Stay in Killarney and take a day trip to the island. On the way back stop at Port Magee and take a boat ride to Skellig Michael.
When doing the Ring Of Kerry don't miss out on Valentia Island and Balinaskelligs, known as the mini Ring locally.
Valentia Island is only a ferry ride away and is renowned for its tropical vegetation, scuba diving, slate quarry and water sports.
“The boat to Skellig Michael leaves Portmagee village at 10.30am and the trips takes approx. 5 hours in total. Please check out further online. It is possible to see the Skellig islands from land when driving the ring of Kerry.”
“Not to be missed. Great views of the Skelligs. Lovely walk ... a beautiful part of Ireland. ”
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“This is good for a rainy day. Waterville Transatlantic Telegraph Station, The Ring of Kerry www.theringofkerry.com/waterville-station In 1884 the Commercial Cable Company laid two cables across the Atlantic connecting Canada, Britain and France all via a station in Waterville.”
“Stand at the end of the world, nothing out there but the ocean as far as the eye can see”