Sea Kayaking

Our sea kayak tours will “bring you on an unforgettable kayaking experience

Our sea kayak tours will “bring you on an unforgettable kayaking experience “as described by Tanya Sweeney of the Irish Independent in 2014.

Sea Kayaking

Our sea kayak tours will “bring you on an unforgettable kayaking experience “as described by Tanya Sweeney of the Irish Independent in 2014. Achill Island offers pristine locations for Sea kayak tours, with a selection of Blue Flag beaches, superb water quality and a stunning scenery from land and sea, why choose anywhere else for your next kayak adventure. With an extensive coastline of sea cliffs, hidden beaches, caves and wildlife Achill Island boasts 2 Blue way kayaking routes of unparalleled beauty.

Sea Kayak Locations

We kayak on the assigned Blue way sea kayak routes on Achill island, One route situated on the Western side of the island at the famous Keem Bay, kayak at the foot of Europe’s highest sea cliffs, local regular visitors include basking sharks, dolphins and a selection of sea birds. Starting at Keem beach we kayak along the western coastline, then across the bay returning to the beach via a circular route. Keem beach is regarded as one of Ireland’s most spectacular beaches. The alternative Blue Way route is situated on the Northern side of the island, departing Silver strand at the foot of Slieve Mor in Dugort, we kayak along the North Eastern coastline to Golden strand, features on this tour include striking sea caves, sea arches and hidden beaches, local wildlife on this route includes nesting sea birds, seals and marine life.

What we offer

Sea kayaing is available throughout the summer months to groups, individuals and youth groups. Basic kayaking skills are prerequisite for all sea kayaking tours, tours are planned around local weather conditions and tides. Pre-booking is essential on all sea kayak tours. All specialist equipment is provided.

Our team

Probably our favourite activity that we offer, each sea kayak tour is a special experience, no two tours are the same, our experienced team aims to give each participant the best possible tour experience, our guides will show you all the secret locations along the various routs, providing ample opportunity for stunning photographs and memorable scenes. Each tour is meticulously planned around weather conditions, tides and participant ability.

What’s included?


Basic Sessions last two hours
Qualified friendly staff as standard!
Large selection of boats
Wetsuits
Tuition & Supervision
All specialist equipment
Shuttle bus (subject to additional cost and booking)

Key Info:

Opening: March – October (Private & School groups)

June – August (General Public) Daily sessions: 10.15 & 14.15

Meeting Point: Keel Lake, Achill Island, Co Mayo

"I've had a few surf lessons with the Surf School Adventure Centre and had a blast each time. Laid back, enthusiastic and helpful instructors who really make the experience fun . I always come away with a smile on my face. Would highly recommend and I will definitely be back again."
Isobel Mc Donald
"A great place with breathtaking scenery and the staff/owners are so friendly. The surfing classes are so fun and everything is so organised(bus service/equipment) which makes it a top activity to experience. The accommodation that is provided by Achill surf is great too 🙂 I can't recommend Achill surf enough 🙂 "
Rose Conroy
"Terrific place and spectacular location with stellar instructors. I found the instructors friendly and patient ( needed that bit of extra help to stand ) their knowledge and experience made the lessons easy. Having showers in the beach separates Achill surf adventures from the rest. Looking forward to visiting again in May and staying at their new accommodations. I highly recommend the center to any surfer "
Frances Doherty
"Great location and great staff! They were all very friendly and went out of their way to make our time on Achill a hugely enjoyable experience. They are located on Keel beach which is incredibly scenic. We got some nice waves for our surf lessons and a dolphin popped up every now and then to say hello to top it all off. Looking forward to a trip next summer already! Keep up the good work guys!"
Ian Morley

ADVENTURE ISLAND

surf-lessons

Surfing

We show you how to surf the waves at Keel beach.

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Sea Kayaking

Kayak on the assigned Blue way sea kayak routes on Achill island.

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Kayaking

Learn lake kayaking with other students.

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Cycling

Great Western Greenway, the longest off-road walking and cycling trail in Ireland.

abseiling

Abseiling

Many people are apprehensive about this activity but with a good coach and the support from the rest of your group you’ll do it!

mountaineering

Mountaineering

Learn lake kayaking with other students.

climbing

Climbing

You will experience real exhilaration and the satisfaction of conquering a rock face

body-boarding

Body Boarding

Many people are apprehensive about this activity but with a good coach and the support from the rest of your group you’ll do it!

coasteering

Coasteering

With almost 130 kilometres of coastline, Achill Island is the perfect location for this adrenaline filled activity.