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Things to do in Killarney for Families

Family Fun Favourite Things to do in Killarney

Our family fun packages also include one of the below activities from our Kerry Cubs Favourite Thing's to do for a one or two night stay or two activities for three or five night stay's! 

Jaunting Car trip through Killarney National Park

Enjoy a Jaunting Car trip through Killarney National Park with Tangney's Jaunting Cars. A Jaunting Car is an old fashioned type of horse and cart that Killarney is famed for.

Muckross Traditional Farms

Step back in time and visit Ireland during the 1930’s and 1940’s. This includes a visit to the three types of working farms that were common during this time – Small, Medium and Large. Each of these farms is home to the relevant animals, poultry and equipment that would have been common during this time. The inside of each dwelling is furnished in traditional style and décor. Also located on the tour is a labourer’s cottage, a carpenter’s workshop and a blacksmiths forge. For our junior visitors there is also a small farm petting area complete with bouncing castle. The last stop on the tour is the schoolhouse which gives a glimpse inside what would have been a typical school house from rural Ireland built from 1910. Visitors can avail of the Muckross Vintage Coach which circulates the farms.

The Lily of Killarney Waterbus

Explore the breath-taking beauty of the Killarney Lakes on board the comfort of our Lake Cruiser for a once in a lifetime adventure. Set off on a voyage of discovery aboard the glass covered MV Lily of Killarney Watercoach and take in the magnificent scenery of nearby Innisfallen Island & the ruins of a 6th century Monastery founded by Augustinian Monks. This wonderful tour last’s approximately one hour.

Kennedy's Pet Farm

Their all-weather pet farm & playground is perfect for a family day out. This pet farm is conveniently located just 5 miles from Killarney on the N22 Killarney - Cork.

Crag Cave

Crag Cave is a cave in Ireland, located just outside Castleisland, County Kerry and a 30 minute drive from Great Southern Killarney. Formed in elevated limestone rock, the system extends to 3.8 kilometres of surveyed passage, on two levels. It is the 7th-longest cave system in the Republic of Ireland, and the 10th-longest in the whole of Ireland. It is thought to be over 1 million years old. Crag Cave is also home to The Crazy Cave activity centre with 2 floors of fun filled all weather activities.

Jaunting Car Trip through Killarney National Park 

Enjoy a leisurely Januting Car journey through Killarney National Park with your family. A Jaunting Car is an old-fashioned Horse and Cart that Killarney Is famous for and its driver is called a Jarvey. You will be collected outside Great Southern and brought through Killarney National Park to Ross Castle where you will have some time to take pictures before returning to the hotel. This tour last approximately 1 hour.