautiful location.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
You can pay a supplement $295USD to have a private room in a hotel. Contact us and we can try and match single travelers up, where possible.

The Lodge, Kenmare

You’ll love the atmosphere of this beautiful bed and breakfast. Close to local landmarks and offering plenty of amenities, your stay here is sure to please.

Victoria House Hotel, Killarney

Overlooking the Killarney National Park, you’ll find a traditional experience at this boutique family-run accommodation. They pride themselves on service and hospitality.

Bambury’s Guesthouse, Dingle

Just a short stroll from the center of Dingle Town you’ll find this renowned guesthouse. It’s surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in Ireland and provides plenty of amenities.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s included in the Kerry Peninsulas Biking Tour?


6 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 2 dinners, snacks along the route each day.


Accommodations for 6 nights along the tour. Accommodations before and after the tour in Limerick are not included.

Transportation during the Tour

Transport for you, your luggage and your bike are included throughout the tour.

Also Included

  • The services of the experienced guide / driver throughout the tour
  • Support vehicle during the biking, equipped with group support equipment
  • Whiskey tasting tour
  • All the activities mentioned in the itinerary

Not included

  • Getting to and from Limerick
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not stated as ‘included’

Optional Extras

  • Extra night in Limerick before and after the tour
  • Bike rental:
    • Road Bike - $225USD per person
    • E-bike - $425USD per person

Frequenty Asked Questions about Kerry Peninsulas Biking Tour

How hard is the Kerry Peninsulas Biking Tour?

We rate this tour as a 3 / 5. You will be riding up to 75 km daily on hilly terrain at around 20 km/h. You should be comfortable doing this distance, though you can rent an E-Bike, which makes these distances easier.

Do I need a Visa to travel to Ireland?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the Kerry Peninsulas Biking Tour?

6 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 2 dinners are included.

Is this tour guaranteed?

The tour is guaranteed as soon as 3 people have booked it.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have Health and Medical insurance to join this trip. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Limerick to start this tour?

You can reach Limerick from Dublin, Cork or other major Ireland cities via train.

Is the Kerry Peninsulas Biking Tour in English?

Yes, the tour guide is English speaking.

Where does the Kerry Peninsulas Biking Tour end?

The tour ends where it starts, at Limerick Railway Station.

Can I rent a bike?

Yes, you can rent a road bike (Trek-Checkpoint ALR 5) or an E-Bike (Trek - Verve +) during the booking process. Please check ‘Optional Extras’ for more information.

Can I bring my own bike?

Yes, definitely. Please make sure it’s a road bike.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Ireland?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for Ireland?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

When is the best time to travel to Ireland for this tour?

The best time to travel to Ireland for this walking tour is from May to August.


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Tour Difficulty

We rate this tour as a 3 / 5. You will be riding up to 75 km daily on hilly terrain at around 20 km/h. You should be comfortable doing this distance, though you can rent an E-Bike, which makes these distances easier.

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