Kerry

Top Attractions

Dingle Oceanwold Aquarium

Mara Beo – Dingle Ocean World is Ireland’s new spectacular Aquarium, overlooking the scenic Dingle Harbour, in County Kerry. OceanWorld reveals the fascinating species that live in the waters around the magnificent Dingle Peninsula. The experience is a journey through the Peninsula’s ancient sea culture and its people’s interaction with the sea from the pre-christian era to present times.

Dunloe Castle Gardens

The Gardens at Dunloe Castle combine the wild grandeur of loughs and mountains, with rarities of the plant world seldom seen elsewhere in Ireland. Apr-Oct.

Kenmare Heritage Centre

The Kenmare Heritage Centre provides a intregal insight into the history of the town. The centre’s tour covers a wide range of historical themes from generations gone by. A feature of the centre is the Sound Tours, available to all visitors. A heritage trail from the centre follows this tour.

Kerry Bog Village Museum

The Kerry Bog Village Museum and Village at Glenbeigh on the magnificent Ring of Kerry is a unique rural attraction. It aims to recreate life in Ireland during the 1800’s.

Kerry Woolen Mills

The Mills date originally from the seventeenth century, when a wollen manufacturing industry was established. Tours of the Mill give a delightful insight into how wool has been manufactured in Kerry, up to the present day.

Killarney Model Railway

Killarney Model Railway will provide enjoyment for all the family. Scores of trains running on over a mile of track, transport you through the landmarks of Europe.

Killarney Manor Banquets

A celebration of Irish Music, Song and Dance, while enjoying the finest of Irish fare in the company of The Lord and Lady of Killarney, their household and guests. A corporate and incentive event venue with a difference.

Muckross Gardens and Traditional Farms

Muckross House, Gardens and Traditional Farms are a fantastic experience for everyone. The House and its Gardens are kept magnificently, while the Farms show how farming used to be managed in more traditional times. Horse car and boat trips, as well as a crart workshop make for an eventful and enjoyable visit.

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.

The Ring of Kerry

No trip to Kerry is complete without including the panoramic Ring of Kerry drive on the Iveragh Peninsula. The 110-mile (176k) circuit takes in Killorglin, Glenbeigh, Caherciveen, Waterville, Sneem, Kenmare, and Killarney. Spectacular scenery.

The Skellig Islands

Boat trips to the Skellig Island run throughout the year, depending on the weather. The two Skellig islands, Skellig Michael and Small Skellig stand in the Atlantic Ocean 12km south west of Valentia. They are renowned for their scenery, seabird colonies and early Christian monastic architecture.

The Lakes of Killarney

The three main lakes of Killarney occupy a broad valley stretching south between the mountains. The Lower, Middle and Upper lakes, all lie within the Killarney National Park. Spectacular scenery.

Torc Waterfall

A striking waterfall approached by a very pleasant walk up a steep hill. Magnificent views from the summit.

Valentia Observatory

This is Irelands oldest synoptic weather station, located a few minutes from Cahersiveen town, on the Waterville road. Weather observations are made each hour and transmitted by telex to Dublin. Many historic instruments originally used are on display at the Observatory.