Family Friendly Activities on the Dingle Peninsula

siamsaíocht don teaghlach go léir - family entertainment 

Families will love the wide variety of things to do across the peninsula. Take a boat trip out of Dingle Harbour to see the friendly bottlenose Fungie the Dolphin who enjoys swimming alongside the boats. There are boat trips to bring you Whale watching, Guided Eco Tours, Island Trips where you can experience dramatic Atlantic sea cliffs and seals, birds and wildlife up close. If you want to get wet there are surf schools, stand up paddle boarding, sea kayaking trips and miles of exhilarating coastline with great surf and safe bathing.

On land Dingle Oceanworld Aquarium also has an impressive assortment of sharks, penguins, reptiles, otters and jellyfish with interactive displays to thrill young and old. Watch a movie the 'old fashioned way' at a children's matinee in Dingle's cinema. 

Explore the history and monuments of Dingle Peninsula in a fun way with free worksheets available for younger visitors at Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne in Ballyferriter. Follow the roadside geology trail to show children ancient deserts, volcanoes, corrie lakes and a glaciated valley.

The peninsula is a playground for hiking and walking with grest walking trails. Experience the landscape, visit an open farm, hold a baby lamb, go off road and walk ancient paths that weave their way through historic monuments, learn something new with workshops in pottery, cooking, irish language, music and dancing.

Wind surfing, horse-riding, kite surfing, pedal boating, kids clubs, water trampolines, boat trips, SUP tours, sailing and sea kayaking are all easy to do on the Dingle Peninsula where a range of adventure companies, water sport providers and boat operators will provide you with equipment, expertise and everything you need in order to have a safe and exhilarating experience with your family. 

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Comhaontas Turasóireachta Chorca Dhuibhne – Ag cur Corca Dhuibhne chun cinn le chéile

Do come and stay!
We are very happy to help guide you to your idyllic holiday or short break on the Dingle Peninsula. Dingle Peninsula Tourism Alliance, a marketing co-operative owned and managed by its members across the peninsula, have produced this website to provide you, our visitors with the most up to date information you need to plan and enjoy your visit.

If you cannot find the information you need, or have a question you would like answered, please feel free to contact us.

Comhaontas Turasóireachta Chorca Dhuibhne
Aonad 4, Páirc Gnó na Coille, Daingean Uí Chúis, Contae Chiarraí, Éire

Dingle Peninsula Tourism Alliance
Office 4, The Wood Business Park, Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland