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City Kayaking Dublin operate from our base at Dublin City Moorings, where the Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship is tied up. We're on the River Liffey beside the IFSC right in the heart of Dublin City Centre. We are the only operators offering adventure...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Dublin City Moorings | Custom House Quay, Ifsc, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 85 866 7787
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Mike was fantastic - good mix of guiding and just letting us kayak. Some parts were tougher because of the current and he was quick to give us a tow. I'm always cold but would still recommend this as a winter/early spring activity. You get...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had the best time with Mike - he was so friendly and knowledgeable. He took us around a large part of Dublin and gave us some historic and cultural lessons as well. This is for all levels of experience and was a pretty good...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great afternoon of sightseeing of a different kind with friends. Staff were brilliant and the history of city really sticks in the mind due to the unique nature of the seeing the city from the river. Michael our guide was great laugh and even gave...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank hefinrees
Reviewed 3 February 2019

So nice to get on the water and see Dublin from the river. An unexpected bonus was the history lesson from our knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide Mike. As we went along he gave us a tour of the fascinating history along the river going back...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Just came on this tour yesterday and it was worth doing. Knowledgeable tour guide who talked about the local sights along the river and gave a brief history of what we could see around us. Due to the small group (2 boats) we were able...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

Great way to see the city and learn some history dating back to th Viking settlement. Easy kayaking with comfortable rain gear provided to keep you dry. If you like to be out in nature a bit while in the city this is a winner....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank farmgirl658
Reviewed 24 September 2018

If you are looking for a unique way to take a tour of the city, this is definitely the way to go. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and patient as we rushed up the Liffey but took our time coming back down and taking pictures...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

It’s so much fun to do and a great alterative way to see the city. You start in the city and you paddle to a nice peaceful bit of nature before again you find yourself back in the wonders of Dublin. Be aware though even...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

The kayaking itself was ok but a bit boring. Up and down the same way and nothing special to see. Maybe the music Tour is a better choice.

Thank zeeuwse
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We had a lovely paddle up the Liffey to the Guiness brewery (alas they don't do deliveries of pints to the river) and then floated back down on the outgoing tide listening to an informative tour from our guide.I'd definitely recommend it, even if you...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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23 April 2018|
Response from Mandarinkis | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi, On the 5th we have a fantastic music tour starting at 3.00 p.m. You can book online, just search for City Kayaking in google to find us! No experience needed!
5 March 2017|
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Response from dmaccobb | Property representative |
Hi there. We use double seater kayaks so that you can kayak with a friend if you wish. We can also set them up to be single seater boats if people prefer too. You can discuss this with your guide on the day who will be happy... More