Killarney Kayak Tour – Innisfallen Island

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  • 2 hrs 30 minsDuration
  • KillarneyDestination
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  • Mar-OctDates
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  • 14Group Size

Explore the Serenity of Killarney National Park by Kayak

Kayaking in Killarney National Park: A Journey to Innisfallen Island

Set in the heart of Ireland’s first National Park, our Killarney kayaking tour on the Lakes of Killarney will let you experience the unique beauty of Innisfallen Island, a treasure trove of history, wildlife diversity, and natural beauty.

As you paddle through the pristine waters, be captivated by the stunning backdrop of towering mountains, lush woodlands, and the serene beauty of the lake itself. Innisfallen Island, with its rich history dating back to the 6th Century, awaits to tell its tales. Home to the ancient Innisfallen Abbey and the free-roaming wild Sika deer, the island is a living museum and a haven for wildlife enthusiasts.

Our kayak tour offers more than just a glimpse into the past; it’s a journey into the heart of Killarney’s natural splendor. Experience outdoor activities in Killarney like never before, where every stroke of the paddle brings you closer to the soul of this magnificent landscape. From the hidden coves to the open vistas, this tour is an unmissable experience for anyone looking to engage in water sports in Killarney and connect with nature in its purest form.

Join us as we navigate towards Ross Castle, completing a journey that transcends time and leaves you with memories that will last a lifetime. The beauty of Killarney National Park is just a kayak away – are you ready to discover it?

Why You Will Love This Tour

  • Explore the abbey ruins on Innisfallen Island
  • Discover the lakes hidden secrets
  • Learn about local myths and legends
  • Gaze out upon spectacular scenery
  • Experience nature close at hand

Start Location

Ross Castle, Lower Car Park, Ross Road, Killarney

Finish Location

Ross Castle, Lower Car Park, Ross Road, Killarney

Departure Day(s)

Tuesday to Sunday

Departure Time(s)

09:30am – 12:00pm (Please arrive 15 minutes before departure time)


  • Professional and experienced guide
  • Wetsuit & buoyancy aid
  • Kayak equipment (Double sit on top Kayaks)

Not Included

  • Any activities/services not listed on itinerary

What to Bring

  • 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)
Tour Highlights


Meet and Register 

9:30am - 11:45am:

Innisfallen Kayak Tour 

11:45am - 12:00pm:

Arrive back and equipment check 


Tour Finishes


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