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2-Hour Liffey River Kayaking Adventure in Dublin

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We run our river trips from Dublin City Moorings (beside the Jeanie Johnston) through the very center of the beating heart of the capital. Our river trip is the only way to actually paddle under the famous O’Connell and Ha’penny bridges! City Kayaking is a fantastic way to see Dublin’s most famous landmark sites from a unique angle!

The trips are led by our experienced local guides and our kayaks are very stable "sit on top", ideal for beginners. The experience takes about 2 hours of which at least 90 minutes on the water.
Highlights
  • Get a unique perspective on Dublin—from the water by single or tandem kayak
  • See landmarks such as Ha’penny Bridge and Jeanie Johnston from the river
  • Suitable for all abilities, from beginners to experts: It’s perfect for families
  • Dedicated instructor/guide and small group ensure a safe and fun experience
What to Expect
Greet your guide at a central Dublin location, and receive your lifejacket, paddle, and single or tandem kayak. Listen to paddling instructions and a safety briefing before you set off. Your guide identifies some of Dublin’s top landmarks as you glide along the River Liffey. Look out for Irish favorites such as Ha’penny Bridge, O’Connell Bridge, Jeanie Johnston ship, and Custom House. At the end of your kayak trip, return to your starting location. After handing off your equipment, changing out of your wet clothes, and retrieving any belongings you may have left in storage, you are free to make your way to your next Dublin destination.
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Important Information
Departure Point
2 Custom House Quay, Dublin Docklands, Dublin, Ireland
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Kayak
  • Life jacket
  • Guide
  • Spray tops and trousers
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Clothes and footwear will get wet; it is recommended to bring a towel, change of clothes or waterproof clothing (wet suit)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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What a great way to see a Dublin from a different angle. We had such an amazing time. Well looked after and felt total safe all the time. Great photos and even greater memories. Can’t promote enough your love it.
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Had an amazing time kayaking with Mike! We learned so much about the Irish history! Even though it was the end of December, the splash proof pants, shirt, gloves & little bag of warm water helped keep you warm!! Such a good experience!
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10/10 Great day out, went with Lee. Perfect host / guide & let us have our freedom and also took us to see the large ship that had just docked. My 13 year old son loved it. Top marks.
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Loved this. Lee was a great guide- calmly confident that none of us were going for a swim. You will get splash wet. Wet gear provided but bring a change of shoes. Liffey river was very free from rubbish. Well done Dublin Corpo. Kayaks steady, comfortable and easy to manage.
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One of our favorite parts of our trip to Dublin! We love kayaking and enjoyed seeing the views of the city from the river. Our guide was also super friendly and provided us with lots of history about the city as we kayaked. Would definitely recommend!
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Nick N
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
912313
Really amazing experience
What a great way to see a Dublin from a different angle. We had such an amazing time. Well looked after and felt
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Madison S
20
Kayaking in Dublin!
Had an amazing time kayaking with Mike! We learned so much about the Irish history! Even though it was the end of
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Marc11111
20
Dad & Son - great day out
10/10 Great day out, went with Lee. Perfect host / guide & let us have our freedom and also took us to see the
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Stein Erik K
Bergen, Norway
60
Cosy music tour on River Liffey
Small company that offers personal service and good quality kayak trips on river Liffey. A representative met us
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bobbieIrl
Galway, Ireland
97
Kayaking on the Liffey
Loved this. Lee was a great guide- calmly confident that none of us were going for a swim. You will get splash
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Kerry G
Bridgeport, Connecticut
30
So much fun!
One of our favorite parts of our trip to Dublin! We love kayaking and enjoyed seeing the views of the city from
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orl
Dublin, Ireland
11551
Lovely way to see Dublin
I went with my two nieces and although none of us were skilled kayakers we still really enjoyed it. Mike is an
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craigyberry
Cheshunt, United Kingdom
11
Highly Recommended
Loved this trip! It’s 2 hours, and you follow the Liffey through the City, pausing every now and then for some
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Charly B
10
Amazing!!
The tour guide was so nice and made the whole trip super fun. He was super chill and took awesome photos for us.
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Frida L
20
Kayaking is fun
This experience was great and so much fun. The kayak however was made for two people witch made it a challenge for
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