The Killarney Lake District is one of Killarney's top rated tourist attractions. The lakes around Killarney lie, of which all vary in size, lie in the beautiful landscape of high rise mountains and hills that, are formed by glacial action. The largest of all the lakes is the Lower Lake, commonly known as the Lough Leane that is situated on the immediate south west of the town. It is only separated by a piece of land from the Middle Lake, also known as the Muckross Leane.
For all the visitors who want to see the Killarney Lake District, there is a choice of doing such at on their own or leveraging off the sight seeing trips that are organized by Killarney’s local agencies. There are different packages that the visitors can choose from, including traveling in a light open horse drawn car; on a horse or by boat. It is rather recommended that the traveler interchanges between the three offerings in order to get the best out the trip.