Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Top 5 Adventures to do in Killarney

How many times can you say you have climbed to the top of Ireland? Well now is your chance with a spectacular guided hike exploring this majestic landscapes and breathtaking scenery.

Experience a kayak tour like no other as we discover the Lakes of Killarney and its many hidden secrets of past and present on Innisfallen Island. An experience not to be missed!

Want a family adventure that will excite everyone? Well we have the perfect activity for you with a gentle kayak adventure exploring the history of Ross Castle and of course a little bit of fun!!

Try out our rock climbing adventures in the spectacular glaciated valley of the Gap of Dunloe. Action packed adrenalin fun with an amazing abseil overlooking the beautiful Gap of Dunloe valley. Now that’s adventure!

Explore Killarney National Park with a gentle cycling tour that takes you on a majestic journey through natural woodlands, around Muckross lake and a visit to Torc waterfall. In a nutshell, beautiful!!

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Magical Dingle

Dingle day tours
Do you want to discover the real Dingle but haven’t a clue what you should do or see? Well, lucky you, as we have put together the top 5 must do’s and see’s to experience on the beautiful Dingle peninsula.
  1. Take a morning stroll along Inch beachinch strand
There isn’t a better way to start your amazing tour of Dingle than a walk along the majestic sands of Inch beach. Stretching more than a kilometer long, this golden paradise offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Dingle peninsula and its majestic coastline.
  1. Explore the stunning Slea Headslea head
Where is the edge of Europe? Follow me as we venture towards Slea Head. Probably one of the most recognized landmarks in Ireland and it offers the most dramatic views of the Blasket Islands which lay west of stunning coastline.
  1. Meet Fungie the DolphinFungi DolphinHands up who hasn’t heard of Fungie? Well, if by chance you haven’t then get aboard for an amazing jumping spectacular from Dingle’s famous entertainer. Guaranteed to make you smile and great opportunity to see to nature up close.
  2. Visit the Blasket Visitor centreBlaskett-Islands-Donkeys-RuinsIf you want to learn all about Gaelic culture then this is the place to visit. A fantastic visitor centre that offers a great insight into the amazing history and Gaelic culture of the people who lived on Blasket Island. A must do for everyone.
  3. Experience the vibrant atmosphere of Dingle Town
Dingle Town
Dingle should be on everyone’s list of places to visit when in Ireland. A vibrant and colourful town that offers great food, lively traditional music and dance sessions and above all will ignite that Celtic spirit in you.
So if you are looking for something unique, something different, then take a magical discovery tour to Dingle. Guaranteed to make you smile and leave you with little doubt why it is the most beautiful place on Earth in my humble opinion.


Family Fun Kayaking on the Lakes of Killarney

family fun
Want to spend time with the family but doing something different? Well, we have the best family adventure mix for you with an amazing kayak tour on the Lakes of Killarney. This is the perfect way to discover the hidden beauty of the Lakes of Killarney with a gentle kayak adventure exploring the history of Ross Castle, the lakes unique wild nature and above all having family fun together. 
The guided tour begins at Ross Castle, a 15th century castle built on the edge of Lough Leane, the largest of the three Lakes. The tour offers you a real unique insight into the historical importance of Ross Castle, its surrounding nature and a fantastic way to:
1. enjoy the great outdoors with a gentle splash

2. a great way to spend quality time together

3. introduce your kids to a healthy, fun way of exploring the natural world around them
4. escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life
5. develop great skills that will last a lifetime
So if you are looking for a unique family activity then take a splash on the Lakes of Killarney with Mor Active for a fun adventure memory that will last a lifetime.


Mystical Kayak Tour on the Lakes of Killarney

For those of you who wish to escape the hustle and bustle of a modern day life or those who are looking for something different, something new then why not transport yourself back in time with a mystical guided kayak tour on the Lakes of Killarney. 
This mesmerizing kayak tour is not just about kayaking and in truth you don’t even need to be an expert at all to enjoy it. Just throw on a smile and have bucket loads of enthusiasm for a different kind of adventure.
The guided tour begins at Ross Castle, a 15th century castle built on the edge of Lough Leane, the largest of the three Lakes. There is a lot more to this tour than just jumping into a luxury kayak and paddling. Unfolding before your eyes is an amazing story through time.
The first part of the story is how the three Lakes of Killarney where formed through natures powerful force of glaciation. Sweeping across these lands thousands of years, a glacier sculpted this spectacular setting of dramatic lush green mountains, cascading waterfalls and left its unique handprint in many unique and surprising ways.
Next you will arrive on the shores of Innisfallen Island, a 6th Century settlement and if you are lucky you will be greeted by its renowned hosts, the Sika deer, which roam around freely on the island without a care in the world. Straightaway you are struck by the absolute peace and solitude of the island as you walk along what looks like carpeted grass, Sika deer are very good lawnmowers, before meandering through its still standing structures that echo its incredible past.
Like all journeys, there is a start and a finish point unfortunately. However, this guided kayak tour finishes like no other as it ends in the shadow of the impressive Ross Castle which stands tall over the Lakes of Killarney. This 15th Century castle is famed for an Irish prophecy that it could never be taken until a warship could swim on the lake, an unbelievable prospect. However, that is exactly what Oliver Cromwell’s Roundheads did during the Irish Confederate Wars, when artillery was brought by boat via the River Laune. The sight of his ships travelling across the lake towards them unnerved its protectors and the castle soon submitted. How unique is that!
kayak innisfallen
So if you are looking for an escape from the mundane of modern day life then definitely take this amazing kayak tour and you won’t be disappointed. In fact you will reinvigorate your Celtic spirit.


Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Adrenaline pumping Coasteering!

Wild Atlantic Way
For those of you who don’t know what Coasteering is, here is a brief outline. Coasteering is a wonderful mix of traversing, swimming and jumping your way around the bottom of cliffs, where the sea meets the land. If you can’t make up your mind whether you want to go swimming, climbing or jumping into the sea, coasteering is the activity for you. Put on your wetsuit and safety helmet and climb across Kerry’s coastal rocks, jump into the sea and float in the cool saltwater. Coasteering is suitable for kids as well as adults. Nowadays it is the ‘must do’ adventure activity.
coasteering adventure
Coasteering can be tailored by your instructor so everyone can get what they want out of the activity, whether that’s big adrenalin-filled jumps from rocks into deep pools or more of a relaxing wild swim along the coast.
Wild Atlantic Way - Day 4
The excitement and thrill of the activity is amazing! If you haven’t experienced coasteering already you should definitely consider it. Coasteering is a magnificent way to explore personal limits, overcome fears, increase personal confidence and of course most importantly to enjoy a few hours of pure adrenalin-soaked fun with family and friends.
Wild Atlantic Way
If you haven’t already tried Coasteering then you should most certainly experience it! If you experience it once, I am sure you will want to come back and do it again!

Monday, April 13, 2015

What is The Wild Atlantic Way?

Stretching Ireland’s western seaboard, the Wild Atlantic Way is the longest defined coastal touring route in the world. Over 2,500km in length, spanning Ireland’s western counties, the route takes in some of the most breathtaking scenery you’ll ever see.
The Wild Atlantic Way is not a destination but a journey. Here, you’ll discover warmth in its vibrant people and a gentle embrace from its wild continuous landscapes as you meander along its vast colourful coastline and through many traditional quaint Irish towns and villages.
Discover a land where the roaring Atlantic crashes against the majestic Skellig Michael, a UNESCO World Heritage site, or explore the largest karst landscape in the world, The Burren.
Enriched in folklore and bursting with song The Wild Atlantic Way is alive with literature and stories. It has inspired for centuries many a saint and scholar in search of something different and something new. Everyone from WB Yeats to John Lennon and now even you.
Imagine you are there, with the wild Atlantic gently guiding you through a land where you experience every element, share every smile and most of all, feel the sense of adventure it leaves within you. Where else would the rolling landscape and Gaelic spirit inspire the dreamers and the Atlantic Ocean call the world’s greatest surfers? Where else would actor Sean Connery, Hollywood legend Maureen O’Hara, and poet Seamus Heaney escape from it all?
The Wild Atlantic Way, that’s where.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Top 5 Activities on the Ring of Kerry

  1. Visit the amazing Skellig Islands
A must do for everyone is take a tour exploring Ireland’s most famous coastal route, The Ring of Kerry and visit the impressive Skellig Michael, a dramatic UNESCO world heritage site. Experience what it would have been like to live on a remote island off the coast of Ireland as you are taken back in time to discover one of Ireland’s most dramatic locations.  On the big island, also known as Skellig Mor, there is a well-preserved monastic outpost of the Early Christian period dating back to the 6th century. On the small island, known as Skellig Beag, there are some 27,000 pairs of gannets – the second largest colony of such seabirds in the world. An incredible spectacle that will leave you mesmerized by its sheer raw beauty.skelligs-aerial

  1. Take a mesmerizing cycling tour around Valentia Island
Take a breath-taking cycling tour of the impressive Valentia Island and discover one of Ireland’s most westerly points and home of Ireland’s first transatlantic telegraph cable. The island is situated off the South West coast of Kerry and is connected to the mainland by a bridge. It is renowned for its great beauty, ecological wonders and historical importance with many spectacular viewing points.

    1. Discover Bray Head with a guided walking tour Explore the real beauty of the Ring of Kerry with a unique cultural and ecological experience exploring the spectacular Bray Head and its wild rugged landscape shaped by nature’s hand. Sitting at its top is a 19th century Martello tower that was built during the Napoleonic wars and if you are lucky enough you may catch a glimpse of a pod of whales passing its shorelines as you gaze out towards the majestic Skellig Islands.DCIM101GOPRO

    1. Explore the Ring of Kerry coastline with a spectacular Coasteering Adventure
      This is the ultimate in adrenalin fun as you test your nerve with an amazing Coasteering Adventure along Kerry’s wild Atlantic coast. Armed with a wetsuit, helmet and buoyancy aid you will jump into the wild Atlantic to explore vast caves, swim under a spectacular archway, and if your nerves can handle it a series of jumps into the clear blue Atlantic Ocean. A definite must do!
      Wild Atlantic Way - Day 4

  1. Take a relaxing cultural tour of the Ring of Kerry
If the above sounds like too much energy is required well why not take a cultural tour with Mor Active Tours exploring the Ring of Kerry’s unique and remarkable setting. Discover its wild, rugged and breath-taking scenery as they take you off the beaten track to unearth the real Ring of Kerry experience and flavour its true cultural charms, ecological surprises and gaze out over a land shaped by the wild Atlantic.