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Kayaking is a sport for all ages and abilities. Have a fun taster session or take things a little more seriously with one of our Irish Canoe Union certificate courses, River trips on the Barrow or explore the coast in Sea Kayaks
seakayaking.png We use venues such as the tranquil waters of Stoney and Badgers cove for beginners and dreamers. For the more adventurous we can arrange white water trips on the barrow or surfing in Tramore.
Kayaking is fast becoming one of the most popular adventure activities in Ireland with people wanting to enjoy the freedom which kayaking can allow. Explore the coves and caves around our sheltered bay, or try something more demanding by going white water kayaking. Whatever your choice we can cater for your needs. untitled.jpg



The centre runs Irish Canoe Union certificate courses, which are outlined as follows-

Levels River Kayaking
1 Introductory Level 1 - Kayak Proficiency
This is your first introduction to kayaking. Contains elementary strokes and techniques. Takes place under very controlled conditions.
Duration - 1 Day
2 Basic Level 2 - Kayak Proficiency
This level provides you with the first structured training which will enable you to undertake simple trips as part of a supervised group on flat or Grade 1 water.
Duration - 2 Days
3 Intermediate Level 3 - Kayak Proficiency
This is an important level to aim for - its intermediate level skills which allow you to participate more fully in club trips on rivers up to Grade 2.
Duration - 3 Days
4 Advanced Level 4 - Kayak Proficiency
This level equates to the skills and techniques required to competently undertake trips on white water during the winter months.
Duration - Variable
5 Advanced Techniques and Rescue Level 5- Kayak Proficiency
Level 5 canoeists have highly developed advanced white water leading skills and can also undertake rescues in extreme conditions.
Duration - Variable


We also sell kayaks, canoes and sit ons and all the accessories here.

Sea Kayaking

Dunmore East is a beautiful location to explore by Sea Kayak, there are unique caves and coves, wildlife, sealife. The views are fantastic from the water.

River Paddling
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