Kayaking and Canoeing
Introductory sessions in Kayaking take place in a selction of our famous sandy beaches, which are flat sheltered environments that are very scenic and ideal for learning the fundamentals of Kayaking and Canoeing.
There is a lot of variety in these locations so we can cater for many different types of groups, whether you want to just make a splash and give a new sport a try or you are looking to develop your skills. All specialist equipment will be provided including Buoyancy Aid, Helmet, Wetsuit, Paddles, Boats and expert instruction.
White Water Trips
For the more adventurous, we also offer White Water trips on the river Barrow or Nore. This is an ideal location for white water Canoeing and Kayaking. Here you can learn the progressive skills that you require to navigate down grade two rapids.Our Irish Canoe Union qualified and highly experienced staff will guide you down, making sure that your river trip is memorable one.
For those wishing to develop skills, our expert instructors can show you the modern progressive white skills that are required to enable you to develop into a better white water kayaker (see our skills and training section here for further details >>>).
Canoeing and kayaking are very varied and adaptable sports that can cater to all levels so using the two locations we can create a session that meets your needs.
Are one/two person crafts in which the person sits down and uses a double bladed paddle. There are a number of different disciplines including freestyle, flat water racing, river running, creeking, slalom, wild water racing, polo and sea kayaking. We have 32 White Water Kayaks and 50 sit-on top kayaks for beginners and beach sessions, as well as 15 Sea Kayaks.
Are one/two or three person crafts, where people kneel in and use a single blade paddle, a fantastic way to explore some of our amazing waterways.