Killarney Lake Tours
Cultural Tours • Boat Tours • Sightseeing Tours • Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours • Day Trips
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10:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
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Cruise Killarney's beautiful lakes with the M.V Pride of the Lakes. Setting sail from the 15th century Ross Castle, MV Pride of the Lakes offers scenic tours on Lough Leane. Enjoy the sights of Killarney National Park from the traditional Jaunting Car. Operating all year-round, the Killarney Jaunting car trip is a "must" for every one visiting Killarney. Full commentary is provided on all tours- A complimentary mini van is available from East Avenue Rd /Scotts Street, Killarney town centre. This needs to be pre arranged. Book today to experience the wonders of Killarney National Park!
Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland
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ny1,237 contributions
Sep 2022
We prebooked the boat tour for 4:00 pm and when we arrived there was no one else around. Apparently we were the only customers! The two men working the boat took us out for our own private ride around the lake. Can't get any better than that! And it was a gorgeous day - so even better! At their recommendation we walked back to our hotel from the lake, which was such a fantastic walk. Thanks again!
Written 26 September 2022
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Denis F
Montreal, Canada107 contributions
Aug 2022
We were second in line to get in, when a group of 45 arrived. They let them pass in front of everyone, and of course, they all took the best seats (windows), leaving only aisles (with limited view) available. The one in charge of the group didn’t have any information about the booking when asked by the captain, no proof of payment, it was still not a problem…

I’ve travelled enough to understand that groups have priority lanes in museums. They have a schedule to follow, they can’t wait. In a boat??? We all leave and come back at the same time.

For this company, if you paid the full price by booking directly with them, you are second class passengers, and you take the leftovers.

I regret I didn’t book with the other similar tour. They have better overhead windows, so if you are stuck in the middle, at least you can see something.
Written 19 August 2022
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VivG100
Dublin, Ireland205 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
Nice scenic gentle few hours by Jaunting Car out to Ross Castle and guided lake cruise. Most enjoyable. But, be aware that transfer back into Killarney is not included, no problem for the able-bodied as only a few kilometres.....a taxi for 2 cost 8 euro back into town.
Written 18 August 2022
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nohova
Dublin, Ireland8 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
Fantastic day here with cathal , could not recommend enough...very informative and interesting 🤔 excellent for families and the boat trip was great 👍
Written 2 August 2022
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Sinead S
Dublin, Ireland5 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
Thoroughly enjoyed our lake tour. Frank the captain/tour guide was very informative, funny and great with adults and children alike. 100% recommended thank you!
Written 1 August 2022
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Stef L
77 contributions
Jul 2022 • Family
In the boat you can really appreciate the beauty and size of the lakes. My compliments for the crew as they tell a great many details about the lakes and it's surroundings as well as its history. I absolutely recommend to go on a tour!
Written 31 July 2022
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Trevor F
1 contribution
Jul 2022 • Family
We had a fabulous time on the water bus tour the captain gave facts about the water castle mountains he told us about the white tipped tail eagles showed us where they had a nest it was very smooth sailing our daughters very much enjoyed it it was their 1st time on a boat we would very much recommend it if you are at Ross Castle in Killarney
Written 20 July 2022
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Marian
5 contributions
Jul 2022 • Couples
Visiting the area, lakes, the castle, very, very nice.
The guides were very kind and the journey was wonderful
Written 15 July 2022
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2014Lisa43
Galway, Ireland34 contributions
Jul 2022 • Family
A lovely relaxing boat trip on the lake. Guide was interesting. Told us all about the little islands on the lake.
Written 12 July 2022
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Glitterelephant
Kilkenny3 contributions
Jul 2022 • Family
Kilarney waterbus lake tour. The old man driving the boat was not very welcoming and appeared not to like kids was giving out and they didnt do anything wrong. The boat was filthy, windows dirty could not see out clearly and could not open the windows they were tie wrapped. Young lad in the tuck shop on boat said there was a toilet on board and when he asked the old man driving the boat if my son could use it he said no, imagine saying no to a child needing the toilet when there 100% was a toilet onboard. He actually then embarrassed my teenage son talking through the microphone so the whole group heard him saying he would have to take a piss off the back of the boat and eveyone on the outside deck had to come inside during that time. Another boat passing by with tourists had a great view but the driver didnt seem to care. Will never return to this company and would not recommend them ever. The lake and scenery was absolutely beautiful.
Written 8 July 2022
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