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Selkie Sailing

Gweedore, Ireland
+353 86 222 3328
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Sea kayaking around Inishmeane

Gareth took us (me, my wife and 9 year old daughter) on a sea kayaking trip around the Inishmeane... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
wjtreloar
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Adventure Weekend

Celebrated my 40th with an amazing weekend with one of life's true gentlemen! 22 of us set out from... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
BoulOC
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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We offer a variety of activities including; Sailing (options), Kayaking and banana boating. Based in Gweedore Bay, a Special Area of Conservation along the Wild Atlantic Way means the scenery is stunningly beautiful. Prices are on the website with group rates available. Have a look at our fb PAGE Selkie Sailing for a look at what we are all about.
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Gweedore, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Gareth took us (me, my wife and 9 year old daughter) on a sea kayaking trip around the Inishmeane island off the coast of Gweedore, Co Donegal last week. We had a terrific time. I was very grateful to Gareth for towing my daughter -...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Celebrated my 40th with an amazing weekend with one of life's true gentlemen! 22 of us set out from Machaire Clochair pier, some by kayak, others on the ferry and headed for Gola. After we set up camp Gareth had a day of activities organised....More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

It was a lovely day perfect wethar ilearned a bit of history great gear i learned lots of new stuff that i never knew about kayacking and ive been kayacking for 4 years great day highly recommend it

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Amanda D, Public Relations Manager at Selkie Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Hi Sharon, Glad you enjoyed your time with Gareth, he is very good at passing on his experience ... and the setting makes it easy!

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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Gareth took 2 of us out for a couple of hours around several of the islands on kayaks. He bent over backwards to fit us in and was very knowledgeable all the round taking us into caves and pointing out features of interest/ history.

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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing and challenging time kayaking and swimming through rocks and doing some jumps. Great guides and really good fun!

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Reviewed 22 April 2017

We booked a kayaking trip for 2 adults and 4 children 14,12,9 & 5 - some with basic skills, others with none - we thoroughly enjoyed it, mainly because Gareth was the perfect guide, knowing when to come in and lend a hand to a...More

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Amanda D, Gareth Doherty at Selkie Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

It was a pleasure, glad you all enjoyed the trip Gareth

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

I had 3 kayaking lessons with Gareth of Selkie Sailing prior to purchasing my own Kayaks. Thoroughly professional and great fun and he passes on a great knowledge of the surrounding area. I plan on doing the island tour with Selkie sailing. Apparently not to...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Can't say enough about Gareth , so accommodating friendly and very informative during our tour. We even had half an hour fishing and the kids caught fishes for tea and two lobster for us! Definitely the highlight of our holidays in Donegal and we hope...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Fantastic, fun experience. Gareth who runs Selkie SailIng is very experienced and has a great knowledge of the history of the area so he has lots of interesting facts to share with you during your activity. Family members took part in a 2 hour beginners...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2016

I cannot recommend Selkie Sailing enough! A group of us recently spent a brilliant day with them. We kayaked from the mainland out to Gola & the surrounding islands. We explored seacaves, arches, and encountered loads of marine wildlife. Our guides Gareth & Conor were...More

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Yvonnecrudden
17 November 2016|
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Response from Amanda D | Property representative |
Yes we do whale watching... We wait for their arrival as they have been coming this time of year. Then of course the weather has to be favourable. We have sailings available. Check out our website for prices and ideas... More
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8ofus2015
7 January 2015|
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Response from Amanda D | Property representative |
YES, we are open all year... its the weather that is the main reason nothing much happens in the winter - that and the fact nobody looks to do anything in the winter :)
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8ofus2015
7 January 2015|
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Response from Amanda D | Property representative |
Hi, Yes as long as the weather is suitable, we are open
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