Lough Leane, Killarney

#5 of 12 in Nature in Killarney
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Lough Leane (from Irish Loch Léin 'lake of learning') is the largest of the three lakes of Killarney. The River Laune flows from the lake into the Dingle Bay to the northwest.

Plan to visit Lough Leane during your Killarney vacation using our convenient Killarney trip itinerary builder.
Improve this listing »
Create an itinerary including Lough Leane

Lough Leane reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 5.0
154 reviews
  • During the Covid pandemic, the visit to Ross Castle as with many other historical sites in Ireland, some curated by the Office of Public Works (OPW), this visit was free!!  more »
  • I took a walk by Lough Leane on some of the various signed routes provided. Signage was excellent and walking was beautiful, with the lake at one side and deer and wildlife surrounding. Some of our....  more »
  • If you go to Killarney a cruise on lough Leanne is a must. The captain is very knowledgeable and is eager to share his stories. Spotting the eagles is a bonus  more »
  • A truly beautiful place on God’s earth. To stand on its shores, as I did recently, is to find oneself imbued with, to quote a phrase, a sense of wonder.
  • Beautiful for a boat trip, even better to include a stop on Innisfallen island to visit the old monastic ruin
  • Such beauty a few minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Killarney.
  • Killarney lakes, From the Boat's, available at Ross Castle and Lord of the Brandon's Cottage Restaurant. Really beautiful, not to be missed
  • Amazing Awesome Wonderful I love this place

Plan your trip to Killarney

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.