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The North Clare Sea Kayaking Tour Company

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Address: Doolin, Ireland
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+353 85 119 5489
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Be Adventurous with North Clare Sea Kayaking! Come and experience all that...

Be Adventurous with North Clare Sea Kayaking! Come and experience all that County Clare has to offer with our fantastic guided sea kayaking tours along the stunning coastline of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way as well as spectacular lakes within the County. Based in Doolin, just minutes from the Cliffs of Moher, we provide all necessary equipment for our tours, including top of the range Necky brand kayaks! Come and experience the amazing scenery and wildlife that County Clare has to offer!! So join us for a tour, experience isn't necessary but a sense of adventure is!

Now offering Guided Mountain BIking Tours in the Burren - experience the Wild Atlantic Way and the Burren in a new way!

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Funtastic experience!

We did the Wild Burren tour in the morning with a little group and we liked it a lot! Everything was perfect; the equipment, the company and the guiding of Patrick. He told us a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 August 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We did the Wild Burren tour in the morning with a little group and we liked it a lot! Everything was perfect; the equipment, the company and the guiding of Patrick. He told us a lot of interesting facts about the wildlife and the area. We also had the chance to be surrounded by a couple of seals (even baby... More 

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North Clare S, Owner at The North Clare Sea Kayaking Tour Company, responded to this review

Hi Aline, Thanks for your great review and kind words! Come back again and join us for another tour anytime! Patrick & Kelly More 

Deinze, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Probably due to the bad weather, we were the only two on the tour. Which made a private tour :) Patrick was a great guide with interesting information about the environment and wildlife of the coastline. There were also 30-something seals that came to say hi !

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Thank Jke1971
North Clare S, Owner at The North Clare Sea Kayaking Tour Company, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us about your experience on tour with us! Even though the weather has not been particularly kind right now, there is always an experience to be had on the Wild Burren Tour in Ballyvaughan - the seals are very curious and love to see the kayaks! Hope to see you again! Patrick... More 

Strabane
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

One of my most memorable experiences. This is a fantastic activity. We did the sunset paddle, takes just over two hours and starts just after 6pm. Patrick is a fantastic guy and knows his stuff and Lucian was also great. Both made sure everyone was safe whilst given the freedom to enjoy the experience. As a non swimmer I couldn't... More 

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North Clare S, Owner at The North Clare Sea Kayaking Tour Company, responded to this review

Hi Michelle & Tim, We are so pleased to hear that you felt comfortable in the boats and on the tour even as a non-swimmer. We do have customers inquiring about the safety of the kayaks as non-swimmers, so it's great to have a solid response from a non-swimmer that it is safe and you felt safe. Please do let... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Loved everything! Patrick was very responsive on email and kindly helped me figure out how to get to the put in point and on to my next location without a car. The actual trip involved a nice laid back couple of hours of paddling. We saw pretty coastline and a family of seals from very close up. Patrick was very... More 

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North Clare S, Owner at The North Clare Sea Kayaking Tour Company, responded to this review

Hi Dara, We are so glad you enjoyed the tour with us in Ballyvaughan and that travelling to and from went smoothly for you! We know it can be difficult getting around without a car, so we do try to make the tours easy enough to get to by public transport. Thanks for traveling down from Galway for the paddle,... More 

Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We had booked the Cliffs and Caves tour. I had been in contact with Patrick a handful of times before booking and he told me that this tour is weather dependent. I got an automated email a few days ahead with meetup instructions. Day-of,the weather was spotty (but it's Ireland and the weather can be misty/sprinkly but clears out quickly)... More 

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North Clare S, Owner at The North Clare Sea Kayaking Tour Company, responded to this review

Good evening Diandra, Thank you for taking the time to write us your thoughts on our tour. After reading your review, I went back through our email correspondence to ensure we had been clear on the difficulty running some of our tours due to sea and weather conditions. On review, I found that from our first email I mentioned that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We had a fantastic kayaking session in the bay at Ballyvaughn with North Claire Sea Kayaking. The guides were great, the boats and equipment were brilliant and we were in good hands as we paddled around the islands in the bay seeing a huge variety of birds and seals. We highly recommend this afternoon activity on the wild Atlantic way.... More 

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North Clare S, Owner at The North Clare Sea Kayaking Tour Company, responded to this review

Hi Davie & Tara, What a great review! So glad to hear you both enjoyed the tour in Ballyvaughan and we hope to get you both out paddling again in the future! Patrick & Kelly More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I was a solo traveller taking on the tour which lasted for just over 3 hours. Patrick and Kelly kept me well informed with the weather conditions leading up to the tour and went out of their way to make sure I knew what to bring and what to expect and everything ran on time. Patrick was my guide and... More 

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North Clare S, Owner at The North Clare Sea Kayaking Tour Company, responded to this review

Hi Evanna, Thank you for your kind words! We know that sometimes, as a solo traveller, it can be difficult to book onto tours or outings, so we do try to join people up in groups so that they can enjoy the tours but also meet others as well! Glad to hear everything went smoothly for you and hope to... More 

Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We spent a wonderful afternoon sea kayaking in Ballyvaughan. Top notch equipment and guided by a wonderful Patrick who went out of his way to ease the nerves of a first timer.

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North Clare S, Owner at The North Clare Sea Kayaking Tour Company, responded to this review

Hi Brendan, It's great to hear Patrick helped calm your nerves on your first time out! Hopefully you'll come back out with us again for another tour! Patrick & Kelly More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Was a very good tour. Patrick gave detailed safety instruction and explained how to kayak best. After the introduction we started our 3h tour. During the tour Patrick explained a lot about the flora and fauna, the last storms and other interesting stories about the area and the sea live.

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Thank Benjamin O
North Clare S, Owner at The North Clare Sea Kayaking Tour Company, responded to this review

Hi Benjamin, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We are very happy to hear you enjoyed the scenery and kayaking tour in Ballyvaughan for our Wild Burren Tour. It's such a great area to paddle and we are always happy to hear when our clients enjoy it as well! Hope to see you again! Patrick... More 

Enfield, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

4 of us booked into kayaking while on a camping trip to Doolin. The instructors Patrick and Chris took us through the technique quickly. All the gear was provided and was comfy. They really knew their stuff about the surrounding coast so was a really interesting trip. We got to see seals and learned loads about the local marine environment.... More 

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North Clare S, Owner at The North Clare Sea Kayaking Tour Company, responded to this review

Hi Katie, We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your tour with us while you were in the area and that you got to see seals and explore the local area in Ballyvaughan for our Wild Burren Tour. Hope to see you again! Patrick & Kelly More 

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