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Things to Do


Even if you do not do afternoon activities at the school. There are many things you can do alone or with your family.

Please see Things To Do & See – Killarney

This is a great Blog (in English) about things to do in Killarney



Historical Sites/Landmarks

Ross Castle

Innisfallen Island

Muckross House and Gardens

Muckross Abbey

Muckross Traditional Farms

Ladies’ View

St. Mary’s Cathedral

Killarney House


Nearby Walking Routes

The Blue Pool (2km)

Knockreer Circular Walk (3km)

Library Point, Ross Island Walk (5km)

Muckross Lake and Torc Waterfall (6km)

Tomies Wood Loop Walk (6km)

Old Kenmare Road – Killarney National Park (16km)


Nearby Mountain Climbing Routes

Torc Mountain Walk

Strickeen Mountain Walk

Mangerton Mountain

Carrauntoohil (Highest Mountain in Ireland)

Cardiac Hill


Walking Tours

Kerry Climbing

Lodge and Reeks Guiding Kerry

Celtic Nature Walking Tours

Killarney Guided Walks 



Bike Rental

Killarney Rent-a-Bike

Killarney Bike Rental


Day Trip / Bus Tour Companies

Deros Tours

Corcoran Tours

Wild Kerry Day Tours / O Connor Bus Tour

Private Guided Tours with Mary G

Private Guided Tours with Peter Stanley

Big Red Bus Tour

Rabbie’s Tours (discount for students; Contact school)


Indoor Activities

The Escape Room

The Caddy Shack

Swimming pools, for example: Coral Leisure Centre, Aquila Leisure Centre, etc.

Cinemas, for example: Omniplex Killarney  or Cinema Killarney

Killarney Outlet Centre

Killarney Library


Clay Fun

Tralee Bowling   (30 minutes)

Dingle Aquarium    (70 minutes)


Water Activites

Kingdom Waves Surf School  (40 minutes)

Ballyhass Waterpark    (50 minutes)

Star Outdoors Kenmare    (50 minutes)

Emerald Outdoors   (50 minutes)

Jamie Knox Watersports (60 minutes)


Outdoor Activities

Wild N Happy Killarney

Aquila Club

Deerpark Pitch and Putt

Killarney Playground

Splatball / Paintball    (35 minutes)

Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco and Activity Park   (70 minutes)

Dingle Boat Tours   (70 minutes)

Dingle Dolphin Boat Tours (70 minutes)


Beaches (some of which offer watersport activities too)

Inch beach   (40 minutes)

Rossbeigh beach  (45 minutes)

Ballybunion beach  (60 minutes)

There are 12 Blue Flag beaches in Kerry. Please see more information here. 


Jaunting Car Tours

Killarney Jaunting Cars

Killarney House and Carriage Tours



Kennedy’s Pet Farm

Muckross Traditional Farm

Kissane’s Sheep Farm  (35 minutes)

Sandy Feet Farm (50 minutes)



Killarney Riding Stables

Pony Tales Stables  (15 minutes)

Abbeyglen Equestrian  (20 minutes)



Gleneagle INEC

Celtic Steps

Gaelic Roots


Bars (click here)

Restaurants (click here)

Cafes (click here)










Summer camp / Afternoon activities in Ireland. English language students discuss Killarney School of English: English classes, afternoon activities and host family accommodation in Killarney,