• Location: Killarney, Ireland
  • Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)
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The Killarney National Park is one of the highlights of the Ring of Kerry, but you don’t have to put on your hiking boots to enjoy its stunning scenery. This 1-hour Lakes of Killarney cruise is the perfect introduction, offering spectacular views of Ross Castle, Innisfallen monastery, the MacGillycuddy Reeks, and the wildlife of the Killarney Valley.


  • 1-hour Lakes of Killarney cruise
  • Cruise around the lakes, islands, and castles of the Killarney National Park
  • Pass historic landmarks such as Ross Castle and Innisfallen monastery
  • Glide beneath the MacGillycuddy Reeks, Ireland’s highest mountain range
  • Spot wildlife such as red deer and white-tailed eagle
  • Ideal tour for first-time visitors to Killarney or those short on time
  • Choice of departure times available throughout the day

What You Can Expect

Lakes of Killarney Cruise

Lakes of Killarney Cruise

Make your own way to the pier by Ross Castle in time for a 12pm, 1.45pm or 3.15pm departure, and hop aboard for a thrilling 1-hour cruise around the Killarney Lakes.

Set sail across Lough Léin and enjoy impressive views of the 15th-century Ross Castle and the ruins of St. Finian’s monastery on Innisfallen Island. Continue past Ross Island and the Copper mines, and take in magnificent views of the lakes, islands, and forests from the panoramic glass windows.

Listen to the on-board commentary as you pass beneath the dramatic peaks of the MacGillycuddy Reeks and catch sight of Ireland’s highest mountain, Carrauntoohil. If you’re lucky, you might also spot some of the national park’s wildlife, such as herds of red deer grazing on the lakeside or white-tailed eagles swooping overhead.

Your tour ends back at Ross Castle.

Customer Reviews

Jessica F

3 star rating: Worth doing August 2016

The Lakes of Killarney Cruise was beautiful, but I've paid 4 extra to have an pick up service that does not exist.

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