Kayaking Tour

Dunlewey, Ireland

Experience hosted by Joe

2.5 hours, Hosted in English
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 6 people
Includes equipment

What you'll do

You will be kayaking in Dunlewey Lake with the iconic Errigal mountain and the stunning Poison Glen for company. A relaxed paddle of 2k with unique views of Errigal will take us from one end of the lake to the other. At this point we will take a break on land before our return journey. This will also be a journey through time from Ice Age to present day with plenty of history and folklore shared along the way. A truly unique and memorable experience.
Other things to note
This activity is ideal for all age andgroups and will be done at a leisurely pace
You will be kayaking in Dunlewey Lake with the iconic Errigal mountain and the stunning Poison Glen for company. A relaxed paddle of 2k with unique views of Errigal will take us from one end of the lake to the other. At this point we will take a break on land before our return journey. This will also be a journey through time from Ice Age to present day with plenty of history and folklore shared along the way. A truly unique and memorable experie…

What's included

  • Equipment
    Sit on top kayaks. Bouyancy aids, wetsuits, helmets and Spraytops as requir...

Meet your host, Joe

Host on Airbnb since 2019
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I am a qualified kayak instructor with a great love and knowledge of the area, it’s geography, history and legends. Learn about the geography, history, and legends of Dunlewey.
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Fri, Aug 13
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Where you'll be

You’ll be taking a trip on Dunlewey Lake, which was formed during the end of the last Ice Age, situated below the iconic Errigal mountain and the stunning backdrop of The Poison Glen. The journey will take us across the lake, where we will take a short walk up to the ruin of the Old Dunlewey Church. After this we will travel back across the lake. With local stories, mythology, history, geography and legends a part of this unique experience.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 55 reviews.

Ronan
July 2021
The tour with Joe is not to be missed. Stunning location and he offered somehow great stories along wth some history and local knowledge. Definitely worth doing if in the area for a few days. Joe was great craic and the perfect guide.
Paul
July 2021
Had a magic kayak trip with my son and daughter. Joe was very professional and had a great sense of humour about him. We felt very safe with Joe out on the water and would highly recommend him as a guide.
Sarah
June 2021
Joe was a super tour guide and teacher! Not only did we get kayak in the most beautifullake but we also learned so much about the surrounding area and the history! I'd definitely recommend a kayak tour with Joe!
David
June 2021
We had a brilliant time with kayaking with Joe. It was a lot more than just kayaking as Joe was very informative about the history of the area. We walked to the Poison Glen and surrounding area which was very mystical and beautiful. Joe has a great way about him and a passion for the locality and it’s nature.
We had a brilliant time with kayaking with Joe. It was a lot more than just kayaking as Joe was very informative about the history of the area. We walked to the Poison Glen and sur…
Niamh
June 2021
Great experience with a great guide teaches really well with plenty of craic and good stories.. well worth a trip to see all the beauty there is to see absolutely stunning landscape.
Adrian
June 2021
Joe’s kayaking experience was in a great location on a lake nestled right below Errigal mountain. Joe was patient, accommodating and a great story teller of the area.

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 8 and up can attend.

What to bring

Spare shoes, towel, change of clothes, snacks and drinks

Water and snack