Killarney Lake and Jaunting Car Tours

Let Killarney Lake Tours take you and your family on a truly memorable tour of Killarney Lakes. Sit back, relax and take in the sites with Killarney Lake Tours. This is a spectacular experience, taking in the scenes of gentle low land, scattered islands on the lake in the shadow of the towering ruggedness of the McGillcuddy Reeks Mountain Range and learn about the flora, fauna and historical heritage of the area.

2023 Special 15% Discount for Familyfun visitors –

Killarney Lake Tours are delighted to offer a 15% discount to Familyfun website visitors on all full price tickets for the Lake Cruise. Remember to use the promocode “Familyfun” at the checkout. This offer is valid on online bookings only. Book your Lake Cruise here

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Killarney Lake Water Bus Experience Tour

Cruise Killarney’s beautiful lakes with the M.V Pride of the Lakes. This scenic tour offers views of  Killarney’s largest and most picturesque lake, Lough Leane, heritage attractions including O’Sullivan Cascade and the monastic ruins of Inishfallen Island.

This Killarney waterbus tour is an enjoyable experience trip to relax and view Killarney lakes and mountains. Your experienced skipper will give a full commentary on the flora, fauna and historical heritage of the area.

Cruise the Killarney National Park in the comfort and safety of a covered, heated and modern vessel

The meeting point for the Waterbus departure is Ross’s Castle. Walk through the Castle towards the lake and board the ‘MV Pride of the Lakes’ for your journey.

This Killarney lake tour lasts approximately one hour.

Special rates are available for groups of 15 or more.

Family Fun Tip:- Please arrive 15 minutes before your departure time

Private Charters For School Tours

Private charters are their specialty! Whether you are planning a casual get-together, school tours, team building trips or big family outing. Advance reservations are required and can be made by phone or email. If you require a specific time of day, they will try to accommodate your group within their schedule.

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All of the above cruises on the Killarney lakes can be organised with a traditional jaunting car trip through the National Park prior to or after the waterbus tour.

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Killarney Jaunting Car Tour

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. Learn about the history, folklore and the beauty of Killarney National Park from the comfort of the traditional mode of transport; the Irish jaunting car from years gone by.

Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Killarney by taking a horse drawn jaunting car ride through the grounds of the Killarney National Park to the majestic 15th century Ross Castle on the shores of Lough Leane.

The driver, known as a “jarvey”, is both a guide and a storyteller.

This trip lasts approximately one hour.

Please arrive 15 minutes before your departure time

Family Fun Tip:- A minimum of 2 people are needed for this tour.

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Killarney Combination Tour

The Killarney Lake Tours combination tour offers you a unique opportunity to experience the Waterbus, taking in the beauty of the Killarney lakes and a scenic tour on a traditional Jaunting Car through the National Park to Ross Castle.

There is a minimum of 2 people needed for this tour.

Family Fun Tip:- Discounts are applied for family and group bookings over 2 people.

Killarney Lake Tours Booking Information

Booking Office – Killarney Lake Tours

Scotts Hotel, Scotts Street, Killarney, Co Kerry, V93 FY7A
Tel: 064 663 2638, Fax: 064 663 6656
Email: [email protected]

Jaunting Car & Waterbus Combination Tours

Booking Online:- You can book on line here through our booking link directly to the Killarney Lake Tours ticket sales – go to ‘Book Now’  on this page.


Directions from Killarney town to Ross Castle.

From town centre, take the Muckross/Kenmare road N71

After first roundabout leaving town, turn right at the traffic lights and follow the road to Ross Castle