Geokaun Mountain and Cliffs, Valentia Island

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#1 of 16 in Things to do in Valentia Island
51.9153°N 10.3500°W

Geokaun Mountain and Cliffs is a family mountain park. You can walk or drive to the summit which is 888feet/270metres high. There are 3 parking areas at intervals to the top, so it is very accessible and enjoyable for anyone, from kids to experienced hikers. There are 4 viewing areas, including a viewing deck at (180 metre/600 feet) cliffs. The summit is the highest point on Valentia Island, so you can see amazing sights such as The Skelligs, Dingle and The Blaskets, Kerry's highest peak- Carrantouthal, Beginis Island, Valentia lighthouse, Portmagee, and the Atlantic stretching Westwards as far as the eye can see. Enjoy your lunch at any of the picnic tables at various locations on the mountain. Also, there are 36 information panels about the mythology, history, wildlife and geography of the area. Feel free to upload your pics to the facebook page if you have visited!Entrance fee of €5 per car/family OR €2 per pedestrian/cyclist.
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  • This is a privately run “attraction” which is really well organized, from the information available to clean toilets to the provision of picnic areas sheltered from the wind. The views are sensational...  more »
  • Travel to Valentia Island crossing at the bridge. There are only 3 roads upper, middle and lower You can drive around the island and exit on the bridge which will enable you to continue exploring the ...  more »
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