A convenient place to start your exploration of Ireland's oldest national park, Torc Waterfall offers panoramic views of the region's three interlinked lakes. You can reach the base of the waterfall via a short trail through a densely wooded area, covered in moss and known for attracting herds of native red deer. This waterfall is an important natural landmark on one of the country's major long-distance walks, a 214 km (133 mi) long circular trail that begins and ends in the nearby town of Killarney. You can access this popular trail by ascending a series of steps just to the left of the waterfall. To see the fall at its full glory, visit after a heavy rain. Put Torc Waterfall into our Killarney road trip site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Killarney.
Tours To Torc Waterfall
Private Tour:Ring of Kerry,Skellig Ring,Kerry Cliffs and Valentia from Killarney BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $178
Duration: 6 to 8 hours
Ring of Kerry Day Tour from Killarney: Including Killarney National Park BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $36
Duration: 6 hours
Torc Waterfall Reviews
One of my favourite waterfall spots except be warned it's very popular! It's a very short, easy walk and the whole way are flowing cascades even in the middle of summer when we were there! I enjoyed the greenery the whole walk and the parking was free but very busy, we ended up parking on the side of the road
It was a nice waterfall, a short and relatively easy walk from the parking lot. A bit crowded, and the visitors’ center was closed (not sure what the hours are). Nice stop along the Ring of Kerry, but not my favorite part by any means.
Plan your trip to Killarney
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
See all ›
Side trips from Killarney
Hidden gems in Killarney
See all ›
See all ›
Nearby attractions in Killarney
Plans to Torc Waterfall by other users
16 days in United Kingdom & Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Ireland & United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, teens, kids, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: August, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 36 days in United Kingdom & Ireland BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 7 days in County Kerry BY A USER FROM IRELAND July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Dublin & County Kerry BY A USER FROM IRELAND July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Killarney BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium