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Amazing kayaking tour in Killarney!

Me and my girlfriend had a wonderful time. We were lucky with the weather, conditions were just... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michal R
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RC1 climbing course

Recently did this course with Nathan. It was great. Nathan is really good at teaching what we... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2018
811mark
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Dublin, Ireland
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Kayak Across Ireland's Famous Lakes Of Killarney, Exploring Hidden Inlets & Islands. Spend a relaxing morning or afternoon exploring the deep sparkling Lakes of Killarney by kayak, with an expert guide. Beginning at 15th century Ross Castle, paddle into Lough Lein, discovering wooded islands, limestone caves and local history. With an experienced qualified guide learn the skills to master your kayak and keep a look out for white tailed sea eagles as they soar above Killarney National Park. Land at the ancient ruins of Innisfallen Abbey; once a leper colony, now home only to native red deer. Or Watch The Sun Set In The West Over Killarney National Park & Dingle On This Magical Kayak Trip. Kayak silently past rustling islands and sleepy swans. From your kayak see the mystical 6th century abbey ruins on Innisfallen Island and hopefully glimpse some of Ireland's last native red deer. Return by kayak to Ross Castle in twilight or moonlight. No Previous Kayaking Experience Is Needed.
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Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend had a wonderful time. We were lucky with the weather, conditions were just perfect. We managed to see some deers, too :) . Our guide Mark was great, informative, even offered us some tea and chocolate during a short break we...More

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

Recently did this course with Nathan. It was great. Nathan is really good at teaching what we needed to learn and though he is hands on, he leaves plenty of room for you to practice and figure stuff out. His focus on safety at all...More

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Reviewed April 13, 2018

I did the MS1 course in Wicklow with Nathan from Outdoors Ireland a couple of weeks ago. I really got a lot out of doing this course. As someone who spends my work day in front of a computer screen, to now be able to...More

2  Thank Marie G
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Reviewed March 22, 2018

Myself and my partner traveled to Killarney for a long weekend and chose the early kayak with Nathan. He was very friendly and extremely patient which was great because neither of us had kayaked before. This was a fantastic experience, one i would highly recommend....More

2  Thank Paul C
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Just wanted to thank Nathan for taking us out on his first sunset kayak trip of 2018 on the Lakes of Killarney a few weeks ago. The conditions were wet, windy, and freezing cold, and it mattered not a bit. We had such a great...More

1  Thank LiamHarris2016
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

i did the dawn kayaking on the lakes of killarney and it was a wonderful experience despite having to get into a wetsuit in close to zero degrees at 6am! :-) magical scenes around the lakes with a dawn chorus and an abundance of wildlife....More

1  Thank db1402016
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

I very interesting day on the McGillicuddys Reeks. We got full winter conditions akin to what you get in Scotland. So we got great value in one days training. Practiced Ice Axe Arrest use of crampons Body Belay Roped Descent ,Snow Shovel-Up Shelter and Snow...More

1  Thank bamocom
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

As an anniversary gift to my partner, I booked Sunrise Kayaking with Nathan on Glengarriff bay. The booking process was very easy and Nathan was very responsive and accommodating throughout same. We arrived and Nathan had everything prepared for us including all the gear to...More

1  Thank MeganRohan
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

A buddy & I recently spent a weekend with Nathan in the Gap of Dunloe and on the side of beenkeragh. We wanted to develop some abseiling and mountaineering skills including rope skills, crampon & ice axe work. Nathan met us early each morning and...More

1  Thank chapter11
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Reviewed February 16, 2018

We had the pleasure of Nathan’s company for 2 days training recently preparing for an attempt to summit Island Peak in the Himalayas. We got superb training that’s was tailor made for us, specific, insightful, relevant & reassuring. The first day was abseiling in the...More

1  Thank Padraig M
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SaintJamesBri
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Response from OutdoorsIreland | Property representative |
Thanks for your question and apologies for my delay. We would keep your kayak trip family specific and each of you would have their own boat. Our touring kayaks are all single person. If either of your girls begin to... More
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