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Kayaking Tour from Killarney, Including Ross Castle

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The right guide makes all the difference when it comes to kayaking—even on low-risk paddling trips like this one. Learn all about the history, geology, and native wildlife of the Lakes of Killarney from your local guide, as you paddle in a gentle loop on this small-group Killarney kayak tour. Wetsuits and buoyancy aids are included.
Highlights
  • Paddle the Lakes of Killarney’s placid waters with a local guide
  • Experience Killarney National Park and Ross Castle from the water
  • Gaze at spectacular scenery and learn local legends, history, and geology
  • Small-group tour suitable for first-timers and experts alike
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group at 15th-century Ross Castle, don your wetsuit and buoyancy aid, and learn the basics of paddling (if you don’t already know). Set off on the tranquil waters—conditions that are perfect for beginners—through Killarney National Park and the Lakes of Killarney. Look out for native wildlife and enjoy the panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes, as your guide explains how nature’s giant hand shaped this stunning terrain. Learn about Ross Castle’s turbulent history, as you admire the ruins from the water. By the end of the tour, even absolute beginners will be kayaking like veterans.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Ross Castle Car Park, Ross Road, Killarney, Bunrower, Co. Kerry, Ireland
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Equipment e.g. Wetsuit and Buoyancy Aid.
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Recommended to bring: trainers, swim wear to use underneath wetsuit, towel, spare clothes and shoes for after activity, food and water e.g. snacks, water (1 litre approximately)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Highly recommend this trip, our guide Michael was very friendly and welcoming on arrival. During the trip Michael was very informative and a very experienced guide. Myself and my partner really enjoyed this experience and would definitely return!! 10/10 experience
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Response from Mor_Active, Manager at Kayaking Tour from Killarney, Including Ross Castle
Responded 7 Oct 2019
Hi Denise, Thank you kindly for your wonderful review. We are so glad you had a wonderful time and hope you will join us again next soon! All the best, Sorcha
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This was an absolute perfect adventure for us in Killarney. The views are incredible and Michael was a great guide. He had so many historic stories to tell us throughout the trip and we really enjoyed ourselves from start to finish. I highly recommend it!
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Response from Mor_Active, Manager at Kayaking Tour from Killarney, Including Ross Castle
Responded 7 Oct 2019
Hi there, Thank you kindly for your wonderful review. We are so glad you had a wonderful time and hope you will join us again next soon! All the best, Sorcha
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Michael led an amazing kayak tour. Casual, comfortable and small...perfect for us. Great description of the history and geography of the area! Would highly reccomend !
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Fantastic kayak tour! brilliant guide, Michael was full of knowledge, history and stories about the area, really recommend it!
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Response from Mobile22266474112, Director of Sales at Kayaking Tour from Killarney, Including Ross Castle
Responded 22 Sep 2019
Hello Carolyn, Thank you for your kind words your feedback is greatly appreciated. Michael is one of our most experienced guides and will be delighted to hear you enjoyed your time on tour with him. We would love to welcome you back n tour with us again in the near future. Best wishes, Lisa
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We had Allanah as the tour guide on a pretty cloudy and later rainy day. So had some waves but this made the trip even more exciting. Alannah led us to little islands and through caves, told us super cool stuff how the area was formed and some history as well. Would definitely
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Response from Mobile22266474112, Director of Sales at Kayaking Tour from Killarney, Including Ross Castle
Responded 22 Sep 2019
Hello Dominic, Thank you so much for your kind words. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your kayaking session. Alannah is one of our most experienced guides and will be delighted to hear you enjoyed your time on tour with her. We would love to welcome you back on tour with us again in the near future. Best wishes, Lisa
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