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Kayaking in Galway

Kayaking Ireland

Are water sports your thing? Is exploring stunning scenery your thing? Well look no further! Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway has the perfect activity for you… kayaking!

Kayakmór Tours offers a brilliant service where they bring you around all the waterways in Galway and the stunning coast whilst teaching you how to kayak, if you haven’t before. You will get to see some of the most amazing views Galway has to offer without leaving the water. You will get the chance to explore Lough Corrib, the largest lake in the Republic of Ireland, Rabbit and Hare Island, Oranmore Bay, New Harbour and lots more.

Whether or not you have kayaked before, you are still welcome to come along and experience the kayaking world and witness some breath-taking scenery. Professionals are there to guide you every step of the way, whilst filling you with knowledge of some of the local landmarks. There is a range of different kayak courses on offer to the public that are designed to meet your every need.

For beginners there is the ICU Level 1 Kayak Skills. This aims to:

  • Perform fundamental kayaking skills
  • Understand and explain the fundamental safety rules of canoeing
  • Foster further participation in canoeing

For advanced kayakers there is a course called Level 3 Sea-Kayaking Skills. This aims to:

  • Kayak safely competently on the sea as a member of a group being led
  • Paddle competently in following winds, head winds and beams winds of up to force three
  • Assist in rescues
  • Have an understanding of the importance of weather as a factor in kayaking on the sea

There are also group tours and courses available for people who want some company on the water! These tours run every day, in both the morning and evening.

Rusheen Bay also offers an excellent kayaking service. Located just 5km outside the city, they have everything you could possibly need to enjoy your day. They provide you with all the equipment and then the rest is up to you. On these tours, they bring you to Rusheen Bird Sanctuary and the back of Barna Demense, very peaceful locations. What better way to spend your day than at a nice, tranquil beach doing what you love.

What better Galway activity is there available than to take up kayaking during your trip to Ireland.

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