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Address: Caraholly, Westport 0000, Ireland
Phone Number: 00353861733610
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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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Excellent guide and very knowledgable about the history, natural habitat, flora and fauna. Good birding and marine knowledge. Prompt time table and reasonable fee. Overall highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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High Point, North Carolina
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High Point, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Excellent guide and very knowledgable about the history, natural habitat, flora and fauna. Good birding and marine knowledge. Prompt time table and reasonable fee. Overall highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Fantastic weekend kayaking Saturday & Sunday around islands in Clew Bay including an overnight beach camp. Ali and Ruairai were excellent guides and looked after us so well. How they fit the teepee...stove...equipment...as well as more hearty food than we could ever have eaten into the kayaks is a site to behold!! Highly recommended for a fun weekend in stunning... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I've brought a lot of people out with Ali and his team over the years and the feedback has always been superb. Adventurous, fun, friendly and very safety-conscious - you won't go wrong. Highly recommend camping overnight with the Tipi!

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Ali took fantastic care of us during a 2-day kayaking trip in Clew Bay. Even though the weather wasn't ideal on day 1 he made sure we were all safe and warm at all times. His local knowledge and insight into the wildlife, plants, fish and even seaweed are second to none. Also over a warm stove in his teepee... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Ali Donald could not have been a more impressive expedition leader: inside his kayak was a teepee with space for the entire group, his excellent home cooked stew was stowed alongside in Nalgene containers and on his deck was a strapped a wood burning stove and chimney for the centre of the teepee. He was also a source of endless... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

First time sea kayaking for me.Really enjoyed it.Was with a group of friends who had all done it before, but I never felt 'out of my depth' - pun intended.Great food on the go,to Ali's credit, but also benefited hugely from Ali's easy going company & knowledge of the locality as well as it's flora & fauna.I couldn't recommend the... More 

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Roscommon, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I can only echo the comments of Hillstroller, Ali is the best kayaking instructor you can hope for ( if your a novice kayaker and all 5 of us were). He set the pace from the start, there was no rush and we were not bombarded with info which made it a very relaxing and enjoyable experience. We were given... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I spent 7 days kayaking around Connemara and Clew Bay under Ali's (from Saoirse Na Mara) expert guidance and tutelage. Excellent trip with amazing scenery and craic. Ali's knowledge of local history as well as the flora and fauna of the region is superb. His cookery skills on the move are also impressive! I wholeheartedly recommend this trip to others.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Spent a few hours bopping around islands in Clew bay with Ali yesterday. Fantastic experience for all. In essence beginners, Ali quickly showed us the ropes and proved to be very knowledgable guide, both in terms of local geography/tales as well as the craft of kayaking, sharp turns, gentle turns, controlled rescues, etc etc. A must for all who visit... More 

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Spend amazing two days with Ali on the water between the islands of Clew Bay. Turned out Ali is the best guide you can hope for - knowledgeable, experienced, entertaining, fun. If you happen to be anywhere near and fancy some really good time in the outdoors - Saoirse na Mara is the best choice.

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Address: Address: Caraholly, Westport 0000, Ireland
Phone Number: 00353861733610
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Westport

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