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“marine life”(3 reviews)
Exhilarating trips and instruction by sea kayak in the stunning waters of Ireland's Atlantic Coast. Enjoy full or half day trips or opt for our evening sunset trips! An amazing experience. Ali Donald and his team are highly qualified, experienced...more
Caraholly, Westport 0000, Ireland
+353 86 173 3610
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Our group went on an overnight trip to an island off the Connemara coast. Ali provided a suggested route but left plenty of options open to the group to decide on an actual plan for the weekend, given abilities and weather. Ali imparts his years...More

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank Cian M
Reviewed 30 August 2015

It is more then 2 weeks since I've returned home, and I'm waiting for the next opportunity to paddle with Ali and explore the gorgeous surroundings of the west coast of Ireland. I've been paddling for 6 days with a group of 8 and with...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 29 August 2015

We booked a half day Sea Kayaking with Ali Donald at Saoirse na Mara for six adults (two early 50's, four early 20's). Due to high winds coming in off the Atlantic, Ali contacted us a day or two earlier to let us know that...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 29 August 2015

This was my second overnight trip with Ali and Saoirse na Mara. This time our group headed from Cleggan towards Inishboffin with a quick stop off on the nearby Inishark. Sea kayaking on the Atlantic coast is a wonderful experience but what really makes Saoirse...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 23 August 2015

I have taken a one day trip to explore some of the great sights from the ocean and the islands. This experience was great joy for me as I not only improved my skills in paddling but also learned a lot about the flora of...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Orna L
Reviewed 22 August 2015

They say that in Ireland during the summer you can have 4 seasons in 1 day. The solution for that is having Ali Donald as your guide. With his charm, knowledge and professional attitude he can make your trip from great to amazing.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Rami_Gil
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

6 days of an unforgettable kayaking trip for me and for 8 friends of mine from Daniel rowing center in Israel. Ali the guide was great and with his fascinating personality ,his pleasant temper and off-course his kayaking skills and knowledge of the ocean life...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank vardas
Reviewed 15 August 2015

I had a kayak trip around Clifden for 6 days During the trip we experienced constantly changing weather conditions, storm etc. Ali was able to smooth all this away and we were able to enjoy a full 6 days of smooth travel all thanks to...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank NatiS278
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Unforgettable six rowing days in the ever changing weather of Ireland, with Ali Donald who gave his heart and soul in providing excellent guidance, enriched our knowledge base in the history of Ireland, the flora and fauna of the sea and island, took care of...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Ilan S
Reviewed 5 August 2015

I did a sea kayaking trip with Saoirse na Mara in July 2015, and it was a fantastic experience, truly one of a kind. The instructor (Ali Donald) is a true expert at sea kayaking so safety was 100%, and he is very knowledgeable of...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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