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Dingle Traditional Rowing (Naomhog Experience)

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About Dingle Traditional Rowing (Naomhog Experience)
Travel back in time and step aboard a traditional Naomhog and explore Dingle Harbour. The Naomhog is a traditional rowing vessel made from wood, tar and canvas. During the trips you will learn about the history and the unique skill of rowing a Naomhog. It is a unique way to experience the customs and traditions of Dingle and imagine how our ancestors survived in this harsh but spectacular landscape. Tours Available: Dingle Harbour Tour This tour gives you a unique opportunity to see the sights of Dingle Harbour while rowing a traditional Naomhog. €25 p.p. Group rates available. We can fit in around your schedule.
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The Traditional Rowing folks were very accommodating. They got us on the water with one days notice and were flexible about the time. Manza(sp?) was very knowledgeable about the history and construction of these traditional skin-on-frame boats, and also very competent on the oars. My...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Val M
Reviewed 7 September 2018

My sister and high school friend and I had a free day in Dingle, and wanted to get out on the water - actively! Rowing with Maunza was a blast, and I didn't even have sore muscles after. We saw the morning fog rise from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dkmercer
Reviewed 1 September 2018

My two friends and I had a free day in Dingle and wanted to do something fun outdoors. After days of walking to wonderful stone ruins the water beckoned us. We phoned Dingle Traditional Rowing club Friday evening and we were on the water at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Francesca D
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Our trip to Dingle was made even greater by the rowing experience we had. Our guides were very knowledgeable of the area and of the sport. They were also allot of fun.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pat C
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We had a bit of a strong wind while rowing but that really felt ‘Atlantic’ so for us it felt good. The stories about the boat making (an ancient craft, only a handful master it in Ireland and our the coaches were two) were for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Nathalie B
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Great to row a traditional Naomhog around Dingle bay. Our instructor Maunza had us rowing in no time and we made steady progress out towards the lighthouse and returned after a brief pit stop. Maunza filled us in on the history of the boats as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ronanh2015
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We had 2 couples go out for a morning rowing session and it was a great experience. It was a breezy day, and yet the Naomhogs (rowing boats) glided through the water even for a couple of rookies. The guides were fabulous, we had 2...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Randy F
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 7 and went out in 3 Naomhogs (traditional row boats). Most of us had limited or no rowing experience but our guides were patient in showing us how to go about it. It was an amazing 1hr plus that we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Riddles83
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Such a unique way to experience dingle bay! Our family (young and old) enjoyed rowing in the traditional dingle rowing boats, we got to hear about the bay and enjoy the beautiful scenery!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 159juliannes
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Our family went out for an hour first thing in the morning. The bay was empty, the instructor was patient with my poor steering, and the experience was memorable.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank John R
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