Boat Rides & Cruises in Sligo

THE 10 BEST Sligo Boat Rides & Cruises

Boat Rides & Cruises in Sligo

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  • Jean F
    Dublin, Ireland100 contributions
    This was my second time booking the tour on Lough Gill and it was just as fantastic as the first time. A combination of things makes it wonderful, the location, the equipment but mainly the people. Each time, from the booking to the welcome and on to the tour has been amazing. The guides are so knowledgeable about not just kayaking, but also history, geography, ecology, the flora and fauna of the area and much, much more. Our group this time had an age range of 11 to 81 and everyone is still talking about the great time despite the fact that it was lashing and freezing! If that’s not a positive sign then I don’t know what is!
    Written 1 October 2023
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  • Alan C
    1 contribution
    Amazing day from start to finish,Niall was a true gent and great craic,couldn’t recommend Sligo bay sup enough 👌🏻🇮🇪
    Written 31 October 2023
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  • Harry R
    1 contribution
    Had an amazing time! It was a great introduction to surfing! (For someone who had never done it before). Seamus was amazing! And showed both myself and my girlfriend all of the basic fundamentals to surfing. We had so much fun!
    Written 26 November 2023
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  • Gerry W
    1 contribution
    Captain Dave is a wonderful narrator. He conjures up images of people and past times easily and colourfully. To listen to the poems of WB Yeats as we pass the places that inspired them was a magical experience. Never in my lifetime did I imagine listening to "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" whilst sailing by the actual Isle of Innisfree. This is not just a boat trip, it's a trip into the pages of history and literature. If you are ever in the Sligo area this is a trip that must be on your itinerary. This was the first time on the tour but it won't be the last.
    Written 18 September 2023
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  • Luke S
    3 contributions
    We went on the Benbulben Guided Hike with Barry and his colleague on Saturday 17 February 2024. We joined a lovely organised hiking group and it was a most pleasant experience. The weather conditions were atrocious (wind and raining) but we enjoyed the hike very much. This was due, in large part, to Barry and his encyclopaedic knowledge of the mountain, the rocks and the area. His good humour and his attention to safety and the environment impressed us also. Join a guided hike; you won’t regret it.
    Written 19 February 2024
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  • Catherine C
    1 contribution
    Had a lovely time fishing with Daryl, he was so welcoming and friendly. We had never fished or was on a boat before and he was a pleasure to deal with. Would highly recommend Daryls boat for a family with a young child. It was the highlight of our stay in Sligo
    Written 26 August 2023
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  • mary f
    3 contributions
    29 March who'd have thought we"d be bobbing in Atlantic waves for a few hours. David provided toastie 5mm wet suits, helmets, gloves and booties. He knew where to pick out the best waves, arranged the lesson for the ideal tidal conditions, gave us excellent instruction and most of all the thrill of 'nearly'standing up several times. All with the backdrop of beautiful Sligo bay, the dunes and the blue sky. I highly recommend this for an afternoons entertainment.
    Written 3 December 2023
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  • JannieSherlock
    Sligo, Ireland383 contributions
    Still the original and best. Tom and Elisha are fantastic and we've had so much fun on our surf lessons. Would recommend for anyone visiting Sligo.
    Written 8 September 2019
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  • Tracey C
    Dublin, Ireland1 contribution
    We spent the May bank holiday in Sligo & booked a surf lesson for the Sunday morning. The location is perfect with ample parking & right beside the Strandhill Markets, bonus! There was a lovely relaxed atmosphere from start to finish. Tom & Abdel were friendly, encouraging & attentive and we never felt under any pressure. Tom took some photos too which was lovely. It was such an enjoyable morning & despite some sore arms today we all agreed we’d be back. We needed to leave a bit early & this wasn’t a problem. Wetsuits were in excellent condition with boots provided & the facilities were clean & hygienic. I’d definitely recommend to friends. 🏄‍♀️🙏🏼
    Written 6 May 2019
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  • Lovemyfood
    6 contributions
    This is the best surf camp in Sligo. Both my kids have done this camp for many summers. Melanie, Micheal and the team are exceptional. They are magic with the kids. The same staff each year probably indicates how happy instructors are there. They always know every child’s name. If you are are trying to choose a camp this is the best one in Strandhill 10/10. My kids always say this is their favourite summer camp.
    Written 25 July 2023
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  • Ray M
    Dromahair14 contributions
    Did one day course again. Small group, fab location off Mullaghmore Sligo and excellent instruction. For those with a love of the sea or just a passing interest this course has the potential to open up a world of underwater possibilities. Highly recommend it.
    Written 16 July 2019
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  • Jacky W
    World1 contribution
    Best 1:1 surf session!

    I had such a joyful, empowering and fun surf session in the white water and surfing green waves with Seamus. While he explained movements extensively both on land and in the water, he also encouraged me multiple times to make surfing about fun... and to push beyond my comfort zone. Both exactly what I needed to hear.

    The rental equipment was excellent and the wetsuit kept me warm at all times.

    All in all, one of the best times surfing ever, can highly recommend Strandhill Surf Experience to anyone! :)
    Written 17 July 2022
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  • Cookiekershaw
    Ashtead Surrey56 contributions
    The Sea Fishing Sligo Team gave us a great days fishing and also a drop off onto Innishmurray Island.- we were so well looked after - we were shown how to fish and the crew calmly helped us land 38 fish - pictures to follow. You should check this team out!!!!
    Written 1 July 2015
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