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2-Hour Liffey River Kayaking Adventure in Dublin

From US$40.74
  • 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
2-Hour Liffey River Kayaking Adventure in Dublin
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Get a unique perspective Dublin, a city founded by Viking seafarers, on a kayak tour of its waters. Follow in the wake of the very first Dubliners as you paddle the River Liffey on this family-friendly Dublin kayak tour. Your dedicated instructor/guide ensures a trip that’s as safe as it’s fun—even for absolute beginners.
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.
Reviews (59)
1 - 5 of 56 reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2018
So much fun!

It’s so much fun to do and a great alterative way to see the city. You start in the city and you paddle to a nice peaceful bit of nature before again you find yourself back in the wonders of Dublin. Be aware though even...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Rina d
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile
Ok but not great

The kayaking itself was ok but a bit boring. Up and down the same way and nothing special to see. Maybe the music Tour is a better choice.

Thank zeeuwse
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile
Loved it.

Lee took us for the kayaking tour on Friday 10th August. He was friendly, knowledgable and approachable. We kayaked from the base (beside Jeanie Johnston Ship) down past the Four Courts area passing local landmarks and going under the various historical bridges that links both...More

Thank 163kathrynw
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Our wee man was incredibly knowledgeable about the city’s political and architectural history (ancient and modern). Highly recommend this tour if you want to see the city from a different perspective...leave the boring old bus and bike tours behind!

1  Thank Richila C
Reviewed 11 July 2018
Brilliant activity

We had an absolute blast and really enjoyed our time kayaking on the Liffey. Lee was a great guide and, even though we've lived in Dublin for years, we learned a lot! I'd recommend this activity to anyone, whether you're a tourist or a local....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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1 July 2018|
Response from gary h | Reviewed this property |
They set the trips according to the tides, so it may not be possible. The times are usually on the website.
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Response from suecolestaley | Reviewed this property |
Non-swimmers are perfectly safe on this adventure. The venue supplies everyone with a personal floatation devise [life jacket], the kayaks are wide for initial and secondary stability, and the leader will be in a motorized... More