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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.

Ballyheigue Beach is an extensive sandy beach located beside Ballyheigue in County Kerry. It looks out over Tralee Bay and is great place for swimming, surfing, walking and other water sports activities.

Ballyheigue Beach

Banna Strand is located at Ardfert, County Kerry and stretches from Ballyheigue Beach in the north to Barrow Beach in the south. It is an extensive sandy beach of major ecological interest.

Banna Strand

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 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).

Fenit Beach

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.

Inch Strand is 3 miles of sandy beach, ideal for bathing, sea angling, surfing and many other water sports. It is located on the Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry.

Inch Strand

Bá na Scealg or 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 is an extensive sandy beach close to the town of Ballybunion in County Kerry. It is ideal for walking, swimming, surfing and other water sports.

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

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