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Killarney Falconry

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Pre booking essential | Bishop Moynihan Crescent, Killarney, Ireland
+353 87 240 1551
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When planning our trip to Ireland I searched things to do with teenagers. As we were staying in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Renee C
via mobile
Something you don't do everyday!

My extended family and I were traveling through Ireland with a planned stop in Killarney. I had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kristen S
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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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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Pre booking essential | Bishop Moynihan Crescent, Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When planning our trip to Ireland I searched things to do with teenagers. As we were staying in Killarney, the falconry came up. It was the most amazing thing to experience such a close up and personalized encounter with these beautiful birds. I would recommend...More

Thank Renee C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My extended family and I were traveling through Ireland with a planned stop in Killarney. I had seen reviews on Trip Advisor for this experience and reached out to Geoffrey to get the details. As it happens, he had availability for the exact day and...More

Thank Kristen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best experience!! Jeffrey was our guide and he was extremely friendly and knowledgeable about the different birds and explained directions well. He was very good about allowing each member of our group time to hold the hawk and even suggested some photo/video...More

Thank Laura E
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Due to the wind, we only got to see the owls, but it was such a lovely and unique experience. Our guide Jeff/Geoff was so knowledgeable and accommodating: friendly, extremely understanding with the timing, and full of funny anecdotes about the animals and their personalities....More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

I have done many encounters with wildlife as has my wife who is a Veterinarian. This certainly takes the top for non work related animal experiences. One of the biggest things with this experience is privacy. No crowds and children running around. Just your group...More

Thank Curious_Chemist
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Geoff took us on a short hike with a falcon. He would launch the bird into the air and it would roost in a tree for a few moments before it landed on my wrist and nibbled a bit of chicken. He talked about birds...More

Thank subterranean_jack
Reviewed 25 October 2017

While I was attending a business conference in Killarney, my family had a great time in the woods with these amazing birds. Sorry I missed it but the pictures and videos were amazing. Reservations a must.

Thank strangersblog
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing! Felt very close to nature. Just my cousin, Geoffrey, Michaelo, in the countryside learning so much about birds of prey. Then at the end, to meet my new friend Helen.

Thank maureens335
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent experience with killarney falconry. We were amazed at the guide’s knowledge and really enjoyed meeting the hawk and the owls:) would definitely do it again.

Thank josiehoran
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We went out with Geoffrey and his birds. We got a little lost and he helped us quickly and without judgement!! The birds are beautiful and so well trained. He gave us history of the area and taught us all about falconry and the biology...More

Thank Rebecca C
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Jeff B
16 May 2017|
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Response from ecf314 | Reviewed this property |
There isn't an address, they give you gps coordinates to meet them by a path. It's about 10 min from Killarney by car.
4 April 2017|
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Response from roams4fun | Reviewed this property |
The price varies, depending on the number of people in your party. There were 2 of us, and we paid $100 US (needs to be paid in Euros, cash only) total, including tip.