Getting Around

Killarney National Park is very easy to get around and there are many ways to experience it.


Two shuttle buses service the National Park.

Traditional Jaunting Car

Horse and CartJaunting Cars are available from the HA-HA in Killarney town centre. This is located across the road from Killarney House and Gardens.

They are a traditional feature of the National Park and most routes pass through parts of the Park.

Popular routes are as follows:

  • The Demense to Ross Castle & Kenmare Estate
  • Muckross Abbey & Muckross House
  • Muckross House & Torc Waterfall
  • Gap of Dunloe


Bike Hire

Cycling is a popular way to explore the National Park and there are a number of Bike Hire operators in and around Killarney Town.


Ranger Directing Tourists

The hiking in Killarney National Park is among the most scenic and beautiful in the world. There are many trails ranging from easy walks to difficult hikes, hiking is an accessible way to immerse yourself in the spectacular landscape of Killarney National Park.

Explore Walking/Hiking at KIllarney National Park.




Boat in Lake with Mountains in background

A boat trip is a great way to experience the National Park and its lakes. Open boat trips are available from The Old Boat House near Muckross House and open/covered boat trips are also available from Ross Castle.

Popular boat tours include tours of Lough Lean, trip to Inisfallen Island, Lord Brandon’s Cottage and the Dinis Peninsula.