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Give It A Go

Ballard East, Galway, Ireland
+353 87 191 4911
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New perspective on Galway waterways

We had a great afternoon with Duncan, leaving from Menlo pier and kayaking toward the city... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mlc8882017
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Galway, Ireland
Best thing to do in Galway!

We LOVED kayaking with Duncan on the river. He was so fun and thoughtful. Give it a go is perfect... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sam B
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Travellers talk about
“hidden lakes” (20 reviews)
“jaffa cakes” (14 reviews)
“corrib river” (18 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Ballard East, Galway, Ireland
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+353 87 191 4911

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a great afternoon with Duncan, leaving from Menlo pier and kayaking toward the city, stopping off in a flooded quarry for a snack and hearing all about the wildlife and history of places we passed. Highly recommended - and it's way easier than...More

Thank mlc8882017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We LOVED kayaking with Duncan on the river. He was so fun and thoughtful. Give it a go is perfect for beginners and experienced kayakers. It was a great way to spend the day in Galway! We definitely recommend!

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great experience, fun time. Duncan did his best to keep everyone happy and entertained, and was a great guide. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 11 October 2016

A fried organised this trip as a birthday surprise, choosing a Saturday river trip as we all live in Galway. It was a perfectly calm autumn day, dry and even warm. Our group ranged from complete beginners to previous paddler dabblers - no experts! It...More

Thank Markosee
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Really enjoyed the kayaking, will definitely be doing it again!Duncan is a great guide.Highly reccommend give it a go!

Thank Elefires
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic day kayaking on the Corrib. I'll definitely be going back again. Duncan is a legend too. Highly recommend it!

Thank Richie B
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Great fun, remarkable and memorable, and that was just Duncan! We spent the morning kayaking on the Corrib river. Duncan is such easy company, he is also very knowledgable about the wild life on the river and full of fascinating tidbits of local history. We...More

Thank neenak2
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend went kayaking with Duncan on the 17th of September. It was brilliant, Duncan is such a nice, patient tour guide! We ended up kayaking for over 3 hours. Duncan also brought marshmallows and we pulled up in some small tributary to...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Myself and a client who has additional needs booked "Give It A Go" with Ducan last week. I can not speak highly enough of the great experience both myself and my client had. Ducan was so attentive to my lack of skill and co-ordination and...More

Thank dave b
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Duncan took us out for an afternoon on the River Corrib. We had beautiful weather and a fantastic time. Duncan was very kind, patient, and knowledgeable with our entire group. He also knew a lot about the area and gave us the perfect amount of...More

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CurtIs H
Hi! I am planning on becoming the first person to swim the entire length of the River Shannon this summer, but I am having a very hard time finding a map of the river that is very detailed. I am looking for one that shows docks and places to enter and exit the water. Do you have any suggestions on where I could obtain one or perhaps a personal favorite that you use? Thanks so much, Dean Hall
6 March 2017|
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Response from duncan w | Property representative |
Good morning Dean, my advice would be to look at the Ordnance Survey Irelad maps . It might be worth checking with Waterways Ireland to see what information they have available.I would rarely kayak on the Shannon and don't... More
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Tony C
We will be in Ireland for October and would consider doing some kayaking in your part of the country. Is the weather generally reasonable for this ? My wife would only be interested is short half day trips in sheltered water but I would look at a day or two offshore.
31 January 2017|
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Response from duncan w | Property representative |
Hi Tony, thank you very much for your enquiry. We have enjoyed some beautiful kayaking weather in October for the last couple of years. The half day tours are probably the most popular option. The longer offshore trips are... More
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Ken F
Do you need reservations?
29 April 2015|
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Response from duncan w | Property representative |
Good morning, thank you for your enquiry. Reservations are required. Please call +353 87 1914911 to find out more. Kind regards, Duncan
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