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Innisfallen Island

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Address: Killarney, Ireland
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Ruins that will make your day

An historic island in a gorgeous setting with fascinating ruins you can explore at your leisure. What more could you want?!?

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
mlelrick
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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took a 10 euro each person roundtrip boat ride from the castle shore over to the island. The guy waits for you and gives you 45 minutes to explore. We saw a family of deer and took the trails to see an abandoned abbey. It was a beautiful day, so this was a nice exploration.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An historic island in a gorgeous setting with fascinating ruins you can explore at your leisure. What more could you want?!?

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Loved being able to explore a place so rich in history. Just beautiful and the little deer walking around just added to the charm. it was also cold and misty with fog in the background - which made for fantastic photo's. Worth a boat ride to see it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Lovely boat trip from Ross Castle Pier over to the island. Beautiful scenery and great company. Very enjoyable will return.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Take this trip across Lough Leane to visit Inisfallen Island which is awash with foxgloves and fern. Deer roam freely amongst the foliage and the ruined monastery is wonderful

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San Anselmo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We hired a boatman at the back of Ross Castle to shuttle us across Lough Leane to Innisfallen Island & Abbey. It was a very windy day and the lake was quite choppy which just added to the adventure! Our boatman tied up at the small dock and we disembarked for about a half hour stroll through the Abbey. Once... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

This boat ride you take from the back of Ross Castle. Absolutely spectacular photography here. The boat ride is a fabulous experience and the captain is sure to find some rare bird in the trees. He narrates very well and you can be sure he has kissed the Blarney Stone. Complete with Iris music it's just a lovely take in... More 

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Baltimore, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

No visit to Killarney is complete without going for a walk around beautifully laid out gardens of Muckross House in Killarney National Park. But the gem in the crown of the National Park is Innisfallen Island, the largest island in Killarney's Lower Lake, particularly on a gloriously sunny day. Boatmen are available at Ross Castle to bring you out in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

If you are interested in history at all this is worth visiting. We enjoyed a lovely ride via motor boat to the island where we were first met by a herd of deer. The ruins are impressive and the entire setting enjoyable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Took short boat ride to island from Ross Castle. The island was filled with deer and had monastic ruins. The boat ride was short and had amazing views.

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