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Killarney National Park Horseback Tour

From £51 pp

Ireland

1-3 hours

Join a group of up to 16

Killarney National Park Horseback Tour

What You'll Do

Explore the magnificent Killarney National Park in the best possible way - on horseback - on a guided tour of its rolling hills and glistening blue lakes, for an experience that truly immerses you in the landscape.

Meet your guide near the Knockreer Estate in County Kerry, the follow the riding trail into the Knockreer Estate north of Lough Lein, drinking in the essence of Killarney National Park.

The stables are open daily all year, offering hacking, trekking and trail riding into the Killarney National Park for one, two and three hours.

The park was designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1981, and forms part of a Special Area of Conservation. Your trail will take you past Lough Lein, the largest of the three lakes in Killarney, and across areas of stunning natural beauty.

Expect amazing views of soaring mountains and rolling hills with a unique ecosystem including many different fauna and flora.

Your group will be guided, and all levels of experience can be catered for. Your hosts can even provide riding hats and boots if needed !

 

Experience
Highlights

Explore the magical Killarney National Park on horseback an immerse yourself in nature

Discover the best and most beautiful routes and trails thanks to the knowledge of your local guide

Suitable for beginners and experienced riders alike

Your Local Host:

Colin and Cathy

Moving to Ireland in 2009, we left the frenetic buzz of big city life behind us, hoping to create a different lifestyle in the countryside. Colin, who is an Irishman, already had the love of the west of Ireland imprinted in his heart, having spent all his childhood summers fishing the many rivers and loughs for its famous wild salmon and trout.

In search of our ‘place’ in this crazy world, we chose the wilds of Connemara on the Wild Atlantic Way to settle and see if it would measure up to our high expectations…and boy does it deliver on that, and much, much more!

Location Information

The tour takes place in the stunning Killarney National Park, starting on the north side of the park and exploring the incredible lakes and mountainsides of the interior.

Exact directions and an exact meeting point will be detailed on your booking voucher.

  • Guide
  • Riding helmet
  • Horse
  • Boots

FAQs

All participants must be able to mount a horse with relative ease and not have any medical conditions which may be adversely affected with the riding of a horse.

There is a maximum weight limit of 20 stone/280lbs/127kgs. Riders will be asked for their weight, height and riding experience levels: i.e: beginner, intermediate (10 years plus regular riding) or experienced (15 years plus regular riding).

Riders are requested to arrive at the stables 30 minutes before their scheduled start time.