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Things To Do & Days Out near Killarney
Killarney High Ropes (< 1 mile)
Killarney High Ropes Seasonal high and low ropes adventure courses with loads of thrilling challenges and features. Low Ropes suitable for 5 to 9s.
Killarney Falconry (< 1 mile)
Killarney Falconry Offers guided walks with hawks and regular flying demonstrations, including family packages so you can interact with the creatures together.
Buddies Playcentre (< 1 mile)
Buddies Playcentre Classy pirate and princess play facility, with all the usual plus significant bonuses: rodeo bull, climbing wall, bouncy castles and carousel and calm 'cosy' corner. Rather special parties too!
Muckross Riding Stables and Pet Farm (2 miles)
Muckross Riding Stables and Pet Farm Family friendly riding stables plus full petting farm, swings, slides and indoor and outdoor play areas too! Brilliant for bringing riders to with younger siblings who need entertaining!
Killarney National Park (3 miles)
Killarney National Park Low level walks and nature trails, mining trail and the Ross Castle Boat Ride. Varying options include a pony and trap ride, plus an epic magical Gap of Dunloe trip for seasoned hiking families only.
Innisfallen Island (3 miles)
Innisfallen Island Technically part of Killarney park, kids love rowing a boat over to this little island to explore. Boat trips operate from the Ross Castle area from Ross and Reen piers.
Muckross House Gardens and Farms (5 miles)
Muckross House Gardens and Farms Offers a rich landscape interior and exterior for leisurely exploration, with the gardens including 3 lakes, Sunken Garden, Rock Garden and the Stream Garden.
Crag Cave (12 miles)
Crag Cave Massive limestone caving system offering wonderful examples of stalactites, stalagmites and such features; plus a Falconry display facility and adventure play centre above ground! Loads!
Crazy Cave (12 miles)
Crazy Cave Offers great indoor and outdoor play opportunities for all ages with loads of fun equipment, plus a climbing wall and rodeo bull! Also features Falconry Centre and explorable caving system on site too!
Kingdom Falconry (12 miles)
Kingdom Falconry See epic bird of prey flight demonstrations, take a guided Hawk Walk and have an Encounter with an Owl or attend a Photo Session: loads of ways to enjoy these amazing creatures. Plus showcave and indoor play centre on same site!
Kissane Sheep Farm (13 miles)
Kissane Sheep Farm An Open Farm, where you can see sheep shearing and sheepdog demonstrations, and walk along with the free ranging sheep in their natural environment.
Star Outdoors Kenmare (13 miles)
Star Outdoors Kenmare Offer a selection of water and land based activities ranging from crazy golf, Wildlife Cruise and Water Trampoline with Slide for younger kids, to archery, paintballing, Waterskiing and Wakeboarding for the older and braver ones.
Molly Gallivans Farm and Cottage (13 miles)
Molly Gallivans Farm and Cottage Explore Molly's home and business, discover the naughty ways she kept things going as widow with 7 children, and visit the farm complete with animals, fowl and traditional farm machinery. Includes audio visual presentation.
Aquadome (17 miles)
Aquadome One of Ireland's largest indoor waterworlds and is brimming with exciting features that capture the imagination of child and adult alike.
Aqua Golf (17 miles)
Aqua Golf 18 holes of varying length and difficulty including water features like the 40ft fountain and leaping fish pond, plus roughs, bunkers, humps and hollows! Oh and a cave of course! This ain't normal golf you know...
Monkey Paradise at Bowling Buddies (17 miles)
Monkey Paradise at Bowling Buddies Multi level jungle themed indoor play facility with loads of features and bowling alley on site too! Bonus!
Bowling Buddies (17 miles)
Bowling Buddies Classic tenpin bowling with glow bowl options plus the Monkey Paradise play facility: bonus!
Gougane Barra Forest Park (26 miles)
Gougane Barra Forest Park Featuring 5km of motor trail, 10km of hill walks, vista points and nature trails. Great for exploring, hiking and nature spotting.
Derrynane Beach (32 miles)
Derrynane Beach Blue Flag Awarded sandy beach with a natural harbour safe for swimming and water sports with seasonal lifeguard cover.
Dingle Oceanworld Aquarium (33 miles)
Dingle Oceanworld Aquarium Hosts Ireland's largest collection of sharks, plus Gentoo polar Penguin display, Amazonian Displays, Touch Tank and 9m Underwater Tunnel.
Play At Height (33 miles)
Play At Height Indoor climbing and archery, plus 2 outdoor high ropes courses, the lower for families and upper for over 16s only.
Dingle Dolphin (33 miles)
Dingle Dolphin Welcome to the territory of Fungie: a wild bottle nose dolphin whose solo exploits in the area have made him a star: come and explore his waters with friendly guided commentary and no charge if he doesn't appear!
Ballyhass Lakes Adventure Centre (37 miles)
Ballyhass Lakes Adventure Centre Activities include Kayaking, Raft Building, Archery, Jacobs Ladder, Leap Of Faith, Rock and Indoor Climbing, Abseiling, Mini Olympics, Low Ropes, Falconry Displays, 5 a side soccer, Tag rugby, Aeroball and zip line. For over 8s.
Allihies Copper Mine Museum and Trail (37 miles)
Allihies Copper Mine Museum and Trail Discover the story of most westerly copper mine in Europe! Learn about extraordinary engineering and the poor labourers and their families. There is also a Copper Mine Trail to follow.
Dolphin Watching on the Shannon (39 miles)
Dolphin Watching on the Shannon Watch dolphins and their calves playing in the wild, plus whale watches seasonally. Each trip is unique and may contain other pleasant surprises! Great company with family friendly attitude and firmly ecotourist ethos.
