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Ballinskelligs

 

Ballinskelligs kerryBaile na Sceilge is located on the magnificent Skellig Ring between Waterville and Valentia Island. Wild rugged coastlines, scattered islands, vast mountains and high passes, this Gaeltacht (Gaelic speaking) region will leave you longing to come back for more.

 

The area is renowned for its miles of golden beaches and turquoise water. The area has its own Irish College, where children come in summer to learn the Irish Language. The area has a unique history and culture and was the mainland connection for the monks that lived on Skellig Michael.

 

 

Fishing

Sea Angling:

 

We operate short trips lasting a couple of hours for those who simply want to catch some fish-generally Mackerel, pollock etc. These trips are ideal for families etc.

 

For the more serious angler we operate full day charters with prices depending on season and number of anglers. Typical catches are Cod, Ling, Conger, Shark etc. Generally these trips depart at 11 am and return at 5pm.

 

Rates:

 

(Per Person) 12 max

2 hr:                        € 40

Full Day generally:   € 80

Kayaking/Canoeing

Kayaking Rental:

 

Sea kayaks are available for rent. Launch point will be from Ballinskelligs beach. There are two types - singles and duos (these can take up to 3 people). Kayaking in the bay is very safe as it is sheltered from the sea and has plenty of nooks and crannies for exploring!

 

Rates:

 

Per Person: €

Surfing

Surfing Lessons:

 

The lessons take place on Ballinskelligs beach. Lessons last for two hours.We provide surfing lessons for all ages and abilities. They are designed to ensure a safe and enjoyable water experience for individuals, groups or the entire family.

Also available are individual lessons. Lessons are open to all ages. Beginners Classes are held in waist deep water. All students should be able to swim. Please bring a towel, swimsuit and warm clothes

 

Rates:

 

Per Person: € 35

Wind Surfing

Windsurfing Lessons:

 

The lessons take place on Ballinskelligs beach. Lessons last for an hour and a half. Suitable for all levels of ability.

 

Rates:

 

Per Person: € 45