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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 yesterday

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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Thank Caroline V
Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Rina d
Reviewed 6 days ago 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 1 week ago

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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Thank Alison H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time on our City Kayaking tour! Our guide, Lee, provided great kayaking instruction at the beginning of the tour and had lots of interesting stories to tell as we travelled along the Liffey. My partner and I had both kayaked before...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We (group of 5) spent a fantastic two hours kayaking on the River Liffey - excellent way to experience the city and see under its many iconic bridges. Our guide was dynamic and very friendly, providing us with information on key sights and safety and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off, I was really late in coming based on my plane being late. I called their office, and they were willing to wait for me. Next, the tour itself was really great. 1.5 hours of bliss riding down the street. My kayaking partner gave...More

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Thank markleslie2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great time on this and highly recommend. I was solo and easily paired with another solo participant. I'm sure I could have gone alone if I really wanted to do so. The experience is really one of a kind and so worth...More

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Thank Emily S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed my kayaking in the River Liffey! It was hard work, though as I only occasionally kayak. City Kayaking is great! They were very organized and my guide was knowledgeable and fun. It was a unique way to be introduced to Dublin for the...More

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Thank Norman H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrific, experienced guide; knowledgeable, charming and professional. Easy on-line booking and payment (same day). The Liffey is peaceful and perfect for the non-kayaker. You won't really "see" a lot of Dublin but paddling definitely offers a different perspective, plus it's a nice way to get...More

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April 23, 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!
March 5, 2017|
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Response from Donnchadh M | 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