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Exhilarating abseiling & mountaineering

We had the pleasure of Nathan’s company for 2 days training recently preparing for an attempt to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Padraig M
Kayaking around Ross Castle

We loved our kayak experience! We initially planned a sunrise tour but it was pouring down rain so... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
Erin D
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Kayak Across Ireland's Famous Lakes Of Killarney, Exploring Hidden Inlets & Islands. Spend a relaxing morning or afternoon exploring the deep sparkling Lakes of Killarney by kayak, with an expert guide. Beginning at 15th century Ross Castle, paddle into Lough Lein, discovering wooded islands, limestone caves and local history. With an experienced qualified guide learn the skills to master your kayak and keep a look out for white tailed sea eagles as they soar above Killarney National Park. Land at the ancient ruins of Innisfallen Abbey; once a leper colony, now home only to native red deer. Or Watch The Sun Set In The West Over Killarney National Park & Dingle On This Magical Kayak Trip. Kayak silently past rustling islands and sleepy swans. From your kayak see the mystical 6th century abbey ruins on Innisfallen Island and hopefully glimpse some of Ireland's last native red deer. Return by kayak to Ross Castle in twilight or moonlight. No Previous Kayaking Experience Is Needed.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had the pleasure of Nathan’s company for 2 days training recently preparing for an attempt to summit Island Peak in the Himalayas. We got superb training that’s was tailor made for us, specific, insightful, relevant & reassuring. The first day was abseiling in the...More

1  Thank Padraig M
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We loved our kayak experience! We initially planned a sunrise tour but it was pouring down rain so Nathan suggested going a bit later and the weather was perfect! We saw so many dear on the little island we kayaked too which was a real...More

1  Thank Erin D
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Did the 6 day rock climbing course with very little previous outdoor experience and gained a great amount of knowledge. I highly recommend this company - knoedgable friendly and excellent tuition. 10/10 recommendation, will be looking into further courses with them!

1  Thank Brianoc10
Reviewed 1 September 2017

It was a blast! My favorite thing I did in Ireland. Nathan is friendly and charming and knows a ton of interesting facts. The kayaking is suitable for beginners, he'll explain what you need to know and reveals more information to make you more confident....More

Thank Felix H
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We did a half-day Kayak in Killarney with Nathan and Leaf. It was excellent. We originally booked a half day but this was switched to a half-day due to weather conditions. The service and gear were all excellent. Great overview of how to kayak and...More

1  Thank Jeremy L
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We did a six day climbing course with Nathan in the Gap of Dunloe and Dingle. Both stunning locations to spend a few days outdoors. A huge thank you to Nathan for being an outstanding instructor. Nathan was incredibly diligent and thorough with each part...More

Thank chrystaldavid
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Great moment with the whole family, nicely welcome and accompanied by Leaf, who loves telling about the lake and its History and stories. Highly recommended :)

1  Thank alre44
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Nathan gave us a unique perspective that can't be experienced by ferry or walking along the shores. We saw wildlife and learned about (as well as sampled!) native plant species, heard historical tales of legends & stories of the area, & how to be more...More

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend Kayaking trip in Killarney. Kevin was a great guide - very patient + full of information on the history if the region, islands as well as local plants + trees. We visited Innisfallen Island and explored an ancient settlement. Lots of wild deer...More

1  Thank Cliveirl
Reviewed 7 July 2017

A sunset kayak tour with Kevin was our first excursion on our 10 day Ireland tour, and quite possibly the most fun and memorable experience of the trip. Kevin was entertaining and incredibly helpful to some of the other participants in the tour who were...More

1  Thank mhkrobinson
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16 June 2016|
Response from OutdoorsIreland | Property representative |
Thanks for your question and apologies for my delay. We would keep your kayak trip family specific and each of you would have their own boat. Our touring kayaks are all single person. If either of your girls begin to... More