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  • 2 DaysDuration
  • KillarneyDestination
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2-day Adventure Tour of Killarney 

This discovery tour through The Land of Eternal Youth is the best way for you to experience real adventure in Ireland’s most spectacular destination, Killarney.           

This experience is all about you discovering the real Killarney. From a guided tour of Muckross Estate and Gardens to kayaking on the Lakes of Killarney, you can feast your eyes upon the most amazing scenery of wild and untouched landscapes. You can also learn a thing or two about Killarney’s geology, history, and fantastic myths and legends for an experience you will never forget. 

In addition, you get plenty of time in between these adventures to relax, explore Killarney’s amazing national park or experience its vibrant colourful, and atmospheric streets. Find out more about this carefully crafted Killarney tour below, our range of Killarney tours, and take a look at our wider range of tours of Ireland if you’re looking for a bigger trip. And please get in touch if you have any questions. 

Why You Will Love This Killarney Tour

  • Explore the spectacular setting of Killarney and its national park
  • Guided tour of Muckross Estate and Gardens
  • Take a kayak tour on the beautiful Lakes of Killarney
  • Discover amazing scenery and learn about local myths and legends
  • Experience the vibrancy of Killarney town

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Finish Location


Departure Day(s)

Tuesday to Sunday

Departure Time(s)

9:30 am – Please arrive by 09:15 am for a prompt departure


  • Experienced guides
  • Professionally designed and easy to follow daily itineraries
  • Daily recommendations for food, entertainment and additional activity experiences
  • 24/7 support service so no matter where you are or what time of the day it is we are just a call away to help you.
  • Photos of your tour experience
  • Innisfallen or Ross Castle Kayak Tour
  • Visit Killarney National Park

Not Included

  • Accommodation - we are happy to organise your preferred accommodation option or you can check out our multi-day and self drive tour offers which include accommodation
  • Meals - we are happy to arrange breakfast, lunch and dinner for you at your preferred venues
  • Airfare - International or Domestic Flights
  • Any activities/services not listed on itinerary
2-Day Killarney Tour Highlights
2-day Killarney Tour Itinerary

Day 1:Guided Tour of Muckross Estate and Gardens

The first day of your unique experience takes you on a spectacular guided tour of Muckross Estate and Gardens in the heart of Killarney National Park.

Our magical journey takes in Muckross Abbey and Lake, Torc Waterfall, ancient woodlands and finally a visit to Muckross gardens. Enjoy majestic and unparalleled views of the Lakes of Killarney and its surrounding mountains. Equally, learn about the geological makeup of this region and why this estate is so significant along with other fantastic myths and legends for an experience you will never forget.

Later that afternoon, you can explore Killarney, have dinner and if you aren’t too tired, a night of music in the heart of vibrant town.

NB* You can also upgrade to our guided hike of Carrauntoohil, Ireland’s highest mountain, which is available every Saturday. The upgrade cost is €25 per person. Carrauntoohil Guided Hike is suitable for children aged 10+ with a moderate to high level of fitness.

Day 2:Kayak Tour on the Lakes of Killarney

On day two, your adventure is a spectacular kayak tour on the Lakes of Killarney. You can choose from the listed options below and later that afternoon you can either relax, wander through Killarney’s ambient streets or explore the amazing history of Killarney National Park. before we say a fond farewell.  

Option 1: Innisfallen Kayak Tour 9:30am-12:00pm

If you are an early riser and wish to explore Killarney in the afternoon, then we have the perfect mesmerizing kayak tour for you.

Our Innisfallen kayak tour 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!!

Option 2: Ross Castle Kayak Tour 1:00pm-3:00pm

Our Ross Castle Kayak Tour is a gentle kayak experience exploring the incredible history of Ross Castle and experiencing the lake’s unique wild nature.  
This spectacular kayak tour is the best way to experience the Lakes of Killarney and offers you a real unique insight into the historical importance of Ross Castle. We will also delve into how its surrounding landscape was formed and observe its beautiful nature close at hand. 

That afternoon, you can either relax, wander through Killarney’s ambient streets or explore the amazing history of Killarney National Park by bicycle before return to Killarney where we say a fond farewell and hope that one day we shall meet each other again on this small island, that is now forever your home away from home.