Ballyheigue is at the centre of The North Kerry Way walking trail. A 48km walking trail offering spectacular seascapes, the finest beaches in Ireland and a multitude of ancient sites, churches & field monuments. It can be broken up into shorter stages. http://www.northkerryway.ie/
Shore angling is available in Ballyheigue with sea angling from Fenit.
Within 2 miles of Ballyheigue village is Banna Leisure Centre with swimming pool and extensive leisure facilities.