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Atlantic Sea Kayaking

The Abbey | Skibbereen, Cork 0000, Ireland
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Cork city from a different perspective

I would like to Thank Jim Kennedy for a fab trip on the waterways of Cork City, It is amazing... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2013
Daithimacliam
Night kayaking - incredible

Spent 2 hours kayaking at night with my girlfriend on Lough Hyne recently. We were guided by Jim... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2013
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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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The Abbey | Skibbereen, Cork 0000, Ireland
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Reviewed 7 May 2013

I would like to Thank Jim Kennedy for a fab trip on the waterways of Cork City, It is amazing seeing a city you know so well from the water, looks totally different. The Lee up by the malting's is so clear and we saw...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2013

Spent 2 hours kayaking at night with my girlfriend on Lough Hyne recently. We were guided by Jim Kennedy, who is an absolute gentleman and knows everything there is to know about kayaking and the night sky. Awesome experience, sky was clear and we were...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2012

i have been sea kayaking for 15 years and had what is probably my most memorable experience on a wet , blustery November day ,enjoying the expertice of Jim Kennedy paddling in the rough waters off Skibereen. When conditions became too rough we transiti9oned to...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2012

When I lay dying and I'm playing my "final slideshow", my night kayak on Lough Hyne with Jim Kennedy of Atlantic Sea kayaking will definitely play...outstanding and magical experience! Mother Nature puts on the best show, and the fine people of Atlantic Sea Kayaking make...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2012

My Mom and I had the pleasure of going out with Jim and his team on a night kayaking trip last month... it totally blew our minds! Jim is an amazing guide - warm, helpful, and hilarious with his stories! :) We couldn't stop talking...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2012

Jim, Thank you Thank you Thank you!!! We were so happy to have gone on the kayaking trip. It was absolutely amazing. The night was gorgeous. The trip was well coordinated. It's amazing. I still can't believe the beautiful scenary we saw. It was like...More

1  Thank LucKas75
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Reviewed 24 August 2012

We had a fabulous evening on the water with JIM Kennedy , the scenery was incredible and the stories that JIM told made it all the more interesting. It is a unique experience kayaking by moonlight and very safe. JIM is one of Ireland's highest...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2012 via mobile

Myself & a few friends went on the moonlight kayaking adventure. It was truly amazing. It starts around 9.30 from Reen Pier & we where provided with over the body suits - basically wear normal clothes underneath & this will keep you somewhat dry! Jim...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2012

my husband and myself enjoyed a evening/sunset kayak in Reen pier during the weekend and throughly enjoyed ourselves. Our guide Dermot was very good and told us a lot about the local area. I would highly recommend this tour and company..

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Reviewed 25 July 2012

We were on a cruise around the British Isles and one of the stops was Cork. I think the other 3000 cruisers went to wait in line to kiss the Blarney Stone. With 2 teens, I'm very glad I had found Jim on the internet...More

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mwitkins
15 May 2018|
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Response from Sarah L | Reviewed this property |
You should ring or email them to book - Their email is on their website if you google Atlantic sea kayaking Their telephone number is +353 (0) 28 21058 I think they are getting online booking soon as well.
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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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