Create magical long lasting memories with the family by checking out our Top 10 things to do for families in Killarney. Enriched with the stunning landscape, the town itself is a haven for families with various activities suitable for the whole family.
No matter if your family is adventurous or not, Killarney has a wide range of activities providing your family, the perfect variety to ensure a fun-filled holiday is enjoyed.

1. Take a boat trip on the Lakes of Killarney

Why not explore the stunning surroundings of Killarney with a picturesque boat trip. Boat trips in Killarney provide an amazing way to visit Killarney’s most beautiful attractions such as Innisfallen Island, Dinis Cottage, Gap of Dunloe, Lord Brandon’s Cottage, Meetings of the Waters and Muckross House.

2. Rent a few bicycles & Explore the fabulous Killarney National Park

With over 10,000 hectares to explore, bikes can be rented across the town. Ross Castle, Muckross House, Muckross Abbey, Torc Waterfall, the Gap of Dunloe are just some of the fabulous cycle trails that are popular with visitors to the town.

3. Visit Kennedy’s Pet Farm

The all-weather pet farm is located just 5 miles outside Killarney and is ideal for a fun family day out. The farm is home to a huge a variety of animals, such as pigs, horses, calves, sheep, lambs, donkeys, ducks, rabbits, geese, goslings and even a Peacock.

4. Go Horse Riding in the National Park

The Killarney Riding Stables offers Hacking, Trekking, and Trail riding into the national park.  The trails go into Knockreer Estate and take in great views of the mountains, lake, flora, and fauna.

5. Deerpark Pitch & Putt

Does your family enjoy golf, but don’t fancy the tedious work of a full course. Then, Deerpark Pitch & Putt is definitely worth a visit. The average player will complete a round on the Deerpark Pitch & Putt 18-hole course in about 90 minutes compared to around 4 hours for a game of Golf.

6. Killarney Big Red Bus

Why not hop on and hop off with the open top red big bus, that provides live commentary and includes various highlight stops, such as Muckross House and Gardens, Torc Waterfall, Ross Castle and Killarney Town Centre

7. Kingdom Falconry

Providing you with a unique opportunity to get up and close with a variety of awe-inspiring birds, Kingdom Falconry is getting great reviews and reputation for providing families with a fun-filled day for the family

8. Killarney Waterbus

The Killarney Waterbus Tour is a fantastic tour of the stunning Killarney Lakes and Mountains. The Waterbus will take you on a cruise of Lough Leane, and the tour includes a glimpse of the monastic ruins of Innisfallen Island, and the beautiful waterfall known locally as O’Sullivan Cascade.

9. Killarney Cinema

If an outdoor outing is off the cards, then a trip to the Killarney Cinema will be the perfect alternative. Located practically in the center of the town, it is a great way to spend a couple of hours in Killarney.

10. Star Outdoors Kenmare

Looking for some great thrill-seeking activity that the whole family can enjoy, then a trip to Star Outdoors in nearby Kenmare is definitely advised. Some fantastic packages are available to all those who enjoy watersports that includes activities such as Family Cruise Special, Crazy Kayaking, and Amazing Archery.