Paddle Adventures Co. Kerry

The Wild Atlantic Way of Ireland is a fierce frontier, with waves crashing against the cliffs of the west coast providing a spectacular sight to see. However, hiding nearby, there are also quiet corners of nature waiting to be discovered. Kenmare Bay is one of those places, with blue, pristine waters – the best way to explore them is with Emerald Outdoors, offering a range of kayaking and paddleboarding tours!

Where can I go kayaking in Kerry?

The best place to go kayaking is Kenmare Bay - a tranquil and beautiful spot near the Wild Atlantic Way, the inland sea waters provide the perfect environment for kayaking. Emerald Outdoors offer a range of tours to guide your adventure, led by a team of passionate kayakers with over 20 years experience across the globe!

Kenmare bay is located between County Kerry and County Cork – it’s wonderfully remote, scenic and refreshingly tranquil area on the wild west coast of Ireland. Jamie and Colin, the co-founders of Emerald Outdoors, have a combined experience of over 20 years, working across 5 different continents and an extensive list of kayaking qualifications. Having travelled all across the world, across Africa, USA and Asia, they decide to settle with conducting kayaking tours in Kenmare Bay – this fact alone should be enough to convince you Kenmare Bay is the place to take to the waters!

Choose from one of their fantastic tours suitable for all ages and interests, giving you a new perspective on the Wild Atlantic Way as you paddle quietly through Ireland’s most inland sea waters. On their kayaking day tour, explore hidden corners of Ireland that can only a kayak can reach, taking you on an unforgettable journey where you can get up close and personal with nature and an abundance of wildlife (including seals!).

Try something new and challenge yourself to their paddleboarding tours! This exciting tour will have you gently cruising through wild and historic surroundings, with a qualified guide to teach you everything you need to know, and each tour being individually catered to you.

Experience something truly special on the night kayaking trips – see the waters of Kenmare Bay sparkle with bioluminescence, with the majestic mountains of Kerry looming in the background, in a starlit trip designed to create an intimate and atmospheric experience that is rare to find anywhere else.

  • All safety equipment and gear provided on the day
  • Activity time of around 2 hours
  • Prices from £45 per person
  • Minimum age requirement of 8 years old
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years old

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