Killarney National Park

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Co. Kerry, Ireland, Killarney
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  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +353-18882000
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 08:30 Hrs
  • Tags: National Park, Waterfall, Scenic Drive, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot, Nature

A priceless gem in Ireland, the Killarney National Park is worthy of a day trip. Do try to cycle around the park through its beautiful tall-trees while you come across wildlife like the Red Deer- a special sight.

Highlights include:

  • Cycling through the National Park
  • Visiting the Torc mountain and waterfall

The national park is the perfect picnic spot if you are travelling with family and friends.

  • Do try to cycle around the Knockreer region as this is popular among tourists.
  • Visit the Torc Waterfall.
  • There is a 24 hour pedestrian access to the Knockreer and Ross Island sections of the National Park.

  • Jaunting Cars 

  • Muckross House Tearoom

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  • Killarney National Park Address: Co. Kerry, Ireland, Killarney
  • Killarney National Park Contact Number: +353-18882000
  • Killarney National Park Timing: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Killarney National Park Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Killarney National Park(preferred time): 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Killarney National Park: 08:30 Hrs
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  • 43.12% of people who visit Killarney include Killarney National Park in their plan

  • 75.65% of people start their Killarney National Park visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 8 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Killarney National Park

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Killarney National Park

People normally club together Lakes Of Killarney and Torc Mountain while planning their visit to Killarney National Park.

People also prefer to start their day with Killarney National Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • All I can say is Wow. Fabulous. Beautiful. So much to see. Camera place for sure. Jaunting cars for hire cycling hires. Or just lovely place to go for an evening walk. Killarney is such a beautiful town. Something there for everyone of all ages! I highly recommend hiring a Bike you see a lot more of National park cycling at your own speed and pace. Plenty to see. For all family even the dog can have a go but Must keep on lead!! Great family day out.

  • This is an amazing resource that shows the far south west of Ireland to its full and most beautiful potential. There are tree species located in this woodland ranging from the original wildwood that grew after the last ice age, to collections introduced from many continents by previous land owners. This allows for a multitude of other flora and fauna to be discovered. This is a much loved park, not only by the Irish who travel to visit this spectacle, but by coach loads of tourists who visit daily. There is a marvellous gift shop, restaurant, sweet shop as well as amazing lakes and so much more to do and see. A visit is required to truly experience this beautiful place, then you'll want to return as one day just isn't long enough to explore this treasure.

  • Beautiful and had an amazing time. I enjoyed Killarney even more than I enjoyed being in Dublin. I suggest renting bikes and riding around the parks which saves a lot of time. There are so many things to do and see. There is castles, muckross house, waterfalls and more. We also did a 3 hour kayaking experience all across the lakes of Killarney national Park and it was absolutely AMAZING. Killarney national Park is amazing with all of it's historical and natural wonders.

  • We had a wonderful time riding though the park, even with a little chill in the air. The baby ducks by the castle we're fun for the kids too. And the portions we drove through with the tour group were majestic and thick. Amazing scenery!

  • Killarney National Park was my favorite part of Ireland. There is beauty everywhere you look. From a million shades of green, to mossy rocks, old Holly trees, wild sheep and horses, and wildflowers everywhere. The drive alone through the mountains and park are worth your time, but be sure to get out at some of the view points to soak in the splendor of all that is Killarney park! I left a piece of my heart here.

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