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Atlantic Sea Kayaking

The Abbey | Skibbereen, Cork 0000, Ireland
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An amazing night kayaking experience!

What an amazing experience! Although we didn't get to see the lake glow due to the brightness of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kayleen M
Night Kayak

Amazing experience!! Definitely worth doing if in the area. Dress warm but all gear provided. Cosy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Megan R
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Waterford, Ireland
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Based in the South West of Ireland along the Wild Atlantic Way and established in 1995. We are Ireland's premier sea kayaking company. We believe in providing a safe, enjoyable and memorable experience for all who join us. You can paddle along the tranquil River Lee in Cork City (rated #3 Top City to visit in the Lonely Planet)or explore the shores of West Cork by sea kayak.
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“lough hyne” (40 reviews)
“reen pier” (17 reviews)
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The Abbey | Skibbereen, Cork 0000, Ireland

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing experience! Although we didn't get to see the lake glow due to the brightness of the mean the lake was breathtaking. Declan was just an amazing tour guide who has a passion for nature. The best part was just sitting in silence...More

Thank Kayleen M
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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Kayleen , Our guides enjoyed it as much as you did. Thank you for the words it means a lot to us that you have a great time when with us . Delighted to see you again any time , Jim Kennedy

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience!! Definitely worth doing if in the area. Dress warm but all gear provided. Cosy fire and hot drunks waiting onshore when you return.

Thank Megan R
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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Megan , Thank you for the words . the hot drinks are always great if it is a cold night . Have a great trip . JIM

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a night paddle and it was a completely different experience than anything we’ve ever done. Our guide Declan put us all completely at ease and there was never any worry regarding the trip out on the water. He regaled tales of the...More

Thank Sarah L
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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sarah , Thank you for the beautiful comments , No bioluminescence but there is so much besides that in our trips . YEs the moon was amazing . A blue moon as well. Thanks again . JIM

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cannot recommend enough. The night paddle at Reen pier is like a wonderland. Our wonderful guide Declan regaled us with tales of the area's history but by far the standout was the bioluminescence. Truly amazing. At one point we sat with our eyes closed just...More

Thank jez132018
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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Delighted you enjoyed the trip , Thank you for the kind words . Jim Kennedy

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Not in a thousand years would my husband and I have contemplated kayaking in the dark in the middle of a miserable Irish winter. But, a "Thank you" pressie saw us both do just that and, oh my goodness, what a delightful and memorable surprise....More

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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Hi . Thank you very much for the comment . Really glad you enjoyed the trip , Hope to see you again on the water. Jim Kennedy

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

The idea of kayaking out on a lake in October and in the dark might sound a bit mad but this truly is an amazing experience. We went out with Declan and Emily and everyone in our group felt comfortable and safe despite the strangeness...More

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AtlanticSeaKayaking, General Manager at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hell marooned , Glad we were able to rescue and make you feel safe. Thank you of the great comments , JIM

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Found out about this trip through trip advisor. We went to Lough Hyne which is a salt water lake. It was a night trip. The plankton in the water sparkled with any movement. Truly amazing. My only complaint is that I could not hear our...More

1  Thank NicuRN17
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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the mention , Delighted you enjoyed it . . Distances are difficult to estimate in the dark , You wouldn't have missed anything we always make sure if it is relevant all get to hear it , Sometimes we may be answering...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

An opportunity to kayak on a unique salt water lake in the dark and seeing the most beautiful bio-luminesence, like hundreds little twinkling stars, created by our paddles was a truly magical experience. Jim and Emily were great guides - both fun and patient -...More

1  Thank NewZealandMidwife
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AtlanticSeaKayaking, Owner at Atlantic Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Fabulous comment s , Thank you for taking the time , We love it and always do our best to help our visitors enjoy this magical experience. Thank you Jim

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Booked the evening paddle for sept a few months ago. Unfortunately they mixed up the start time on the booking and so we werent there in time. Thankfully they came up with a plan to get us out from reen instead and while the paddle...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We are 4 friends that wanted to do something different and decided to try a "Moonlight Paddle" we were not disappointed! We were very well taken care of and although 1 of our party had never been in a kayak she felt very happy and...More

Thank GerMcD
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bratsmom
5 January 2018|
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Response from AtlanticSeaKayaking | Property representative |
Hi Guys , What is Senior? My father in law took up kayaking at 90. Retired from it when he was 100 . Ill leave the decision with you Happy New Year and welcome to the best years of your life . Jim
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sbean85
8 November 2017|
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Response from AtlanticSeaKayaking | Property representative |
Hi . Thank you for asking , Our night trips are a unique experience . Bioluminescence if there is only a part of the experience. We operate all year round and would be delighted to have you join us any time. Like any... More
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Response from AtlanticSeaKayaking | Property representative |
HI guys, Delighted your thinking of joining us . A few ways to find us , If you book in we will send all details to you on the conformation . If you check our web site and look at FAQs there are also directions there... More
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