Walking, Hiking, Cycling and Water Activities Tralee

 

Walking and Hiking Holidays

South west walks Ireland offer a wide variety of walking holidays. These include guided mini break holidays, guided group holidays, self guided walking holidays; self guided mini breaks and customised group holidays. These holidays give you a wonderful opportunity to see a small part of Ireland in great detail. www.southwestwalksireland.com

The North Kerry Way is one of Ireland’s long distance pathways approved by the National Waymarked Ways Committee. Its total length is spanning 48km. The average walker should complete the walk in two days and it can be broken up into shorter stages. The North Kerry Way is marked on the ground by standard black posts carrying the yellow ‘walking man’ logo and an arrow indicating direction. www.northkerryway.ie

Kerry Camino invites you to “walk in the footsteps of St. Brendan, the Navigator”, as a walker or pilgrim, on this journey of contemplation and fun. During the years 512-530 AD St Brendan set out from Kerry to spread the Word of God along the coast of Ireland, Scotland, Wales and Brittany. Some believe that St. Brendan was the first European to reach America. www.kerrycamino.com

Cycling

The ideal cycle route is the North Kerry Cycleway. This route has been recently developed with lots to see on the way including magnificent views and historic sites.
The Kerry Head Cycle Way is another fantastic cycle route spanning 18km. This route can be challenging as the terrain is steep and low gears are recommended. It boasts spectacular views of Kerry Head.

 

Water Activities

 

Beaches

Kerry has five blue flag beaches which include Banna, Fenit, Ballyheighue,
Ballybunion North and Ballybunion South. These offer a wide range of activities
from swimming, sailing, surfing and kayaking. www.offshoresurfschool.ie

Fenit Harbour

Fenit Harbour is home to Tralee Bay Sailing School.
They provide a wide range of courses from sailing, motorboating and kayaking. www.traleebaysailingschool.com. You can also fish in Fenit Pier, one of the popular areas of sea fishing in Ireland, where you could be in with a chance of catching some of the following fish – Dabs, Flounders, Dogfish, Pollack, Coalfish and Conger and many more!