The Lakes of Killarney are a very popular scenic attraction in the Kerry and they are located in the Killarney National Park. The world famous lakes consist of three lakes known as Lough Leane, Muckross Lake and Upper Lake and they offer spectacular views of Killarney's magnificent scenery. The lakes are surrounded by the Macgillycuddy Reeks mountain range which includes Carrauntoohill, Ireland's highest peak.
You can explore the sparkling Lakes of Killarney as many boat trips and water cruises embark from Ross Castle and will take you on a short boat trip around the lakes and out to Inisfallen Island where you can explore the ruins of Innisfallen Monastery.
You can also take a guided Kayak tour on the lakes and a spectacular sunset Kayak trip where you will experience the breathtaking scenery.
The variety of boat tours and water bus tours take you along Lough Leane, the largest lake, and set sail from Ross Castle, Muckross Boat House, Lord Brandon's Cottage and Dinis Cottage. Plenty of wonderful sites to see and historic places to explore.