Explore and discover Killarney’s activities and the unmissable things to do. Get a jaunting cart which is an adventure in itself and visit Muckross House, Garden and Traditional Farms. Muckross incorporates Craft workshops, Nature trails, free audio visual, Restaurant and craft shop which is located 3.5 miles outside Killarney Town. For more information visit: www.muckross-house.ie
Take in the falls out at Torc Waterfall and the Gap of Dunloe, or take the kids to Kennedy’s pet farm or to see the exotic animals of Coolwood Wildlife Park. Plenty of choice is the essence of a good holiday.
For a splashing good time take the kids to the Aqua Dome in Tralee. The aqua dome is one of the biggest water worlds in Ireland. The place is a water wonderland buildt inside as a medieval castle. Experience the raging rapids and splash out with the bubble slide fountain and mushroom spray .For the adults enjoy the sauna and steam room in the health suite. For the boys be sure not to miss out on the Aqua Golf 18 hole miniature golf course with bunkers and water hazards to challenge your putt.
Water coach Cruise
The water coach cruise is a relaxing and enjoyable cruise through the National Park. It is a heated indoor modern vessel enjoyable for all ages. Family rates for 2 children and two adults are €25.00.It departs from the historical Ross Castle which is 1 mile from Killarney Town Centre and is worth visiting.
Inch Beach Water sports
Surfing, Kite surfing wind surfing and kayaking are ideal for Inch beach on the Dingle Peninsula near Glenbeigh on The Ring of Kerry. It’s just over a 20 minute drive from Killarney. It is here the roaring Atlantic Ocean meets the Kerry coastline which causes large swells on the Kerry sandy blue flag beach. Wetsuits, boards and kayaks can all be rented from The Kingdom Waves team on Inch beach.
If it rains a great family day out to Crag Cave is quiet magical for the kids. It is a colourful wonderland of stalagmites and stalactites. Friendly guides will inform you of the cave’s origins and the magical formations that are older than mankind. An indoor soft play area full of fun activities for children up to 12yrs of age is a highlight o the little ones. For the adults there is a new garden restaurant and gift shop where you will find all home baking goodies.
For those of you brave enough experience Killarney’s ghost tour. It is suitable for all the family. Listen to stories on ghosts, fairies, and where spirits roam freely in Killarney’s historical sites. Have a spooky time!
Indoor Soft Play and Party Centre which is suitable for children 0-12 years.
Let them free to experience the astra slide, ball cannon, Air Hockey, sports area, Interactive lights and the toddler car track including many more.
Frank Lewis Gallery is open all year with a new exhibition every month. There is a selection of paintings and sculptures by leading and emerging Irish Artists always in stock.
Killarney riding stables is a family run located 1 mile outside Killarney Town centre. The O’Sullivans provides transport to and from the Killarney Royal Hotel. The stables cater for all levels of riding. You will enjoy and experience the tumbling mountains, the finest scenery and the sparkling lakes that The Killarney National Park has to offer.
Polar Penguin Exhibition
The Dingle Oceanworld is a magical place for kids and the grown up's to discover all the species that live underwater.You can experience the mysteries of the deep amazonian displays such as the pirannas. There are some sharks for the brave to watch, or enjoy the opportunity of holding a star fish or stroking little nemo. A dayout for all ages.