Killarney Falconry
Killarney Falconry
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09:00 - 16:30
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 16:30
Sunday
09:00 - 16:30
About
The traditional application of falconry has been to take a Bird of Prey, train it and then attempt to catch wild quarry with it. Although our guided walks with hawks experience, is not a hunting expedition, it is a leisurely stroll through the majestic settings of Killarney with falconer and hawk/or team of hawks and shows the ability of trained birds and their relationship with their human partners.The participants will have hands on experience with the hawks,you will be able to handle and fly the hawk yourselves under instruction from killarney falconry's falconers. We finish up with an owl encounter where you can handle & hold an owl. Private Hawk Walk Duration 1hr approx One Participant 70euro Two Participants 100euro Three Participants 130euro Family Package (2adults/2kidsU14)120euro Extra Participants/Spectators €30each, Times between 10am to 3.30pm Daily Weather permitting activity. Pre-booking avoids disappointment Locations for Hawk Walks may change due to conditions but normally 5/10mins drive from Killarney town centre Kind Regards Killarney Falconry Geoffrey 0872401551 / 00353872401551
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  • KarinSeymour
    Randalstown, United Kingdom72 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Brilliant experience
    Brilliant experience. We were in a group of 9 adults and 3 children, and went to a field, where we each had a glove and when Patrick put a small titbit on the glove, the Harris' hawk came straight for it. We got loads of information, and took loads of photos. Then Patrick took out a young Great Horned Owl, and every one got a turn to fly the bird onto your glove. It started to rain so we all went into a small barn to continue the experience. He was the most amazing creature up close, absolutely beautiful, I was totally mesmerised. The rain stopped so we went outside again, and this time we had the pleasure of a barn owl flying onto your glove. He was adorable, a lot smaller than the other birds, and I'm running out of superlatives to describe his beauty. Lastly, Patrick brought out a baby barn owl, which was rather cute in his own way. Thank you to Patrick and all at Killarney Falconry for a wonderful time.
    Visited July 2023
    Written 22 July 2023
  • Neil E
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An Amazing Experience.
    This was an amazing and wonderful experience. My 14 year-old daughter was the participant and I was the observer. The guide explained things to her in a way that she could understand and appreciate. I was very impressed. She was in AWE the whole time. I highly recommend Killarney Falconry.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 12 August 2023
  • Sarah
    Cornelius, North Carolina2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absolutely incredible
    Gorgeous birds! Geoffrey was so lovely to chat with and an excellent camera man when it came to getting slow motion shots of Arizona the hawk :) . The care he has for his birds is very evident—it was lovely getting to learn about falconry from somebody who has a true passion for it. Overall, this excursion was one of the best things I did in Ireland
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 22 September 2023
  • Rebecca R
    75 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Experience
    What a great experience-as other reviews have said, this was a highlight of our trip. It was raining the day of our scheduled visit, Geoff was kind enough to reschedule us the next morning before we left Killarney. He spent time with each of us in our group of 4, working with the falcons, taking pictures, and letting each of us hold an owl at the end, all while explaining the history of Falconry and some entertaining stories! Geoff also recommended The Blue Door Restaurant in our next stop in Adare, which was also great! Highly recommend Killarney Falconry.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 24 September 2023
  • Gayle S
    8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great experience!
    Totally amazing and enjoyable. Myra was great! Told us a lot, and let us hold the birds often. She had a hawk and 3 owls. Even got to pet the big gray owl. Also, there was alpacas to see.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 26 September 2023
  • Elizabeth H
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Exciting and educational opportunity!
    Geoffrey was a fun, knowledgeable guide who made something I was nervous about easy and enjoyable. Sending and receiving the hawks was exhilarating and humbling - an experience we’d definitely do again. Have told everyone about and highly recommend. Meeting the owls at the end was a wonderful bonus!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 5 October 2023
  • RobertKuntz
    9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Not to be missed
    Simply a wonderful experience. Geoff is passionate and deeply knowledgeable about these spectacular predators. He introduced us to them in a dynamic and exciting way. An experience we will not forget. Going in, my wife was reluctant to handle the birds. Geoff immediately put her at ease and she flew Arizona, the Harris hawk, many times, thoroughly enjoying herself. At the end, she made happy acquaintance with Professor, a well-named White Faced Scops. The still pictures do not do the experience justice. (Geoff also knows the best videos to take.) If you are in Killarney, take time for this.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 6 October 2023
  • jessityrrell
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great experience, well worth paying extra for private experience.
