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Atlantic Sea Kayaking

The Abbey | Skibbereen, Cork 0000, Ireland
+353 28 21058
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Unforgettable Experience

Not in a thousand years would my husband and I have contemplated kayaking in the dark in the middle... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
Amazing experience

The idea of kayaking out on a lake in October and in the dark might sound a bit mad but this truly... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Dublin, Ireland
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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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The Abbey | Skibbereen, Cork 0000, Ireland
+353 28 21058

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Not in a thousand years would my husband and I have contemplated kayaking in the dark in the middle of a miserable Irish winter. But, a "Thank you" pressie saw us both do just that and, oh my goodness, what a delightful and memorable surprise....More

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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Hi . Thank you very much for the comment . Really glad you enjoyed the trip , Hope to see you again on the water. Jim Kennedy

Reviewed 31 October 2017

The idea of kayaking out on a lake in October and in the dark might sound a bit mad but this truly is an amazing experience. We went out with Declan and Emily and everyone in our group felt comfortable and safe despite the strangeness...More

3  Thank Marooned04
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Found out about this trip through trip advisor. We went to Lough Hyne which is a salt water lake. It was a night trip. The plankton in the water sparkled with any movement. Truly amazing. My only complaint is that I could not hear our...More

Thank NicuRN17
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

An opportunity to kayak on a unique salt water lake in the dark and seeing the most beautiful bio-luminesence, like hundreds little twinkling stars, created by our paddles was a truly magical experience. Jim and Emily were great guides - both fun and patient -...More

1  Thank NewZealandMidwife
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Booked the evening paddle for sept a few months ago. Unfortunately they mixed up the start time on the booking and so we werent there in time. Thankfully they came up with a plan to get us out from reen instead and while the paddle...More

Thank blueesmrs
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We are 4 friends that wanted to do something different and decided to try a "Moonlight Paddle" we were not disappointed! We were very well taken care of and although 1 of our party had never been in a kayak she felt very happy and...More

Thank GerMcD
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We read all other reviews and got really excited. I think it was okay, but not a "must do". We did it in June-end, and the planktons were scarce.

Thank HarshPassari
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We went on the night session on Lough Ine last Monday, a bit of a treat for us on our honeymoon :) And we had a really great time with Declan leading. All safety and waterproof gear provided which I was delighted with as I'm...More

Thank dustfree
Reviewed 4 September 2017

My husband and I decided to give this a try after hearing about it from a friend of a friend. We ended up kayaking on Lough Hyne on a misting and foggy night. We got out there and were a bit disappointed when it was...More

Thank Gabrielle T
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We went on the night kayak around Lough Hyne on Friday the 1st of September. Declan, our guide, was good craic and very relaxed and reassuring. A beautiful relaxing way to spend an evening in a gorgeous part of the country. The bio-luminescence was hard...More

Thank Conor C
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5 January 2018|
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Response from AtlanticSeaKayaking | Property representative |
Hi Guys , What is Senior? My father in law took up kayaking at 90. Retired from it when he was 100 . Ill leave the decision with you Happy New Year and welcome to the best years of your life . Jim
8 November 2017|
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Response from AtlanticSeaKayaking | Property representative |
Hi . Thank you for asking , Our night trips are a unique experience . Bioluminescence if there is only a part of the experience. We operate all year round and would be delighted to have you join us any time. Like any... More
Aine Maire R
24 July 2017|
Response from AtlanticSeaKayaking | Property representative |
HI guys, Delighted your thinking of joining us . A few ways to find us , If you book in we will send all details to you on the conformation . If you check our web site and look at FAQs there are also directions there... More