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Innisfallen Island

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Address: Killarney, Ireland

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Magical island

Innisfallen Island is well worth the short boat trip from Ross Castle across Lough Leane. The ruins of the monastery dominate the island but there is also a delightful trail... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Killarney, Ireland
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Killarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Innisfallen Island is well worth the short boat trip from Ross Castle across Lough Leane. The ruins of the monastery dominate the island but there is also a delightful trail around the island. Make it your business to head out here, it truly is a magical place

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Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We went on a Boat trip to it while on a day trip to Killarney. It was lovely over there and well worth getting into a Boat to get out to it. A few of our group didn't fancy that bit so stayed and had a walk around Ross Castle instead. They thought they were going in to the closed... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This island is very serene! You can just feel and touch the ruins of the monastery and it will instantly take you back in time. Worth stopping if you are doing a boat tour of the islands in the lake. However don't expect any restrooms or amenities where you can purchase food!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My husband and I were left here for a half hour to wander around and it was such a beautiful little island. We had it to ourselves on a wonderful sunny day and came away feeling very relaxed and at peace. Would love to go back again and stay longer.

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Killorglin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

we used our own boat and found it easy to access the island. Did some fishing but no luck. Also you can be ferried on boats from Ross castle. Beautiful island to walk around.

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Killarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I first went to the Island for a yearly Mass, the boat trip was great fun and once there we explored the entire island with old monestry in 30 minutes more or less, its a great way to see over the main lake

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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The boat ride to the Island is an experience in itself. The views of ross castle and the surrounding scenery from the middle of the lake are really beautiful. The trip takes only a couple of minutes, with the friendly boat driver chatting about the island on the way over. The island is very small, we had just enough time... More 

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Fort Collins, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We were surprised to discover that the larger boats were sold out for the day; however, we were able to join a small group in a small motorized rowboat which took us across the lake to Inisfallen Island. The island offers some interesting ruins, and we enjoyed a walk around the island (ferns, large trees, small red deer). Our boat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

We took the boat to the Island and it was just so nice.Our boat driver took us by a nest of baby swans, as well as explaining the history of the lake before dropping us off at the island for a visit.Once on the island we explored, saw deer, took lots of photos.On the lake people were fishing and kayaking.Great... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I took a boat over to Innisfallen, and followed the boat ferryman's advice and walked around the island before spending time in the ruins. Because I was one of the first people on the paths, I saw a herd of red deer (although they were wary of me, so I kept my distance and tried to walk slowly and quietly.)... More 

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Address: Address: Killarney, Ireland
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney

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