April – October (See available dates on our live booking widget by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button)
Standard Rate: €59.99
Teen (10-17) Rate : €54.99
Hook Head, The Hook Peninsula, Co Wexford.
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The minimum age for this experience is
10* years old
*Participants aged 10 – 13 years old must be accompanied by an adult
START TIME - FINISH TIME
Half Day (Morning) – 10:30am to 1.30pm
Half Day (Afternoon) – 2:30pm to 5.30pm
Note : Please Check in at Slade Harbour 30 Minutes before your experience start time.
You don’t actually need to be able to swim, you are kitted out so you float so the doggy paddle is made easy! However, it is recommended that you have a little confidence in the water
The duration of this experience is 2.5 hours. You will check in with your guides 30 minutes beforehand at Slade Harbour where you will gear up into wetsuits, safety equipment, and get a safety briefing before the real fun begins.
You do need to be in good physical health for this experience, but don’t worry you don’t need to be extraordinarily fit to enjoy this experience!
Coastal Canyoneering (Coasteering) at Hook Head is the best location in Ireland for this awe-inspiring adventure activity!
An all-in-one experience that treats the foreshore as our eco-adventure playground!
Experience the ancient limestone cliffs, Caves & Arches of Hook Head from a truly unique perspective!
Discover caves and secret lagoons that you could never have known existed.
Naturally-made aqua slides and swimming tunnels will get your adrenaline pumping.
Cliff Jumping into pristine clear blue water will make take you in to your adventure zone!
It’s so much more than meets the eye! – Discover wildlife, geology, fossils, and biodiversity at close quarters; an intimacy that walkers never experience.
We pride ourselves on the high-quality equipment which we provide as well as our dedicated Coasteering guides.
Warmth! – Our wetsuits are 5mm thick and super warm
Neoprene socks are available to rent for extra warmth and comfort (old shoes still to be worn)
Memories with family and friends that will last a lifetime!
COASTAL CANYONEERING EXPERIENCE
Calling all Thrill Seekers! Coastal Canyoning or “Coasteering” with us is a mouthwatering prospect! Experience the sheer thrill of jumping off Hook Head’s ancient limestone slabs into the beautiful blue waters of the Celtic Sea. Swim through caves and limestone under arches, and traverse our awe-inspiring coastline while surrounded by Hook Head’s stunning seascapes.
This experience is so much more than meets the eye! Spot the local wildlife, seals, porpoises, gannets, sunfish, starfish, and other amazing creatures! The geology of this area is incredible, the rocky outcrops around Hook Head consist of abundant exposures of Carboniferous rocks on the foreshore, containing beautifully preserved fossils which you will discover. Exploring all this at close quarters is an intimacy that most never experience!
THE HOOK PENINSULA
The stunning Hook Peninsula is a beautiful outcrop of land jolting out off the southwest Wexford coast. The peninsula has a diverse mix of magnificent sandy beaches, rugged rocky cliffs, and limestone slabs giving a home to an array of wildlife. We are most famous for being home to the oldest operational lighthouse in the world! (800+ Years). The Hook Lighthouse stands proud at Hook Head, intact and looking magnificent. Home to scenes of epic drama in days gone by, steeped in history and stories of destruction! Today it is the most beautiful and truly peaceful area of the coast to visit in Ireland.
What To Bring
Bottle of water
Runners you don’t mind getting wet
Arrive Wearing Bathing Suit / Togs for under your wetsuit (Please avoid cotton)
Old shorts to wear over your wetsuit
Extra food e.g bar, nuts, flapjack etc (full day)
Waterproof Sun cream
What Is Included
Coastal Canyoneering Safety Gear – Helmet & Buoyancy Aid
Qualified Guide to Lead You Every Step of the Way
Mid Experience Snack!
Post Experience Hot Drink
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I check availability and book my experience?You can view live availability and book in by clicking on the “Book now!”-button at the top of this page. Choose the date and time of your preference and available times and the number of spaces available will then be displayed, after which you fill in your personal details and complete payment in order to confirm your reservation. You will receive a confirmation email within minutes, if not, please make sure to check your spam folder and mark us as “safe” as you will also receive an important reminder email.When should I arrive and what is the starting location?You should arrive at Slade Harbour 30 minutes before the tour start time stated on your ticket.What is the minimum age?The minimum age for this experience is 10*
*Participants aged 10 - 13 years old must be accompanied by an adult.What level of fitness do I need?You will need to be in good physical health, but don’t have to be extremely fit to take part.Do I need to be able to swim?You do not need to be able to swim, however, it is recommended you are confident in the water. You will be wearing a buoyant wetsuit and will also be provided with a buoyancy aid to go over this and a qualified guide will always be near you.I have never done Coasteering / Coastal Canyoneering before, can I still do it?Most people who join our Coastal Canyoneering sessions have never done Coasteering before, and this is absolutely fine. You will receive instructions before you hit the water and the guides will be with you along the way.
Is it safe?When it comes to outdoor activities there is always a certain amount of risk involved, however, we have worked hard to minimize these risks. Your safety is our main priority; our equipment is of the highest quality and is replaced when necessary. Furthermore, all our guides are highly experienced and fully qualified.
Do I have to do the jumps?Not at all, you don’t have to do all the jumps if you don’t feel up for it, however, we are here to help you step out of your comfort zone, so we will always give you the option to challenge yourself, but we will never make you do anything you are not happy to do.
Do you have showers, toilets and changing rooms?There are toilets available at Slade Harbour, but no shower facilities, unfortunately. We highly recommend you come to the meeting point with your swimwear on underneath your clothing to make the transition into wetsuits easier, as there are no changing rooms at the location.
Do you do private group tours?We certainly do, for more information you can click here and contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org .
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