This Valentine’s Day, show that someone special just how wild you are about them with a truly unique and unforgettable experience at the Wander Wild Festival in Killarney this March (22-24th).  A celebration of love and adventure, this unique adventure and wellness festival set in the 25,000-acre UNESCO Killarney National Park, offers the perfect opportunity to embrace the spirit of exploration and connection with your partner. Get their heart beating with excitement with a gift that goes beyond the ordinary!


Wander Wild Festival provides an ideal setting for couples to embark on a romantic journey together.  From guided hikes to outdoor workshops and adrenaline-pumping activities, there are a range of activities designed for couples to connect and create shared adventures.


  • Reach new heights with your partner by climbing Carrauntoohil – Ireland’s highest mountain.
  • Lovebirds can enjoy a refreshing hike and a wild swim in the breathtaking hidden Horses Glen – a captivating V-shaped valley with enchanting lakes.
  • Be paddle partners with some Stand-up Paddleboarding (SUP) on the Lakes of Killarney or a Kayak tour to Inisfallen Island or Ross Castle.
  • Dazzle them with stars on the Dark Sky Night Hike.
  • Date night with a difference with a Night Walk in the National Park, led by a knowledgeable Park Ranger.
  • Get the heart-rate up with some Rock Climbing.
  • If things get too hot, cool down with a Wim Hof Method workshop in the lake, or a Cold Water Talk.
  • Take your partner’s breath away with a sunrise dip at Dundag, followed by a glorious sauna experience overlooking Muckross Lake and the mountains.
  • Relax and connect with some yoga, breathwork or an enchanting forest bathing walk.
  • Unplug and unwind with a Yin Yoga – Deep Rest session with Daniella Moyles.
  • Bring some romantic charm to date night with live performances from local and national performers.
  • Feast on local produce on the Wander Wild Food Trail.


Tickets can be purchased for individual activities so you can create the ultimate Valentine’s package for your adventurous loved one. Killarney has accommodation for every taste for your romantic getaway from hostels, self-catering and couples only glamping, to four- and five-star hotels.

Most events are ticketed,  with some free activities also available. Many events sold out last year so book early on to avoid disappointment!

Wander Wild Festival is sponsored by Nature Valley and supported by Fáilte Ireland, Kerry County Council and Killarney Chamber of Tourism & Commerce.

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