Killarney Kayaking Tour – Ross Castle

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  • 2 HoursDuration
  • KillarneyDestination
  • RCKTTour Code
  • Mar-OctDates
  • 3/5Physicality
  • 14Group Size

Embark on a Kayaking Adventure through the Heart of Killarney

Experience the Majesty of the Lakes with Killarney Kayaking

Immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of Killarney’s famed lakes with our captivating kayaking tour. This adventure is not just about paddling through the serene waters; it’s an exploration of the rich tapestry of history and nature that surrounds Ross Castle. Our tour offers a unique vantage point to discover the stunning geology of the Lakes of Killarney and delve deep into the historical significance of the iconic Ross Castle.

As you glide across the crystal-clear waters, let the stories of ancient times enchant you, bringing the past to life as you journey around the castle’s imposing structure. The kayak’s gentle movement allows for an intimate connection with the surrounding natural beauty, from the lush greenery along the shores to the wildlife that calls these waters home.

The Lakes of Killarney are a haven for kayakers, offering a serene escape from the hustle of everyday life. Whether you’re a seasoned paddler or trying kayaking for the first time, our tour caters to all skill levels. Join us on this unforgettable journey, where every stroke takes you deeper into the heart of Killarney’s natural wonders. Get ready to experience kayaking on the Lakes of Killarney like never before, an adventure that combines the thrill of exploration with the tranquility of nature.

Why You Will Love This Tour

  • Discover the Lakes of Killarney
  • Experience the fun of kayaking
  • Learn about the history of Ross castle
  • 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)

1:00pm – 3:00pm and 3:30pm – 5:30pm

(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
  • Water (500 ml approximately)
Tour Highlights

1:00pm – 3:00pm Ross Castle Kayak Tour 


Meet and Register

1:00pm - 2:45pm:

Ross Castle Kayak Tour 

2:45pm - 3:00pm:

Arrive back and equipment check 


Tour Finishes

3:30pm – 5:30pm Ross Castle Kayak Tour 


Meet and Register

3:30pm - 5:15pm:

Ross Castle Kayak Tour 

5:15pm- 5:30pm:

Arrive back and equipment check 


Tour Finishes


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