Permits & Activities

Permits are required in Killarney National Park for the following:

  • All commercial activities
  • Organised events such as fund raising walks, runs, cycles, etc.
  • Orienteering
  • Jaunting Cars
  • Pony Trekking
  • Boating - There are no permits available for private boating as the numbers are capped at their present level. A lottery is held each year and 20 names are drawn from the waiting list. This allows those who have had their names drawn to place a boat on the lakes for a single period of twelve months.
  • Canoeing - click here to download PDF for Canoeing Permits
  • Filming
  • Commercial Photography

Further information can be had by contacting :

The Regional Manager, Killarney National Park, Muckross, Killarney, Co. Kerry.

Tel: 064-6631440 or 064-6635215

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