Internationally renowned for its scenic beauty and scientific interest Killarney
National Park encompasses the three Lakes of Killarney and the mountains
and woods which surround them.
Muckross Abbey is a major ecclesiastical site situated in Killarney National Park.
It was founded in 1448 as a Franciscan friary by Donal McCarthy Mor and is in a remarkable state of preservation.
Where the Owengarriff River cascades through the wooded Friar’s Glen into Muckross Lake, you will find Torc Waterfall. A pretty path winds to the top of this 18m high waterfall revealing views of Torc Mountain.
The Kerry Bog Village
View a snapshot of Irish life during the 18th & 19th centuries. See bog
ponies, Irish wolfhounds and wild mountain goats in this Agri tourism award winning centre on the ring of Kerry road.
The ancestral home of Daniel O’Connell. Contains memorabilia from the life and
career of the lawyer, politician and statesman. Situated in Derrynane National Historic Park on 120 hectares of parklands and 1.5 km of coastline.
Dingle Oceanworld Aquarium
Oceanworld Aquarium, where the ocean comes to life! With over 1,000 species
of marine life, come and see for yourself: Penguins, Sharks, Loggerhead Turtle, Piranhas, Native & Tropical Species, our underwater world is there for you to explore.
The Aqua Dome is one of Ireland’s Largest Indoor Water worlds and offers tropical temperatures all year round. A visit to the Aqua Dome is a great day out for all the family.
Do & See
Ireland’s largest working windmill, it was built in 1800 and has been painstakingly
restored. There are guided tours to see the windmill working - weather permitting. The Visitor Centre contains a multi lingual exhibition and audio-visual presentation.
Crag Cave is a magical wonderland of stalagmites & stalactites, thought to be over one million years old. Tours, Gift Shop, Garden Café, Crazy Cave Play Centre and Kingdom Falconry, a new addition to Crag Cave.
Ross Castle was built in the 15th century and is typical of its style, with square bartizans on diagonally opposite corners and a thick end wall containing a tier of chambers and winding stairs.
Gap of Dunloe
A breathtaking passage in the Mcgillicuddy Reeks, the Gap of Dunloe was formed 2 million years ago by glacial movements. A popular and exciting form of transport through this narrow pass is by horse-drawn pony and trap.
This is a superb example of a circular stone fort and is more than 2,500 years old. It is 27 metres in diameter with a square-headed doorway and there are two small chambers inside.
Molly Gallivan’s Cottage &Traditional Farm
At Molly Gallivan’s you will experience the simple country lifestyle in rural Ireland before the days of electricity and modern conveniences. Molly’s enchanting cottage is over 200 years old, with animals, fowl and traditional farm machinery. Discover the ghostly remains of a famine dwelling and a Neolithic stone row part of a
rare ancient sun calendar.
Celtic & Prehistoric Museum
This local archaeological museum contains over 500 artefacts from the Stone, Bronze and Celtic Iron Ages as well as Viking, Roman and Saxon objects.
Boat Trips to Fungi The Dingle Dolphin
Since 1983 Fungi, a wild Bottlenose Dolphin, chose to make Dingle Harbour his home. Boat trips leave Dingle pier all day, every day, all year round to see Fungi, wild and free in his natural habitat.