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Sligo Kayak Tours
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Sligo Kayak Tours run guided kayak tours of the beautiful coastal estuaries and tranquil inland lakes of Co. Sligo, Ireland. Discover untouched nature and world renowned landmarks from the comfort of your own sea kayak. Our tours are run in a...more
Sligo, Ireland
+353 86 199 9015
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Went out with Barry off ballisodare bay today and had an absolutely lovely day! Weather was fabulous which just added to the simply stunning scenery!! Kayaking down the bay the seals were popping there heads up regularly and it was just amazing to see them...More

2  Thank Sineaddeacy
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed June 24, 2016

I booked and pay via Pay Pal on march 7th , to do the Kayaking on June 24th, I spoke to Barry,After ten mails aslking everything (and check the website)he asured me the only way they cancel is the weather. I've booked for my son...More

9  Thank veronica c
SligoKayakTours, Owner at Sligo Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2016

Hello, We appreciate your feedback and apologies for having to cancel the tour of Lough Gill yesterday. As stated your son was booked in for the afternoon tour and was to join a few other people at 15:00. The weather was borderline at best, lots...More

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All reviews biscuits lough gill coffee break hour tour great guide fantastic afternoon dry bags half way fitness levels starting point feel confident great coffee all ages a lot of fun few hours beautiful lake equipment
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Lough Gill is incredibly beautiful, and we loved every minute. The company puts safety first, providing wetsuits, spray skirts and dry bags for comfort. Pulled into a sheltered cove for tea and biscuits! Highly recommended. Thank you!

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Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Eammon met us and our kayaks and kit were all ready to go. He was super-chilled about the 9-y-o having their own kayak. We had a great tour around the Lough, with history of the area, interesting places pointed out and a tea break in...More

Thank betweensnowandsky
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Second time kayaking with sligo kayaking tours. We had a brilliant time once again. My eleven year old son loved it and paddled without help for the afternoon. It was a lovely afternoon out on the lake with all our family.

Thank Jessie W
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a superb scenic way to see the beautiful lake and surrounding area ,very professionaly done they hit the lake area and stop of for a cup a tea bye the shore area, so Luvly

Thank Paul H
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

A fantastic day, I've never used a kayak before, was a bit apprehensive but had a great time. With husband and two teens 13 and 16. The guides/ instructors were so good, had great local knowledge and a lovely manner.Coffee and biscuits half way through...More

Thank smc1960
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Went out on Sunday for a kayak tour on Lough gill. The guides were super friendly, professional and informative about the area. Really enjoyable day and money well spent. Would highly recommend it!!!

Thank Sharofox
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend this to anyone in the area. Barry and Dan are fantastic guides, so knowledgeable, caring and have everyone’s safety as top priority. The equipment used is all of a very high standard and I felt safe throughout the whole morning. Coffee...More

Thank Ciara P
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Did the Lough Gill paddle with Jerry and Dan. Very professional; very competent; very fun. If you enjoy the outdoors and don’t mind a little physical activity, put this on your list. One of the highlights of our Ireland vacation.

1  Thank Rjbow
Reviewed June 30, 2018

If you want to experience the ultimate 'get away from it all' trip, then this is for you. An easy day's kayaking across Lough Gill with a stop off for lunch on Church Island (which included yummy power balls provided by Shells Sea Side Bakery...More

1  Thank Angela C
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Third time kayaking on Lough Gill and had a super experience , camping was even better than I hoped it would be. Imagine getting two days of heat and sunshine, great company, wonderful scenery and a super guide ! Got to swim in the lake,...More

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April 11, 2018|
Response from SligoKayakTours | Property representative |
Hello, all the info is on our website but 'll answer here too - Yes, our tours are perfect for your first time paddling. All drysuits are supplied 10:30 and 14:30 are the start times, tour are 3 hours in length and cost 40... More