People have been escaping to Killarney – in the ancient Kingdom of Kerry – for over 250 years. They come for the legendary beauty: the lakes, waterfalls, mountain peaks and heart stopping views. And they come for the craic agus ceol: the good times and the banter, the pubs, live music, and easy Irish charm. It’s known as “the home of the traditional Irish welcome”, because this is where Irish tourism began.

Family Owned and Run

Killarney has been in the business of tourism since the 1700s. It is a medium sized town with a population of approximately 12,000 people and the majority of local businesses are family owned as they have been for generations. When an exciting event like Ireland BikeFest Killarney roars into town, everyone rolls out the welcome mat to ensure our guests have much fun and adventure.

Killarney has some of the best scenic and outdoor activities to suit the whole family.


Kennedy’s Animal Pet Farm & Playground

This well-established farm has a great variety of birds and animals waiting to be admired. Located 8km from the town, this Pet Farm & Playground offers kids a chance to learn and play in a charming environment.


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Kingdom Falconry

Kingdom Falconry offers you the unique opportunity to get up close and personal with a variety of our majestic and awe-inspiring birds of prey – eagles, hawks, falcons and owls


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Muckross Traditional Farms

Suitable for all ages – explore 3 separate working farms from the 1930s and 1940s giving an exciting representation of the life and farming styles of the time. Each farmhouse comes with animals, poultry and horse drawn farm machinery. Visit the blacksmith’s forge, a carpenter’s workshop or hop onto the Muckross Vintage Coach which drives from farm to farm.


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Jaunting Car Tours

Take a step back in time by experiencing Ireland’s most traditional mode of transport with a Jaunting Car Tour/ horse and carriage to view Killarney’s most loved beauty hotspots.


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Crag Cave & Crazy Play

This place offers a wonderful and exciting adventure for any child, and adults too! Explore the history of the cave with its stalagmites and stalactites. Tour guides will explain it’s intriguing origin and discovery.


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Horse Riding & Pony Trekking

All levels of riding experience are catered for in these scenic guided tours of the famous National Park with local riding stables.

Walking & Hiking

Killarney something to suit walkers and hikers of all levels, from a gentle stroll around the lakes to enjoying the challenges of Carrantouhill.


Follow the many trails within the National Park for a wonderful way to spend the day. Bikes can be hired from numerous locations around the town.


Home to superb championship courses, including the 2010 Irish Open course, Killeen, Killarney and it’s surrounds is truly a golfer’s paradise. Whether you are a beginner or a self-proclaimed pro, Killarney jas the course for you.


The many rivers and lakes throughout Killarney are a haven for fishing enthusiasts. The Flesk River is renowned for its spring-run of salmon and the River Laune has excellent stocks of salmon and trout. Rods, tackle and information can be found at a number of shops in town.


Muckross House & Gardens

This is one of Killarney’s premier attractions, boasting amazing Victorian House & Gardens nestled in the National Park. There are daily tours in the peak months or simply wander around the extensive grounds and gardens.

Ross Castle

This is one of Killarney’s premier attractions, boasting amazing Victorian House & Gardens nestled in the National Park. There are daily tours in the peak months or simply wander around the extensive grounds and gardens.

Lake Cruise

Jump aboard the M.V. Pride of the Lakes – the perfect way to discover the hidden gems on the lakes of Killarney. This enclosed, heated vessel departs from Ross Castle daily during the summer months.

Day Trips

Want to sit back and let somebody else do the driving? Explore all that Kerry has to offer with one of the many scenic guided couch trips including Ring of Kerry, Dingle & Slea Head and the Killarney Highlights Tours.

Killarney Brewing & Distilling Company

Killarney Brewing & Distilling Company, located in Fossa, Killarney, is a prominent craft brewery and distillery in County Kerry, Ireland.

  • Products: The company produces a range of craft beers and spirits, including whiskey, gin, and vodka. Their products are often inspired by local legends and the natural surroundings of Killarney.
  • Experience: The distillery and brewery offer tours where visitors can learn about the brewing and distilling processes, taste their products, and understand the craftsmanship behind each beverage.