Some of the Experiences you can find in Killarney and beyond

A Day in the Killarney National Park

Experience the beautiful Killarney National park, find your own special place. We recommend going a little bit off the tourist trail, there are so many beautiful areas in the National park.

Best experience

  • Visit Muckross Abbey its free
Muckross Abbey Killarney

The Ring of Kerry & Skellig Ring

This could be the highlight of your trip to Ireland if you take the time to explore in a little more detail. So many unique places its very hard to pick a favourite, no doubt you will find yours.

Best experience

  • Walk on Derrynane Beach
Derrynane Beach Ring of Kerry

A Day to relax

Take a stroll through Killarney town, find a nice Coffee Shop, Restaurant or even a Pub. You will find many Pubs in Killarney serve food. Up the lanes you will find a few nice surprises. 

Best experience

  • Lunch at the Lakeside Bistro
Lakeside Bistro Killarney

Drive the Dingle Peninsula

Dingle Peninsula is the most Westerly point in Europe, and has the most Westerly beach at Coumeenole, spend some time here, regarded as one of the most scenic places in Europe.

Best experience

  • Pack a picnic for Coumeenole Beach
Coumeenole Beach Dingle

The Gap of Dunloe Tour

Experience the beautiful Gap of Dunloe, Lakes and Mountains a glacial valley leads into the Black Valley, views of the Reeks. Beyond lies Lord Brandon’s Cottage and the 22km boat journey to Ross Castle.

Best experience

  • Having Lunch at Lord Brandon’s cottage
Lord Brandon's Cottage Black Valley Killarney

Drive the Beara Peninsula

Another great Peninsula shared with our Cork neighbours, lots of windy roads with beautiful views around every corner. Boat trips to Garnish island are recommended

Best experience

  • Uragh Stone circle
Uragh Standing Stone Circle Beara

Climb Ireland's Mountain

Get a Guide of join a group and take on Ireland’s highest mountain. It’s a bit of a scramble on many parts of the climb so its suitable to experienced hikers and make sure you have a guide.

Best experience

  • The view and the achievement is the thing.
Carrauntoohil Ireland's highest mountain

Horse Riding in the National park

Killarney Riding Stables have unique trails in the Killarney National park with great views. Its best to book in advance, it is very popular year round and especially in the summer months.

Best experience

  • You get great views of the Native Red Deer
Horse Riding in Killarney Riding Stables

Evening at Killarney Brewery

Who doesn’t like drinking Beer, other drinks are available also for anyone looking for something else. Very popular locally is a Pizza and Beer at the Killarney Brewing Company

Best experience

  • Pizzas and Beer enough said.
Killarney Brewery

Surfing lessons at Inch beach

Inch beach has a very consistent swells coming in from the Atlantic and is an ideal place to learn to surf. Especially for those driving the Dingle peninsula, an hour and a half should do the trick.

Best experience

  • Standing up on a Surfboard for the first time.
Surfing on the Ring of Kerry

Cycle around the National park

Cycling around the Killarney National park, it relatively flat so you can get some serious sightseeing done in half a day but we recommend take the bike for the full day. E-bikes are also available

Best experience

  • Getting to the quiet places in the park

Climb Torc Mountain

Torc Mountain has possible the best view in Killarney, it is easy enough to climb in comparison to the steeper mountains. A well worn trail will get you to the top 535 meters, plenty of exercise.

Best experience

  • Wow the view
Top of Torc Mountain Killarney