Killarney town & surrounding area plays host to a plethora of activities for all ages.
The World Famous Killarney Golf & Fishing Club is just outside the town and has played host to the Irish Open on more than one occasion. Once referred to as "Heavens Reflex" and the "Nearest Golf Club to Heaven!" and with 3 Championship courses the Killarney Golf & Fishing Club can offer 3 totally unique options and challenges to the golfer.
Fishing is also a major pastime in Killarney with the majestic Lakes of Killarney offering some of the best Salmon and Trout waters in Ireland. Trout fishing on Killarney's Lakes is free and, for a small licence fee you can hunt for the magnificent wild Atlantic Salmon.
A bike ride through the National Park is a must for the cycling enthusiast with the majestic Killarney Lakes and McGillycuddy Reeks offering a stunning backdrop.
There are many walks and trails around Killarney ranging from a two hour tourist trail around the town itself to the 215km (135 miles) long distance walking route ("The Kerry Way") from Killarney around the Ring of Kerry. Visitors can enjoy various day trips around the area. The Gap of Dunloe Tour is highly recommended and discovers Killarney at its mystical best. Torc Waterfall is one of the finest waterfalls in Ireland and Ladies View offers some of the most spectacular views of the Killarney valley.
Visitors can enjoy various day trips around the area. The Gap of Dunloe Tour is highly recommended and discovers Killarney at its mystical best, Torc Waterfall is one of the finest waterfalls in Ireland and Ladies View offers some of the most spectacular views of the Killarney valley.
Visitors without their own transport can travel in the traditional jaunting-cars, water buses or in modern coaches around the area.
With cars having access only to Muckross House car park, the Muckross and Dinis Tour is best done by jaunting-car, bicycle or on foot. The 21km (13 miles) round trip has some of the finest and most beautiful scenery in the country and affords magnificent views of the Lake District.
There are many places of interest and of historical importance to visit in Killarney, such as waterfalls, churches and monuments; the town is an excellent centre for shops and cinema and for the evenings there are singing pubs, banqueting, cabarets, dancing, drama and the famous INEC hosting concerts and events fro all over the world.