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About Killarney

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We are very proud of our town and the beautiful surrounding countryside which makes Killarney a very special place

Located in county Kerry, Killarney is at the heart of Southwest of Ireland. Killarney is also known as “The Town in the Park”. It is surrounded by 26,000 acres of National Parkland, including three stunning lakes. Within 30 kilometres north, west and south of Killarney, the mild waters of the Atlantic Gulf Stream introduce themselves to Ireland and onwards to the United Kingdom. The climate in Killarney results in lush greenery, scenic landscapes and breath-taking views of nature’s paradise.

We have up to 25 carriages which allow us to cater for large groups as well as smaller groups. We are proud to have the oldest Jarvey (Jaunting car operator) in Killarney with us, who boasts an impressive 50 years of experience. We are proud to be in operation 7 days a week, 364 days a year, making Killarney Horse and Carriage Tours Killarney’s only all year round tour operators!

Information About
Killarney

Currency

Foreign exchange bureaus are widely available in most banks, tourist information offices, and airports. The below debit/ credit cards are widely accepted in Irish stores: Visa, Visa/ Debit, MasterCard, American Express.

Climate

The song “Four Seasons in One Day” should have been written about Ireland. The weather can vary so much in one day! It is advisable to bring at least a light rain jacket when visiting our beautiful country. June is typically the driest month and the winter months of December and January the wettest.

Influenced by the Atlantic Ocean, the Irish weather usually brings mild winters with temperatures in the coldest months of January and February which sometimes can fall below freezing; however this is not a regular occurrence. The warmest periods occur between May and September and the best part is the 18 hours of sunlight each day. You can enjoy some glorious sunshine in Ireland, contrary to belief, and the long light of summer days can make exploring Killarney even more beautiful.

Free Wi-Fi

Killarney offers a free Wi-Fi service in the town centre and ranges through some of the main streets. Connecting through BitBuzz, you can access Wi-Fi for 30 minute intervals while in range of the town centre masts. All mobile devices are suitable to connect to this service, you are almost always going to be connected!

Identification

A valid passport is the only form of identification required for entering Ireland. You do not need a visa to land in Ireland if you are visiting from a European Economic Area.

Electricity

The standard domestic electrical supply is 230 volts AC (50 cycles). To use small appliances, as a result, you may need a plug adaptor to 3-pin flat or 2-pin round wall sockets. For standard commercial and industrial requirements 3 Phase 410 volts (nominal voltage) AC (50 cycles) is available. For larger commercial and industrial requirements, Medium Voltage connections at 10kv & 20 kv, and High Voltage connections at 38kv & 110kv are available.

Country Code

The international dialing code for Ireland is +353 and for Northern Ireland is +44.

An Post

An Post is a major commercial organisation providing a wide range of services which include: postal, communication, retail and money services.

Services: Post Office Savings Bank, Investment Products, Prize Bonds, Billpay, Postal Money Orders, Sterling Drafts, Western Union, Passport Express, Stamps, DSFA Payments, Parcel Services and Courier Post. AIB Banking Services: Bank Card Lodgements, Bank Card Withdrawals, Credit Card Payments, Personal Paper Lodgements, Business Deposits., One Direct, Postal Services, EuroGiro, PostPhoto, Top Up, Postbank.

Emergency Contact Numbers

Emergency Services  112 / 999
Killarney Garda Station  +353 (0)64 66 71160
South Doc (Out of hours doctor service) 1850 33 59 99
G.Ps operate Monday to Friday 9.00 to 17.30 & Saturday 9.00 to 13.00

What our
clients have to say

One day in Killarney we decided to go on a horse and carriage tour. The man who was directing the horse and cart was unbelievably kind and friendly. Can’t speak any higher about our trip! We had a great time walking around Ross castle and the man who was with the horse waited for until we were ready to go, we headed back to the carriage and we headed off again. Great price for a great day out. I 100% recommend to everyone to go on a trip when they are in Killarney!

Tiana Ward

Amazing experience. Mike was such a great guide, really friendly and a true professional. The horses were really well looked after too and treated well. Thank you so much Mike & Jessie!

Maryanne Brassil

Great fun to ride the jaunting carts from the town through the park and back again. Keep your camera handy. The park is beautiful and if you get a nice day the photography is amazing. We found that everyone thought that their driver had the best line of patter and stories. This is simply a great experience . You pay for it but... it provides so much. Do this

Michael Asheroff