2 hrs 30 mins

Set in the heart of Ireland’s first National Park, our kayak tour on the Lakes of Killarney will let you experience the unique beauty of Innisfallen Island and its rich history and wildlife diversity.
With every turn your heart will be captured with dramatic scenery of mountains that rise from the lakes shores, majestic ancient woodlands and crystal clear waters, as we journey out towards the spellbinding Innisfallen Island, home to a 6th Century Abbey and wild Sika deer. We will discover the island and lakes many hidden secrets of past and present before making our way back towards Ross Castle. An adventure experience not to be missed!!

  1. Explore the abbey ruins on Innisfallen Island
  2. Discover the lakes hidden secrets
  3. Learn about local myths and legends
  4. Gaze out upon spectacular scenery
  5. Experience nature close at hand
START/RETURN POINT                          Ross Castle Car Park (First car park on the right), Ross Road, Killarney
DEPARTURE DAYS Tuesday to Sunday
SCHEDULE  9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

(Please arrive 15 minutes before departure time)

  • Pair of trainers you don’t mind getting wet
  • Swim wear to use underneath wetsuit
  • No cotton clothing to be worn as these items of clothing will hold water and may accelerate chances of hypothermia
  • Suitable top (non cotton) and jacket to wear over wetsuit 
  • Towel, spare clothes and shoes for after activity
  • Food and water e.g. snacks, water (1 litre approximately)
Professional and experienced guide Wetsuit & buoyancy aid
Kayak equipment (Double sit on top Kayaks)
Any activities/services not listed on itinerary 

Experience Level required: None! Perfect for people experiencing kayaking for the first time.


09:30 AM - 09:45 AM:

Get equipped and safety debrief   

09:45 AM - 10:45 AM:

Kayak on the Lakes of Killarney

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM:

Visit Innisfallen Island

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM:

Kayak on the Lakes of Killarney

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM:

Arrive back and equipment check

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