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Address: Caraholly, Westport 0000, Ireland
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Description: Exhilarating trips and instruction by sea kayak in the stunning waters of...
Exhilarating trips and instruction by sea kayak in the stunning waters of Clew Bay, in Co. Mayo. Enjoy full or half day trips or opt for our evening sunset trips! An amazing experience. Ali Donald and his team are highly qualified, experienced guides who love their jobs, and enjoy sharing the unique seascapes, wildlife and stories of the area with you. We are a mobile company so we can take advantage of the best weather and locations for the ultimate sea kayaking experience. See you on the water!
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Tons of fun wrapped up in unrivaled historical, marine and technical kayaking knowledge

Our group went on an overnight trip to an island off the Connemara coast. Ali provided a suggested route but left plenty of options open to the group to decide on an actual plan... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Galway, Ireland
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Our group went on an overnight trip to an island off the Connemara coast. Ali provided a suggested route but left plenty of options open to the group to decide on an actual plan for the weekend, given abilities and weather. Ali imparts his years of kayaking experience, top class coaching and local knowledge in such a friendly manner, you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

It is more then 2 weeks since I've returned home, and I'm waiting for the next opportunity to paddle with Ali and explore the gorgeous surroundings of the west coast of Ireland. I've been paddling for 6 days with a group of 8 and with Ali as our guide. I discovered not just the beautiful land but a remarkable guy,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We booked a half day Sea Kayaking with Ali Donald at Saoirse na Mara for six adults (two early 50's, four early 20's). Due to high winds coming in off the Atlantic, Ali contacted us a day or two earlier to let us know that we would instead be travelling a little inland to Castlebar and would navigate three Loughs... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This was my second overnight trip with Ali and Saoirse na Mara. This time our group headed from Cleggan towards Inishboffin with a quick stop off on the nearby Inishark. Sea kayaking on the Atlantic coast is a wonderful experience but what really makes Saoirse na Mara stand out is the ability of Ali as a guide to tailor the... More 

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Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I have taken a one day trip to explore some of the great sights from the ocean and the islands. This experience was great joy for me as I not only improved my skills in paddling but also learned a lot about the flora of the area .

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

They say that in Ireland during the summer you can have 4 seasons in 1 day. The solution for that is having Ali Donald as your guide. With his charm, knowledge and professional attitude he can make your trip from great to amazing.

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Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

6 days of an unforgettable kayaking trip for me and for 8 friends of mine from Daniel rowing center in Israel. Ali the guide was great and with his fascinating personality ,his pleasant temper and off-course his kayaking skills and knowledge of the ocean life made our trip one of the best

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I had a kayak trip around Clifden for 6 days During the trip we experienced constantly changing weather conditions, storm etc. Ali was able to smooth all this away and we were able to enjoy a full 6 days of smooth travel all thanks to the fact that Ali made a daily adjustment to make sure that the trip fits... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Unforgettable six rowing days in the ever changing weather of Ireland, with Ali Donald who gave his heart and soul in providing excellent guidance, enriched our knowledge base in the history of Ireland, the flora and fauna of the sea and island, took care of the complex logistics and was always ready with 'plan B' and 'plan C' in case... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I did a sea kayaking trip with Saoirse na Mara in July 2015, and it was a fantastic experience, truly one of a kind. The instructor (Ali Donald) is a true expert at sea kayaking so safety was 100%, and he is very knowledgeable of the local area so throws in lots of interesting facts along the way. The trip... More 

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