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Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful little island. Bring a picnic and enjoy the waters edge. The ruin of the church is beautiful. Lovely walk round the island

Thank mary w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took this trip on a whim, as I was visiting the Ross Castle and had an hour spare. Ancient ruins, a 500 year old tree in the front, and taking a nice 45 minute walk around the island we encountered wild deer. Apparently centuries...More

Thank Aussie_in_Vietnam
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This trip is unlike any other we have had in Ireland so far. We boarded a small boat with one other couple that took us to Innisfallen. The boat we took was "The Otter"- our guide was amazing and his small Pomeranian/chihuahua accompanied us to...More

Thank mswielinga
Reviewed May 16, 2017

We went on a rainy cold day and we had the whole island to ourselves, except for the tiny Red Deer that only live on the island. The ruins of the Abbey date back to the 6th Century. The Roman Abbey dates to the 11th...More

Thank georgesB7150BY
Reviewed May 7, 2017

For only 10 euros (return) a motorboat will take you from the back of Ross Castle to the site of a Medieval monastic settlement. The structures are Romanesque and home to a colony of deer that are not at all intimidated by humans. You can...More

1  Thank flaneur40
Reviewed May 2, 2017

This was a bonus stop on our boat tour from Ross Castle to Lord Brandon's cottage. Be sure to check out the small building to the right the docks

Thank Julie B
Reviewed April 17, 2017

At Ross Castle hire Charlie and his adorable dog Bella to take you to Innisfallen Island by motor boat. The small boats drop you on the island. Explore the ruins of the monastery that was established around the year 600 and experience why the monks...More

1  Thank sle516
Reviewed March 7, 2017

The monks of Inisfallen ultimately left the Island and founded the Abbey at Muckross, then finally settled in Killarney town. Brother MaCudda is famous in local legends for having walked across the lake, and leaving the imprint of his knees on the stone where he...More

Thank Clionamac1
Reviewed February 7, 2017

A nice little monastic ruin. Not as well preserved or extensive as others, but a cheap boat ride with pretty views makes it worthwhile to visit. Apparently Brian Boru was educated here.

Thank rubyred1365
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Came close to this lovely island as part of a boat trip on the killarney lakes. The ruins of a 12th century priory can clearly be seen and visits to land on the island can I believe, be made .

Thank JAA_MK
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How often does the boat go fro Ross Castle to the island? It is impossible to find a timetable online! We are not interested in the lakes tour - only getting to/from Innisfallen island.
June 20, 2015|
Response from R K |
I have found out the answer myself now - there is no set timetable. Generally runs between 9 or 9:30 and 5. If there is a boat and skipper there at the dock, they will take you to the island (10 Euro per person; takes ten... More