Delve into the lively atmosphere of Killarney on our 3 day South Western self-guided motorcycle tour of Ireland.

Sit through our award-winning Safety Orientation Course and enjoy riding with a team member for the first half of your first day. Ride the famous Ring of Kerry on day two, whilst taking in the most stunning land and sea-scapes of southern Ireland. Ride the majestic Skellig Michael islands which have been made famous as they were served as Luke Skywalker’s hermitage in the latest instalment of Star Wars. Ride the challenging Gap of Dunloe and the Skellig Ring and travel through agricultural midlands, passing through Cashel on your return to Celtic Rider. Upon your arrival enjoy some refreshments whilst repacking, we will then drop you back to your hotel/airport.

Day 1 Celtic Rider to Killarney

  • Transfer to collect motorcycle, then enjoy our safety orientation course.
  • Depart Celtic Rider Rental station heading south west across the midlands of Ireland, via the M7, Limerick, city of Culture 2014, Adare, onwards to Killarney.

  • Adare town, excellent place to stop for lunch, is 100 miles from Celtic Rider, Adare is a really nice town with traditional thatched roofs on many homes and nice restaurants.

  • Arrive in Killarney, a bustling country town full of colourful shops and quaint restaurants and pubs, really great town. Killarney town was voted ‘Tidiest Town in Ireland’ .

  • Check into Irish guesthouse or hotel accommodation.

  • Killarney is an 15th century designed town with tree-lined streets and stunning castles in close proximity

  • Ross Castle is open to the public, fine example of an Irish Lakeside Castle

  • Have a social drink and enjoy good pub food in the many pubs in Killarney. There are great traditional Irish music sessions and nice restaurants in this vibrant town.

Day 2 Killarney to Killarney via Gap of Dunloe

  • Either take a rest day and cruise the Killarney lakes taking in the majestic Mountain views and a pony and trap ride over the Gap of Dunloe, plus a bit of shopping, relax if you wish.
  • Alternatively, drive the world famous Ring of Kerry, and the incredible Gap of Dunloe, the most beautiful glaciated valley in Europe, a challenging drive but very much worth the effort.

  • Continue around the route and deviate to drive the Skellig Ring, another awesome off shoot off the main Ring of Kerry

Day 3 Killarney to Celtic Rider via Rock of Cashel

  • Travel back to Celtic Rider via Rock of Cashel
  • Again, enjoy the agricultural midlands of Ireland as you drive back in the opposite direction to Day one.

  • Continue to Celtic Rider Rental station, gas up on way back, Last fuel stop saved in favourites in your Garmin.

  • We will assist with unpacking, check over of motorcycle and paperwork before arranging drop off to your hotel or Dublin Airport

Pricing & Details

Category A

  • €1,340 Single Rider
  • €1,590 Rider + Pillion
  • €2,410 2 Riders Sharing
  • BMW F750GS, Honda NC750X / CB 500X / CMX 500, Yamaha V-Star 950

Category B

  • €1,400 Single Rider
  • €1,650 Rider + Pillion
  • €2,530 2 Riders Sharing
  • BMW R1250GS, BMW R1250GS Adventure

Category C

  • €1,700 Single Rider
  • €1,950 Rider + Pillion
  • €2,830 2 Riders Sharing
  • Can-Am Spyder F3

Optional extras

Hire of premium guaranteed waterproof KLIM riding gear is €20 per day.

The Celtic Rider Package

  • Rental of motorcycle , which includes, top box, side cases and inner bags
  • Accommodation in Irish owned B&B guesthouses of a very high standard, personally hand selected by Paul Rawlins, founder and owner of Celtic Rider

  • Award winning 2 hour long orientation course specifically designed for riders from countries that ride on the opposite side of the road to Ireland which is guaranteed to enhance your overall riding experience, here in Ireland

  • Transfer to and from Celtic Rider Rental Station from either Dublin City or Dublin Airport

  • Comprehensive insurance, with an excess of €1,500 which is the maximum charged for accidental damage or theft

  • Unlimited mileage, full tank of fuel on departure, to be returned with full tank of fuel.

  • The latest Garmin Zumo 590, with our award winning routes pre-programmed for each days ride, map and comprehensive advice, prior to your departure
  • Helmet – Approved European Standard plus Richa Rainsuit

  • Breakdown cover, (excludes punctures as all bikes are supplied with repair kits)

  • Celtic Rider merchandise, Including t-shirt, baseball cap, neck bandana, warm fleece hoody and badges

  • Free secure storage of luggage cases at our premises

  • Breakfast every morning at your lodgings

  • Not included are fuel, food, drinks, ferries, parking, entrance to tourist sites, fines, tickets or any other personal costs you may incur during your trip

Some of Our Small Print

Riders must have a full license for riding the category of motorcycles that we rent and the rider must be 25 years of age or older.A pre-authorisation for damage excess of €1500 will be reserved on your credit card on collection of the motorcycle. For motorcycles going abroad the damage deposit is €2500. This is the maximum cost charged in the event of accidental damage or theft. Your signature on the rental agreement page shall constitute authority for us to debit the final total charges against your account and your specific card-issuing organization. Celtic Rider office staff must be notified immediately of any accidents.

Please refer to our Terms & Conditions

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