Paradise Island of Ireland

Valentia Island’s highest point and top tourist attraction, accessible by car on a fully paved road. All of Valentia Island can be seen from here with 360° views of the Blasket Islands, Dingle Peninsula, MacGillycuddy Reeks, Portmagee, the Skellig Rocks, and 60 miles to the western Atlantic horizon. A viewing deck jutting out over the edge gives a bird’s eye view of Fogher Cliffs. Encircling the mountain is the maagnificent Sky Path, a very beautiful 20-minute loop walk. Information panels on local history complete the experience.

Local tip: Sunrise (if you’re an early bird) and sunset are particularly stunning times to visit Geokaun Mountain & Cliffs.


Open Year Round during Daylight hours


Admission Rates Apply

Useful Information
  • 50 superb information panels
  • 4 viewing points at different elevations
  • 3 picnic areas
  • parking available at 4 car parks
Getting There

The bridge connects the island to the mainland. And a car & passenger ferry operates from April to September, from Renard Point to Valentia’s fishing village of Knightstown.

Directions from Knightstown village/the car ferry:
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 & Cliffs 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

Map Location: 51.917730, -10.350596
Contact Geokaun Mountain & Cliffs

Feaghmaan West, Valentia Island, Co. Kerry, Ireland

Eircode: V23 Y898
T: +353(0)87-168 3373
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