    As a group of 4 we opted to pay additional money for the private experience. We were so glad that we did this, meeting 4 of the birds and having a great deal of 1:1 time. The birds are beautiful and the experience felt so personal. Our guide was a knowledgeable gentleman and we enjoyed his company.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 16 October 2023
  • Maureen M
    Avon, Connecticut36 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Meet huge birds of prey face-to-face! Unforgettable!
    You simply must experience having a huge bird of prey land on your hand. Mira was my guide for this controlled adventure. She was very smart and shared a great deal of her knowledge of these gigantic birds. The Harris Hawk was my first experience of a huge bird fly towards me -and then land gently on my gloved arm. I then had a number of brilliant owls do the same! Very very special. (I’m to Gandalf’s right in the photo)
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 7 November 2023
  • Evija
    Cork, Ireland11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Extraordinary and unforgettable experience
    We had an absolutely extraordinary experience with falconry that surpassed all expectations. The majestic hawk Arizona and wise owls, expertly handled by knowledgeable trainer Geoff, created a magical atmosphere for me and my family. The close interaction with these magnificent birds left us in awe, making it a truly unforgettable adventure. Highly recommended for anyone seeking a unique encounter with nature's incredible birds.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 6 January 2024
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michelej1963
San Diego, CA
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
Absolutely amazing experience at Killarney Falconry! The knowledgeable staff made the visit both educational and enjoyable. Geoffrey, in particular, was kind and fun, adding a personal touch to the experience. The highlight was interacting with the hawk, which was both stunning and impressive. We also had the chance to see three different kinds of owls up close. Having hawks land on your arm was a thrilling experience. I learned so much about birds of prey and the art of falconry. Highly recommend this unique and unforgettable adventure!
Written 10 July 2024
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
What an amazing experience!! We loved getting to interact with these fascinating birds of prey. Geoff was so fun and informative. Handling the birds was just unreal. You must do this if you are in Killarney. Truly an experience of a lifetime!!
Written 2 June 2024
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Geema-2-Jai
Norwich, CT
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
This was even better than we’d expected. Geoff was greatly informative and a lot of fun too. The birds seemed to have their own special personalities. We loved getting to know them and being able to handle them. Can’t wait to go back and bring family. Thank you!
Written 22 May 2024
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Killarney is beautiful and the falconry experience was one of a kind. Our guide, Geoffrey, went above and beyond w information, sharing stories, and taking pictures. Absolutely amazing.
Written 19 May 2024
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Jeff was so generous with his knowledge and hospitality. The birds are well-cared for and it is evident that Jeff is passionate about what he does and the city in which he lives. We highly recommend this experience.
Written 4 May 2024
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PK55
Wisconsin
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
This was the coolest thing we did in Ireland. Geoff is so fun and knowledgeable. I can’t say enough good things about this experience! Worth every penny.
Written 4 May 2024
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
What an amazing experience! Geoff was an excellent guide and shared some much information. The hawk, Arizona, was magnificent and really gave us the best experience. I would highly recommend this.
Written 19 April 2024
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
We did a falconry walk with Geoffrey in April 2024 and it was a highlight of a fantastic trip to Ireland. The amount of time, energy, and expertise that he and his group bring together make the cost very reasonable. He's funny, engaging, and clearly loves what he does. If you are near Killarney - drive the Ring of Kerry and then call Killarney Falconry.
Written 11 April 2024
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Our adult group of 5 had a wonderful time! We learned a lot from Geoffrey ... about the birds and other Ireland things! The weather wasn't great, but we continued on and very much enjoyed the experience!
Written 23 March 2024
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
What an unforgettable experience this was. To watch and hold these beautiful creatures . To see them fly to you is so thrilling. This memory will last a lifetime.
Written 21 March 2024
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