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Atlantic Sea Kayaking

The Abbey | Skibbereen, Cork 0000, Ireland
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Wonderful experience

My daughter Melanie (23) and myself went kajaking for 3 hours with our most competent guide Ryan... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kleeblatt78
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Einsiedeln, Switzerland
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Fabulous experience.

We went night kayaking on slough Hyne last Saturday night. The conditions were fantastic. Derek was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Aoife G
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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter Melanie (23) and myself went kajaking for 3 hours with our most competent guide Ryan from Clonakilty. We had great weather and before we started, Ryan showed and explained us everything about kajaking including lots of safety features. He had the necessay outfit...More

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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Co Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Well thank you very much for such a great review. It means so much to us and to our guides . We are very passionate about giving our visitors a great experience. We are proud of our beautiful country and want to share it with...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went night kayaking on slough Hyne last Saturday night. The conditions were fantastic. Derek was a great leader assisted by Andy. I would highly recommend this activity if you are on the area. Thank you,

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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Co Owner. at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Really delighted you enjoyed our Lough Hyne trip with Declan and Andy . Also thank you for taking the time to let us know . Much appreciated . Jim Kennedy

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were in Ireland for our honeymoon and a memorial trip for my mom. The night kayaking caught our eye as we both love the outdoors. We went out on Lough Hyne on a bit of a cloudy night, which worked in...More

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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments Guys . And of course congratulations. Delighted you enjoyed your trip. I agree with the comment about the leg length . We try to make it as comfortable as possible for everyone and have different size kayaks. Problems with smaller...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

An amazing experience night kayaking on Lough Hyne. All outerwear gear is provided including personal floatation (except footwear) but you need to dress warm depending on the weather. The Atlantic Sea Kayaking team is excellent and accommodated our party of 4 and did so quickly...More

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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your great words Marlene, Really delighted you enjoyed , If staying in the Castle people may enjoy our Castlehaven Bay night trip . Which really is my favourite and you actually kayak pass the castle.

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

We had the most wonderful experience on Lough Hyne with Declan and Ryan. Everything was executed to perfection. Our wet gear was comfortable and allowed us to stay nice and warm while out on the lake. The kayaks were sturdy and easy to use. We...More

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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you very much for the kind words. Very well put , It obviously brought out the poet in you . It is a beautiful trip even without the Bioluminescence. Really glad you enjoyed it. As regard gloves, they can be a nuisance when trying...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

What an amazing experience! Although we didn't get to see the lake glow due to the brightness of the mean the lake was breathtaking. Declan was just an amazing tour guide who has a passion for nature. The best part was just sitting in silence...More

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

Hello Kayleen , Our guides enjoyed it as much as you did. Thank you for the words it means a lot to us that you have a great time when with us . Delighted to see you again any time , Jim Kennedy

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing experience!! Definitely worth doing if in the area. Dress warm but all gear provided. Cosy fire and hot drunks waiting onshore when you return.

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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Hi Megan , Thank you for the words . the hot drinks are always great if it is a cold night . Have a great trip . JIM

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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We went for a night paddle and it was a completely different experience than anything we’ve ever done. Our guide Declan put us all completely at ease and there was never any worry regarding the trip out on the water. He regaled tales of the...More

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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Hi Sarah , Thank you for the beautiful comments , No bioluminescence but there is so much besides that in our trips . YEs the moon was amazing . A blue moon as well. Thanks again . JIM

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Cannot recommend enough. The night paddle at Reen pier is like a wonderland. Our wonderful guide Declan regaled us with tales of the area's history but by far the standout was the bioluminescence. Truly amazing. At one point we sat with our eyes closed just...More

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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Delighted you enjoyed the trip , Thank you for the kind words . Jim Kennedy

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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

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mwitkins
14 May 2018|
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Response from Sarah L | Reviewed this property |
You should ring or email them to book - Their email is on their website if you google Atlantic sea kayaking Their telephone number is +353 (0) 28 21058 I think they are getting online booking soon as well.
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bratsmom
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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
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