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The best 10 spots in Kerry for surfing
Catch a wave on your next surf trip to Kerry.
With nearly 1,000km of varied Atlantic coastline, Kerry is a surfer's paradise. No matter your experience, there are great surfing beaches and schools throughout the county that cater to both pros and total novices.

Here are 10 of the top surfing spots in Kerry.

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Throw yourself into a variety of water activities at Ballyheigue Beach in County Kerry, all while taking in spectacular views of Tralee Bay.

Uncover the incredible ecology and history of Banna Strand in Ardfert, County Kerry. The beach is located 7km north of Tralee Town.

Surfs up in the Kingdom. Kerry has some incredible beach breaks which are perfect for all levels of surfer from complete beginner to elites. Kingdom Waves Surf school offers instruction for all abilities.

Fenit Beach is located close to Fenit Harbour in County Kerry. This is a sandy beach and is also a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and proposed Natural Heritage Area (pNHA).


One of Ireland's oldest family run water sports centre, this ISA approved centre is located 2.8 km north of Castlegregory Village in Co Kerry. This is an outdoor enthusiasts dream with all forms of adventure activities.

Have the time of your life in Brandon Bay and the Maharees in Castlegregory, County Kerry, home to Jamie Knox Watersports for over 20 years.

Offshore Surf School on Inch Beach, County Kerry, offers surf lessons for beginners of all ages. The school also rents boards and wetsuits.

Bring your swimming togs to Inch Strand in County Kerry and enjoy the wide range of water activities on offer.


Baile an Sceilg (Ballinskelligs) beach is an extensive sandy beach located in a rural environment just 2km south of the village of Dungeagan in County Kerry.

Ballybunion South Beach is an extensive sandy beach close to the town of Ballybunion in County Kerry. It is suitable for walking, swimming, surfing and other water sports.

Explore more of Kerry

After a day of catching waves, head into Kerry to explore more things to do in the beautiful county.

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