Kayaking Tours in Ireland

Want to get off the beaten track? Better still, why not get off the track altogether, choosing to get into the water instead. The kayaking experiences in Ireland here at Wild N Happy Travel have been created to show the very best of Killarney’s waterways, helping guests enjoy a truly authentic kayaking tour in Killarney. Let’s get our toes wet with a range of fantastic kayaking Killarney tours and experiences. Rediscover nature and experience the wilder side of Killarney’s beautiful waterways. Keep browsing below to find the perfect kayaking experience for you. And if you’d like even more outdoors options, consider our cycling tours in Ireland and our hiking tours in Ireland.

Killarney Kayaking Tours with Wild N Happy!

Kayaking is a wonderful way to remove yourself from everyday life — and you don’t have to be an expert in a kayak to enjoy incredible views of mountains, coastlines, and national parks as our tours are designed to suit all levels of ability and experience.

So, whether you are a family, a group of friends or an individual looking to experience something new and exciting, then take a look at our unique Ireland kayak tours below!

If you want even more adventures to choose from, check out our sightseeing tours and our family adventures. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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Killarney Kayaking Tour – Ross Castle

2 Hours
Availability : Mar-Oct
Discover the hidden beauty of the Lakes of Killarney with a mesmerizing Killarney kayaking tour exploring Ross Island.
Small goup enjoying a kayaking tour in Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland

Killarney Kayak Tour – Innisfallen Island

2 hrs 30 mins
Availability : Mar-Oct
Discover the hidden beauty of the Lakes of Killarney with a gentle Killarney kayaking tour exploring the magical island of Innisfallen.
Multi-Day Tour

Discover Killarney – 2 Day Tour from Killarney

2 Days
Availability : Mar-Oct
Explore the wild and adventurous landscapes of Killarney and its majestic national park on this 2 day tour.

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Benefits of booking a Killarney kayaking tour

  • Explore and see moreKayaking is a wonderful way to explore and experience a destination in a unique way. You can connect to nature and get to places that most people can get to by land. On our guided experiences, you get the benefits of a detailed planned route that allows you to relax, explore and experience.
  • Meet like minded peopleFor some, travelling with a group of strangers can be intimidating, but travelling solo can feel just as daunting. A lot of people say when you go on a kayaking tour, you start off as strangers but by the end, you have friends for life!
  • Save time on researchMost people like kayaking, but not everyone knows which style of kayaking is best for them. We take all the stress out of it by making sure you have the correct tour experience and all you have to do is relax and enjoy.
  • Planned and preparedThe best thing about any of our tour experiences is that everything is figured out for you. You just let us know what kind of experience you would like to have, if you would like to add accommodation or other experiences and we will make it happen for you.
  • 24/7 support serviceWhen booking a kayaking tour experience, you can't look into a crystal ball and plan for every eventuality. The unexpected always has a way of happening, and that's why no matter where you are or what time of the day it is, we are just a call away to help you out.
  • Follow expert adviceOn any of our tour experiences, you have the benefit of an expertly crafted itinerary based on years of experience and knowledge of a destination. This will help you make the most of your time and ensure you can explore without any hassles, worries and just simply have a memorable experience.

Kayaking Tour FAQs

How long do I have to kayak?

It really depends on which tour experience you choose. Most of our kayak tours range from 2 to 3 hours but if you’re not up to kayaking long distances, injured or feeling unwell, don’t worry! We are here to help and if you contact us we will make sure you select the correct tour experience for you.

What do I have to bring on a kayak tour?

We ask you to bring some swimwear to wear under the wetsuit, some footwear that will get wet and a towel in case you get wet. You can bring some snacks, a bottle of water (500ml) and of course a good sense of humor too.

What kind of kayaking tours are available?

We provide a wide range of kayaking options to suit all levels of ability and experience. You can chat to one of our tour experts and they will gladly provide you with information on what each tour involves and help make sure it is the perfect fit for you.

Is kayaking equipment included?

Yes, we provide you with all the necessary kayak equipment from a buoyancy aid and a wetsuit. TIf you wish to bring your own equipment, you can contact one of our expert tour managers who will advise you on what you will need to bring.

I am not a strong swimmer, however I would love to do a kayaking tour. Is it possible to join?

Yes, absolutely. We provide you with all the necessary kayak equipment from a buoyancy aid and a wetsuit so it’s not necessary to be a strong swimmer. Furthermore, you will also be expertly guided throughout your kayak tour by one of our experienced guides.

We would like to add some extras to our tour. What can we add?

We will provide in your detailed travel notes a list of available daily options that can be added to your tour. These include guiding services and a wide range of activity, cultural and ecological experiences.

If you have a particular interest outside of hiking or walking that you would like to experience and don’t see it offered in our available options, just let us know. We will do our best to help make it happen for you.

If I select accommodation for my tour, what is the difference between the Budget, Classic and Luxury?

  • Budget – Our Budget Tour Style lets you experience your destination at a great price. We use hostel accommodation that is clean, centrally located and has a unique atmosphere that allows you to relax and enjoy the very best of where you are exploring.
  • Classic – Our Classic Tour Style offers you a Lodge/B&B (Bed & Breakfast) experience. All our venues are welcoming, centrally located and have a warm friendly atmosphere that will make you feel right at
  • Luxury – Our Luxury Tour Style provides you with the opportunity to experience 4 Star Guest Houses/Hotel that offers fantastic comfort and is centrally located in whichever destination you are exploring.

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