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Local Activities

Fishing is a very popular activity in Killarney and its surrounding areas. Themany lakes are naturally populated with fish, with brown trout and salmon aspeciality of the region. Angle from the shore, or head out on a boat to exploredeeper waters.

Walking and Cycling

Walking tours
 are readily available and very popularalso in the Killarney area if you wish to partake. Otherwise head out anddiscover the spectacular woodlands and lake areas by yourself. There are verywell established walking trails making exploring Killarney by foot a safepastime, and one that will invigorate and inspire.

  • 2 hour guided walks in the beautiful Killarney National Park are available daily, all year round. We will be happy to arrange a space for you on the excursion if you wish.
  • Muckross and Dinis is a 10mile circuit where you can walk, cycle or avail of one of the many jaunting carts around Killarney. You will travel through the most extensive natural yew woods in Europe extending 30 hectares on great carpets of moss.
  • Ross Island comprises of deciduous woodland, a flat, ever-changing lake, and mountain vistas. Visit the Ross Cottage ruins and from there journey to the historic copper mines. The mountain and lake panoramic views and native flora will leave you breathless, and the adventure is endlessly fascinating and exciting.
  • The Dingle Way is a well serviced trail, passing through the centre of many picturesque towns and villages. During your walk, enjoy superb scenery and historical and archaeological sites.


  • Ring of Kerry; the Ring of Kerry is part of the mystical and unspoilt region of Ireland that has attracted visitors for hundreds of years and is one of Ireland’s top attractions with absolutely breathtaking scenery. This tour circles the magnificent MacGillycuddy Reeks, the largest mountain range in Ireland. It's spectacular beauty is without question, and it is a natural centre for outdoor pursuits including golf, water-sports, cycling, walking, riding and the very best fishing for salmon and trout. The Ring of Kerry is a must for visitors
  • Dingle and Slea Head; the Dingle Peninsula has the most rugged Atlantic coastline in Kerry and is scattered with forts and prehistoric huts such as the 'Gallarus Oratory' which are fascinating to see. Slea Head is the most westerly point in Europe, and officially the last stop before New York!

  • Many other tours are available, and we will be delighted to assist you in choosing the ideal tour for you.

             Tours depart daily.

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