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Killarney Falconry

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Address: | Bishop Moynihan Crescent, Killarney, Ireland
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+353 87 240 1551
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
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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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Wonderful and memorable!

We loved it! Liam was very informative and delightful to talk with. My daughter loved cuddling with the barn owl!

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Limerick, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We tried to get there but this place doesn't exist 😲 We asked people around about the falconry and they didn't even know what were we talking about. We used the navigation to guide us to the street name

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Millstreet, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved it! Liam was very informative and delightful to talk with. My daughter loved cuddling with the barn owl!

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Thank angelskeepkerry
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Killarney Falconry more than met our expectations! We walked with Geoff and Texas the Harris Hawk. Feeding and walking with Texas was incredible! It was such an amazing experience! Geoff was great and so knowledgeable. He even taught us to use "slo-mo" on our phones! Haha! The owls were the ultimate bonus! My husband and I would definitely recommend this... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We totally enjoyed our Hawk Walk with Liam! He is extremely knowledgeable about birds of prey. Liam is very interesting and does a great job teaching you about these amazing birds. Arizona the Harris Hawk is very fun to watch! My 7 year old granddaughter really enjoyed holding Gandalf but her favorite was the adorable little barn owl that snuggled... More 

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Golden, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Geoffrey was extremely accommodating in the midst of a wildcat railroad strike. He is personable, and the experience went far beyond just the falconry. But, the falconry: Wow! We were able to spend time with Steve the Harris hawk in the countryside, and couldn't have had a more rewarding experience. Not to mention Gandalf and Mr. B. Very easily the... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our falconry experience. Liam was personable, knowledgeable, and an all around good time! You'll learn so much about birds of prey and enjoy a walk through some beautiful Irish countryside! I would recommend this experience to anyone. This was a highlight of our trip to Ireland. Thank you Liam and Killarney Falconry!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband found this on here when we were just in Killarney as part of our honeymoon. He immediately asked if we could do it, and why not?! I emailed over not expecting a reply so soon as it was already well past business hours and we were only in town the next day before venturing out again. Geoffrey emailed... More 

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Thank Kaleigh B
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Geoff accommodated my mom and me last minute through a Hawk Walk with Liam (and Steve!). Simple taxi drive from Killarney.. met up at a path in the woods to meet the birds. Liam could not have been more lovely. Steve was a joy. We enjoyed every second of it. Wish we could try it again!

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Helena, Montana
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent our morning in Killarney with falconer, Geoffrey, his hawk, Michelangelo & two owls. What a memorable experience! Geoff is super knowledgeable & took his time explaining all aspects of the experience. I would do this again. I fell in love with Gandalf the Grey owl. Thank You for a wonderful time!!! Can't wait until I get to do... More 

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Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Geoffrey O'Donoghue was a wonderful host. Despite some initial difficulties with finding our meeting place (hint: as soon as you go over the bridge, park immediately on the left), we rescheduled and had a delightful time meeting Donnie (short for Donatello), a Harris hawk, as well as an Irish barn owl and a Great Gray owl.

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