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Cycling & Walking Groups at the Kenmare Bay

Cycling in Kenmare

With great walking, hiking and cycling routes around the Kenmare area, the Kenmare Bay Hotel & resort is the perfect base for all walking & cycling enthusiasts.

Facilities include:

  • Cycle Store with lockable bike racks washing hose, maintenance & repair kit , pump & repair bench
  • Drying room for wet boots & gear
  • Sauna, Steam room, Jacuzzi for aching muscles
  • Early Breakfasts
  • Packaged Lunches
  • Group registration

Enquire today for great rates for your group! - +353 (0)64 6641300 /

Star Outdoors Kenmare

Star Outdoor Adventures

The Star Outdoors Adventure Centre, just 5 minutes from Kenmare town, is set on the beautiful Kenmare Bay and is surrounded by the Caha Mountains. An ideal, safe place to sail, kayak and explore the mountains.

064 6641222

Kenmare Golf Club

Kenmare Golf Club

18 hole golf course, set alongside the quiet waters of the river Roughty estuary. Surrounded by the glorious Kerry mountains, Kenmare Golf Club boasts a breathtaking location nestled in its own little piece of tranquillity.

064 6641291

Dromquinna Riding Stables

Horse Riding in Kenmare

Professional Equestrian Centre, established in 1949. Open to all levels of experience. Just a couple of miles from the hotel

Contact 064 6641043

Kenmare Diving

Diving in Kenmare

Kenmare Bay Diving centre is 25-30 mins drive from the hotel. Daily beginner's session. This three hour try-a-dive programme consists of a short diving theory lesson followed by a boat trip to a lagoon and your first shallow water dive accompanied by your instructor

Contact 087 6993793

Fishing in Kenmare River

Fishing in Kenmare with Robert White

Robert White is a professional fisherman who has been fishing since he was 6 years old. He can show you that fishing isn't only standing with a rod, but it can help you to relax your body and mind and that you can really enjoy your free time. All age groups are welcome! Fishing equipment is supplied.

Contact: 087 3748 985

Fishing Permits & Tackle

Fishing in Kenmare

Deep sea, salmon and trout fishing all available locally. For information on gear, permits, tackle etc

Contact John O'Hare 064 6641499

Kenmare Walking Club

Kenmare Golf Club

Founded in the 1980s, the Club has a permanent membership in excess of 100 regular walkers. Non members are welcome to join the organised walks and festivals. Kenmare is situation in the middle of the most impressive mountain range in Ireland. Walks are graded for different abilities/fitness levels.


Seafari Adventures

Seafari Adventures

Seal-watching and eco-friendly tours along Kenmare Bay with friendly and knowledgeable Captain, Raymond Ross. Sailings daily from Kenmare Pier during high season

Contact +353(0)64 664 2059

Kenmare Lace Design Centre

Kenmare Lace Design

In 1864 the Poor Clare nuns under the leadership of Mother Abbess O'Hagan set upon a practical course to help the needy to help themselves, by establishing an industrial school in the convent building. There, young girls were chiefly employed in producing lace. The tradition of making the beautiful Kenmare Needlepoint lace is still carried out today in the Kenmare Lace and Design Centre. There is an Exhibition of antique lace from the convent as well as demonstrations. Lace and materials can be purchased.

064 6641491

Adopt a Sheep, Kissane Sheep Farm

Adopt a Sheep with Kissane Sheep Farm

Situated between Kenmare and Killarney National Park in Co Kerry is Kissane Sheep Farm. The famous panorama of Moll's Gap is in the middle of the land, overlooking the farm and its sheep and lambs. The goal of Adopt a Sheep is to preserve the Irish heritage of mountain sheep, living in the scenic area of Moll's Gap on the Ring of Kerry. In doing so, the heritage of a traditional family farm in this Special Area of Conservation is also saved for future generations.

+353 (0)64 6634791

Eclipse Equestrian and Adventure Centre

Eclipse Equestrian and Adventure Centre

Something for everyone! Eclipse Ireland is renowned for its onsite outdoor adventure activities and offers a great experience in horse riding, mud surfing, archery, assault courses, kayaking, orienteering, team task challenges, raft building, cycling, fly fishing and much more, with expert tuition in these activities from our mature, qualified instructors. We offer customised days out to suit families, groups, individuals, corporate, Stags and Hens. All are welcome

Contact +353(0)64 6682965 / M: +353(0)87 923 8794

Ring of Kerry Golf & Country Club

Ring of Kerry Golf Club

Located amidst the most stunning scenery imaginable, the Ring of Kerry Golf Club is an 18 hole, championship golf course designed for golfers of all abilities.

064 6642000

Bonane Heritage Park

Bonane Heritage Park

Just 10 minutes from Kenmare town, the Bonane Heritage Park offers an abundance of well preserved multi-period archaeological sites from the Stone, Bronze and Iron Age; together with a 1600 metre walk (offering breath taking scenery) through 5000 years of history.


Bonane Chocolate Factory

Bonane Chocolate Factory

If you are looking for a treat, head out to Bonane to Lorge Choclatier. Benoit Lorge makes the most delicious hand made chocolates. Originally from Lorraine in France and now settled in Kenmare, this award winning chef has created a chocolate lovers paradise. Located about 5km from Kenmare in Bonane this is well worth a visit.

Contact: 087 9917172

Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm, Bonane

Molly Gallivan's

Offering tours, teas, audio visual presentations and re-enactments of American Wakes, this unique centre is a must for anyone interested in the history of Ireland. Just 10 minutes from the hotel

Faungorth Activity Centre

Faungorth Activity Centre

Family fun at Faungorth Activity Centre including Pitch n' Putt, Archery, Driving Range, Tennis & Mountain Bike Track. Only 2 miles outside Kenmare Town


Beara Outdoor Adventures


Based in Kenmare, Co. Kerry, BEARA OUTDOOR ADVENTURES offers custom-made outdoor activities like Hill walking, Rock Climbing, Canoeing, Cycling and Jeep Tours on the Beara, Iveragh and Dingle Peninsulas


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