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Kayaking/Canoeing

 

 

 

Ballinskelligs

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: €

Derrynane

Kayak/Canoe Rental:

 

Kayak KerryDerrynane on the Ring of Kerry is an ideal location for all watersport activities with its calm sheltered inlets and safe sandy beaches. The exposed and rugged Atlantic coastline for the more experienced is only a short distance away from Caherdaniel and Derrynane.

We have a selection of boards to rent to suit both beginners and improvers. Rental price includes a wetsuit.

 

Rates:

 

(per hour)

Singe Canoe:   €14

Double Canoe:   €20

Dingle

Kayaking Trips:

 

Kayaking with Fungi

Enjoy a half-day's sea kayaking in Dingle Harbour, see Fungi the Dolphin at the mouth of the harbour and explore some of the many sea caves.
This trip is available to all - beginners to advanced paddlers. Although not physically demanding, it provides a great introduction to sea kayaking, covering basic kayaking skills.
Times: 09.30 to 12.30 and 2.00 to 5.00

 

Rates:

 

Per Person: Half Day: €50

 

Sunrise & Sunset Sea-Kayaking

Half Day - Experience the peaceful waters of Dingle Harbour and Dingle Bay at their most tranquil at the beginning and end of the day.
This trip is available to all - beginners to advanced paddlers. It is not arduous but as well as visiting Fungi and sea caves, it also covers basic kayaking skills. Times dependent on time of sunrise and sunset.

 

Rates:

 

Per Person: Half Day: €50

 

Ventry to Dingle Kayak

Full Day - Kayak this amazing section of coastline. Enjoy the sheltered waters of Ventry Harbour before kayaking along the remote, rugged coastline under the shadow of Esk tower, which points the way to Dingle Harbour.
Time 10.00- 16.30

 

Rates:

 

Per Person: Full Day: €85

 

Blasket Islands Kayak

Full Day - Hard Kayak from Dunmore Head, the most westerly point of Ireland and Europe across the Blasket Sound to the isolated, abandoned Great Blasket Island. Stop on the beach and visit some of the historic sites of the island. Visit the largest seal colony in the area before exploring the rugged coastline of the great Blasket Islands.
Time 09.30- 16.30

 

Rates:

 

Per Person: Full Day: €95

Kenmare

Kenmare Bay Kayak Rental:

 

Kayak in kenmareKayaking or canoeing is probably the best way to explore the beauty and wildlife of the Kenmare Bay with its rugged coastline and rich marine life.

 

If you require our qualified instructors can give you one on one instruction or as a group. Our stock includes single and double sit on tops, closed cockpits, sea kayaks and some Canadian canoes. All safety equipment is supplied.

 

Rates:

 

Per Hour:  €

 

 


 

Kayaking Trips:

 

One day sea kayaking trip from Kenmare to Sneem

Distance: 22 km
Duration: 7 – 8 hours
Starting time: 10:00am, lunch 1 hour on island

Max. group size: 8
Min. group size: 4
Min age: 16

Food:You will be required to bring your own packed lunch, which should consist of sandwiches rolls or salad etc. Drinking water and plenty of snacks (energy bars). Also food can be arranged on arrival in Sneem at a traditional Irish bar at request of the group.

What’s to see?:On this trip we will pass 2 castles, discover the beautiful Blackwater estuary and paddle its wooded shores. Get friendly with the seals, spot up to thirty species of birds, and much more wildlife to add. Have lunch on deserted island and then explore parknasilla bay and the Sneem estuary at our leisure.

 

Rate:

 

Per Adult:          €

 

2 day sea kayaking from Kenmare to Caherdaniel

Day 1 as above:
We will set up camp in the picturesque Sneem River estuary, from where we will trek to Sneem and to enjoy the food, drink agus craic!

Day 2:
Breakfast at 9:00am, which will be included in the cost. Then we will break camp pack up kayaks and begin our journey at 11:00am approx.

Distance:15km
Duration:5 hours

Food:You will be required to bring your own lunch as per day one. Also food can be arranged on arrival at Castlecove beach bar at the request of the group.

What’s to see?: We will discover a coast line more baron than the previous day, and realise the raw beauty of the Inveragh peninsula. For the more adventurous among the group perhaps the opportunity to do some bouldering and cliff jumping! Explore the islands of Cove Harbour and stop for a well deserved pint at the end of our journey at castlecove beach bar.

 

Rate:

 

Per Adult:          €

 

3 hour midnight sea kayaking trip of the Kenmare Bay

Duration: 2 hours, begins at 10:00pm
Distance: 5 km

Food: If one would like to bring a picnic please feel free to do so, as there are many idyllic islands we can stop off at.

What’s to see?: On this trip we will discover the beauty of the Kenmare Bay by night, as we paddle and disturb the phosphorescence they will glow and provide a spectacle in its paralleled in its beauty! Also we will explore the island and listen to the sounds the birds and animals of the night.

This trip is weather and light permitting.

Some kayaking experience and a good fitness level will be required to take part in this trip.

Transport back to Kenmare

 

Rate:

 

Per Adult:          €

Killarney

Kayaking Trips:

 

Lakes of Killarney

 

Canoeing in KillarneyExplore the Lakes of Killarney by kayak. This trip starts at Ross Castle, visiting Bronze Age copper mines and includes the option to visit the 6th century monastic site on Innisfallen Island.

 


Times: 09-30 – 12.30, 2-5 (Half Day)

Time 09.30- 16.30 (Full Day)

 

Rates:

 

Per Person: Half Day: €50

                   Full Day: €85