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Address: The Abbey | Skibbereen, Cork 0000, Ireland
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+353 28 21058
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Based in the South West of Ireland along the Wild Atlantic Way and...

Based in the South West of Ireland along the Wild Atlantic Way and established in 1995. We are Ireland's premier sea kayaking company. We believe in providing a safe, enjoyable and memorable experience for all who join us. You can paddle along the tranquil River Lee in Cork City (rated #3 Top City to visit in the Lonely Planet)or explore the shores of West Cork by sea kayak.

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Relaxing excursion

A relaxing night time kayaking trip on a unique location in beautiful surroundings. Well organised, informative and entertaining which made it stress free for the entire group... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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County Dublin, Ireland
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County Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A relaxing night time kayaking trip on a unique location in beautiful surroundings. Well organised, informative and entertaining which made it stress free for the entire group which was a complete mix of abilities. I would highly recommend this as an enjoyable activity suitable for anyone who enjoys the outdoors. I could have stayed out all night quite happily and... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I loved our experience with Atlantic Sea Kayaking. From the beginning they were very patient with our inquiry/questions (emailed them a few months beforehand) and our guides for the paddle, Caroline and Mike (I'm sorry if I spelled your names wrong!) were wonderful. They made sure everyone was comfortable and felt safe for the entire excursion. They... More 

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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this review

Thank you We try hard so it is great to hear feed back . The guys are passionate about kayaking and people. Both great guides. Jim More 

Boulder, Colorado
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163 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our trip with Atlantic Sea Kayaking. We enjoyed a lovely evening of kayaking out on Lough Hyne and even got to see the bioluminescent plankton! The tour guide was fantastic. Note that you can get to the meeting point using Google Maps by searching for the Lough Hyne Car Park - it takes you right to where you... More 

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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to give us those kind words , Really glad you enjoyed the experience. It was a beautiful night , Just to clear up about photographs, There is no problem taking photographs . What we ask people not to do is use video as it only records conversations (often private as we stay close to each... More 

London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend & I had a trip booked with Atlantic Sea Kayaking for Saturday, starting at 2pm on their 3 hour paddle trip. The guides and organisers are super friendly - they couldn't do enough for you, and they really make you feel welcome and most importantly of all, safe. We were all suitably prepped and got out on the... More 

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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this review

Hello Tess, Thank you for taking the time to give us the feed back . We are glad you enjoyed the trip at some level. We take huge pride here in giving all of our visitors an amazing and full experience. So we are are saddened to hear this. I have spoken with the guide in person and it seems... More 

Navan, Ireland
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We booked kayaking for myself and my wife as part of a group. We had a single kayak each. At the start of the session the instructor provided the necessary waterproofs and went through the basics in paddling. He then assigned kayaks to each of the group and adjusted the foot pedals for everyone in the kayak. He then pulled... More 

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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us feed back . Glad you enjoyed it . We do our best so this is the reward for us. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The whole experience was excellent! The activity was very well organised. You learn about the history of the lake and look at some interesting features when it is still bright. The when it gets dark you get to see the bio-luminescence in the water which was spectacular. It was a very clear night we also got to gaze at all... More 

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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to give the feed back , Really glad you enjoyed the Easter Bunny , More 

Castletownshend, Ireland
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It's seldom I am lost for words, but last night left me speechless. My sister, 3 cousins and myself went night kayaking with Jim Kennedy Atlantic Sea Kayaking and my word it was one of the most amazing experiences of my life, it was breathtakingly beautiful. Would you believe I had tears in my eyes when we landed, was such... More 

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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Instructor at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this review

Thank you Gina for taking the time to share your the kind words, It really was a spectacular night and we look forward to seeing you again. Caroline More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful serenity on Lough oighinn. Worth the 50euro to kayak on Europe's only seawater lake and experience the bioluminescent plankton. Even though the weather was windy and wet the lake was thankfully very sheltered. Staff lovely. The bioluminescence may be more dramatic in summer however.

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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this review

Hi Emer , Thank you for taking the time out to let us and others know what you thought of your kayaking experience. If you give into the weather in Ireland you would never stray far from home. I suppose one of the reasons people kayak with us is that we know where the shelter is ad we keep them... More 

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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend went moonlight kayaking in Lough Ine. We were welcomed with open arms, we got a great h&s demo and straight out on to the water. Jim and Declan (instructors) brought us around the lake and told us stories about the lake and it's legacy, it was amazing. Then when it got dark we could see the... More 

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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this review

Hi Ciara , Enjoyed meeting up with you all , Thank you for the kind words , It is important to us that people enjoy the experience . We take it personally . Jim / Maria and all at Atlantic Sea Kayaking More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Myself and my partner joined a guide and 2 others to do sea kayaking on Lough Hyne in December 2016. It was an absolutely amazing experience despite it being winter! The company is well prepared for the cold weather and you stay completely dry and warm even in the middle of the lake. We were warned that it is a... More 

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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this review

Thank you guys for taking the time to join us and then to take the time to pass on a comment , We love to hear from our friends , All comments are taking very seriously. Really glad you enjoyed the experience, as it really is a unique experience . The bioluminesence is only a little part of this as... More 

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