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Killarney Falconry

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Address: | Bishop Moynihan Crescent, Killarney, Ireland
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+353 87 240 1551
09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 16:30

The traditional application of falconry has been to take a Bird of Prey,...

The traditional application of falconry has been to take a Bird of Prey, train it and then attempt to catch wild quarry with it. Although our guided walks with hawks experience, is not a hunting expedition, it is a leisurely stroll through the majestic settings of Killarney with falconer and hawk/or team of hawks and shows the ability of trained birds and their relationship with their human partners.The participants will have hands on experience with the hawks,you will be able to handle and fly the hawk yourselves under instruction from killarney falconry's falconers. We finish up with an owl encounter where you can handle & hold an owl. Private Hawk Walk Duration 1hr approx One Participant 70euro Two Participants 100euro Three Participants 130euro Family Package (2adults/2kidsU14)120euro Extra Participants/Spectators €30each, Times between 10am to 3.30pm Daily Weather permitting activity. Pre-booking avoids disappointment Locations for Hawk Walks may change due to conditions but normally 5/10mins drive from Killarney town centre Kind Regards Killarney Falconry Geoffrey 0872401551 / 00353872401551

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One of the best things we did all vacation

This activity was likely the best thing we did all vacation. The meet-up spot is just off some major roads and has a nice path to walk along off the side of the road. Our gide... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This activity was likely the best thing we did all vacation. The meet-up spot is just off some major roads and has a nice path to walk along off the side of the road. Our gide, Liam, brought his colleague's Harris Hawk, Arizona. Arizona was great, did exactly what you would expect from a Hawk. Liam got us some great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Geoffrey was able to accommodate us on short notice via email the day before, and even called the morning of to check in about the weather. The location is just a short, 10 min drive from the city centre of Killarney. If you're without a vehicle, like we were, all of the taxi drivers in town know Geoffrey, where to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This was the highlight of our trip!!!! Liam was beyond amazing and answered all of our {million} questions about the birds, plus general inquires about Ireland and it's natural inhabitants. We loved every moment on our 'hawk walk' & Arizona was equally a rockstar. Being able to 'hold' the owls afterwards was an extra treat! I could literally write a... More 

3 Thank Christy N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

This is a must do for everyone who have a couple of hours spare time in Killarney. Beautiful birds, great scenery during the hawk-walk and Geoff's friendliness and knowledge about falconry & it's history was truly remarkable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

First just know that you need to call and book you can't just show up. The bishop Moynihan address is no good. Also, you're meeting a guy with a van in the middle of the forest and it isn't weird. We were given GPS coordinates and met Jeffrey on the road. We were introduced to Texas the hawk. Jeffrey was... More 

2 Thank Kateryna V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We spent an hour with Liam from Killarney Falconry in late October and had a great time. The weather was beautiful as we walked along a field. We wore gloves and the hawk would fly to our hand when we held a piece of chicken. Liam was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Before leaving, we were able to hold two owls... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I surprised my husband with this "halk walk" because he enjoys falcons. We had a great time. Liam was awesome and answered all of our questions and was very informational. I happened to fall in love with Mr.D the cutest barn owl ever.

1 Thank AmbyrLynne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great time interacting with and learning about these amazing birds. Using the coordinates Geoff provided, the navigation on my cell phone brought us right to our meeting spot without any problem. Geoff and his birds were so fun to be with, we could have stayed all day. Not to be missed if you like nature and something... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This was easily one of the highlights of our trip! Liam is so fun to talk to and made us feel very comfortable. His knowledge of falconry is impressive. Not only did we get to experience Donatello (Harris hawk) in action but we also got to hold and pet 2 owls- Mr. D (Irish barn owl) and Gandalf (Grey owl).... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had a great time with Liam, Arizona ( a hawk), and 4 owls. Liam was very personable and explained everything about the birds very well. He made our interaction with the birds an experience that I will never forget. Especially when Arizona landed on my head!

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