Guided Kayak River Trips

These trips are aimed at those who have completed a basic training course and who wish to progress their paddling skills on moving water. Trips are also suitable for those who are interested in progressing their kayaking skills to gaining the Level 3 Kayak Skills award. All our trips are led by qualified Canoeing Ireland Instructors whose aims are improving paddling skills while promoting water confidence with strong emphasis on safety and enjoyment.

The trip fee includes supply a suitable modern kayak and all necessary safety gear and equipment such as paddle , PFD ( Buoyancy Aid) , spray deck . helmet , wetsuit and cagoule.

Trips will take place on the River Liffey through the picturesque Strawberry Beds in Liffey Valley and finish in Canoeing Ireland Training Centre which has its own private parking and changing facilities.


  • Be over 18 years
  • At minimum Level 2 Kayak skills standard
  • Be able to swim

Fee : €45

CodeDay Month Date Time
R1SunSept5th10.00 – 15.00
R2SunSept26th10.00 – 15.00
R3SunOct10th10.00 – 15.00
R4SunOct24th10.00 – 15.00
R5SunNov14th10.00 – 15.00
R6SunNov28th10.00 – 15.00

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The Centre can provide kayak and paddle and all necessary safety equipment such as a Buoyancy Aid or PFD, helmet, spray deck. It can also supply wetsuit and cagoule however participants are recommended to supply their own if possible .
Participants will need their own footwear suitable for kayaking ( bootees or old runners) , swimwear and some base layers such as thermal top / football jersey/light fleece . Cotton tops are not advised .

For any queries and further information please contact or call +353 860681321



Course take place at the Canoeing Ireland Training Centre on the Strawberry Beds –

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