Frequently Asked Questions

We are open 24/7 and 365 days of the year. 

Geokaun is located at Feaghmaan West, Valentia Island, Co. Kerry.

The co-ordinates of Geokaun Mountain & Cliffs are: Latitude 51.9227777 and Longitude -10.3463888.

You can also search ‘Geokaun Mountain’ on any maps app. See Google map below.

Directions from the ferry/Knightstown:

1.Exit the car & passenger ferry and turn right

2.Drive up through the village and at the ‘Y’ junction take the right road

3.Continue for 2.7km. After the wooded area take a sharp left

4.Then take the next right

5.Continue on this road for 1.7km

6.Geokaun Mountain entrance will be on your right

Directions from Portmagee/the bridge:

1.Cross the bridge and take the next left at the ‘T’ junction

2.Continue for 1.5km and take a right

3.Continue for 4km and Geokaun Mountain entrance will be on your left

Driving distance

-Cahersiveen – 21km

-Waterville – 26km

-Killarney – 84km

-Kerry Airport – 85km

-Tralee – 88km

-Cork City – 165km

-Shannon Airport – 200km

-Dublin Airport – 380km

Cost of entry is:

€6 per car/family

€4 for motorbike

€3 for pedestrian/cyclist

Or €2 per bus passenger
There are 4 car parks at various points, including the summit. So, you don’t need to miss out on any views if you need to stay in your car. Please note if you want to see the Cliffs, there is a short 150m walk from the car park to the viewing deck. It’s a relatively flat walk.

See map of Geokaun here. You can drive or walk on the road marked in orange.
The loop walk is approximately 1.5km long. There are 2 other shorter walks to Miner’s View and to the Cliff viewing deck. See map of Geokaun here.
-We have over 50 information panels about local history, folklore, wildlife, sea birds, the Skelling Islands and much more

-We have a replica stone hut of those found on the Skellig Michael and featured in the recent Star Wars movies

-Picnic tables for you to enjoy your meal al fresco

-In the summer months, we open a little food shop for coffee, tea, water and treats

-You can take you photo under the Wild Atlantic Way sign near the summit
Yes, we have several picnic tables at various spots. Check the large map near the entrance to find them. You can have a meal with a view!  
For the summer months we open a small shop near the entrance. We sell tea, coffee, water, soft drinks, ice-cream, chocolate and crisps. Everything you need for your walk or picnic! 

Unfortunately, not yet. Please keep this in mind before you visit.

The cliff viewing deck is completely safe. However, it's important that adults supervise the children they have brought with them.

There is no limit to time spent in one day.

Check the weather conditions before coming and be aware that weather conditions can change. It is a good idea to have a rainproof jacket.

Yes, dogs are welcome if they are on a lead.