June – August (See available dates on our live booking calendar by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button on this page)
Double Kayak (2 People) – €99.99 (Minimum Age 10 + Adult)
Single Kayak (1 Person) – €59.99 (Minimum Age 14)
The Irish Experience Booking Office,
Main St, Fethard-On-Sea, Hook Peninsula, Co Wexford.
Eircode : Y34 P778.
Google Maps Location : Click Here
The minimum age for this experience is 10 – children 13 years of age & under must enjoy this experience in one of our awesome double kayaks accompanied by an adult. The minimum age for a single kayak is 14.
START TIME - FINISH TIME
Half Day (Evening) – for exact start times please click ‘Book Now!’-button below. Note: Make sure to check in at least 30 minutes before your tour start time.
No swimming or kayaking experience required for this experience.
3 Hours (2.5 hours of Paddle Time)
2-3/5. A basic level of fitness is required.
Approximately a 3 hour sunset escape from it all in tranquil surroundings.
You may be lucky enough to spot grey seals and harbor seals who occasionally tail our kayaks to see what we are up too
Dolphins, basking sharks and an impressive variety of coastal birds also grace the same habitat that we will carefully explore
Discovering sea caves, arches and towering sea cliffs at this location is a truly magical experience that you will not forget
Whether you are a complete novice or are well versed at sea kayaking, this experience is for you.
Challenge yourself to get out of your comfort zone and into your adventure zone!
Hot chocolate and mid tour snack provided to celebrate the amazing experience
Full wet suits included for this tour to keep you warm throughout
A Real Irish Experience
With tranquility and peace being the order of the day for some adventurers, The Irish Experience offers you the chance to Experience the beautiful Southern Sunset along the visually stunning coastline of Hook Head in Ireland’s Ancient East. Sea Kayaking is a truly unique and exhilarating way to explore the coast at the best of times but this guided sunset tour will bring the experience to a completely new level.
The stunning natural area around the Hook Peninsula in County Wexford is very much steeped in history, with a rich heritage and diverse wildlife. All of this framed by what we hope to be a beautiful and stunning south east sunset.
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.
If there is no sunset tour on our booking schedule (via book now button) please contact us and we will try to facilitate you
Voted Ireland’s Best Hidden Gem
THE HOOK HEAD PENINSULA
The Hook Peninsula in County Wexford is a beautiful outcrop of land off the south east coast of Ireland with a diverse coastline of magnificent sandy beaches, rugged rocky cliffs and limestone slabs. The peninsula is also home to the the oldest operational lighthouse in the world. This magical Atlantic Ocean location holds many other secrets too which will be shared with you as part of your adventure experience. The area is steeped in history and tales of destruction. Today it is one of the most beautiful and truly peaceful yet wild areas of the Atlantic coast to visit in Ireland.
What To Bring
Bottle of Water / Soft Drink* (mandatory)
Footwear you don’t mind getting wet / Wetsuit Boots or Aqua Shoes* (mandatory)
Arrive wearing shorts* or bathing suit* so tradition into a wetsuit is easy (Please avoid cotton)
Extra snack if required e.g bar, nuts etc
*Available for purchase or rent in the booking office (Check in location)
What Is Included
Local Expert Guide
Full Length Wetsuit
Kayaking Safety Gear
Mid Tour Snack
Chocolatey Hot Drink
Return Transportation from our booking office to kayaking start location (temporarily suspended due to Covid-19)
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.How is this tour different from the Sea Cave Kayaking Experience?Our Sunset Kayaking Experience is the same as our Sea Cave Kayaking Experience, except for the later start-time and the added bonus of the sunset.When should I arrive?You should check in at least 30 minutes before your tour start-time at our Booking Office. 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 the specified starting point of your experience where you will meet your guide. There is parking available in the village and at the starting point.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 and anyone younger than 15 will have to share a kayak with a parent/guardian.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 140kg / 22 stone and the combined total weight restriction for our double XL kayaks is approximately 200kg / 32 stone. There are no height restrictions on our experiences.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. If you are alone or have a group with an odd number you could of course choose a mix of double and single kayaks too. Please note: our guides will always be in their own kayaks and cannot share a kayak with any guests or their children.For more frequently asked questions click here:https://www.theirishexperience.com/faq/
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.