Sea Cave Kayaking Experience

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Sea Cave Kayaking Experience

SEA CAVE KAYAKING EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Approximately 3 hour Sea Cave Kayaking Experience (allow additional time before and after this experience for check-in, gearing up and gearing down).
  • Fully guided experience with an expert kayaking guide who will bring your stunning surrounds to life!
  • Discover the Sea Caves and arches during a truly magical experience, one which you will never forget.
  • We explore, discover and immerse you in this amazing geographical peninsula location
  • Listen to epic stories of battles and invasion where The Normans derailed Irish history forever on our doorstep!
  • We will  find a hidden beach or cove to land our kayaks on as a midway stop.
  • Re-energize yourself with a mid-tour hot drink & snack included! Yum! Yum!
  • Spot our local seals who occasionally tail our kayaks to see what you are up to!
  • Beautiful marine wildlife such as dolphins, basking sharks and an impressive variety of coastal birds use the same habitat that we carefully explore.
  • Whether you are a complete novice or you have kayaked before, this is an experience that will heighten your senses and excite.
  • We will safely guide you out of your comfort zone and into your ‘adventure zone’ on this experience to remember!

SEA CAVE KAYAKING – ‘A REAL IRISH EXPERIENCE’

The Irish Experience offers you our amazing and unique Sea Cave Kayaking Experience along the visually stunning southern coastline of Ireland, taking in the very best Atlantic Ocean location of Ireland’s Ancient East. This Sea Cave Kayaking Experience is a truly unique and exhilarating way to explore this magical and visually stunning coastline. The incredibly beautiful natural area around The Hook Peninsula in County Wexford is steeped in jaw-dropping historical stories with rich heritage and diverse wildlife which you will enjoy throughout this fantastic experience.

Kayaking on The Hook Peninsula is not to be missed, we have an impressive variety of coastline packed full of hidden gems to be discovered. This includes; golden sandy beaches, craggy coves, cracks and crevasses which comprise of an impressive variety of Sea Caves to discover. This includes one of the most impressive examples of a natural Sea Cave you will ever have the pleasure to enter by kayak.

Group Bookings of over 16 People contact us – 16 people and under is available to book in via the ‘Book Now’ Button on this page. 

THE HOOK PENINSULA

We are based on the stunning Hook Peninsula which is a natural and beautiful outcrop of rugged land jolting out off the south west Wexford coast. The peninsula has a diverse mix of magnificent natural landscapes such as beautiful sandy beaches, hidden coves, tall rugged rocky cliffs and low lying limestone slabs that reach out of the Atlantic Ocean clinging to the land. This all gives home to an array of wildlife which we will discover along our way.

The Hook Peninsula is most famous for being home to the oldest operational lighthouse in the world! (800+ Years). The Hook Lighthouse still stands proud at Hook Head, completely intact and still in use, looking magnificent for miles around. With stunning sights and scenes of epic drama in days of old the place is also steeped in epic history, stories of destruction that you must hear from us! Today it is one of the most beautiful and truly peaceful areas of coast to visit in Ireland.

 

What To Bring

  • Bottle of Water / Soft Drink*
  • Footwear you don’t mind getting wet / Wetsuit Boots or Aqua Shoes*
  • Arrive wearing shorts* or bathing suit* so transition into a wetsuit is easy (Please avoid cotton under wetsuit)
  • Sun cream*
  • Extra snack if required e.g bar, nuts, etc.
  • Sunglasses*
  • Towel*

What Is Included

  • Local Expert Guide
  • Full Length Wetsuit
  • Kayaking Safety Gear
  • Kayaking Equipment
  • Pre-Tour Tuition
  • Mid Tour Snack
  • Chocolatey 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 on the page of the experience of your choice. 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. On your bank statement it will say “Trekksoft/AGTheIrishExperience” or sometimes shortened by the bank to “Trekksoft”.
When should I arrive?
You should check-in at least 30 minutes before your tour start-time at our Booking Office (eircode: Y34P778, the big green building on the corner, you won't miss it!). Please be prepared to wait for people checking in ahead of you.
What is the starting location?
After check-in at our Booking Office you will then drive the short distance to Baginbun Beach, where you will meet your guide. There is parking available in the village and at Baginbun Beach.
Do I need to be able to swim?
No, you do not need to be able to swim to join one of our kayaking experiences. You will always be provided with a buoyancy aid, which will keep you afloat if you are in the water and a guide will always be near to help you back into your kayak, although our sit-on top kayaks are extremely stable – especially our double XL kayaks.
Do I need prior kayaking experience?
Not at all, our experiences are suitable for all, ranging from people who have never kayaked before to experienced kayakers.
Is there a minimum age?
The minimum age for our Sea Cave Kayaking Experience is 10 y/o and the minimum age for a single kayak is 14 y/o. When sharing a double kayak at least one of the participants has to be minimum age 16y/o.
Are there weight or height restrictions?
There is a maximum weight limit for our kayaking experiences. The maximum weight limit for our single kayaks is approximately 125kg / 20 stone and the combined total weight restriction for our double XL kayaks is approximately 190kg / 30 stone. There are no height restrictions.
Should we choose a double or a single kayak?
Our double XL kayaks are by far the most popular kayak, as they are the most stable and you can share the paddling together. Please note: Our guides will always be in their own kayaks and cannot share a kayak with any guests or their children.
Why can I not select more than 1 single kayak?
At weekends and during the summertime only double kayaks are available, with the exception (where possible) for solo travelers or odd numbered groups.
Do minimum numbers apply for the experience to go ahead?
Yes, a minimum of 6 participants must be booked in for this experience to go ahead. If this is not the case we will be in touch to reschedule.
For more Frequently Asked Questions click here:
https://www.theirishexperience.com/faq/

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