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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got to Innisallen Island by kayak as part of a WildNHappy group tour. It is also possible to go by small boat or cruiser to the island. The lake was so calm getting to he island and you get a panoramic view of the...More

Thank EugeneC257
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We got one of the small boats from Ross Castle and enjoyed the brief ride to the island. The ruins are not as impressive as those we have seen elsewhere in island so we spent our time wandering the path that encircles the island. The...More

1  Thank LSQRD1
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Innisfallen Island is home to the ruins of Innisfallen Abbey. The monastery was founded in the 6th/7th Century by St. Finian the Leper. We hopped on the small, open boat from Ross Castle and took the short ride across the lake to it, getting views...More

2  Thank quinnunit66
Reviewed July 11, 2018

This was a brilliant boat trip out to Innisfallen and it was only €10 each. The wild deer on the island were fantastic to see. The views at the back of the island were like something from a postcard. This is really worth the visit.

Thank j0hnmaher
Reviewed July 4, 2018

We took a quick boat ride over to the island from Ross castle. The monastery ruins are interesting and the views around the island are breathtaking. I was walking along the trail next to the foxglove and noticed deer heads moving through the field. It...More

Thank terryx5
Reviewed June 23, 2018

We got a boat from Ross Castle to the island. It was the most peaceful place i have ever been to. The monastery ruins were very interesting but I had gone to the island to see the deer. The boat man told us where to...More

2  Thank Julie B
Reviewed June 21, 2018

This was one of my family's favorite activities. We took a guided boat ride to Innisfallen Island which we heard was also called the Gap of Dunloe. This was a relaxing and beautiful ride on the river in which our guide narrated different sights and...More

3  Thank Cynthia J
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

If you love history & ancient ruins, take a boat ride from Ross Castle to Innisfallen!! Even saw a famous Killarney Red Deer as I walked around the ruins! Only €10 for the boat trip.

Thank healthylife365
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

Went over on the boat for a mass being held but wandered around the island before hand, well worth a visit especially for the boat trip

Thank JulesWeakley
Reviewed May 15, 2018

After we viewed Innisfallen Island from the shore, we learned about its history. It is Lough Leane, whose name means Lake of Learning. On the island a monastery was founded in 640 and it became a center for learning in Ireland. The monks wrote the...More

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R K
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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
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