Meet the guide at 11 am in Killarney and take a walk to the National Park, learning of the history, nature and culture of the area. See the 15th century copper mines and Ross Castle where you board a boat for the short trip across Lough Leane to Innisfallen Island. The guide will tell of the history of the island which has wild deer and the ruins of a monastery. Bring a picnic and enjoy the beauty of Killarney National Park from the lake.
Time: 11am to 3 pm. Fitness Level 3. Price per person €35.
Activities which include walking are graded based on fitness level needed for that activity into 5 categories. These are the grades given by the Irish National Trails Office to walks. Please confirm you have attained that level of fitness before booking an activity.
|LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY|
|1 Multi Access||Flat smooth trail suitable for all people, including those with reduced mobility, wheelchair users, for older people, visually impaired and those on crutches|
|2 Easy||Be able to walk on smooth surfaces, with some gentle slopes and family groups. Footwear must be enclosed outdoor footwear|
|3 Moderate||A reasonable level of fitness is required with Walking Shoes and clothing. There may some uphill climbing off road where the ground is rough.|
|4 Strenuous||Physically demanding trails which have some steep climbs for long periods (over 1 hour). A high level of fitness is required as well as specific walking shoes and clothing.|
|5 Very Difficult||Need to be very fit and a competent mountain walker with experience. The terrain may be variable and rough underfoot.|