Get up close and outdoors with the local wildlife and nature on our public tour, while fully supervised by our team of fun leaders. This stretch of water is a fascinating blend of Irish water and wildlife and is perfect for a fun day out in the water! We will explore why this river is so famous in Ireland, solve puzzles and play games so we have the best Kayak experience with family and friends.We will cater for all abilities, to the groups who are advanced, to the groups and families who have never jumped into a kayak before! This activity is suitable for all ages in the family from 8+ years.
Come join us on this day of fantastic fun and a day you will never forget in the outdoors!
You can also get up close and personal with the local wildlife and nature on our private tours, while fully supervised by our team leaders. We have different tour packages that are aimed to fit all levels for corporate team building to scouts, families and sports teams. This stretch of water is a fascinating blend of history and wildlife. It is roughly a 2.5 km stretch of river.
You will be able to paddle in and around the castle and explore with your guides. Stop for a quick snack and then we will head back through the reed bed section on our way back to base. We will explore the history of how the hydroelectric dams brought power to rural Ireland and why they are considered the start of the ‘Quiet Revolution’ in Ireland.In the expedition we will learn about the 16th century Carrigadrohid Castle. The role it played in the Cromwell War on Ireland and its unique setting, being one of only two castles built over the water on a bridge in Europe.
The tours are run in double sit on top sea kayaks that are super stable and easy to paddle. This makes the tour very accessible for all levels of abilities. You will be provided with wetsuits and cags to keep you warm. You can use one of our dry bags if you would like to bring your valuables or any extra clothing with you also.
We have different tour packages that are aimed to fit all levels for corporate team building to scouts, families and sports teams.