- Location: Ballyhass Coachford
- Duration: Aprox. 3 hours
- Number or Participants: 7 per instructor
- Age Restriction: 8 years old
- Wildlife: Birds, Fish, animals such as foxes and squirrels, and different types of trees.
- SUP History.
Come join us at Ballyhass coachford and experience one of the worlds fastest growing watersports as you explore the beauty of the Lee Valley. You will receive expert coaching from our experienced staff who will get you standing up and exploring the river in no time. Watch the Herons fishing, Buzzards soaring above you and listen to the birds as you make your way along the river on this 2-3 hour SUP expedition. Whether you are a beginner or experienced paddler you are sure to have an experience you won’t forget!
You will be welcomed to ballyhass by our team before getting kitted up and brought onto the water by our experienced instructors. You will then be guided through the process on how to stand up before beginning the expedition. The expedition will take approximately 2-3 hours and will take you through the beautiful Lee Valley up towards Carrigadrohid castle. Along the way you will learn about the local history, get close to the amazing wildlife and learn about stand up paddle boarding and its history. You will have opportunities along the way to stop and listen to the birds along the river and watch the Herons and Kingfishers fishing on the river bank. Our instructors will be more than happy to teach you some more advanced techniques if you want to learn more and progress your SUPing skills!
RRP - €70pp
Online Price - €50pp
30% off with Adventure Pass
- Wet shoes | Flip Flops | or old pair of shoes you don't mind getting wet.
- More warm clothes
- Snacks and Drinks - its thirsty work!
- You will be given a dry bag where you can put any valuables or dry clothing.
Join one of our public tours that are scheduled each week. This is perfect for ones and twos who are happy to join in on an outdoor group experience. Book online through this page on any of the open dates and times that you see available.
For groups of 6 or more you can book a time and start date that suits you guys. Drop us an email to the bookings team with your preferred date and time and we will get as close to that as possible for you. There are options to include additional activities to make a complete day out. We recommed our Wilderness Area. Its an amazing feeling to cook your own bread and a fire you made before or after your tour. These sessions are tailored for all ages and delivered differently to Children, Family and Adult groups by our bushcraft guides.
Contact the Bookings Team: Phone: 022 27773 Email: Info@ballyhass.ie
What do I need to know about this tour?
You need to have reasonable level of fitness (5km return trip)
Perfect for corporate, sports and youth days out.
Make sure to bring some snacks with you for the stop at the castle.
Perfect for teenagers and adults
Will I get Wet?
Most likely on this tour. Often in these trips its better to get wet early and then you are good to go and the tension is gone. SUPing is all about rythom and stabilty comes from when you are moving.
Do I need to be able to swim?
Not at all, let us know early days, but remember you will be wearing a lifejacket throughout the tour so in the event that you do fall in you will be floating in the water with your head and shoulders above the water line in reach of one of our guides who are always close by.
There are just two of us can we book on to a tour?
Absolutely, we have public tours running several times a week during the season. Select the date and see what dates and times are avilable. you can be joined by up to 10 other people in your group, but its a great way to meet people in a unqiue new outdoor environment.