Kayaking couple
Carton House

Canoeing and Kayaking

A memorable experience on the Rye Water

Paddling a canoe on the Rye water throughout the breathtaking vista of the Duke’s Island, the Salmon Weir and the Shell Cottage is an unforgettable experience. Enjoy this introduction to canoeing and kayaking with our expert guide. All of the paddling is held on flat water and is a fun way of learning the basics of paddling your own canoe.

Set off from what is considered to be one of the most beautiful Boat Houses in Ireland and prepare to be amazed by the riverside nature and wildlife including the resident family of otters or the herd of deer who frequent the banks of the river. All equipment is provided – canoes, kayaks, helmets, paddles and personal flotation devices.

Canoeing and kayaking are great fun packed activities for all the family. All levels of ability are catered for and we will provide you with all of your equipment – so no excuses – see you on the water!

Guests are advised to wear comfortable, lightweight, active wear type clothing and trainers.

Available Tuesday - Saturday. Suitable for ages 12 years +.

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