Top Ten Things to do in Killarney.
Ross castle is a 15th Century tower house steeped in Irish history. It is open for guided tours seasonally and it gives a look into the lives of those in 15th century Ireland. Fun for all the family and has beautiful views overlooking the lake. While visiting Ross Castle, hop aboard the MV Pride of the Lakes and enjoy a leisurely cruise on Lough Leane
Muckross House is a 19th century estate covering about 13,000 acres. It is open for tours seasonally and is a beautiful estate in near perfect condition. Beside the house there is also a café, a tourist shop and The Muckross Traditional Farms. The Traditional Farms is a very unique experience as you get to see just how life was like in the 1930-40s for the poor and the wealthy.
Torc Waterfall is an impressive 20 meters high and 110 meters long waterfall that flows from Mangerton Mountain. It is situated at the base of Torc Mountain and is a very popular destination due to its beauty. It is in the middle of the National Park and well worth a visit.
Muckross Abbey was originally a monastery built by 6th century monks, but the current version of the abbey was built in the later 15th century. It is available to explore all year round and is full of winding corridors and beautiful nature.
The traditional horse and cart is a very unique and exciting way to experience Killarneys attractions as it takes passengers around The National Park and the “Jarveys” explain the history of the sites.
Innisfallen Island is situated in Lough Leane, one of the three Lakes of Killarney. It is home to the ruins of Innisfallen Abbey, which was first built in the 7th century. Catch a ride to the Island by boat from Ross Castle pier and look around the monastery where it is believed Brian Boru, Famous Irish King, studied.
Escape Killarney is an escape room situated in the middle of the town. It has two exciting rooms sure to challenge you and your friends. It is owned by locals and is guaranteed to be a fun time.
Killarney Hop-On Hop-Off Bus:
If you’re looking for a convenient way to travel to all of Killarney’s wonderful sights, The Killarney Hop-on Hop-off Bus is perfect. This bus takes passengers all over killarney to see Ross Castle, Muckross Abbey, Torc Waterfall and more. It makes travelling to lots of destinations much easier.
The INEC Arena:
The INEC is one of the best entertainment venues in the country. It has lots of different bands, acts and shows all under the same roof. Famous bands such as Picture This and Kodaline have played here as well as Famous shows such as Dirty Dancing the musical. It’s a great night out and the venue has an electric atmosphere.
Situated a bit out of outside of the town, Killarney Falconry is a unique experience where you walk through the beautiful lakelands of killarney and watch hawks do aerial acrobatics and even interact with them!