West Cork Model Railway Village (40 miles)
West Cork Model Railway Village Extensive 1940s era model railway and towns, with interpretive gallery. Plus indoor soft play room and outdoor playground, and a road train tour of Clonakilty.
Inchydoney Beach (40 miles)
Inchydoney Beach Blue Flag Awarded sandy, dune backed beach with seasonal lifeguard cover. Excellent surfing conditions for beginners and a surf school shoreside.
Roller Jam (41 miles)
Roller Jam Offers a classic evening and weekend roller rink experience, with regular sessions including UV nights, skate fit kids' exercise classes, discos and more.
Blarney Castle (41 miles)
Blarney Castle Home to infamous Blarney Stone, plus the fortress itself to explore and a series of wonderful gardens with beautiful landscaping and exhibits including the exciting Poison Garden.
Dingle Horse Riding (41 miles)
Dingle Horse Riding Offering a series of treks and adventures beginning with the simple Cnoc an Cairn trip, excellent for beginners and overlooking the most westerly point in Europe.
Coolwood Forrest at Supernova (41 miles)
Coolwood Forrest at Supernova Inside Supernova amongst other things you'll find a multi level outdoor themed indoor adventure playground, with loads of slides, balls and all the other modern play features they've been looking forward to!
Foynes Flying Boat Museum (42 miles)
Foynes Flying Boat Museum Seasonal museum featuring the only remaining full sized replica B314 flying boat, the authentic 1940′s cinema plus the Radio and Weather Room. Try your hand at flying the B314 on their flight simulators with amazing visuals!
Kilkee Waterworld (44 miles)
Kilkee Waterworld Featuring beach, leisure and bubble pools, 61m slide and lazy river, suitable for the whole family. An indoor but seasonal facility open July and August only.
Cork City Gaol (44 miles)
Cork City Gaol Learn about life in a 19th century prison, including the Treadwheel and prison breaks, plus visit a lifelike inmate and the great audiovisual display. There's a Radio Museum here too with Morse Key and Oscillope to try!
Mizen Head Visitor Centre (44 miles)
Mizen Head Visitor Centre Ireland's most south westerly point. The site ranges over a dynamic new centre above at the car park, the keepers’ quarters below, numerous enchantments on the way along the path and over the bridge.
Chuckies Playzone (44 miles)
Chuckies Playzone Huge 3 level adventure play frame for older kids with great features; pre school zone with cars and car wash, crazy ball zone and baby area; plus Disco Room, kiddies' Rodeo Bull, Giant Lego construction zone and multiple sports courts! Good luck getting them back out of here!
Rumleys Open Farm (45 miles)
Rumleys Open Farm Working farm with nice range of animals and nature trails, plus terrific play opportunities with indoor and outdoor playgrounds, climbing wall, mini golf, sports and pedal car track!
Trabolgan Adventure Sports (45 miles)
Trabolgan Adventure Sports Facilities include 2 outdoor play areas and indoor Jungle Safari play area plus Florries Den under 7s indoor play, live entertainment shows, par 3 golf, swimming, inflatable play, Go Karts and trampolines.
Dublin Bus Tour (45 miles)
Dublin Bus Tour Offering a variety of family oriented tour types, from the Hop On Hop Off where one may visit almost everything, to Castle, Ghost and Historic tours too.
Pat Liddys Walking Tours (45 miles)
Pat Liddys Walking Tours Tour types include Historic Old Dublin, Dublin Highlights and Hidden Corners.
Leisureplex Cork (46 miles)
Leisureplex Cork Family fun centre with tenpin bowling lanes for the classists, adventure soft play for the anarchists and seriously cool laser tag for your next generation warriors!
Quasar Cork (46 miles)
Quasar Cork Try hide and seek future style with an atmospheric gaming arena full of special effects, and laser guns for everyone! Plus great Energiser feature means you're never out of the game, so great for brave beginners.
Stonehall Visitor Farm and Wildlife Park (46 miles)
Stonehall Visitor Farm and Wildlife Park Offers a wide variety of domestic and exotic animals, plus indoor play area with pedal vehicles and bouncy castle, surrounded by fabulous nature trails and walks.
Mountain View Trekking and Horse RIding (48 miles)
Mountain View Trekking and Horse RIding Offer a range of equestrian adventures suitable for beginners upwards with a simple one hour trek providing outstanding views, basic terrain and family friendly mounts.
CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory (48 miles)
CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory A unique astonomy set in castle with an award winning exhibtion, pan galactic email station, comet chaser game, plus tours of the castle and dungeons. Busy calendar of events throughout the year. Space themed birthday parties available.
Charles Fort (50 miles)
Charles Fort A classic example of a late 17th century star-shaped fort and one of the largest military installations in the country with a rich momentous history. Includes exhibition centre.
Fota Wildlife Park (52 miles)
Fota Wildlife Park Has an A to Z of exotic animals, many of whom wander freely around and there are numerous activities for the kids. Other activities include a playground with a giant giraffe slide, education programmes, feeding times and they run special family events in holidays.
Lough Gur Visitor Centre (53 miles)
Lough Gur Visitor Centre A mysterious and magical place to take the family, with a wealthy of history, folklore and archaeology to discover. Centre includes an exhibit covering over 6,000 years at Lough Gur, listening points, and interactive activites.
Bunratty Castle and Folk Park (53 miles)
Bunratty Castle and Folk Park Slip through a window into Ireland's past and enjoy the sights, sounds tastes, scents, of this enchanting place as you stroll through authentic buildings with characters.
Cobh Cathedral (54 miles)
Cobh Cathedral Offers grand territory for worship or exploration, with ancient artwork and features of interest for all ages.